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Under perfect skies, the 2014 Burien Brat Trot sprinted to a record year Sunday

Under perfect skies, the 2014 Burien Brat Trot sprinted to a record year Sunday

Under perfect, blue skies, the 2014 Burien Brat Trot sprinted to a record year on Sunday, Oct. 5, with 893 of 1,654 registered runners finishing the race. The 5K race was won by 17-year old Mason Gionet,... [Read more]

Vendors needed for St. Francis of Assisi’s Holiday Bazaar, set for Nov. 22

Vendors needed for St. Francis of Assisi’s Holiday Bazaar, set for Nov. 22

Vendor space is available at St. Francis of Assisi’s upcoming Holiday Bazaar, set for Saturday, Nov. 22. “Jump into the holiday spirit!” reads an announcement. “You will find lots... [Read more]

Thursday is the last day to register online for Sunday’s Brat Trot!

Thursday is the last day to register online for Sunday’s Brat Trot!

Thursday, Oct. 2 is the last day register online for either Sunday’s annual Brat Trot 5K or one-mile race, and you can register here. Both courses begin at the corner of 10th Ave SW and SW 152nd... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Normandy Park’s 3rd annual ‘Zombie Fest’

PHOTOS: Scenes from Normandy Park’s 3rd annual ‘Zombie Fest’

The 3rd annual ‘Zombie Fest’ crawled into – and took over – the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 27, with hordes of brain-eating humans having a blast. This year’s theme... [Read more]

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is Friday night, Oct. 3!

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is Friday night, Oct. 3!

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is just one week away – Friday night, Oct. 3! “This is the best way to kick of Brat Trot weekend!” reads an announcement. It all starts at the Tin Room Bar (923 SW... [Read more]

Mayor’s ‘Day of Concern for the Hungry’ will be this Saturday, Sept. 27

Mayor’s ‘Day of Concern for the Hungry’ will be this Saturday, Sept. 27

The City of Burien is supporting the “Mayors’ Day of Concern for the Hungry,” which is this Saturday, Sept. 27. “South King County has a large percentage of individuals and families... [Read more]

Sons of Italy’s Homemade Wine Festival will be at JFK on Sunday Oct. 19

Sons of Italy’s Homemade Wine Festival will be at JFK on Sunday Oct. 19

The Sons of Italy’s annual Homemade Wine Festival will be held Sunday, Oct. 19 from Noon – 5 p.m. at Kennedy Catholic High School’s campus at 140 S. 140th Street in Burien. Cost is $15 per... [Read more]

Sponsors kick-off the 2014 Burien Brat Trot at Tin Room Bar & Theater

Sponsors kick-off the 2014 Burien Brat Trot at Tin Room Bar & Theater

A kick-off party was recently held at the Tin Room Bar for Sponsors of this year’s Brat Trot – coming up Sunday, Oct. 5 – with this year looking to be perhaps the best one yet…

The ‘Wandering Brat’ Instagram contest is back, and will trot through Oct. 2

The ‘Wandering Brat’ Instagram contest is back, and will trot through Oct. 2

The Brat Trot’s “Wandering Brat” Instagram contest is back, and will trot through Oct. 2. “We’ve created a fun little guy out of a plastic toy hot dog and have named him ‘Bret... [Read more]

Prepared for a ‘Zombie Fest’? Fun event will focus on emergency preparedness

Prepared for a ‘Zombie Fest’? Fun event will focus on emergency preparedness

The 3rd annual ‘Zombie Fest’ will crawl into the Normandy Park Towne Center from 4 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27! This year’s theme – aside from lots of fun – is to raise Awareness... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Pip! Pip! Cheerio! Let’s all go to St. Luke’s English Fete Saturday!

REMINDER: Pip! Pip! Cheerio! Let’s all go to St. Luke’s English Fete Saturday!

REMINDER: Enjoy all things British this Saturday at the first-ever English Fete at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. “Drawing on our Anglican roots, St. Luke’s... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: The 2014 Burien Brat Trot will be Sunday, Oct. 5!

SAVE THE DATE: The 2014 Burien Brat Trot will be Sunday, Oct. 5!

