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‘Walk for the Women’ raises over $20,000 for Burien’s Hospitality House

‘Walk for the Women’ raises over $20,000 for Burien’s Hospitality House

Photos courtesy Peggy Meyer On Saturday, Sept. 18,, the ‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser walk raised over $20,000 for Burien’s Hospitality House. “Hospitality House is so grateful... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Taste wines from France at Tin Room’s monthly wine tasting Thursday night

Taste wines from France at Tin Room’s monthly wine tasting Thursday night

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: “Wines of France” Thursday, September 21: 5 – 7 p.m. A.O.C. Alsace Cremant Brut Rose 100% Pinot Noir This brilliant pink salmon color sparkling rose... [Read more]

Landlords can still reject vouchers, subsidies; human service dept. started

Landlords can still reject vouchers, subsidies; human service dept. started

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council rejected on a tie 3–3 tie vote a proposal by Councilmember Lauren Berkowitz to require landlords to not consider whether a prospective resident gets public grant... [Read more]

Get early Burien Jazz Walk entrance at this Thursday’s Farmers Market

Get early Burien Jazz Walk entrance at this Thursday’s Farmers Market

No waiting – get your Jazz Walk entrance early by dropping by the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday, Sept. 21. Come to the Discover Burien booth and see Grace or Laura to buy your early bird tickets. The... [Read more]

Highline High School Band holding fundraiser at Value Village on Sept. 24

Highline High School Band holding fundraiser at Value Village on Sept. 24

The Highline High School Band will be holding a Fundraiser at the Burien Value Village on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 1-3 p.m. Any items dropped off during that time frame will be counted toward the Highline... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink is Saturday

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink is Saturday

REMINDER: The deadline to vote for B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink is this coming Saturday, Sept. 23, so be sure to cast your vote now for the BEST Food & Drink here: www.b-townsbest.com One... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber announces line-up for Candidates Night Sept. 27

Seattle Southside Chamber announces line-up for Candidates Night Sept. 27

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced the names of the candidates who have confirmed their attendance for their bi-annual Candidates Night on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Candidates Night will be... [Read more]

McDonald’s Manager stabs member of group that beat, threatened him Sunday

McDonald’s Manager stabs member of group that beat, threatened him Sunday

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: The manager of a McDonalds located in Des Moines at 22644 Pacific Highway South ended up stabbing a suspect from a group of five who had beaten and threatened him... [Read more]

LETTER REBUTTAL: ‘Why I do not support Safe Injection Sites’

LETTER REBUTTAL: ‘Why I do not support Safe Injection Sites’

[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:] Rebuttal: “Why I do not Support ‘Safe”... [Read more]

Weekend rain damages eight rooms at Highline High School

Weekend rain damages eight rooms at Highline High School

After the relatively light rainfall over this last weekend, Highline High School experienced water damage to eight rooms, due to a broken drain and leaky roof, the school announced Monday, Sept. 18. Six... [Read more]

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

B-Town Blog Columnist – and Burien’s “Citizen of the Year” for 2016 – Cassidy Huff will be performing a fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, starting at 8... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Schools film ‘Eleven Paths’ premieres Tues. night

REMINDER: Highline Schools film ‘Eleven Paths’ premieres Tues. night

Four years, 11 students, countless challenges and one big, bold goal are at the center of ‘Eleven Paths,’ a new film set in South King County that will premiere at the Highline Performing Arts... [Read more]

‘Ask the Architect’ and help name new schools at upcoming community meetings

‘Ask the Architect’ and help name new schools at upcoming community meetings

See the progress on the new Highline Public Schools – come to a meeting to ask the architects your questions and learn how you can help name the new schools. Find out more information about: Who will... [Read more]

Sponsored Post City of Burien’s free workshop for National Falls Prevention Awareness is Sept. 21

City of Burien’s free workshop for National Falls Prevention Awareness is Sept. 21

On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, the City of Burien will observe National Falls Prevention Awareness Day with a FREE workshop. “Join us to learn how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults.... [Read more]

History meets comedy in ‘Ben Butler,’ opening Sept. 29 at Burien Actors Theatre

History meets comedy in ‘Ben Butler,’ opening Sept. 29 at Burien Actors Theatre

Based upon historical events, the comedy-drama Ben Butler at Burien Actors Theatre is a unique look at a key decision in the Civil War. Performances of this Northwest premiere, written by Richard Strand,... [Read more]

Smoke visible in Burien from large apartment fire in SeaTac Friday afternoon

Smoke visible in Burien from large apartment fire in SeaTac Friday afternoon

If you’re wondering what the large plumes of smoke to the east of Burien are, it’s from a 3-alarm fire at the Carriage House Apartment complex at 3602 S. 180th Street in SeaTac Friday afternoon,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Former Mayor Wing Woo attends Burien Arch rededication Friday

PHOTOS: Former Mayor Wing Woo attends Burien Arch rededication Friday

Photos courtesy City of Burien The City of Burien held a rededication ceremony for the recently-rebuilt ‘Downtown Burien’ Arch in the 100 block of SW 152nd Street on Friday morning, Sept.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post TL SEA Diving: Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!

TL SEA Diving: Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!

Advertiser TL SEA Diving says: “Summer may be ending, but your diving doesn’t have to!” Leaves may be falling, and temps going down, but the fun of diving can continue all year long! That... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I Support Safe Injection Sites – Here’s Why You Should, Too’

LETTER: ‘I Support Safe Injection Sites – Here’s Why You Should, Too’

[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:] I Support Safe Injection Sites –... [Read more]

CONSTRUCTION REMINDER: Lane closures return to SR 509 this weekend

CONSTRUCTION REMINDER: Lane closures return to SR 509 this weekend

Weekend work to repair and replace guardrail in the median on State Route 509 in Burien resumes this weekend (Sept. 15-18), with left lane closures in both directions: Contractor crews working for the... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘High Water and Low Smoke’

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘High Water and Low Smoke’

As our nation’s summer winds down, it leaves behind at least two dominant impressions: High Water and Low Smoke. We certainly got our share of the latter in the Pacific Northwest, and there’s always... [Read more]

Para Los Niños Annual Fundraising Dinner will be Saturday, Oct. 28

Para Los Niños Annual Fundraising Dinner will be Saturday, Oct. 28

¡Adelante! Para Los Niños’ Annual Fundraising Dinner will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in SeaTac. Join Para Los Niños to show solidarity with immigrant children and... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: When people call me ‘inspirational,’ I sometimes take offense

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: When people call me ‘inspirational,’ I sometimes take offense

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! Today... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Your inaction on economic development is crippling Burien…’

LETTER: ‘Your inaction on economic development is crippling Burien…’

[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 Council Members, Your inaction on... [Read more]