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Exciting & diverse art from three Artists at Burien Arts Gallery in April

Exciting & diverse art from three Artists at Burien Arts Gallery in April

“NARRATING EARTH” APRIL 2 – MAY 3, 2015 The BURIEN ARTS GALLERY is proud to present an exciting and diverse collection of work by artists Lin McJunkin, Ann Vandervelde, and Anne McDuffie during... [Read more]

Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Service at Normandy Park Cove this weekend

Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Service at Normandy Park Cove this weekend

There will be an Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday – rain or shine – at the Normandy Park Community Club (aka “The Cove), starting at 11 a.m. sharp. Preschoolers thru 3rd Graders are invited to the... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: I got to cover a breaking news story about a fire Tuesday!

INTERN’S VIEW: I got to cover a breaking news story about a fire Tuesday!

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern So I come in for work today (Tuesday, March 31) and before I can even put my purse down Scott asks frantically “Didn’t you get... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE Live Jazz with Chris Symer Trio at Tin Room Bar on Thursday, April 9

FREE Live Jazz with Chris Symer Trio at Tin Room Bar on Thursday, April 9

Live Jazz with the Chris Symer Trio – featuring Ryan Burns on keyboard – will be at the Tin Room Bar on Thursday, April 9, starting at 7:30 p.m. “Come join us in our Dining Room for good jazz,... [Read more]

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival is Wednesday night, April 1!

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival is Wednesday night, April 1!

Scene from the inaugural Burien UFO Festival on April 1, 2013. Photo by Michael Brunk. REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be this Wednesday night, April 1 (April Fool’s... [Read more]

BREAKING: Large apartment fire near 114th & 1st Ave South Tuesday morning

BREAKING: Large apartment fire near 114th & 1st Ave South Tuesday morning

A large apartment fire is burning in the 11400 block of 1st Ave South on Tuesday morning (March 31), according to Capt. Bryan Howard of the Burien Police Department. Police are helping with traffic control... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boulevard Park Thriftway holding Open House this Thursday afternoon

Boulevard Park Thriftway holding Open House this Thursday afternoon

Advertiser Boulevard Park Thriftway will be holding a free Open House this Thursday, April 2 from 3 – 6 p.m., and all are invited. Guests can visit with the Easter Bunny, bowl a strike for a prize (from... [Read more]

NW Associated Arts holding 3 concerts in May, including 30th anniversary

NW Associated Arts holding 3 concerts in May, including 30th anniversary

Northwest Associated Arts has several concerts coming up, and one of them is a celebration of our 30th Anniversary — that’s right – 30 years of singing in Burien! Here’s the schedule: Encore! ChoralSounds... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Egg Hunt, Service, Breakfast during Holy Week at Burien Community Church

Egg Hunt, Service, Breakfast during Holy Week at Burien Community Church

It’s Holy Week at Burien Community Church, and all are invited to join their Good Friday contemplative service of music, scripture, reflection and silence at 6:30 p.m. this Friday, April 3. On Saturday,... [Read more]

JOB: SoKing Internet Radio seeking News/Podcast Announcer

JOB: SoKing Internet Radio seeking News/Podcast Announcer

SoKing Internet Radio is now accepting applications for a News/Podcast Reporter/Announcer to deliver daily (M-F) 3-5 minute audio reports related to stories written and published in 6 hyperlocal blogs... [Read more]

Sponsored Post With the cut of a ribbon, Blissful Knead opens new massage spa on Ambaum

With the cut of a ribbon, Blissful Knead opens new massage spa on Ambaum

A ribbon cutting ceremony last week officially opened Advertiser Blissful Knead, a new premium massage spa & skincare bar located at 15513 Ambaum Blvd SW, Suite A in Burien. As part of their grand... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Baby Chicks are in!

INTERN’S VIEW: Baby Chicks are in!

