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Burien Film Festival will show films, announce new contest Sept. 3

Burien Film Festival will show films, announce new contest Sept. 3

Thursday night (Aug. 20) was ‘Movies in the Park’ night at Lake Burien School Park, co-sponsored by the City, the Burien Film Festival and “The Maury Island Incident,” but unfortunately... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Grand West Seattle Entertainment Home!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Grand West Seattle Entertainment Home!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, Aug. 23 – is a grand West Seattle Entertainment Home! This home features 4 bedrooms, 3 baths,... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants to modify city code for ‘Verified Response’ to alarms

LETTER: Resident wants to modify city code for ‘Verified Response’ to alarms

[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:] Before Burien implemented Verified Response... [Read more]

REMINDER: In addition to cool cars; beer, bands at Rusty Nuts Car Show Sat.

REMINDER: In addition to cool cars; beer, bands at Rusty Nuts Car Show Sat.

REMINDER: The 2nd annual ‘Rusty Nuts Car Show’ will be held from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 22, at SW 152nd and 21st Ave SW, near St. Francis of Assisi in the Seahurst neighborhood. The... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists & Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists & Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair is seeking Artists and Vendors for its well-attended annual event, to be held Dec. 5, 2015. There is space for 140 vendors, with a student art show,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post What’s for dinner tonight? Try Zippy’s Giant Burgers!

What’s for dinner tonight? Try Zippy’s Giant Burgers!

Thinking about “what’s for dinner tonight”? Here’s an idea: Stop by and enjoy Advertiser Zippy’s Giant Burgers! Zippy’s has an extensive menu, including a kid’s... [Read more]

Longtime community advocate Irish McKinney killed in motorcycle accident

Longtime community advocate Irish McKinney killed in motorcycle accident

Longtime community advocate Irish McKinney was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident in California on Monday, Aug. 17. Irish was well-known to the White Center/Burien-area as an avid Harley rider, accountant... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Eagle Landing lower stairs to be removed, stair area kept closed

FOLLOWUP: Eagle Landing lower stairs to be removed, stair area kept closed

by Jack Mayne The Eagle Landing Park stairs and the land around them will remain closed because of slide dangers, and the city has sought a permit to allow the now detached lower portion of the stairs... [Read more]

JOB: Hospitality House seeking Case Manager

JOB: Hospitality House seeking Case Manager

Burien’s Hospitality House is seeking a Case Manager: Case Manager .5 FTE (20-24 hours per week) (Burien, WA) compensation: $13.00 -$16.00 hourly employment type: part-time non-profit organization POSITION... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What I did at Camp Korey & Camp Casey this summer

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What I did at Camp Korey & Camp Casey this summer

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! Jeez! I feel... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A tour of Burien’s Indian Trail

PHOTOS: A tour of Burien’s Indian Trail

Resident Elston Hill recently took some out of town guests on a tour of the Indian Trail in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, and he brought along his camera. “I was amused a few months... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Wesley Homes hosting NY Times bestselling Author J.A. Jance on Sept. 9

Wesley Homes hosting NY Times bestselling Author J.A. Jance on Sept. 9

New York Times Bestselling mystery author J.A. Jance will discuss and sign her new thriller (and 51st novel), “Dance of the Bones,” at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 7 –... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed to pull blackberries along Miller Creek Friday

REMINDER: Volunteers needed to pull blackberries along Miller Creek Friday

REMINDER: Volunteers are still needed to help pull blackberries along Miller Creek this Friday, Aug. 21. Here is what people said about last month’s work party: Removing those invasive plants was very... [Read more]

VIDEO: Bank robbed in Burien, 3 suspects arrested

VIDEO: Bank robbed in Burien, 3 suspects arrested

A bank in the 17800 block of 1st Ave South was robbed just after 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, and the King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that three suspects were arrested at 1:22 p.m. Police... [Read more]

‘ZombieFest’ will take over Normandy Park Towne Center Saturday, Sept. 19

‘ZombieFest’ will take over Normandy Park Towne Center Saturday, Sept. 19

SAVE THE DATE: The FREE annual ‘ZombieFest’ will be taking over the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 3 – 8 p.m. This is a FREE, public event meant for humans, families,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for upcoming, fun Burien arts events

