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Sponsored Post JOB: Iron Age Grates seeking to hire part-time employee

JOB: Iron Age Grates seeking to hire part-time employee

Iron Age Grates is a 10-year old design company looking for an enthusiastic, experienced office mate who wants to assist in continued growth of a small company. We have an office of five people who work... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Few openings left in Matt Griffin YMCA’s Beginning Ballet program

Few openings left in Matt Griffin YMCA’s Beginning Ballet program

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA has only a few openings its Beginning Ballet program for children ages 3-11. Fall session starts Saturday, October 18th! The Y’s six-week-long ballet class sessions will... [Read more]

Blood Drive being held at Serenza Salon on Wednesday, Oct. 22

Blood Drive being held at Serenza Salon on Wednesday, Oct. 22

A Blood Drive for Puget Sound Blood Center will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Serenza Salon, located at 120 SW 160th Street in Burien. To make an appointment,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Large pod of Orca Whales swims past Three Tree Point Friday

PHOTOS: Large pod of Orca Whales swims past Three Tree Point Friday

New pics added, courtesy Elston Hill (click images to see larger version/slideshow): Somewhere out there, in the water beyond this crowd of onlookers, were 50-60 Orca Whales who swam past Burien’s... [Read more]

Suspect still at large in White Center stabbing incident Friday morning

Suspect still at large in White Center stabbing incident Friday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that shortly after 3 a.m. Friday morning (Oct. 17), they received a 9-1-1 call about a bloodied stabbing victim in the 10800 block of 1st Ave SW in White... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: just like new 3-BD in Westwood Ridge

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: just like new 3-BD in Westwood Ridge

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday, Oct. 18 and Sunday, Oct. 19 – is the first re-sale in Westwood Ridge of a 3-bedroom,... [Read more]

Burien’s Greek House celebrating 1-year anniversary this Saturday, Oct. 18

Burien’s Greek House celebrating 1-year anniversary this Saturday, Oct. 18

Burien’s The Greek House Restaurant will be celebrating its 1-Year Anniversary this Saturday, Oct. 18. Owners Sonja and Philip invite everyone to join them for dinner on Saturday evening, where... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 24

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA holding Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 24

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding a community Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 24 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. “Come join us for a spooky night of family fun making Halloween crafts, playing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Oktoberfest is coming to Normandy Park Senior Living on Thursday, Oct. 23

Oktoberfest is coming to Normandy Park Senior Living on Thursday, Oct. 23

Munich has come to Normandy Park! Join us for Essen und Trinken (food and drink) and lively Entertainment. Bavarian Costumes optional! Thursday, October 23rd 4:00PM to 6:00PM Join us for a Bavarian Buffet... [Read more]

Local jurisdictions join together to reduce demand for Prostitution

Local jurisdictions join together to reduce demand for Prostitution

Law enforcement and community leaders from across King County have joined together to announce a major initiative to reduce the demand for prostitution where the majority of sex buying now takes place – online…

Sponsored Post Advertiser Westside School holding All School Open House this Saturday, Oct. 18

Advertiser Westside School holding All School Open House this Saturday, Oct. 18

Advertiser Westside School is holding an All School (PreK – 8th grade) Open House this Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. until Noon. This is a great opportunity for prospective families to tour the school... [Read more]

‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ will be Saturday, Nov. 1 at Community Center

‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ will be Saturday, Nov. 1 at Community Center

‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is returning and will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Burien Community Center from 6-10pm. Entrance to the event is FREE. Wrist bands for unlimited carnival games... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Judson Park’s Holiday Bazaar will be Friday, Nov. 14

Judson Park’s Holiday Bazaar will be Friday, Nov. 14

Advertiser Judson Park’s 2014 Holiday Bazaar will be held on Friday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at their campus at 23600 Marine View Drive South in Des Moines. “We’ll have hand-crafted... [Read more]

‘Trunk or Treat’ coming to Burien Free Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 25

‘Trunk or Treat’ coming to Burien Free Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 25

‘Trunk or Treat’ is coming to Burien Free Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 3 – 5 p.m. This is a free event with candy, a chili cook-off and live music. Burien Free Methodist Church... [Read more]

Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Celebrate the opening of Navos’ Independence Bridge on Thurs., Oct. 23

