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Next Highline Forum will include updates on SAMP & more at The Cove Sept. 26

Next Highline Forum will include updates on SAMP & more at The Cove Sept. 26

The next Highline Forum will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Normandy Park Community Club, also known as The Cove. At the Forum, members will receive updates on the Sustainable... [Read more]

BREAKING: Shooting kills woman working at Burien chiropractic office Wed.

BREAKING: Shooting kills woman working at Burien chiropractic office Wed.

BREAKING: A 51-year old woman was killed by a stray bullet in a shooting near SW 152nd Street and 1st Ave South in Burien Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 19, 2018. Police say that the 51-year-old female victim... [Read more]

FREE Artists’ Networking, Elevator Speeches, Grants & more coming up

FREE Artists’ Networking, Elevator Speeches, Grants & more coming up

Some upcoming events for Burien Artists: Networking & Elevator Speeches for Artists presented by Artist Trust The elevator speech is often used in the business world. It’s based on the idea that... [Read more]

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s Engaging Trees Speaker Series, which explores the vital role of trees in our lives begins TONIGHT – Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 – in Des Moines. This free event will include a panel... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Come celebrate Madi’s 1st Anniversary with free apps & giveaways this FRIDAY!

Come celebrate Madi’s 1st Anniversary with free apps & giveaways this FRIDAY!

It seems like just yesterday that Madi’s Steakhouse in Des Moines opened their doors, grilling up all the best in steaks, seafood, chicken and more (ever tried Elk?), but actually it has been a year! As... [Read more]

Location of proposed hotel revealed; city seeking proposals from developers

Location of proposed hotel revealed; city seeking proposals from developers

The City of Burien is seeking proposals from hotel developers for the construction of a hotel on City-owned land in downtown Burien. The 1.3-acre undeveloped property is located on SW 150th between 1st... [Read more]

Burien businesses invited to weigh in on potential ban of plastic bags Sept. 28

Burien businesses invited to weigh in on potential ban of plastic bags Sept. 28

The Burien City Council is discussing a potential ban on single use plastics in the city because of concerns about the damaging effects of plastics in the natural environment. A roundtable discussion will... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club will meet this Thursday, Sept. 20

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club will meet this Thursday, Sept. 20

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club took a month off, but it is back and bigger and better than ever before – it now meets twice a month, once during the day and once in the evening! BAT’s... [Read more]

Burien’s first-ever B-Town Fiesta will be this Sunday at Town Square Park

Burien’s first-ever B-Town Fiesta will be this Sunday at Town Square Park

Hola, Burien! New to the Discover Burien annual event lineup is the ‘B-Town Fiesta,’ to be held this coming Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 at Town Square Park. “Gather your friends, relatives... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: For Sale by Owner Transactions

DAL Law Firm: For Sale by Owner Transactions

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: For Sale by Owner Transactions Many people have asked the questions, “Do I need a real estate attorney to sell or buy my house?” Buying or selling a home is best done... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Paintings & Installations wanted for window display

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Paintings & Installations wanted for window display

CALL FOR ARTISTS: WHAT: Paintings and Installation in the Agema office front window at the SE corner of SW 152nd Street and 9th Ave SW in Olde Burien. WHEN: Currently looking to feature one artist per... [Read more]

Port of Seattle expands its efforts to support Immigrants and Refugees

Port of Seattle expands its efforts to support Immigrants and Refugees

In celebration of National Citizenship Day, the Port of Seattle this week announced new partnerships with One America and World Relief to support local immigrant and refugee populations travelling through... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Bond buys new schools, paint, roofing & more

FOLLOWUP: Bond buys new schools, paint, roofing & more

Highline Public Schools on Monday, Sept. 17 released the following status report on projects big and small voters approved in the Nov. 2016 Highline Public Schools bond: New Schools on Schedule Contractors... [Read more]

Dan the Sausageman nominated for county’s 2018 ‘Small Business of the Year’

Dan the Sausageman nominated for county’s 2018 ‘Small Business of the Year’

Burien business Dan the Sausageman was nominated for the King County’s Executive’s Small Business of the Year for 2018. As if being named “Small Business of the Year” for Washington... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest Northwest was fun, educational & scary

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest Northwest was fun, educational & scary

The 7th annual Zombie Fest Northwest was held at the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 15, and who knew that learning about disaster preparedness could be so fun…or scary? Zombies... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber: <i>It is a wonderful thing to have a good neighbor, but it is even a greater thing to be a good neighbor</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber: It is a wonderful thing to have a good neighbor, but it is even a greater thing to be a good neighbor

It is a wonderful thing to have a good neighbor, but it is even a greater thing to be a good neighbor. By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce It is a wonderful thing to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post September Wine Tasting will be this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

September Wine Tasting will be this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: SAVE THE DATE! September Wine Tasting Featuring Julia’s Dazzle & the Nine Hats Label from Long Shadows Wineries & Vineyards Thursday, Sept.... [Read more]

Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection coming to Burien Sept. 21-23

Wastemobile household hazardous waste collection coming to Burien Sept. 21-23

The Wastemobile, a roving household hazardous waste collection service, continues its 2018 season with a collection event in Burien this coming weekend – Friday, Sept. 21, Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday,... [Read more]

LETTER: Ex-Councilmember: ‘It would be easier to site another airport in the state’

LETTER: Ex-Councilmember: ‘It would be easier to site another airport in the state’

[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:] The attached Scoping comments (download... [Read more]

Volunteers collect 178 pounds of trash at Seahurst Park Beach Saturday

Volunteers collect 178 pounds of trash at Seahurst Park Beach Saturday

Volunteers collected 178 pounds of trash at Seahurst Park Beach during Saturday’s International Coastal Cleanup. This was part of what organizers at the Environmental Science Center called the largest... [Read more]

City Light rate change, SAMP & more on agenda for Monday’s Council meeting

City Light rate change, SAMP & more on agenda for Monday’s Council meeting

Below is the agenda for Monday night’s regular Burien City Council meeting, which starts at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17. Download a PDF of the packet here. SPECIAL MEETING AT 6:00 P.M.: To Hold... [Read more]

VIDEO: Edmiston to Port: ‘What Did You Know and When Did You Know It?’

VIDEO: Edmiston to Port: ‘What Did You Know and When Did You Know It?’

Here’s episode #10 of local activist/filmmaker Steve Edmiston’s ‘The Briefing’ project, where he takes on the Port of Seattle, one Public Comment at a time. This comment was recorded... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party on Saturday, Sept. 22

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party on Saturday, Sept. 22

Volunteers are needed for a Work Party at Walker Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. “Join your friends and neighbors in helping protect and restore this community treasure. Get outside before... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive being held at Burien City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Whole blood and platelet donations accepted at this drive! We never know who it will be... [Read more]