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern BABY CHICKS ARE IN!! Scott already knows this but I just LOVE baby ducks and baby chicks – a lot! So when he told me I was going to... [Read more]

YETI Summer Camps start soon

YETI Summer Camps start soon

Sleep under the stars this summer at a YETI camp! YETI summer camps are targeted to the most adventuresome of kids.  Each camp is customized by the YETI Master leading the camp, so you can be sure they... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboats race off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

PHOTOS: Sailboats race off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

BTB Contributor Elston Hill sent us these great photos he took on Saturday, showing a sailboat race off Burien’s Three Tree Point on Saturday, March 28. We believe this race was part of the Center... [Read more]

‘Bring Humanity Back to Burien’ chant demonstrators during Friday march

‘Bring Humanity Back to Burien’ chant demonstrators during Friday march

Story by Jack Mayne Photos & Video by Scott Schaefer Chanting “stand fast and fight” and brandishing printed and scrawled signs proclaiming “People Matter” and “Bring Human Rights Back... [Read more]

Sylvester students will plant trees at Burien’s Arbor Day Celebration April 3

Sylvester students will plant trees at Burien’s Arbor Day Celebration April 3

All are invited to Lakeview Park at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 3 to celebrate the 143rd anniversary of Arbor Day and also acknowledge the City of Burien’s 14th year as a member of Tree City USA. A... [Read more]

Volunteer Chore Services seeking Volunteers to help with local chores

Volunteer Chore Services seeking Volunteers to help with local chores

Volunteer Chore Services is looking for volunteers to assist with “chores” for low income seniors and the disabled in King County. Volunteering includes help with housework, yard care, minor home repair,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Renton by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Renton by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

LETTER (with Audio): School Superintendent & School Board Meetings

LETTER (with Audio): School Superintendent & School Board Meetings

[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:] Dear Editor, On March 26, Highline Schools... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Fabulous 4-BD Normandy Park home!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Fabulous 4-BD Normandy Park home!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for Sunday, March 29 – is a fabulous Normandy Park 4 (or 5) bedroom, 5 bath home on near 1/2 acre property! This... [Read more]

UPDATE: SeaTac shooting suspect found, arrested in California

UPDATE: SeaTac shooting suspect found, arrested in California

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: UPDATE March 30, 2015: Robert Leroy Studer was arrested on Saturday night (March 28) after a stand-off that lasted over eight hours with police in Taft, CA that were... [Read more]

ANALYSIS: Making sense of the ‘Great Greenhouse Grant Application Caper’

ANALYSIS: Making sense of the ‘Great Greenhouse Grant Application Caper’

The Bel-R Greenhouses are located at 12415 5th Place SW in Burien. by Jack Mayne Spending money is always of great concern to Burien taxpayers, especially when the city simply does not have a lot of available... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Our 10-year old Photographer shoots Highline High’s Track & Field

PHOTOS: Our 10-year old Photographer shoots Highline High’s Track & Field

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Kayak Bar & Grill will be taking over old CC’s Lounge space

B-TOWN BIZ: Kayak Bar & Grill will be taking over old CC’s Lounge space

The B-Town Blog has confirmed that Kayak Bar & Grill – formerly located at the Normandy Park Towne Center – will be taking over the old CC’s Lounge bar/restaurant at 635 SW 152nd Street. When... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Garage Sale in Woodmont Beach neighborhood this Friday and Saturday!

Garage Sale in Woodmont Beach neighborhood this Friday and Saturday!

A big Garage Sale will be held in the Woodmont Beach neighborhood of Des Moines this Friday, March 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Three friends are downsizing,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Zenith Holland this Saturday: Put life back into your soil on March 28!

Zenith Holland this Saturday: Put life back into your soil on March 28!

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens is hosting an informative talk, titled “Put Life Back Into Your Soil” this Saturday, March 28, in Des Moines. The presentation will... [Read more]

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien has officially become a “Let’s Move City” by committing to the obesity prevention initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, the city announced on Wednesday, March 25. The City Council... [Read more]

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival will be April Fool’s Day!

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival will be April Fool’s Day!

REMINDER: Have you got your costume ready yet? The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be a week from tonight – Wednesday, April 1 (April Fool’s Day) – starting at 6 p.m.... [Read more]