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New designs unveiled for Highline High rebuild; which do you like best?

New designs unveiled for Highline High rebuild; which do you like best?

The Highline Pirates have a brand new ship on order – and conceptual design plans were released to the public at the school at a community meeting on Thursday night, Oct. 19…

CLIFF’S EDGE: My brief, heavy handed reminder: Get a flu shot

CLIFF’S EDGE: My brief, heavy handed reminder: Get a flu shot

It’s that time of year again when I either take on a formidable head cold—or I don’t. Last weekend I did, and it was a memorable one, short in duration, but long in symptoms. It served as an exhausting... [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]

City Council rejects safe drug injection sites at Monday night meeting

City Council rejects safe drug injection sites at Monday night meeting

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council voted 5 to 2 Monday night (Oct. 16) to ban King County health officials from locating a safe injection site in the city, despite pleas of some that such a site would... [Read more]

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Tuesday morning? Elston Hill did

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Tuesday morning? Elston Hill did

Did you see the amazing rainbow that seemingly heralded the start of  ‘The Great Dark’ season Tuesday morning, Oct. 17? Elston Hill did, and he captured it in two photos that we did our best... [Read more]

Annual ‘Boo In Burien’ – & ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl’ – will be Sat., Oct. 28

Annual ‘Boo In Burien’ – & ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl’ – will be Sat., Oct. 28

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Boo In Burien’ – and the first-ever ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl – will be held in downtown Burien on Saturday, Oct. 28. ‘Boo,’ the safe... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Family Concert’ will be Oct. 27 & 29

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Family Concert’ will be Oct. 27 & 29

NORTHWEST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Anthony Spain, Music Director “Family Concert”- The West Coast premiere of visuals to accompany performance of “Pictures at an Exhibition” by Modest Mussorgsky Friday,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Could it be we’re seeing the last of the sunshine (for a while at least)?

PHOTOS: Could it be we’re seeing the last of the sunshine (for a while at least)?

By Elston Hill On Sunday morning (Oct. 15), there were no clouds in the sky. Mount Rainier beckoned from a golden sky with planes flying past. Contrails were orange. There was a crescent moon. The regional... [Read more]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Brokers hold fundraiser for foster kids

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Brokers hold fundraiser for foster kids

South King Media Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate held their annual ‘Give a Day Away’ fundraiser event on Saturday, Oct 7. This year local Burien Berkshire... [Read more]

VIDEO: Raw footage of Tuesday night’s Candidate Forum at Burien Library

VIDEO: Raw footage of Tuesday night’s Candidate Forum at Burien Library

Story, Photos & Video by Scott Schaefer A Candidate Forum for hopefuls running for Burien City Council was held at the Burien Library on Tuesday night, Oct. 10. All eight candidates were present at... [Read more]

History, Beer, Flying Saucers & ‘Maury Island Incident’ film Thurs., Oct. 26

History, Beer, Flying Saucers & ‘Maury Island Incident’ film Thurs., Oct. 26

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 flying saucers... [Read more]

The Viand Pundit reviews Frankie’s B-Town Bistro

The Viand Pundit reviews Frankie’s B-Town Bistro

The following is a regular review column by ‘The Viand Pundit,’ our anonymous restaurant critic: The Viand Pundit Reviews Frankie’s B-Town Bistro – Italian Restaurant By Viand... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s final 2017 Candidate Forum

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s final 2017 Candidate Forum

On Tuesday night (Oct. 3), The B-Town Blog held its second and final 2017 Burien City Council Candidate Forum at Merrill Gardens at Burien (an Advertiser). This final forum featured candidates for Burien... [Read more]

Burien City Councilmembers discuss meeting guidelines Monday night

Burien City Councilmembers discuss meeting guidelines Monday night

By Jack Mayne Much of Monday night’s (Oct. 2) Burien City Council meeting was to consider its own meeting guidelines. It also reviewed the second year of the city’s biennial budget, including increasing... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘Ben Butler’ is a witty and eye-opening historical comedy

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘Ben Butler’ is a witty and eye-opening historical comedy

At left, Major Cary (Dave Tucker) of the Confederate State of Virginia demands that Major Benjamin Butler (Michael Mendonsa) of the Union Army return escaped slaves while Lieutenant Kelly (center) looks... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber: <i>The Employee Experience</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber: The Employee Experience

By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce A lot of attention has been placed on the “Customer Experience”- (CX). Simply put the Customer experience (CX) is the product... [Read more]

Burien Police/Sheriff’s Detectives seize guns, drugs, and stolen liquor at residence

Burien Police/Sheriff’s Detectives seize guns, drugs, and stolen liquor at residence

As part of an ongoing investigation, Burien/King County Sheriff’s Detectives served a search warrant on a residence in the 17400 block of Ambaum Blvd. S. (map below). Inside they found 16 firearms... [Read more]

Find out who won B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink awards & $100 Gift Card prize!

Find out who won B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink awards & $100 Gift Card prize!

Burien’s first-ever B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink awards has closed its polls and is ready to present our winning restaurants and dining establishments! Our contest was designed as a hyperlocal food... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Burien Brat Trot breaks records under damp skies Sunday

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Burien Brat Trot breaks records under damp skies Sunday

Photo by Michael Brunk The 2017 Burien Brat Trot broke records for the number of registered runners (1,309) – an increase of +14% over last year – with 906 crossing the finish line under sometimes... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s first 2017 Candidate Forum

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s first 2017 Candidate Forum

On Tuesday night (Sept. 26), The B-Town Blog held its first 2017 Burien City Council Candidate Forum at El Dorado West Retirement Community (an Advertiser). This first forum featured candidates for Burien... [Read more]