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ChoralSounds Northwest kicks off 30th season with Christmas concerts Dec 13-14

ChoralSounds Northwest kicks off 30th season with Christmas concerts Dec 13-14

Under the baton of new Artistic Director Ryan Ellis, ChoralSounds Northwest (CSN) will look back at its first 30 years of music-making in Burien with Shining Night on Dec. 13–14. The Christmas show includes... [Read more]

VIDEO: Resident paddles past Orcas en route to Alki from Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Resident paddles past Orcas en route to Alki from Three Tree Point

Burien resident Art Aquino shot this video last Saturday (Nov. 22), while he was paddling his outrigger canoe 10 miles from Three Tree Point to Alki Beach. Watch closely and you can see some other paddlers... [Read more]

Celebrate Live and Local! The best Jazz Musicians in the Northwest play in Burien

Celebrate Live and Local! The best Jazz Musicians in the Northwest play in Burien

by Shelli Park If you want to add a higher dimension of cool to spice up your December entertainment be sure you are present at Black Zia Cantina on Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. starting Dec. 3. Historically,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Kite Boarder catches air off Normandy Park Community Club Beach

PHOTOS: Kite Boarder catches air off Normandy Park Community Club Beach

BTB Reader Dory Hamlyn took these photos Sunday (Nov. 23) of a kite boarder enjoying the freshening wind just off Normandy Park Community Club Beach (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): “Yes,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Young Adult Author Julie Bragonier Minnick at Page 2 Books this Saturday

Meet Young Adult Author Julie Bragonier Minnick at Page 2 Books this Saturday

Julie Bragonier Minnick, Author of “Trinity Heart: Snow Angel”, will be at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Nov. 22, at 2:30 p.m. Minnick is an author of young adult novels who loves to explore... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center holding After-Hours Beach Walk Friday night

Environmental Science Center holding After-Hours Beach Walk Friday night

Burien’s Environmental Science Center will be holding an After-Hours Beach Walk this Friday night, Nov. 21, from 8 – 10 p.m. at their campus at Seahurst Park Beach. Naturalists will be on hand... [Read more]

BAT’s irreverant comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ opens Friday, Nov. 28

BAT’s irreverant comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ opens Friday, Nov. 28

Celebrate the season with the irreverent comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ at Burien Actors Theatre, opening Friday, Nov. 28 and running through Dec. 21. The show incorporates original... [Read more]

Best-Selling Author Robert Dugoni doing book signing at Tin Room Thursday

Best-Selling Author Robert Dugoni doing book signing at Tin Room Thursday

A Book Signing for Burien’s favorite local mystery (and New York Times best selling) Author Robert Dugoni will take place Thursday, Nov. 20, starting at 4:30 p.m. at The Tin Room Bar. “Come... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Bark to have 2 Christmas Tree lots this year: in Burien & Normandy Park

Burien Bark to have 2 Christmas Tree lots this year: in Burien & Normandy Park

The Burien Bark Family (Advertisers and friends of the blog) are going to keep the local holiday spirit alive by opening a second Christmas tree lot once again this year. The second lot will be at the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Don’t miss out on the ‘Vision 20/20′ Art event Saturday night!

REMINDER: Don’t miss out on the ‘Vision 20/20′ Art event Saturday night!

Affordable art, a buying frenzy, fun food from local restaurants, marvelous music, refreshing wine and beer, great raffle prizes—all for a great cause, and all happening this Saturday night,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Page 2 Books to host 10 local Authors in one day on Nov. 29

Advertiser Page 2 Books to host 10 local Authors in one day on Nov. 29

Advertiser Page 2 Books will be celebrating Indies First on Small Business Saturday by hosting 10 local authors in its store on Saturday, Nov. 29, to meet customers, talk about their writing and sign copies... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Tin Room Bar holding FREE Holiday Wine Tasting Thursday

Advertiser Tin Room Bar holding FREE Holiday Wine Tasting Thursday

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding a FREE Holiday Wine Tasting this Thursday, Nov. 20, from 5 – 7 p.m. In addition to the usual great free wine, free turkey, cranberry and gravy... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Alpaca sighted in Fauntleroy at Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s!

Alpaca sighted in Fauntleroy at Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s!

