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PHOTO: UFO recovered off Maury Island, to be displayed in Olde Burien tonight

PHOTO: UFO recovered off Maury Island, to be displayed in Olde Burien tonight

BREAKING: A team of reformed piledrivers-turned-scavengers has recovered a submerged, disc-shaped object off the eastern shores of Maury Island, and will be displaying it at tonight’s ‘Burien... [Read more]

Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction raises over $16,000

Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction raises over $16,000

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit.] The Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction, held on Friday, March 28, raised over... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s ‘Walk-n-Talk MS’ will be Sunday, April 6th

WABI Burien’s ‘Walk-n-Talk MS’ will be Sunday, April 6th

Jennifer Privette will talk about her personal experience with MS then lead the April Walk-n-Talk. “I am one of many in a large tribe with multiple sclerosis,” says Jennifer Privette, a Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is Tuesday night, April 1!

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is Tuesday night, April 1!

The 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ will be held Tuesday night, April 1 (aka April Fool’s Day), starting at 7 p.m., so you’d best finish up your homemade UFO, and get your Man/Woman in Black – or Alien – costume ready!

Sponsored Post Burien Community Church holding Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19

Burien Community Church holding Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19

Burien Community Church will be holding their second annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19, starting at 1 p.m. The egg hunt is free and open to all children. Following the egg hunt, children are... [Read more]

City of Normandy Park Arts Commission holding Reception Thursday night

City of Normandy Park Arts Commission holding Reception Thursday night

Exhibit Artist Anette Lusher and one of her works. The City of Normandy Park Arts Commission will be holding an opening night reception for ‘Without Limitations – Visions of Many: An Exhibit Showcasing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Oh yes it’s Ladies Night at Statements Home Decor this Thursday night

Oh yes it’s Ladies Night at Statements Home Decor this Thursday night

It’ll be Ladies Night this Thursday night, March 27, from 5 – 8 p.m. at Advertiser Statements Home Decor in Olde Burien. Here’s what’s going on: Be full of the Joys of Spring! Easter... [Read more]

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘Thanks to one and all’ for recent success

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘Thanks to one and all’ for recent success

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] BAT (Burien Actors Theatre) just completed its... [Read more]

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is just one week away!

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is just one week away!

REMINDER: You’ve got just one full week to get your homemade UFO built, and your Man/Woman in Black – or Alien – costume ready as the second annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is coming to Olde Burien next Tuesday night, April 1…

Get into a ‘Hot Mess’ at Burien Arts Gallery reception on Thursday, April 3

Get into a ‘Hot Mess’ at Burien Arts Gallery reception on Thursday, April 3

A “Hot Mess” will have an opening reception from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Burien Arts Gallery at 826 SW 152nd Street on Thursday, April 3, and running through April 26. Here’s more info... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation celebrates 2014 Gold Star Award Winners

Highline Schools Foundation celebrates 2014 Gold Star Award Winners

On Thursday, March 20 the Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence hosted their 2014 Gold Star Award Bash. This annual event celebrates the outstanding Teachers, Volunteers, Alumni, Staff and Administrators... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Burien UFO Fest Flash Mob; 1st rehearsal is Sunday!

Volunteers needed for Burien UFO Fest Flash Mob; 1st rehearsal is Sunday!

Organizers of the 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ (aka BUFO) are seeking volunteers to participate in a ‘Flash Mob Dance’ at the event on Tuesday night, April 1, with the first... [Read more]

REMINDER: White Center 5K is Saturday!

REMINDER: White Center 5K is Saturday!

