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Daughters of Norway present ‘Bit of Norway 2017’ on Saturday Nov. 11

Daughters of Norway present ‘Bit of Norway 2017’ on Saturday Nov. 11

Daughters of Norway will be presenting ‘Bit of Norway 2017’ on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.  Guests can enjoy a taste of Norwegian heritage right here in Burien, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Our... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: Halloween around our house…

CLIFF’S EDGE: Halloween around our house…

Halloween comes and goes in a reasonably consistent way around our house. A day or so before the annual evening of tricks (I recall those when I was a kid, but see little evidence of them now – with... [Read more]

Walk-n-Talk around Lake Burien this Sunday, Nov. 5

Walk-n-Talk around Lake Burien this Sunday, Nov. 5

From our friends at WABI Burien: It’s time for a walk this Sunday, Nov. 5! (Isn’t it always time for a walk?) It’s fun. It gets you out of the house. You get the chance to talk to people you wouldn’t otherwise chat... [Read more]

Did you know Burien has a Script Club? Next meeting will be Thurs., Nov. 16

Did you know Burien has a Script Club? Next meeting will be Thurs., Nov. 16

Did you know Burien has a script club? Burien Actors Theatre’s script club meets monthly at Merrill Gardens, with the next meeting set for Thursday, Nov. 16 at 1:30 p.m. This is an open and free meeting,... [Read more]

Discover Burien announces winners of Creepy Crawlers Costume Contest

Discover Burien announces winners of Creepy Crawlers Costume Contest

Discover Burien announced its Costume Contest winners from the first-ever ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl,’ held last Saturday, Oct. 28, with the top winner(s) taking home a $1,000 prize. The winners... [Read more]

REMINDER: Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is this Friday!

REMINDER: Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is this Friday!

REMINDER: Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. this FRIDAY, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn... [Read more]

This Three Tree Point house may look happy, but some think it was haunted…

This Three Tree Point house may look happy, but some think it was haunted…

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story was originally posted on Halloween, 2009. We’re re-running it again because we think it’s a pretty spooky, local tale: By Laura Beth Peterson The year... [Read more]

Happy ‘Burien-O-Ween’ from a survivor of a time machine

Happy ‘Burien-O-Ween’ from a survivor of a time machine

A short story by Joe Moldovan I really do not recall how I ended up here, perhaps it might make more sense if I start from the beginning… It was Halloween afternoon in Burien and I had been working... [Read more]

Haunted Highline: Where to find ‘Real’ local Ghosts and Hauntings

Haunted Highline: Where to find ‘Real’ local Ghosts and Hauntings

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a rerun of a story originally posted in in 2010: By Joanne Dyer You know random and creepy bits of trivia about buildings you’ve never been in. You’re dying to see George... [Read more]

REMINDER: Artists United’s Art Fair is at Normandy Park Cove this weekend

REMINDER: Artists United’s Art Fair is at Normandy Park Cove this weekend

Artists United will be presenting its annual Art Fair this coming weekend – Nov. 4-5 (Saturday & Sunday) from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – at the Normandy Park Cove. Original fine art, photography, prints,... [Read more]

The Viand Pundit reviews the Burien Eagles Club

The Viand Pundit reviews the Burien Eagles Club

The following is a regular review column by ‘The Viand Pundit,’ our anonymous restaurant critic: The Viand Pundit Reviews the Burien Eagles Club By Viand Pundit The venue and menu here at... [Read more]

Introducing The B-Town Blog’s new Dog Blogger – ‘Marley A. Mutt’

Introducing The B-Town Blog’s new Dog Blogger – ‘Marley A. Mutt’

By Marley A. Mutt Hi, my name is Marley. I’m a 10-year-old mixed breed rescue dog. My dad found me in a local shelter and brought me home when I was very young. I don’t like to talk about my life... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Windy fall days make for dramatic kiteboarding off Burien’s shores

PHOTOS: Windy fall days make for dramatic kiteboarding off Burien’s shores

Windy fall days sure make for some good opportunities for water sports like stand up paddle boarding and the always-dramatic kiteboarding. Courtesy Elston Hill comes some great photos taken of said sports... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: 7th grade girl’s story about tragic Las Vegas shooting

CLIFF’S EDGE: 7th grade girl’s story about tragic Las Vegas shooting

A couple of weeks ago, following the Las Vegas shootings that resulted in the deaths of 58 people, I wrote in this space of an account of the event by a local 7th-grade girl who had been in Las Vegas... [Read more]

Burien native Robert Pidde will compete in Seattle Comedy Competition

Burien native Robert Pidde will compete in Seattle Comedy Competition

Burien-born and raised Comedian Robert Pidde will be competing in the Seattle International Comedy Competition, with his first appearance set for Nov. 7 at the Comedy Underground. We caught up with Robert... [Read more]

REMINDER: History, Beer, UFOs & ‘Maury Island Incident’ Thursday night!

REMINDER: History, Beer, UFOs & ‘Maury Island Incident’ Thursday night!

REMINDER: The Washington State History Museum in Tacoma will be celebrating the 70th Anniversary of two of history’s most notable UFO sightings with a 21+ evening of beer tastings and all things... [Read more]

‘Calling all Wieners!’ Dogs needed for Wiener Dog races this Saturday!

‘Calling all Wieners!’ Dogs needed for Wiener Dog races this Saturday!

Discover Burien is currently looking for four-legged canine registrants for its Wiener Dog races, part of the annual ‘Boo In Burien’ being held this Saturday, Oct. 28. The race starts at 3:30... [Read more]

‘Normal is overrated’; Burien’s Cassidy Huff to perform at Benaroya Hall Nov. 10

‘Normal is overrated’; Burien’s Cassidy Huff to perform at Benaroya Hall Nov. 10

A great story about inspirational local icon Cassidy Huff – B-Town Blog columnist and Burien ‘Citizen of the Year’ who has gone through 41 surgeries – was posted on the Seattle Children’s... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #360’s ‘Haunted Hike’ will be this Saturday, Oct. 28

Boy Scout Troop #360’s ‘Haunted Hike’ will be this Saturday, Oct. 28

Cast in an outdoor Brothers Grimm-like setting, Boy Scout Troop #360’s annual ‘Haunted Hike’ will be this Saturday, Oct. 28, from 5:30–8 p.m. at Camp Schoenwald, which is located... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn about the rich... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s excellent ‘Ben Butler’ ends this weekend!

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s excellent ‘Ben Butler’ ends this weekend!

From left to right, the slave Shepard Mallory (Sharif Ali) shows the results of being punished to Major Benjamin Butler (Michael Mendonsa) in Burien Actors Theatre’s comedy-historical drama Ben Butler... [Read more]

Highline High School celebrating final homecoming in current building this week

Highline High School celebrating final homecoming in current building this week

“The minute you come here, you’re already part of the fabric. If you’re a Pirate, you’re part of a big family and that family has history.” Highline High School’s final... [Read more]

‘Vision 20/20’ Art Party Fundraiser will be at Burien Community Center Nov. 18

‘Vision 20/20’ Art Party Fundraiser will be at Burien Community Center Nov. 18

Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – is coming to the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.! Over 400 pieces of original art by 40+ regional artists... [Read more]

Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl & Costume Contest will be Sat. night, Oct. 28

Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl & Costume Contest will be Sat. night, Oct. 28

After enjoying the Boo In Burien, Discover Burien invites everyone (21 and over) to the inaugural Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl and Costume Contest on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6 p.m. – Midnight. Nine Burien... [Read more]