While Burien may have a 2-point buck roaming the streets, the nearby Fauntleroy neighborhood has had its own exotic animal sighting at Endolyne Joe’s. A 6-foot stuffed Alpaca, created by Sarah... [Read more]

Burien’s ‘The Greek House’ voted ‘Best Mediterranean restaurant’ in Northwest

Burien’s ‘The Greek House’ voted ‘Best Mediterranean restaurant’ in Northwest

Burien’s ‘The Greek House’ was recently voted as “Best Mediterranean Restaurant” in KING5’s Best of Western Washington viewer’s poll. Owners Sonja and Philip have... [Read more]

Resident Virginia Wright celebrates ‘Burien’ in new book, coming out Dec. 8

Resident Virginia Wright celebrates ‘Burien’ in new book, coming out Dec. 8

Burien resident Virginia Wright has completed her first book – “Images of Burien” – a compilation of photos and anecdotes about B-Town that will be released on Dec. 8…

Sponsored Post It’s a Bird. No, it’s a Plane. No, it’s…Grandma? Boulevard Park Seniors skydive!

It’s a Bird. No, it’s a Plane. No, it’s…Grandma? Boulevard Park Seniors skydive!

Not long ago we told you about the fun and active lifestyle that seniors enjoy at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community (a BTB Advertiser). While anyone might expect fun field trips to Mount Rainer... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Kenner Dental holding Food & Coat Drive through end of November

Advertiser Kenner Dental holding Food & Coat Drive through end of November

Advertiser Kenner Dental will be holding a Food and Coat Drive until Nov. 30, and they’re asking folks to bring in warm, cozy clothing or non-perishable food to donate to Transform Burien. “It’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn Wreath Making this Saturday at Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines

Learn Wreath Making this Saturday at Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines will hold their terrific annual Wreath Making Class this Saturday, Nov. 22. It starts at 11 a.m. and the cost is $49.95. You’ll... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Redtail Hawk hovers above Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Redtail Hawk hovers above Three Tree Point

BTB Reader Elston Hill took these great pics of a Redtail Hawk in Burien on Sunday, Nov. 16; here’s what he said about it: “The predator birds love windy days. This hawk visited the bluff above... [Read more]

7th annual Burien Arts’ ‘Vision 20/20′ Art Sale will be Saturday, Nov. 22

7th annual Burien Arts’ ‘Vision 20/20′ Art Sale will be Saturday, Nov. 22

Mixing quality affordable art with a fun evening of music, food, wine and “buying frenzy,” the Burien Arts Association will be presenting its annual Vision 20/20 Art Sale on Saturday, Nov. 22. Doors... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Children’s Author Sid Shapira visits Advertiser West Seattle Montessori

Children’s Author Sid Shapira visits Advertiser West Seattle Montessori

Children’s Author Sid Shapira recently visited Advertiser West Seattle Montessori. “West Seattle Montessori had a wonderful visit from Author Sid Shapira and his dog Danny. A wonderful story... [Read more]

Holiday Bazaar for Relay for Life will be Dec. 6 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

Holiday Bazaar for Relay for Life will be Dec. 6 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

The folks at Relay for Life of Highline will be holding a Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, located at 134 S 206th Street in Des Moines. “This is our... [Read more]

Burien 9th Grader wants to launch a Pie into space & here’s how YOU can help!

Burien 9th Grader wants to launch a Pie into space & here’s how YOU can help!

Alex Hoppe is a freshman living in Gregory Heights who wants to launch a pie into space!  That’s right – this 9th grader wants to launch a PIE! Into space! “You may be thinking, ‘What?!?’ But... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Some colorful, winged neighbors frolick at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Some colorful, winged neighbors frolick at Seahurst Park Beach

BTB Reader/Contributor Elston Hill took some great photos at Seahurst Park, of some of our rather colorful, winged neighbors. “My wife Jackie and I love Seahurst Park now that it is open again,”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Friend of the blog and Advertiser Jim Coleman, DDS, and crew want to remind our readers that their annual Stuffed Animal Drive is off and running and will continue through Dec. 19. These animals are for... [Read more]

‘The Nutcracker’ is coming to Burien Dec. 6!

‘The Nutcracker’ is coming to Burien Dec. 6!

Burien’s Momentum Music and Dance Academy will present two performances of “The Nutcracker” on Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. “Over the past 8 years, Momentum has been developing their rendition... [Read more]

Friday night Yeti Teen Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ starts Jan. 9

Friday night Yeti Teen Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ starts Jan. 9

A Friday Night Yeti Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ to The Summit Central will start Jan. 9, and here are the details: WHEN: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 WHERE: Des Moines Field House (2... [Read more]

Sponsored Post The Afrodisiacs will play at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub this Friday night, Nov. 14

The Afrodisiacs will play at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub this Friday night, Nov. 14

The Afrodisiacs – along with DJ Lucky Strike (as seen on the Steve Harvey Show – read about him here) – will be returning to Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub this Friday night, Nov. 14. The cover... [Read more]