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Environmental Science Center holding free natural yard workshop this Sunday

Environmental Science Center holding free natural yard workshop this Sunday

Burien’s Environmental Science Center (ESC), WSU Extension Master Gardeners, Village Green Perennial Nursery, and Sustainable Burien with support from King County are sponsoring a FREE workshop for... [Read more]

LETTER: Concerns that Burien had Pierce County Humane Society evaluate CARES

LETTER: Concerns that Burien had Pierce County Humane Society evaluate CARES

[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:] It’s concerning that Burien asked the Pierce... [Read more]

Burien man charged in July 20 murder of ex-wife

Burien man charged in July 20 murder of ex-wife

A charge of ‘Murder in the Second Degree’ was filed Wednesday (July 23) against a 41-year-old Burien man who is accused of killing his ex-wife on July 20 in Kent, the King County Prosecutor’s... [Read more]

FREE Solar Workshop is tonight – Thursday, July 24 – in West Seattle

FREE Solar Workshop is tonight – Thursday, July 24 – in West Seattle

If you missed the first one in Burien, fear not – there will be another free Solar Workshop tonight – Thursday, July 24 – at Dakota Place Park, 4304 SW Dakota Street in West Seattle. And another... [Read more]

Filmmaker Megan Griffiths will be at Tin Theater for ‘Lucky Them’ Friday

Filmmaker Megan Griffiths will be at Tin Theater for ‘Lucky Them’ Friday

Seattle Filmmaker Megan Griffiths, who Directed “Lucky Them,” will be in attendance this Friday, July 25 at the Tin Theater for the film’s Burien showing. Griffiths will introduce the... [Read more]

It’s official – Seahurst Park will re-open to the public on Monday, Aug. 25

It’s official – Seahurst Park will re-open to the public on Monday, Aug. 25

The City of Burien announced Wednesday (July 23) that Seahurst Park – closed since last October – will re-open to the public at 8 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 25. “Crews are currently putting finishing... [Read more]

Power outage affects nearly 4,500 in Burien Wednesday morning

Power outage affects nearly 4,500 in Burien Wednesday morning

A power outage disrupted electricity to nearly 4,500 homes in Burien Wednesday morning (July 23), according to Seattle City Light: UPDATE: A second power outage in the Shorewood area was apparently caused... [Read more]

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday’s rain

PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday’s rain

Update 9:00AM: Rain and heavy showers with thunder and lightning lit up across the south eastern portion of the lowlands this morning. Rain is expected to cover the entire area and more embedded... [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]

Council approves City Manager evaluation process; agreement to build public trail

Council approves City Manager evaluation process; agreement to build public trail

City Manager Kamuron Gurol. by Jack Mayne Burien’s new City Manager will be evaluated by the Council next month, then twice more during his first year under a new process adopted by the lawmakers... [Read more]

Burien Police Department launches part-time Bike Patrol downtown

Burien Police Department launches part-time Bike Patrol downtown

The Burien Police Department on Tuesday (July 22) launched a part-time Bike Patrol with a focus on businesses and parks, and in less than two hours, found five alcohol violations. You’ll see them... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ continues with Latin music Wed. & Thurs. nights

‘Music in the Park’ continues with Latin music Wed. & Thurs. nights

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Parks’ concert series continues this week with two great Latin bands: WEDNESDAY, July 23 at 6:30 p.m.: North SeaTac Park with Grupo Son, a Latin... [Read more]

Here’s the schedule for August’s FREE Master Gardening Clinics

Here’s the schedule for August’s FREE Master Gardening Clinics

Here’s the August schedule for the FREE Master Gardening Clinics: Wednesdays: August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27 Burien Master Gardener Clinic: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at Burien Library 400 SW 152nd... [Read more]

Highline High School grad Eliot Baker doing book signing Saturday, July 26

Highline High School grad Eliot Baker doing book signing Saturday, July 26

Highline High School grad Eliot Baker, who wrote a novel called “The Last Ancient,” will be doing a book signing at Burien Books this Saturday, July 26 from 1 – 3 p.m. “My book won my publisher’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Ribbon Cutting for Advertiser Home Helpers will be this Saturday, July 26

Ribbon Cutting for Advertiser Home Helpers will be this Saturday, July 26

A ribbon cutting ceremony for new Advertiser Home Helpers and Direct Link of South King County will be held this Saturday, July 26 at 11:30 a.m…

VIDEO: Flash Mobbers ‘Survive’ Saturday’s Olde Burien Block Party

VIDEO: Flash Mobbers ‘Survive’ Saturday’s Olde Burien Block Party

Courtesy Marty Conrad comes this video showing a Flash Mob performing to “I Will Survive” at Saturday’s Olde Burien Block Party:  Read More →

Local hero Capt. Al Haynes and his crash landing 25 years ago

Local hero Capt. Al Haynes and his crash landing 25 years ago

EDITOR’S NOTE: We originally ran this interview with Captain Al Haynes five years ago, at the time marking 20 years since the fiery crash of United Airlines Flight 232, which occurred July 19, 1989.... [Read more]

Seahurst Park set to re-open in August

Seahurst Park set to re-open in August

New fish ladder at Seahurst Park Beach. Construction crews are in the final stages of the Seahurst Shoreline Restoration Project, with a public opening planned for late August, the City of Burien announced. Crews... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome new Advertiser Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique!

Welcome new Advertiser Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique!

We’d like to welcome our newest advertiser Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique! They may be new to The B-Town Blog, but Posh Puppy has been a popular Burien standard for a long, long time, building up a... [Read more]

REMINDER: Olde Burien Block Party is this Saturday, July 19

REMINDER: Olde Burien Block Party is this Saturday, July 19

REMINDER: The annual Olde Burien Block Party will be held THIS Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. on SW 152nd Street between 9th and 10th Ave SW. Here’s the lineup: 12:00-1:00: Darrell... [Read more]

Normandy Park’s ‘Music in the Park’ summer concert series starts Sunday

Normandy Park’s ‘Music in the Park’ summer concert series starts Sunday

The Normandy Park Arts Commission invites you to Marvista Park this Sunday, July 20 for their first 2014 Music in the Park Summer Concert Series. Residents will be rocking out to A Cedar Suede Orkestra... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: beautifully crafted 3BD in West Seattle

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: beautifully crafted 3BD in West Seattle

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House is a beautifully crafted 3-bedroom Rambler on a large sunny corner lot in the heart of the Seaview community! Designed... [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]

READER PHOTOS: More stunning summer sunsets as seen from Burien

READER PHOTOS: More stunning summer sunsets as seen from Burien

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent us these photo of sunsets taken over the last two nights (click images to see larger versions): Elston took these from a viewpoint on 32nd Ave SW, above Three Tree Point. If... [Read more]

‘Turbo Turkey’ improv group to perform live comedy shows at BAT July 25-27

‘Turbo Turkey’ improv group to perform live comedy shows at BAT July 25-27

In partnership with Burien Actors Theatre, comedy troupe ‘Turbo Turkey’ will be performing a Live Comedy/Imrpvo show two times a day, three days a week on July 25, 26 and 27. This is a small... [Read more]

With work complete on lower stairs, Eagle Landing Park beach access re-opens

With work complete on lower stairs, Eagle Landing Park beach access re-opens

The City of Burien announced that work to create a new section of the lower trail at Eagle Landing Park was recently completed by EarthCorps, restoring public access to the beach. The historically storm-damaged... [Read more]