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Sponsored Post Thursday night will be Comedy Night with 2 shows at the Tin Room Bar & Theater

Thursday night will be Comedy Night with 2 shows at the Tin Room Bar & Theater

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding its monthly Comedy Night this Thursday, March 26, with two shows – 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headlining will be Kortney Shane Williams, featuring Billy... [Read more]

Rollover accident closes Shorebrook Drive SW near Marine View Drive SW Sat. night

Rollover accident closes Shorebrook Drive SW near Marine View Drive SW Sat. night

The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting that Shorebrook Drive SW – about a block east of The Cove Community Club – was closed around 7:20 p.m. Saturday night (March 21) between Marine View... [Read more]

Still time to vote for Artists United favorite at Burien Arts Gallery

Still time to vote for Artists United favorite at Burien Arts Gallery

The Artists United Juried Show is in full swing at the Burien Arts Gallery for the month of March, and the following prizes were awarded: 1st Place Painting – Nancy Bogni – “The Ballerina” 2nd... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Author Patrick Jennings at Page 2 Books on Saturday, March 28

Meet Author Patrick Jennings at Page 2 Books on Saturday, March 28

Patrick Jennings, Author of “Hissy Fitz” and “Guinea Dog” will be at Page 2 Books on Saturday, March 28 at 1 p.m. Port Townsend-based author Patrick Jennings writes books kids love to read. They’re... [Read more]

Concerned about business crime? Come to Discover Burien meeting April 14

Concerned about business crime? Come to Discover Burien meeting April 14

Discover Burien is partnering with the Burien Police Department for the first of a series of free quarterly meetings to discuss ways to improve safety for our business and commercial districts. The first... [Read more]

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be Thursday, March 26

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be Thursday, March 26

The third Conversation for the Burien Foodshed Project will be Thursday, March 26th at 6 p.m. at The Mark Restaurant’s Banquet Room, located at 918 SW 152nd Street. Do you care where your food... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Cute little $299,500 home in West Seattle!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Cute little $299,500 home in West Seattle!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, March 21 – is a cute little home in West Seattle! With a brand new stainless fridge,... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground officially broken for new White Center Library

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground officially broken for new White Center Library

From our sister site The White Center Blog: Ground was officially broken for a new King County Library branch at 1409 SW 107th Street in White Center on Thursday afternoon, March 19. A tented V.I.P. section... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘School Construction Assistance Program … is in dire need of reform’

LETTER: ‘School Construction Assistance Program … is in dire need of reform’

[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:] Of note from an article in the Seattle... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: After 34 years, Burien’s JB Factory Carpets will be closing

INTERN’S VIEW: After 34 years, Burien’s JB Factory Carpets will be closing

John Boukalis will be closing his JB Carpets business after 34 years in Burien. Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern To be honest, I did get lost… Driving up and down SW 153rd for maybe 10... [Read more]

Fashion Design and Marketing students at Puget Sound Skills Center open shop

Fashion Design and Marketing students at Puget Sound Skills Center open shop

Second-year Fashion Design and Marketing students at Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center are coordinating a small shop on the campus, where students can purchase clothing for interviews, leadership... [Read more]

Residents trying to raise money to save Cherry Tree near City Light substation

Residents trying to raise money to save Cherry Tree near City Light substation

An historic cherry tree that has stood for over 40 years near a former Seattle City Light substation at the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 144th in Burien is at the center of a grassroots fundraising... [Read more]

Firefighters will burn house at 10635 4th Ave SW on Thursday

Firefighters will burn house at 10635 4th Ave SW on Thursday

On Thursday, March 19, the South King County Fire Training Consortium will be conducting live fire training at a house located 10635 4th Ave SW in unincorporated White Center between the hours of 7 a.m.... [Read more]

Workshops scheduled for potential school board candidates; Burien one is May 5

Workshops scheduled for potential school board candidates; Burien one is May 5

The Washington State School Directors’ Association (WSSDA) announced that it will hold a series of 14 free workshops throughout Washington – including Tuesday, May 5 in Burien – to encourage... [Read more]

Highline Public School’s newest buildings rate higher than state standards

Highline Public School’s newest buildings rate higher than state standards

The results of a recently completed, state-required evaluation show all 13 Highline Public Schools funded with 2002 and 2006 bonds exceed standards for buildings of their age laid out by the Office of... [Read more]