Navos will be celebrating the opening of its new Independence Bridge facility on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. – Noon, with guest speaker Rep. Jim McDermott set to speak at 10:45 a.m. Independence... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Restoration this Saturday, Oct. 18

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Restoration this Saturday, Oct. 18

Volunteers are needed for a Walker Preserve Restoration work party this Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9:30 a.m. – Noon. Here are the details: Walker Preserve Restoration The second fall volunteer forest restoration... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Advertiser Cheveux Design’s Grand Opening Party is Saturday

REMINDER: Advertiser Cheveux Design’s Grand Opening Party is Saturday

REMINDER: Advertiser Cheveux Design will be holding a Grand Opening party this Saturday, Oct. 18 from 5 – 7:30 p.m. at their salon at 18537 1st Ave South, Suite C in Normandy Park. Here’s what... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Halloween comes early to this spooky Burien neighborhood

PHOTOS: Halloween comes early to this spooky Burien neighborhood

BTB Reader Elston Hill was out walking the other day around Three Tree Point when he happened upon one of the most decorated and festive homes in the area, owned by Greg and Rhonda Dill and located at... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Congrats to Nancy Pimentel Blankenship for winning Colorescience’s contest

Congrats to Nancy Pimentel Blankenship for winning Colorescience’s contest

Congratulations to Nancy Pimentel Blankenship for being the winner of Colorescience’s first Facebook contest! Nancy takes home a Core-Four Beauty Regimen and an On-The-Go Brush Set. Would YOU like... [Read more]

See local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Gig Harbor Film Fest Sat.

See local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Gig Harbor Film Fest Sat.

a The locally-made short film ‘The Maury Island Incident‘ will screen this coming Saturday night, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Gig Harbor Film Festival. The screening will be followed by a... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Kenner Dental Group holding ‘Halloween Candy Buy Back’ Nov. 1

Advertiser Kenner Dental Group holding ‘Halloween Candy Buy Back’ Nov. 1

Advertiser Kenner Dental Group will be holding a Halloween Candy Buy Back Day – to support our troops – on Saturday, Nov. 1 from Noon – 3 p.m. Check out their Facebook Page for more details: www.facebook.com/kennerdental Kenner... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘This message brought to you at no charge by Don Wasson…’

LETTER: ‘This message brought to you at no charge by Don Wasson…’

[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:] In a few days, we will receive our BALLOTS. We... [Read more]

Sponsored Post The Afrodisiacs will play at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub this Friday night, Oct. 17

The Afrodisiacs will play at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub this Friday night, Oct. 17

The Afrodisiacs will be playing at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub this Friday night, Oct. 17. Cover charge is $10, and they’ll be offering $4 Fireballs from 9 p.m. – Close. This is a 21+ and over... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser El Dorado West’s ‘Community Appreciation Extravaganza’ is Saturday

Advertiser El Dorado West’s ‘Community Appreciation Extravaganza’ is Saturday

Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding its first-ever Community Appreciation Extravaganza this Saturday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at their campus at 101 SW 134th Street in Burien. Here’s... [Read more]

City Council approves parking, impound law despite ‘criminalizing’ charge

City Council approves parking, impound law despite ‘criminalizing’ charge

by Jack Mayne The Burien City Council on Monday night (Oct. 13) passed an ordinance on parking and impoundment of some vehicles but only after some acrimony involving three Council members. The Council... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Blue Whale Bistro – a haven for Foodies – launches new Happy Hour

Blue Whale Bistro – a haven for Foodies – launches new Happy Hour

Just a few short months ago, Blue Whale Bistro opened their doors with a mission to bring great tastes to Des Moines and beyond. If rave customer reviews and an often-packed house are any indication, they... [Read more]

Concerns over artifical turf cause Kennedy to modify new sports field materials

Concerns over artifical turf cause Kennedy to modify new sports field materials

After an NBC News report alleged that black rubber “dots” used in artificial sports fields might be causing cancer, Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School on Monday announced that it will... [Read more]

Burien City Attorney Craig Knutson honored by City Council on his retirement

Burien City Attorney Craig Knutson honored by City Council on his retirement

by Jack Mayne Craig Knutson is retiring this week and the Burien City Council honored him with a unanimously approved proclamation at Monday night’s (Oct. 13) session. “Whereas, in his role as Burien... [Read more]