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REMINDER: ‘Arts-A-Glow’ promises a magical night this Saturday, Sept. 9

REMINDER: ‘Arts-A-Glow’ promises a magical night this Saturday, Sept. 9

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Burien’s magical 2017 Arts-A-Glow event will feature dozens of light art installations scattered throughout Dottie Harper Park’s mature fir tree forest this Saturday,... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club’s first meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 21

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club’s first meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 21

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club is getting ready for its first meeting on Thursday, Sept. 21 at Merrill Gardens. BAT’s very own Faith will be leading the meeting. What is a script club? It’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Some recent summer scenes as seen through the eyes of Elston Hill

PHOTOS: Some recent summer scenes as seen through the eyes of Elston Hill

Some recent photographic awesomeness from resident Elston Hill: On Friday (Sept. 1), The Virginia V. – built in 1922 when roads were frequently impassable – cruised past Burien’s shores. This... [Read more]

REMINDER: 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

REMINDER: 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

REMINDER: Area resident Kirk Nordenstrom will give a presentation about the 48 Hour Film Horror Project at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour this Tuesday, Sept. 5. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and Kirk... [Read more]

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre party Sept. 16

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre party Sept. 16

Enjoy fabulous food, drink and theatrical performances at Burien Actors Theatre’s Gala Party & Show on Saturday, Sept. 16. From 6 to 9 p.m., be among the first to get a sneak peek into BAT’s 2017-18... [Read more]

Hydroplane racing returning to Angle Lake weekend of Sept. 9-10

Hydroplane racing returning to Angle Lake weekend of Sept. 9-10

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Hydroplane racing will return to SeaTac’s Angle Lake the weekend of Sept. 9-10, as the second annual Frank Hanson Memorial Regatta will take place! From the... [Read more]

Premiere of ‘Eleven Paths’ documentary on Highline High students is Sept. 19

Premiere of ‘Eleven Paths’ documentary on Highline High students is Sept. 19

The premiere of “Eleven Paths,” a documentary that follows 11 Highline students through four years of high school, will be Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Highline Performing Arts Center. This is... [Read more]

Holiday weekend 3-park ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Sept. 3

Holiday weekend 3-park ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Sept. 3

From our friends at WABI Burien: Arbor Lake Park Entrance – Photo by Michael Brunk, NW Lens Let’s discover 3 of Burien’s 25 City Parks on September’s Walk-n-Talk! For a small city, we have many... [Read more]

Burien’s Town Square ‘Spray Park’ will reopen on Saturday, Sept. 2

Burien’s Town Square ‘Spray Park’ will reopen on Saturday, Sept. 2

The City of Burien announced Friday (Sept. 1) that its Town Square Spray Park will be reopening this Saturday, Sept 2, just in time for the long (and likely hot) Labor Day weekend. The spray park will... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: In defense of journalism.

CLIFF’S EDGE: In defense of journalism.

I believe my flaws are few (despite what others may claim), but one I can’t deny is that I’m not a particularly tough disciplinarian. I’m usually willing to grant anyone that second chance. That’s... [Read more]

PHOTO: Wet spiderweb a sign that (gulp) fall is coming…

PHOTO: Wet spiderweb a sign that (gulp) fall is coming…

Courtesy Elston Hill comes this great photo of a wet spiderweb seen on his deck Thursday morning (Aug. 31) – a sure sign that fall is coming (click image to see larger version): But don’t worry... [Read more]

Early registration rates for the Burien Brat Trot end Thursday night!

Early registration rates for the Burien Brat Trot end Thursday night!

Early registration rates for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot – coming Sunday, Oct. 1 – ends Thursday night, Aug. 31! To register and save a few brat$ ($32 vs $45 on the day of the race), click here: https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=125705 The... [Read more]

Seniors from El Dorado West visit legal cannabis shop for a ‘Pot 101’ tour

Seniors from El Dorado West visit legal cannabis shop for a ‘Pot 101’ tour

A van full of seniors from El Dorado West in Burien (an Advertiser) recently visited a marijuana store in Seattle for a Pot 101 tour. They came away with tinctures, ointments and a new understanding... [Read more]

Katalia’s Community Corner: Meet local Artist Josh Manderville

Katalia’s Community Corner: Meet local Artist Josh Manderville

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Please welcome our newest Writer, 17-year old Katalia Alexander, a journalism student at Mt. Rainier High School who nearly single-handedly led a successful effort to revive the school’s... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Dia de los Muertos celebration will be Friday, Nov. 3

SAVE THE DATE: Dia de los Muertos celebration will be Friday, Nov. 3

SAVE THE DATE: Burien’s free ‘Dia de los Muertos’ (Day of the Dead) events are coming to the Burien Community Center on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. This fun, family-friendly event is open... [Read more]

Learn about the 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Sept. 5

Learn about the 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Sept. 5

Area resident Kirk Nordenstrom has produced the Seattle 48 Hour Film Project since its inception in 2005, and he’ll be presenting at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday, Sept. 5, to showcase... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: Putting history in a contemplative place

CLIFF’S EDGE: Putting history in a contemplative place

I spent much of last spring and early summer reading Shelby Foote’s three-volume history on the Civil War, and now I’m glad that I did. I have visited the history of many places and times, but the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Last chance to save $5 off tix for Saturday’s Blues & Brews Fest!

REMINDER: Last chance to save $5 off tix for Saturday’s Blues & Brews Fest!

REMINDER: The 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will rock the waterfront from Noon – 8 p.m. at Des Moines Beach Park this Saturday, Aug. 26! And this is your last chance to save $5 off... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Comedian Susan Rice will perform at Wesley Homes Des Moines Fri., Sept. 22

Comedian Susan Rice will perform at Wesley Homes Des Moines Fri., Sept. 22

Wesley Homes retirement communities welcomes comedian Susan Rice to its Des Moines campus on Friday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m.! Making people laugh comes naturally to Rice. In college, Rice found that she loved... [Read more]

‘Pip! Pip! Cheerio!’ Let’s all go to the English Fête on Saturday, Sept. 9!

‘Pip! Pip! Cheerio!’ Let’s all go to the English Fête on Saturday, Sept. 9!

Fête rhymes with PLATE and you will HATE to miss the 4th annual English Fête on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton. Festive village fêtes are fairs,... [Read more]

The Viand Pundit reviews The Pancake Chef

The Viand Pundit reviews The Pancake Chef

The following is a regular review column by ‘The Viand Pundit,’ our anonymous restaurant critic: Pancake Chef Restaurant Review By Viand Pundit Not too far, right over the Burien city line... [Read more]

Lineup for 9th Annual Burien Jazz Walk – coming Sept. 23 – announced

Lineup for 9th Annual Burien Jazz Walk – coming Sept. 23 – announced

The Burien Arts Association this week announced the lineup for its 9th Annual Burien Jazz Walk (formerly known as the Highline Classic Jazz Festival) coming Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, from 3 – 11 p.m. The... [Read more]

‘Big Beer Pong Battle’ will add fun new element to Blues & Brews Fest Saturday

‘Big Beer Pong Battle’ will add fun new element to Blues & Brews Fest Saturday

If you like blues or brews – or have ever been to a frat party – at sometime in your life you may have also run across a fun little party game called ‘Beer Pong,’ where people toss ping... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Elston Hill road trips to Solar Eclipse totality, takes amazing photos

PHOTOS: Elston Hill road trips to Solar Eclipse totality, takes amazing photos

Elston Hill and his wife Jackline road tripped south into the ‘path of totality’ to Ontario, Oregon, to witness and photograph Monday’s historic Solar Eclipse. “I made our reservations... [Read more]