Burien man gets wrong email, will now go to Bachelor Party for guy he doesn’t know

Burien man gets wrong email, will now go to Bachelor Party for guy he doesn’t know

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated on March 19, 2015: by Scott Schaefer On Feb. 13, 31-year old Burien resident Joey DiJulio received an odd, mis-directed email, inviting him to the Bachelor... [Read more]

Concerned about airport growth? Opportunity to comment will be March 24

Concerned about airport growth? Opportunity to comment will be March 24

On Tuesday, March 24, the public will be allowed to comment on the long-term plan for airport growth that will increase take-offs and landings by more than 50 percent over the next 20 years. Forecasts... [Read more]

United Way of King County offering FREE tax preparation

United Way of King County offering FREE tax preparation

United Way of King County is offering free tax preparation services to local households making under $60,000. Volunteers will prepare taxes for attendees and help connect them with one-on-one financial... [Read more]

Citizen representatives appointed to commissions, boards by City Council

Citizen representatives appointed to commissions, boards by City Council

The Burien City Council on Monday (March 16) appointed citizen representatives to several city commissions and boards. Shelley Brittingham, Alistair Christopherson, Erik Christopherson, Dane C. Johnson... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate Washington Wines at FREE Wine Tasting Thursday at the Tin Room

Celebrate Washington Wines at FREE Wine Tasting Thursday at the Tin Room

Celebrate Washington Wines with a FREE WINE TASTING at the Tin Room Bar & Theater this Thursday, March 19, from 5 – 7 p.m. “Celebrate Taste Washington Wine Month with us!” MICHELLE... [Read more]

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Sunday’s day-long downpour; what happened?!

Puget Sound Weather Geek: Sunday’s day-long downpour; what happened?!

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek This last weekend I took a mini-vacation to Vancouver BC, and was unable to... [Read more]

Burien City Council endorses grant request to save Bel-R Greenhouses

Burien City Council endorses grant request to save Bel-R Greenhouses

The Bel-R Greenhouses are located at 12415 5th Place SW in Burien. by Jack Mayne The Burien City Council has voted to become a partner in seeking a grant to save and develop the Bel-R Greenhouses in northeast... [Read more]

UPDATE: NCAA Basketball Tournament Tickets have all been SOLD!

UPDATE: NCAA Basketball Tournament Tickets have all been SOLD!

UPDATE 3/17/15 7:45 p.m.: All six tickets to the NCAA Basketball Tournament have been SOLD! “I highly endorse advertising on The B-Town Blog!” said Mark Neuman. “I sold all my product... [Read more]

Over 200 pounds of trash picked up during Seahurst Park cleanup last month

Over 200 pounds of trash picked up during Seahurst Park cleanup last month

Over 200 pounds of trash was collected throughout Seahurst Park on Friday, Feb. 20, with help from folks at the Environmental Science Center (ESC), the City of Burien, AVID students from Highline High... [Read more]

Stunning jewelry from five Artists a welcome addition to Burien Arts Gallery

Stunning jewelry from five Artists a welcome addition to Burien Arts Gallery

The Burien Arts Gallery is now also offering stunning jewelry from five talented artists. The affordable wearable art, created by Checha, Bob Hoffmeyer, Amy Reeves Silvana Segulja and Victoria Leep,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Up to $4,500 in rebates available through City Light’s ‘Community Power Works’

Up to $4,500 in rebates available through City Light’s ‘Community Power Works’

Have you heard the news? The Community Power Works program recently expanded to include all Seattle City Light customers in Burien, SeaTac, Tukwila, Shoreline, and Lake Forest Park. Upgrades like a new... [Read more]

Crash blocks SW 148th and 4th Ave SW Monday night

Crash blocks SW 148th and 4th Ave SW Monday night

A crash that knocked a car on its side closed the intersection of SW 148th and 4th Ave SW in Burien Monday night around 6:42 p.m., March 16. This was a  non-injury, two car accident that caused one... [Read more]

Burien City Council awards Eric Mathison its 2015 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

Burien City Council awards Eric Mathison its 2015 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

Photo of Eric Mathison near Burien Town Square by Maurreen Hoffmann. He was speaking to a WABI Burien ‘Walk-N-Talk’ group before walking over to Mathison Park. At Monday night’s City Council... [Read more]