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Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Get ready to raise your wine glasses for a good cause – the Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be back at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium for its 13th year on Friday, March 3 & Saturday, March... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn about movie music at Film Office Happy Hour Tues., Feb. 7

REMINDER: Learn about movie music at Film Office Happy Hour Tues., Feb. 7

Local Film & Music Producer David Templeton will present at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held this coming Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m.at the Tin Theater. Doors open for networking... [Read more]

Bedroom meets internet in comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ at Burien Actors Theatre

Bedroom meets internet in comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ at Burien Actors Theatre

Passion, ambition and the Internet become inextricably entangled in the thoughtful comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ at Burien Actors Theatre. Performances of this Washington State premiere, written... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be Mar. 4

Fundraiser for Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be Mar. 4

A Fundraiser for Burien’s Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be held Saturday, March 4 at St. Francis of Assisi Unity Hall. The 2017 Spring Fling will be an evening of fun, music... [Read more]

Burien Birdfest is Feb. 18; Backyard Bird Count will be weekend of Feb. 17-20

Burien Birdfest is Feb. 18; Backyard Bird Count will be weekend of Feb. 17-20

The Burien Birdfest is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18, and The Great International Backyard Bird Count will be the weekend of Feb. 17-20, 2017. Burien-area volunteers are needed! What began in 1998... [Read more]

Over 1100 attend Empty Bowls; record $21,525 raised for local Food Banks!

Over 1100 attend Empty Bowls; record $21,525 raised for local Food Banks!

Burien’s 12th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser was held last Friday (Jan. 27), with 1,164 people attending and $21,525 raised – a record-setting benefit – for the White Center​... [Read more]

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

The Three Yells present Giselle Deconstruct. Photo by Tim Summers. 4Culture – King County’s cultural funding agency – is currently offering grants to support projects for individuals and groups... [Read more]

Annual Daddy/Daughter Dance will be Saturday, Feb. 4 at Community Center

Annual Daddy/Daughter Dance will be Saturday, Feb. 4 at Community Center

Burien’s annual Daddy/Daughter Dance will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4, with two sessions at the Burien Community Center: 2 Sessions to Choose From: Session I:  5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Session... [Read more]

Local Cub Scouts will hold a ‘Raingutter Regatta’ sailboat race Saturday, Feb. 4

Local Cub Scouts will hold a ‘Raingutter Regatta’ sailboat race Saturday, Feb. 4

Local Cub Scouts are inviting all to join them for a fun morning of making and racing sailboats at top speed at a ‘Raingutter Regatta’ on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9 – 10 a.m. at St. Bernadette... [Read more]

Normandy Park Cove’s ‘Sweetheart Dance’ will be Saturday, Feb. 11

Normandy Park Cove’s ‘Sweetheart Dance’ will be Saturday, Feb. 11

On Saturday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m., the Normandy Park Community Club (the Cove) will host their annual ‘Sweetheart Dance.’ Live dance music will be provided by the 20-piece Portage Bay Big... [Read more]

Enjoy a ‘Seaside Soiree’ fundraiser for local students on Saturday, March 4

Enjoy a ‘Seaside Soiree’ fundraiser for local students on Saturday, March 4

Have a whale of a time during a (sea)star studded evening benefiting local students on Saturday, March 4, starting at 5 p.m. at the Normandy Park Cove. The evening will include a previous student speaker,... [Read more]

VIDEOS: ‘Battle of Burien’ dancers compete at Community Center Saturday

VIDEOS: ‘Battle of Burien’ dancers compete at Community Center Saturday

While protestors took to the streets on Saturday (Jan. 21), another skirmish was happening right here in B-Town – the annual ‘Battle of Burien’ breakdance competition…

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Burien family takes part in historic Women’s March

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Burien family takes part in historic Women’s March

Burien was represented at the historic Women’s March in Seattle on Saturday (Jan. 21), as the Kleitsch family participated – along with an estimated 175,000 others. This event is considered to... [Read more]

Stand Up for Animals at ‘Open Bite Night’ fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 4

Stand Up for Animals at ‘Open Bite Night’ fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 4

Stand Up For Animals at the “Open Bite Night” fundraiser, benefiting Burien CARES on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, starting at 7:30 p.m. It will be held at The Burien Elks Lodge, located at 14006... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: December a good month for Highline Pirate Wrestling

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: December a good month for Highline Pirate Wrestling

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Notable hydro designer/builder & Highline alum Ron Jones Sr. passes away

Notable hydro designer/builder & Highline alum Ron Jones Sr. passes away

Notable hydroplane designer and builder Ron Jones Sr. passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Jones was a 1950 graduate of Highline High School in Burien, and went on to continue his Dad Ted’s work... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra holding Valentines Concert on Friday, Feb. 10

Northwest Symphony Orchestra holding Valentines Concert on Friday, Feb. 10

Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be holding a Valentines Concert on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center. This concert is part of the NWSO’s 30th... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien’s ‘Classic Eats’ offers a daily Happy Hour that will rev your engine

Burien’s ‘Classic Eats’ offers a daily Happy Hour that will rev your engine

You may have heard that there’s a new spot to satisfy cravings and whet your whistle just at the end of SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. But you may not know that Classic Eats is destined to become Burien’s... [Read more]

PHOTO: Snow covered Olympics with dramatic clouds as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Snow covered Olympics with dramatic clouds as seen from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes another amazing photo taken from his home in Burien, this time showing some dramatic clouds over the gorgeous, snow-covered Olympic Mountains on Monday night, Jan. 16... [Read more]

Ugandan Chess Champ Phiona Musei will be at SeaTac Community Center Thurs.

Ugandan Chess Champ Phiona Musei will be at SeaTac Community Center Thurs.

Phiona Musei – the Ugandan Chess Champion featured in the Disney film “Queen of Katwe” – will be making an appearance at the SeaTac Community Center this Thursday, Jan. 19. Doors will... [Read more]

Learn about ’Mysterious England’ at Burien Library Saturday, Feb. 11

Learn about ’Mysterious England’ at Burien Library Saturday, Feb. 11

Join an interactive panel of Northwest authors as they discuss their books, love for the mystery genre and England at the Burien Library on Saturday, Feb. 11. Then…stay and enjoy an English tea... [Read more]

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

As we kick-off the New Year, four of Highline Public Schools High Schools are in a major time crunch to design and build a functional and competitive robot in six Weeks. These robots will be used to... [Read more]

Highline High Jazz Band’s ‘Dancing Under The Stars’ will be Sat., Feb. 11

Highline High Jazz Band’s ‘Dancing Under The Stars’ will be Sat., Feb. 11

The Highline High School Jazz Band will be persenting “Dancing Under The Stars” on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 7-10 p.m. at the Highline High School Cafeteria.  All Ages welcome. Cost... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline High Drama’s ‘The Election’ opens Friday night, Jan. 13!

REMINDER: Highline High Drama’s ‘The Election’ opens Friday night, Jan. 13!

REMINDER: Just when you thought election season was over, here comes Highline High School Drama’s ‘THE ELECTION,’ opening FRIDAY night at the Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m.! The show... [Read more]