REMINDER: The White Center 5K Walk & Run is this Saturday, March 22, starting at 9 a.m.! Sponsored by Community Development Association (CDA), along with the YES Foundation of White Center and the... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier student to display drawings in Olde Burien as part of senior project

Mt. Rainier student to display drawings in Olde Burien as part of senior project

Mt. Rainier High student Amber Fiol will display four of her drawings during April at Skinperfect Salon in Olde Burien as part of her senior year project. The grand opening for Amber’s show, titled... [Read more]

Welcome spring at the ‘B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk’ on Thursday, April 3

Welcome spring at the ‘B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk’ on Thursday, April 3

Welcome spring to Burien at the next ‘B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk’ in downtown Burien on Thursday night, April 3. “Come down to B-Town and enjoy live art and music, for free!”... [Read more]

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater, South King County’s premier professional theater company, returns to Des Moines in April with a new show – Tolstory. The show runs April, 4, 5, 11, 12 at 7 p.m., and April 6 and... [Read more]

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is just 2 weeks away!

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is just 2 weeks away!

Scene from the inaugural Burien UFO Festival on April 1, 2013. Photo by Michael Brunk. REMINDER: You’ve got two weeks to get your homemade UFO built, and your Man/Woman in Black – or Alien –... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High’s Spring Musical ‘The Music Man’ opens Thursday

Kennedy Catholic High’s Spring Musical ‘The Music Man’ opens Thursday

The Kennedy Catholic High School drama department’s Spring Musical ‘The Music Man’ will be marching into the Highline Performing Arts Center starting Thursday night, March 20, through... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It was a ‘Family Feud’ at Burien CrossFit Friday night

It was a ‘Family Feud’ at Burien CrossFit Friday night

It took a 40-plus year old father of five to rattle the cages and stand up to another Procter family push Friday night. Jason Pinter watched his son, Ethan Pinter, battle for breath in the first heat…

Discover Burien announces ‘Best of Burien’ award winners; dinner is Mar. 28

Discover Burien announces ‘Best of Burien’ award winners; dinner is Mar. 28

[DISCLAIMER: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is a Board member for Discover Burien, a local non-profit business association.] On Tuesday (March 18), Discover Burien announced its ‘Best of Burien’... [Read more]

Council selects 2 residents, neighborhood group as its 2014 ‘Citizens of the Year’

Council selects 2 residents, neighborhood group as its 2014 ‘Citizens of the Year’

Burien City Councilmembers unanimously selected two residents – Maureen Hoffmann and Betty Olson Vacca – along with a local group – Neighbors of Seahurst Park – as Burien’s 2014 ‘Citizens... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Enjoy ‘A Family Celebration – powered by Vroom’ on Saturday, March 29

Enjoy ‘A Family Celebration – powered by Vroom’ on Saturday, March 29

Families are invited to Tukwila’s Foster High School on Saturday, March 29, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., for a fantastic free event: “A Family Celebration – powered by Vroom”, will bring together everything... [Read more]

Celebrity Nick Cannon was ‘Principal for the Day’ at Sylvester Middle School Friday

Celebrity Nick Cannon was ‘Principal for the Day’ at Sylvester Middle School Friday

Nick Cannon, an actor, comedian, rapper, entrepreneur, record producer, radio, and television personality, served as “Principal for the Day” at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School on Friday,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fundraiser ‘Cove to Clover’ Pub Crawl is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Fundraiser ‘Cove to Clover’ Pub Crawl is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: The annual ‘Cove to Clover’ fundraiser Pub Crawl – a prelude to Sunday’s big 5k run – is TONIGHT (Friday, March 14) with registration starting at 5 p.m. at the Tin Room... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gear Driver returns to rock Elmer’s Pub on Saturday March 22

Gear Driver returns to rock Elmer’s Pub on Saturday March 22

Local band Gear Driver will be returning to Elmer’s Pub on Saturday March 22, from 9 p.m. to close, playing all your favorite songs cranked up to eleven! “Actual music played by people for... [Read more]

‘Paradise Annual Fashion Show’ to hit Puget Sound Skills Center March 30

‘Paradise Annual Fashion Show’ to hit Puget Sound Skills Center March 30

Puget Sound Skills Center will be hosting a ‘Paradise Annual Fashion Show’ by The Fashion Design and Marketing Program on Sunday, March 30, starting at 2:30 p.m. “Aren’t you dying to... [Read more]