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City of Burien seeking applicants for Arts & Culture grants

City of Burien seeking applicants for Arts & Culture grants

Burien’s Arts & Culture funding is on an annual application cycle and is available to individuals, groups and organizations that provide arts and cultural enrichment to the residents of Burien. Applications... [Read more]

Burien Foodshed Project’s next meeting will be at Community Center Monday

Burien Foodshed Project’s next meeting will be at Community Center Monday

The Burien Foodshed Project – a conversation-in-progress about food and community – will be holding its next meeting on Monday, June 29, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Lakeview Room of the Burien Community... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s says ‘Welcome to La Isla de Cuba!’ with Cuban menu

Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s says ‘Welcome to La Isla de Cuba!’ with Cuban menu

Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s says “Welcome to La Isla de Cuba! We have unique and flavorful blends of delicious Cuban cuisine!” Here’s what’s on their menu: BREAKFAST: Mojo... [Read more]

FOUND: Shepherd-Lab Mix Dog found in Arbor Heights Wednesday night

FOUND: Shepherd-Lab Mix Dog found in Arbor Heights Wednesday night

FOUND: Around 7 p.m. on Wednesday night, June 24, this beautiful Shepherd-Lab mix dog was found – scared, trying to get into homes in the Arbor Heights area: Not chipped. Taken to Emerald City Emergency... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL NOTICE: Notice of Public Hearing for Duwamish Area Annexation

LEGAL NOTICE: Notice of Public Hearing for Duwamish Area Annexation

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Washington State Boundary Review Board for King County Yesler Building, Room 240 400 Yesler Way Seattle WA 98104 (206) 477-0633  TTY: 711 CITY OF SEATTLE DUWAMISH AREA ANNEXATION... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

WEATHER GEEK: Weekend heatwave & possible thunderstorm outbreak

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Hey folks! Summer is certainly here and you have two weather possibilities for... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers still needed for Friday work party at Miller Creek

REMINDER: Volunteers still needed for Friday work party at Miller Creek

Volunteers are still needed to sign up to join neighbors to help improve Miller Creek this Friday, June 26, for the first of three summer work parties! “Join your Miller-Walker Basin Steward, Elissa... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2015 Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2015 Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

Courtesy Dina Hrisko comes these photos from last Sunday’s Discover Burien Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off (click images to see larger versions): People’s Choice Award –... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards scholarships to local grads

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards scholarships to local grads

The Rotary Club of Burien/White Center recently awarded $10,800 in scholarships to graduating seniors from Highline High School, the Evergreen Campus, Kennedy Catholic High School and Puget Sound Skills... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears win strange game over All-Stars 12-6

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears win strange game over All-Stars 12-6

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist wanted for clinic in Burien

JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist wanted for clinic in Burien

JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist Wanted for a Mental Health/Medical Clinic in Burien: FRONT DESK/RECEPTIONIST WANTED FOR MENTAL HEALTH/MEDICAL CLINIC Compensation: $12 – $15 per hour DOE We are... [Read more]

Debbie Bianchi’s birds to dance across canvas at Burien Arts Gallery July show

Debbie Bianchi’s birds to dance across canvas at Burien Arts Gallery July show

Lone Ranger by Debbie Bianchi. Free birds will dance across canvasses among fanciful blossoms, trees and landscapes during Burien Arts Gallery’s July exhibit, which will run from July 1 – Aug. 2. Featured... [Read more]

LETTER: Small Business Owner seeking others having problems with City

LETTER: Small Business Owner seeking others having problems with City

[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:] HAVE YOU TRIED TO OPEN A small LOCAL BUSINESS... [Read more]

The PowellsWood Storytelling Festival is a Spellbinding Experience

The PowellsWood Storytelling Festival is a Spellbinding Experience

Redondo’s PowellsWood Garden, in collaboration with local storytelling guilds, hosts its fourth annual Storytelling Festival July 24th and 25th with five national storytellers on hand to share... [Read more]

LOST: 6-month old male & female pit/lab puppies, last seen Saturday June 20

LOST: 6-month old male & female pit/lab puppies, last seen Saturday June 20

LOST: These 6-month old male and female pit/lab mix dogs were lost on Saturday, June 20, between Noon and 5 p.m., last seen around S. 140th and 8th Ave S. in Burien: “Please help me find my... [Read more]

Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village launches new Art Gallery

Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village launches new Art Gallery

There’s a new art gallery coming to the area this Thursday, June 25, at Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village, located at 16625 1st Ave South in Normandy Park. Named the Normandy... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Frankie’s B-Town Bistro offering Copper River Salmon for Father’s Day

Frankie’s B-Town Bistro offering Copper River Salmon for Father’s Day

Advertiser Frankie’s B-Town Bistro wants all our Readers to know that they’ll be serving up a special Copper River Sockeye Salmon Dinner on Father’s day (Sunday, June 21), for just $26.... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I am astounded by disrespect shown to Burien & Strawberry Festival’

LETTER: ‘I am astounded by disrespect shown to Burien & Strawberry Festival’

[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 am astounded by the disrespect shown... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Late rally by the Highline Bears fails against Seattle Studs

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Late rally by the Highline Bears fails against Seattle Studs

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for AARF will be June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for AARF will be June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

The 7th annual ‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for the Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation (AARF) will be held from 7 – 10 p.m. on Friday, June 26 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop. “This is our... [Read more]

PODCAST: Normandy Park Police arrest Child Rapist, Comment of Week & more

PODCAST: Normandy Park Police arrest Child Rapist, Comment of Week & more

Here’s episode #7 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]

Friday was definitely a good day to be a Duckling in downtown Burien

Friday was definitely a good day to be a Duckling in downtown Burien

Friday (June 19) was a good day for ducklings in downtown Burien. Bunny Critch offered the following account of this morning’s excitement: “I spotted Mama Duck and her ducklings walking in front of... [Read more]

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the full schedule!

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the full schedule!

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend – this Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21 – at Town Square Park, and here’s the full schedule: SATURDAY, JUNE 20: Town Square Stage,... [Read more]

25-year old Burien man charged in fatal Federal Way shooting

25-year old Burien man charged in fatal Federal Way shooting

The King County Prosecutors Office is reporting that Michael A. Espinosa, a 25-year-old Burien man, has been charged with Murder in the Second Degree with a firearm enhancement in connection with the fatal... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding Teacher Recruiting Event Wednesday, June 24

Highline Public Schools holding Teacher Recruiting Event Wednesday, June 24

Highline Public Schools will be holding a Teacher Recruiting Event on Wednesday, June 24, from 3 – 5 p.m. at the District office at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. Meet Highline principals and assistant... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Beautiful 3-BD for just $379,000!

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Beautiful 3-BD for just $379,000!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, June 20 – is a beautiful 3-bedroom home, priced at just $379,000! Sitting high in this... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Duke’ the Pit Bull has been reunited with his family

UPDATE: ‘Duke’ the Pit Bull has been reunited with his family

UPDATE 6/20/15: ‘Duke’ has been reunited with his family! PREVIOUSLY: FOUND: This Tan Male Pit Bull was found near Southern Heights Elementary School: The dog is a “very well behaved... [Read more]

Shorewood Christian School’s Massive Parking Lot Sale is Friday & Saturday

Shorewood Christian School’s Massive Parking Lot Sale is Friday & Saturday

Shorewood Christian School’s MASSIVE PARKING LOT SALE is this Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20th, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. BOOK LOVERS DREAM LOTS OF FURNITURE NAME BRAND CLOTHING LOTS... [Read more]