A sea of runners make their way up 10th Ave SW at the 2013 Brat Trot. Photo by Michael Brunk. The Burien Brat Trot is BACK…and the 2014 version will be another Bavarian-style BLAST on Sunday, Oct. 5! The... [Read more]

Sound and Fury Morris Dancers to delight at St. Luke’s English Fete Sept. 13

Sound and Fury Morris Dancers to delight at St. Luke’s English Fete Sept. 13

Part Steampunk, part Renaissance Faire – Morris Dancing is a staple of Country Village fetes (rhymes with plates) or fairs all over England. Some have called it “organized chaos,” with its... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Jersey Mike’s Subs’ to open with free sub fundraiser Aug. 27

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Jersey Mike’s Subs’ to open with free sub fundraiser Aug. 27

New B-Town business ‘Jersey Mike’s Subs’ – located in the Five Corners shopping area – will open in Burien with a free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, Aug. 27 to Sunday, Aug. 31 to support... [Read more]

‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser for Hospitality House will be Sept. 20

‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser for Hospitality House will be Sept. 20

In conjunction with the Burien Wellness Fair, Hospitality House is having their ‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20, starting at 10 a.m. Hospitality House, the only homeless women’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: Des Moines Rotary’s Blues & Brews Fest is this Saturday!

REMINDER: Des Moines Rotary’s Blues & Brews Fest is this Saturday!

REMINDER: For the fifth year in a row – this coming Saturday, Aug. 23 – people from around Western Washington and beyond will be flocking to the shores of Puget Sound at the Des Moines Beach Park... [Read more]

Shake things up at Burien Senior Program’s Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 19

Shake things up at Burien Senior Program’s Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 19

Burien Senior Program’s annual spaghetti feed fundraiser is returning Friday, Sept. 19, with a delicious 3 course dinner, glass of wine, amazing silent auction and rockin’ entertainment by Paul Rodriguez... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 34th District Democrats holding Dinner/Auction on Friday, Aug. 15

34th District Democrats holding Dinner/Auction on Friday, Aug. 15

The 34th District Democrats will be holding a Dinner & Garden Party/Auction – “Luau at the Lake” – at the TAF Bethaday Community Learning Center at Lakewood Park/Hicks Lake on Friday, Aug.... [Read more]

Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

A “Back-to-School Fair” was held at Steven J. Underwood Park in Des Moines on Thursday, Aug. 7, where some 500 free backpacks were given out to local, low-income students. The backpacks were filled... [Read more]

‘Obliteride’ bike riders will pedal through Burien this Sunday, Aug. 10

‘Obliteride’ bike riders will pedal through Burien this Sunday, Aug. 10

Obliteride bike riders will be pedaling through our area – including Maplewild Ave SW, SW 152nd Street, and 4th Ave SW – this Sunday, Aug. 10, in an effort to raise critical funds to help the Fred... [Read more]

Local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ to be IndieFlix’ ‘original series’

Local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ to be IndieFlix’ ‘original series’

“The Maury Island Incident” – a short film that was shot locally in the Burien area last summer – has been turned into a 6-part original series and will premiere on Seattle-based IndieFlix,... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove delivers ‘retired’ van to Navos Mental Health in Burien

Dave Upthegrove delivers ‘retired’ van to Navos Mental Health in Burien

Councilmember Upthegrove hands over the keys to the van to members of the Navos Mental Health Peer Bridgers program. On Wednesday, July 23, King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove delivered an eight-passenger... [Read more]

6th annual FREE Ice Cream Social and Concert with Ciscoe will be Aug. 17

6th annual FREE Ice Cream Social and Concert with Ciscoe will be Aug. 17

by Wendy Morgan and Jennifer Muscolo Due to a spirited fan demand, a Sixth Annual Free Ice Cream Social and Concert with a Silent Auction and Plant Sale will happen at the Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden... [Read more]

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Wired Blues Band’

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Wired Blues Band’

The 5th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival is coming up on Saturday, Aug. 23, with a day filled with local blues together with a variety of fine brews from local breweries. This event is the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film for Discover Burien is this Friday

REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film for Discover Burien is this Friday

REMINDER: A benefit screening of the locally-produced UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” for Discover Burien will be in one week – Friday night, Aug. 1 – at the Tin Theater, with the... [Read more]

Highline Soccer Association holding new Soccer Shoe Sale this weekend

Highline Soccer Association holding new Soccer Shoe Sale this weekend

The Highline Soccer Association will be holding a NEW Soccer Shoe Sale, with Youth, Men, and Women’s Shoes Brands including Nike, Puma, Diadora and more this weekend: Saturday, July 26: 10:00 pm... [Read more]

WestSide Baby surpasses goal, collects 300,000 diapers through ‘Stuff the Bus’

WestSide Baby surpasses goal, collects 300,000 diapers through ‘Stuff the Bus’

WestSide Baby volunteers and board members kicked off the weekend by marching with one of its buses in the West Seattle Grand Parade July 19. Marching in the parade has long been a WestSide Baby tradition,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Benefit screening of local UFO film for Discover Burien is Aug. 1

REMINDER: Benefit screening of local UFO film for Discover Burien is Aug. 1

REMINDER: A benefit screening of the locally-produced UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” for Discover Burien will be in two weeks – Friday night, Aug. 1 – at the Tin Theater, starting... [Read more]