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PHOTO: If you thought Sunday’s sunset pic was amazing, wait ’til you see this…

PHOTO: If you thought Sunday’s sunset pic was amazing, wait ’til you see this…

Burien resident Ethan Janson created this amazing animated gif of ‘fire in the sky’ – aka lightning – over Vashon Island Sunday night (July 13), from his Three Tree Point viewpoint (click... [Read more]

PHOTO: Amazing Sunday night sunset from Burien

PHOTO: Amazing Sunday night sunset from Burien

BTB Reader Jim Branson submitted this amazing photo of Sunday night’s sunset, taken from Burien. As for the incredible colors in the pic, Jim tells us “that’s with no adjustments other... [Read more]

The B-Town film boom continues as new Web Series starts shooting in Burien

The B-Town film boom continues as new Web Series starts shooting in Burien

The B-Town film boom continues, as a new webseries called “Manic Pixie Dream Wife” has begun shooting in Burien. http://www.vimeo.com/97180958 Series Creator M. Elizabeth Eller is a proud... [Read more]

GreenStage to perform two FREE Shakespeare plays in Burien this summer

GreenStage to perform two FREE Shakespeare plays in Burien this summer

GreenStage is bringing its FREE performances of Shakespeare to Burien’s Dottie Harper Park again this summer. “With our production of Othello this summer, we will have completed every play... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien’s official ‘After’ Block Party will be Saturday, July 19 at Black Zia Cantina

Burien’s official ‘After’ Block Party will be Saturday, July 19 at Black Zia Cantina

The Official Burien “After” Block Party, where folks 21 and over can enjoy three great local bands, is set for Saturday night, July 19. “Had enough of Free Bird, Born to be Wild and ice cream eating... [Read more]

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Curtis Hammond Band’

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Curtis Hammond Band’

The 5th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival is coming up on Saturday, Aug. 23, with a day filled with local blues together with a variety of fine brews from local breweries. This event is the... [Read more]

‘We All Have Stories to Share’: Grammy-Nominated Storyteller Visits the Northwest

‘We All Have Stories to Share’: Grammy-Nominated Storyteller Visits the Northwest

by Greg Wright Diane Ferlatte, the National Storytelling Network’s Circle of Excellence Award winner, will be a featured “teller” at this year’s PowellsWood Storytelling Festival. The first day... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday night!

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday night!

Burien’s 2014 “Music in the Park” series kicks off this Thursday night, July 10, at Lake Burien School Park with acclaimed jazz band Pearl Django, starting at 6:30 p.m.! So grab a... [Read more]

Burien Community Garden Green House has some new artwork

Burien Community Garden Green House has some new artwork

The Burien Community Garden has some new artwork – thanks to local artist Alina Gridley, the Green House at the gardens is now graced with colorful flowers, vegetables and a butterfly made from recycled... [Read more]

Opening Reception for ‘No Boundaries’ at Burien Community Center July 17

Opening Reception for ‘No Boundaries’ at Burien Community Center July 17

The Burien Community Center is now presenting “No Boundaries 2014,” an exhibit showcasing artists with disabilities, with an opening reception on Thursday, July 17 from 6 – 8 p.m. “No... [Read more]

Coming soon: Get ready, get set, and get going with ‘Burien In Motion’!

Coming soon: Get ready, get set, and get going with ‘Burien In Motion’!

This summer and fall, King County Metro is partnering with WABI Burien, Discover Burien, and local businesses* to help you use more human-powered transportation, more transit, and a little less gas. “Sign... [Read more]

First-ever ‘Awesome Kids Day’ is this Saturday at Burien Town Square Park

First-ever ‘Awesome Kids Day’ is this Saturday at Burien Town Square Park

The first-ever ‘Awesome Kids Day,’ a family event co-sponsored by the Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department and Collins Chiropractic, will be held at Burien Town Square... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Readers share their photos & stories of the 4th in Burien