Volunteers needed for upcoming, fun Burien arts events

The Burien Arts Association urgently needs volunteers for three upcoming events. By volunteering, citizens will not only be helping their community but also be participating in fun activities. Face painters... [Read more]

Painting workshop for adults offered at Burien Arts Gallery in September

Painting workshop for adults offered at Burien Arts Gallery in September

Due to popular demand, a painting workshop for adults will be offered at the Burien Arts Gallery every Saturday in September, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Nancy Fulton will teach a workshop in water media (oil,... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE Burien Film Fest & ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Thurs. night

REMINDER: FREE Burien Film Fest & ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Thurs. night

REMINDER: See a FREE screening of entries from the inaugural Burien Film Festival as well as the locally-produced, award-winning film “The Maury Island Incident” this Thursday night, Aug. 20. Yes,... [Read more]

Contentious Burien Council debate stalls completion of working guidelines

Contentious Burien Council debate stalls completion of working guidelines

by Jack Mayne From the beginning of the Burien City Council’s Monday night meeting it appeared it would be a fast and orderly session, but as is becoming normal for this Council, nothing is easy or simple,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Tin Room Bar’s monthly FREE Wine Tasting is this Thursday night

Advertiser Tin Room Bar’s monthly FREE Wine Tasting is this Thursday night

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar’s FREE August Wine Tasting will be this Thursday, Aug. 20, from 5 – 7 p.m. The Tin Room is located at 923 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. Featured Wines: J. Laurens... [Read more]

All ages welcome at FREE ‘Summer Sing’ event on Sunday, Aug. 30

All ages welcome at FREE ‘Summer Sing’ event on Sunday, Aug. 30

EDITOR’S NOTE: This posted has been edited, with the date corrected. All ages are welcome at a FREE ‘Summer Sing’ event on Sunday, Aug. 30 at Glendale Lutheran church. Join singers... [Read more]

Fine-art jewelry is delightful discovery at Burien Arts Gallery

Fine-art jewelry is delightful discovery at Burien Arts Gallery

People expect to find stimulating and thought-provoking artwork on the walls when they enter the Burien Arts Gallery at 826 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. But what often surprises them is the beautiful,... [Read more]

MISSING: 6-month old kitten ‘Winter’ is missing

MISSING: 6-month old kitten ‘Winter’ is missing

MISSING: This 6-month old kitten named ‘Winter’ is missing from around the 1300 block of 116th Street SW: “Our cat sitter lost her during the big storm and we have been unable to locate... [Read more]

Tickets to the Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ are now on sale

Tickets to the Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ are now on sale

Tickets to see the Hi-Liners’ performance of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ are now on sale. Opening Night – Saturday Sept.. 12 – all seats are just $12 (while supplies last). “Be... [Read more]

Victim of high-speed crash on Ambaum identified as Benjamin Joseph Smith, 26

Victim of high-speed crash on Ambaum identified as Benjamin Joseph Smith, 26

Photo of Benjamin J. Smith from Gofundme page. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim of the fatal Aug. 14 car crash on Ambaum Blvd. SW as Benjamin Joseph Smith, 26, of Auburn. The... [Read more]

Police seek help finding truck that may be related to body found in SeaTac park

Police seek help finding truck that may be related to body found in SeaTac park

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office announced Sunday (Aug. 16) that they are seeking the public’s help finding a pickup truck that may be related to the body... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s next ‘Weekday Walk’ will be Wednesday Aug. 19 to the Beach

WABI Burien’s next ‘Weekday Walk’ will be Wednesday Aug. 19 to the Beach

From last year’s walk, WABI naturalist with crab. Note the staircase in background. WABI Burien’s next Weekday Walk will be this coming Wednesday, Aug. 19, starting at 9 a.m. with a classic summer... [Read more]

PODCAST: 11-year old boy steals car, takes joy ride; weather forecast & more

PODCAST: 11-year old boy steals car, takes joy ride; weather forecast & more

Here’s episode #15 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]