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Master Gardeners offer FREE gardening advice on Thursdays & Saturdays

Master Gardeners offer FREE gardening advice on Thursdays & Saturdays

The Master Gardeners are conducting free Question/Answer Clinics for the 2019 season at the Burien Library and the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market! WHEN/WHERE: THURSDAYS, 5–8 p.m. through August... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police say that the fatal North Highline fire was caused by fireworks

UPDATE: Police say that the fatal North Highline fire was caused by fireworks

UPDATE July 8, 2019: The King County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigation Unit has determined that the fatal North Highline fire on the 4th of July was started by fireworks. Police said that it’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Summer drizzle beautifies Burien’s flowers and plants

PHOTOS: Summer drizzle beautifies Burien’s flowers and plants

Courtesy Elston Hill come these great photos of flowers and plants in Burien show Monday morning, of which he says: “Almost mid-July, and we have had lots of light rain and drizzle. “I love... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Puget Sound Skills Center this Wed., July 10

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Puget Sound Skills Center this Wed., July 10

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive on the Puget Sound Skills Center campus this Wednesday, July 10, from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. This event is being put on by the Nursing assistant program at Puget Sound... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Award-winning Medzo Gelato Bar is now hiring

JOBS: Award-winning Medzo Gelato Bar is now hiring

Would you like to work for an award-winning community gelato shop? Medzo Gelato Bar is now hiring part-time permanent staff for their Burien location: Part-time Employment – Medzo Gelato Bar Job Title:... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Victim of fatal two-house fire identified as Roland Kennedy, 70

FOLLOWUP: Victim of fatal two-house fire identified as Roland Kennedy, 70

On Friday, July 5, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim of Thursday night’s fatal two-house fire as Roland Kennedy, 70. The official cause of death was “toxic... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Fireworks light up skies off Burien’s Three Tree Point on the 4th

PHOTOS: Fireworks light up skies off Burien’s Three Tree Point on the 4th

Courtesy Elston Hill come these great photos of the longtime, community-funded, barge-based fireworks display off Burien’s Three Tree Point on the 4th of July:  Read More →

Here’s a Map & list of businesses for TONIGHT’S First Friday ‘Red White & Burien’ Art Walk

Here’s a Map & list of businesses for TONIGHT’S First Friday ‘Red White & Burien’ Art Walk

The First Fridays of the month are hopping around Burien, and the B-Town Beat has the goods on the hot spots around town! Shops, galleries, restaurants and bars all play host to art, music and special... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Auburn, Maple Valley, Kent, Renton

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Auburn, Maple Valley, Kent, Renton

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House is a move-in ready, remodeled 3 bdrm, 1.75 bath home with new... [Read more]

One killed, 13 displaced in two-house fire in North Highline Thursday night

One killed, 13 displaced in two-house fire in North Highline Thursday night

Photo courtesy Skyway Fire One was killed and 13 others displaced in a fire that burned two houses in the 10200 block of 10th Ave S. (map below) Thursday night, July 4. Cause of the fire was not officially... [Read more]

Motorcyclist sent to hospital after colliding with vehicle in Burien Thursday

Motorcyclist sent to hospital after colliding with vehicle in Burien Thursday

A vehicle vs motorcycle collision at S. 96th Street & Des Moines Memorial Drive S. (map below) on Thursday, July 4 sent the adult male rider to the hospital, the King County Sheriff’s Office... [Read more]

Walk-n-Talk Burien’s ‘Indian Trail’ for FREE this Sunday, July 7

Walk-n-Talk Burien’s ‘Indian Trail’ for FREE this Sunday, July 7

From our friends at WABI Burien: WABI walkers gathered at Three Tree Point after having walked down the Indian Trail from Gregory Heights. (2017) One of Burien’s outdoor gems is the “Indian Trail”. This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Popular duo ‘Black Velvet’ will Rock the House at Burien Eagles this Friday night

Popular duo ‘Black Velvet’ will Rock the House at Burien Eagles this Friday night

You will not want to miss this “almost last” chance to hit the dance floor with this fun duo ‘Black Velvet.’ Performing together for 32 years, this seasoned professional duo play... [Read more]

REMINDER: Enjoy a ‘Red White & Burien’ downtown this Friday, July 5!

REMINDER: Enjoy a ‘Red White & Burien’ downtown this Friday, July 5!

REMINDER: The second ‘First Friday’ event is this Friday, July 5, as ‘Red, White and Burien’ kicks’ off the summer shopping season from 5 – 9 p.m. downtown. Last fall,... [Read more]

‘Citizen of the Year’ Cyndi Upthegrove will be Grand Marshal at 4th of July Parade

‘Citizen of the Year’ Cyndi Upthegrove will be Grand Marshal at 4th of July Parade

Discover Burien and the City of Burien will present the 98th annual 4th of July Parade this Thursday, July 4 with a very special guest – Volunteer of the Year and Citizen of the Year Cyndi Upthegrove... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Fireworks are banned on the 4th; let’s enforce the ban…’

LETTER: ‘Fireworks are banned on the 4th; let’s enforce the ban…’

[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:] Fireworks are Banned on the 4th, Let’s... [Read more]

Council hears parks no longer overnight homeless camps; community marketplace sought

Council hears parks no longer overnight homeless camps; community marketplace sought

By Jack Mayne The Burien Parks pilot program to get homeless people to find other places to spend the night seems to be a success, Police Chief Ted Boe told the Burien City Council Monday night (July 1). The... [Read more]

2nd Annual ‘Frida Fest’ is this Saturday, July 6 at Burien Community Center

2nd Annual ‘Frida Fest’ is this Saturday, July 6 at Burien Community Center

Colectiva Noroeste will be presenting the 2nd annual Seattle Frida Fest – a celebration of the life and art of Frida Kahlo – this Saturday, July 6 at the Burien Community Center. This FREE event will... [Read more]

Highline Schools Board hears proposal for next Bond, targeted at $418 million

Highline Schools Board hears proposal for next Bond, targeted at $418 million

The Highline Public Schools Board recently heard a proposal for the next School Bond, targeted at just over $418 million, and possibly placed on the 2020 election ballot. Funds from a new bond would support... [Read more]