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Council adopts study of landlord-tenant issues, safe & affordable housing

Council adopts study of landlord-tenant issues, safe & affordable housing

By Jack Mayne After a parade of people protested the issue of forcing occupants of the Fox Cove apartments to vacate for a new owner to upgrade the slum-like building, the Council on Monday night (Oct.... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – will be Nov. 17

SAVE THE DATE: Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – will be Nov. 17

Vision 20/20 is Burien’s biggest Art Party with its own unique format, and it will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at the Burien Community Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and this is a FREE event... [Read more]

Highline Indigenous Theater + Music Festival will be Oct. 31 & Nov. 1 at PAC

Highline Indigenous Theater + Music Festival will be Oct. 31 & Nov. 1 at PAC

All are invited to a very unique and special two-night Indigenous Theater + Music Festival at the Highline Performing Arts Center on Halloween (Oct. 31) and Nov. 1. This event will celebrate the brilliance... [Read more]

Highline Alumni Association inducts Coach Stark, 2 others into Hall of Fame

Highline Alumni Association inducts Coach Stark, 2 others into Hall of Fame

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: Every year the Highline Alumni Association chooses at least two athletes and one coach or staff member to be inducted... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Elston Hill proves that ‘October can be amazing’

PHOTOS: Elston Hill proves that ‘October can be amazing’

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these stunning photos of a foggy morning at sunrise on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, along with Thursday night’s sunset and plants turning colors. “October can be amazing,”... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing Episode #11: PROOF’ against Port of Seattle released

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing Episode #11: PROOF’ against Port of Seattle released

‘The Briefing Episode #11: PROOF’ – area resident/activist Steve Edmiston’s ongoing attempt to “take on the Port of Seattle, one public comment at a time” – has been released: And because... [Read more]

CARES PET PROFILES: Tita and Mister Whiskers need new forever homes

CARES PET PROFILES: Tita and Mister Whiskers need new forever homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of an ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes. This edition is sponsored by Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting: By Cydney Moore Tita Tita... [Read more]

REVIEW: Themes in Burien Actors Theatre’s <i>Dr. Frankenstein</I> very timely

REVIEW: Themes in Burien Actors Theatre’s Dr. Frankenstein very timely

Photos by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com By Shelli Park The themes which Burien Actors Theatre’s 2018 season opener, Dr. Frankenstein, deal with are very timely as women continue to fight for an equal... [Read more]

Raul Sanchez named Poet-in-Residence for Burien Community Poetry Project

Raul Sanchez named Poet-in-Residence for Burien Community Poetry Project

Raul Sanchez – a Washington poet and translator – has been selected for Burien’s citizen-led Poet-in-Residence project. Mr. Sanchez will visit Burien in early November, attend local events, and host... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Telling Your Story</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Telling Your Story

Telling Your Story By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce One of the most difficult things businesses (and all of us really) must contend with in our current fast paced... [Read more]

Enjoy Fall Arts in Olde Burien on Thursday night, Oct. 18

Enjoy Fall Arts in Olde Burien on Thursday night, Oct. 18

Fall Arts in Olde Burien Thursday, Oct. 18 6 – 9 p.m. As the days grow darker, and a bit colder, come to Olde Burien – warm your spirits with art, music, food and beverage. “Community is the... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘Women in Business’ event will be Wed., Oct. 24

Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘Women in Business’ event will be Wed., Oct. 24

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce – the driving force of business for Southwest King County – will be holding their annual Celebration of Women in Business Event on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Anthony’s... [Read more]

Boo in Burien, Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl to highlight Halloween week in Burien

Boo in Burien, Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl to highlight Halloween week in Burien

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Boo in Burien’ and ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl’ will highlight Halloween week in downtown Burien: BOO IN BURIEN KIDS & FAMILIES – Come... [Read more]

Burien’s fantástico ‘<i>Dia de los Muertos</i>‘ Celebration will be Friday, Nov. 2

Burien’s fantástico ‘Dia de los Muertos‘ Celebration will be Friday, Nov. 2

Burien’s fantástico, annual Day of the Dead Celebration – Dia de los Muertos – will be held on Friday, Nov 2, 2018, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Ven a celebrar la... [Read more]

Burien Community Center hosts Artist Jake Prendez through November

Burien Community Center hosts Artist Jake Prendez through November

The Burien Community Center is currently presenting the works of artist Jake Prendez until the end of November, 2018. Jake Prendez is a renowned Chicano artist, scholar and public speaker, displaying... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Today we’re going to talk about Community…

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Today we’re going to talk about Community…

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. Hey B-Town Readers! Today we’re... [Read more]

VIDEO: 33rd District Candidates Gregerson, Lamb face off at Forum Wed.

VIDEO: 33rd District Candidates Gregerson, Lamb face off at Forum Wed.

From our sister site I Love Kent: A Candidate Forum for the 33rd District was held at the Kent Chamber of Commerce’s October Membership Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Rep. Mia Gregerson faced off... [Read more]

Take an autumnal Walk-n-Talk on Nature Trails above Seahurst Beach Sunday

Take an autumnal Walk-n-Talk on Nature Trails above Seahurst Beach Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: Begin the month of October with a walk down the wooded hillside to Seahurst Beach this Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, when another Walk-n-Talk will start at the top of the hill... [Read more]

Burien City Council asks for help for evicted residents of Fox Cove Apartments

Burien City Council asks for help for evicted residents of Fox Cove Apartments

By Jack Mayne Residents and supporters of residents of a dilapidated apartment building in Burien told the City Council meeting on Monday (Oct. 1) of new owners ordering residents evicted so the facility can be upgraded…

CARES PET PROFILES: Heroes needed to give critters Drax & Mystique new homes

CARES PET PROFILES: Heroes needed to give critters Drax & Mystique new homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of an ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes. This edition is sponsored by Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting: By Cydney Moore MYSTIQUE True... [Read more]

Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride thru Burien Sunday helps raise $37,000

Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride thru Burien Sunday helps raise $37,000

Did you happen to catch those stylish, dapper-looking men riding their vintage-styled motorcycles and scooters through Burien on Sunday, Sept. 30? They were all part of the 2018 Distinguished Gentleman’s... [Read more]

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of closing of Spanish Castle this coming weekend

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of closing of Spanish Castle this coming weekend

‘Spanish Castle Magic’ is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the closing of the Spanish Castle Ballroom, and it’ll be held this coming weekend – Friday, Oct. 5 through Sunday,... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: 750 runners cross finish line of 2018 Burien Brat Trot

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: 750 runners cross finish line of 2018 Burien Brat Trot

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: Story, Photos & Videos by Scott Schaefer Under partly cloudy skies with an occasional shower, 750 exuberant... [Read more]

Joint Comments on SAMP from Burien, 3 other cities submitted to Port

Joint Comments on SAMP from Burien, 3 other cities submitted to Port

On Friday, Sept. 28, a joint letter was submitted to the Port of Seattle on behalf of four cities – Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park and SeaTac – as official comment for the Sustainable Airport Master... [Read more]