PHOTOS: Readers share their photos & stories of the 4th in Burien

BTB Reader Ethan Busse, 16, shared this great photo he took of the fireworks at Three Tree Point (click image to see larger version): New Burien resident Elston J. Hill also celebrated the 4th of July... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Pics from this year’s Independence Day Parade in Burien

PHOTOS: Pics from this year’s Independence Day Parade in Burien

Awash in red, white and blue in front of a crowd of thousands, the 93rd annual Independence Parade made its way around downtown Burien on the 4th of July, and Photographer Michael Brunk was there to capture... [Read more]

Come Alive at the PowellsWood Storytelling Festival

Come Alive at the PowellsWood Storytelling Festival

by Greg Wright The PowellsWood Storytelling Festival “is like a little pearl,” enthuses storyteller Syd Lieberman. The two-day festival, which runs July 18-19 this year at PowellsWood in Federal Way,... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up the skies above Three Tree Point

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fireworks light up the skies above Three Tree Point

When he’s not busy calculating millibars and hectopascals, our own Puget Sound Weather Geek – Chris Scragg – is also a Photographer who lives just above Burien’s Three Tree Point. He also... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Bikers race through the streets of downtown Burien on the 4th

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Bikers race through the streets of downtown Burien on the 4th

Early on the morning of the 4th of July, you may have noticed dozens of bicycles whizzing through the streets of downtown Burien, as part of the 2014 Joe Matava Criterium race. One biker named Timothy... [Read more]

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

We first posted this video on July 4, 2010, but we love it so much we thought it was worth a rerun: Out of the red, white and blue, it occurred to us that our third President, one Thomas Jefferson, who... [Read more]

Another film comes to Burien – ‘Every Beautiful Thing’ shooting this week

Another film comes to Burien – ‘Every Beautiful Thing’ shooting this week

// Post by Athena Hitson. ^ CLICK “PLAY” BUTTON TO VIEW VIDEO FROM FIRST DAY OF SHOOTING ^ Actress Lauren Weedman poses in front of the Burien Eagles sign. Click image to see full version. Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: Independence Day Parade starts at 3pm on Friday; here’s a Map!

REMINDER: Independence Day Parade starts at 3pm on Friday; here’s a Map!

REMINDER: Burien’s 93rd Annual Independence Day Parade will start at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 4th (we’re Media Sponsors), and the weather peeps are calling for “mostly cloudy, with a high... [Read more]

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews band James King & The Southsiders

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews band James King & The Southsiders

The 5th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival is coming up on Saturday, Aug. 23, with a day filled with local blues together with a variety of fine brews from local breweries. This event is the... [Read more]

Start your 4th of July early at the B-Town Beat this Thursday night

Start your 4th of July early at the B-Town Beat this Thursday night

Start your 4th of July celebration early by joining your favorite local and regional visual artists and musicians at the B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk this Thursday, July 3, from 6 – 9 p.m. For more... [Read more]

Olde Burien Block Party will be Saturday, July 19

Olde Burien Block Party will be Saturday, July 19

The annual Olde Burien Block Party will be held on Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. on SW 152nd Street between 9th and 10th Ave SW. Here’s the lineup: 12:00-1:00: Darrell Data –... [Read more]

Here’s what’s going on at local libraries during July

Here’s what’s going on at local libraries during July

Here’s what’s going on at the Burien branch of the King County Library during July: BURIEN LIBRARY JULY 2014 EVENTS Please click on the links below to view the programs for each age group. Children... [Read more]

Benefit screening of local UFO film for Discover Burien will be Friday, Aug. 1

Benefit screening of local UFO film for Discover Burien will be Friday, Aug. 1

A benefit screening of the locally-produced UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” for Discover Burien will take place on Friday night, Aug. 1 at the Tin Theater, starting at 7 p.m. “The Maury... [Read more]

Winners announced for 2014 Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

Winners announced for 2014 Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

Congrats to the following Father’s Day Car Show participants who ended up taking home an award for their cars: Oldest/Original Car: Eric Moe – 1917 Model T Date Car: Dennis Engberg – 1955... [Read more]