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Safety is a community-wide issue, concludes Highline Public Schools report

Safety is a community-wide issue, concludes Highline Public Schools report

“Safety is a community-wide issue” – that’s the message that came out loud and clear at the community safety meetings Highline Public Schools conducted last spring in partnership with... [Read more]

Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride thru Burien Sunday helps raise $37,000

Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride thru Burien Sunday helps raise $37,000

Did you happen to catch those stylish, dapper-looking men riding their vintage-styled motorcycles and scooters through Burien on Sunday, Sept. 30? They were all part of the 2018 Distinguished Gentleman’s... [Read more]

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of closing of Spanish Castle this coming weekend

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of closing of Spanish Castle this coming weekend

‘Spanish Castle Magic’ is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the closing of the Spanish Castle Ballroom, and it’ll be held this coming weekend – Friday, Oct. 5 through Sunday,... [Read more]

Burien apartment tenants upset about evictions, may speak at Council tonight

Burien apartment tenants upset about evictions, may speak at Council tonight

Tenants of the Fox Cove Apartments – located at 149 SW 160th Street in Burien – are upset about recent eviction notices, which gives several an Oct. 31 deadline to vacate their homes. All residents... [Read more]

New plays sought for Burien Actors Theatre’s 2019 Playwrights Festival

New plays sought for Burien Actors Theatre’s 2019 Playwrights Festival

The play’s the thing… Burien Actors Theatre is seeking submissions of new plays by Washington State playwrights for the 2019 BAT Playwrights Festival. Both one-act and full-length plays are sought. Winning... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: 750 runners cross finish line of 2018 Burien Brat Trot

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: 750 runners cross finish line of 2018 Burien Brat Trot

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: Story, Photos & Videos by Scott Schaefer Under partly cloudy skies with an occasional shower, 750 exuberant... [Read more]

Season opening concert for Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be Wed., Oct. 24

Season opening concert for Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be Wed., Oct. 24

The Season Opening Concert for the Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be Wednesday, Oct. 24, starting at 7:30 p.m. at Benaroya Hall. Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.: “National Parks at Benaroya”... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Another reader writes that I-1639 will keep children safe…’

LETTER: ‘Another reader writes that I-1639 will keep children safe…’

[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:] Another reader writes that I-1639 will... [Read more]

Hi-Liners holding Auditions for ‘Once On This Island Jr.’ on Monday, Oct. 1

Hi-Liners holding Auditions for ‘Once On This Island Jr.’ on Monday, Oct. 1

Come join kids ages 7-18 and audition for The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre’s upcoming production of ‘Once On This Island Jr.’ on Monday, Oct. 1. Audition times still available! Register on... [Read more]

Block Grant, Human Services & more on agenda for Monday’s Council meeting

Block Grant, Human Services & more on agenda for Monday’s Council meeting

On the agenda for Monday night’s regular Burien City Council meeting is the Community Development Block Grant, Human Services Funds, Sea-Tac International Airport Advisory Committee, the city budget... [Read more]

Joint Comments on SAMP from Burien, 3 other cities submitted to Port

Joint Comments on SAMP from Burien, 3 other cities submitted to Port

On Friday, Sept. 28, a joint letter was submitted to the Port of Seattle on behalf of four cities – Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park and SeaTac – as official comment for the Sustainable Airport Master... [Read more]

Community Salmon Investigation training begins Thursday, Oct. 4

Community Salmon Investigation training begins Thursday, Oct. 4

Community Salmon Investigation training will be held on Thursday, Oct. 4: SIGN-UP to participate in the annual Community Salmon Investigation to track spawning salmon in Miller and Walker Creeks! Salmon... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time lapse of recent Sunset as seen from Burien

VIDEO: Time lapse of recent Sunset as seen from Burien

Courtesy Elston Hill comes this great time lapse video of a recent Sunset, as seen from Burien. “Have never used my iPhone to take pictures, but just got a new one and decided to test the time lapse... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Burien, Blakley Manor, West Seattle, Tukwila, SeaTac, Federal Way

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Realty Open Houses: Burien, Blakley Manor, West Seattle, Tukwila, SeaTac, Federal Way

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding six great Open Houses this weekend! The first Open House looks and feels like new construction, but without the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to comment on Port’s Airport Master Plan is this FRIDAY!

REMINDER: Deadline to comment on Port’s Airport Master Plan is this FRIDAY!

The deadline to comment on the Port of Seattle’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) is this Friday, Sept. 28 at midnight. The SAMP identifies Near-Term Projects (NTP) that are needed to serve... [Read more]

Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride will pass through Burien this Sunday

Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride will pass through Burien this Sunday

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride will pass through Burien this Sunday, Sept. 30. This is a worldwide event, with over 650 cities participating as a means to raise funds for prostate cancer research... [Read more]

Here’s the schedule for another awesome Burien Brat Trot Weekend!

Here’s the schedule for another awesome Burien Brat Trot Weekend!

Burien Brat Trot weekend is almost here and the entire community has a lot to look forward to at this year’s awesome, local, grass roots event! Whether you are doing the Pub Crawl, running Brat... [Read more]

Burien City Manager Brian Wilson releases statement on Public Safety

Burien City Manager Brian Wilson releases statement on Public Safety

Despite trends that show crime is actually decreasing, recent events have shown that City, County, and regional leaders need to come together to address the unacceptable violence that is harming our community. The... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s new production is not your father’s <i>Frankenstein</i>!

Burien Actors Theatre’s new production is not your father’s Frankenstein!

Burien Actors Theatre’s (“BAT”) production of Dr. Frankenstein is a fresh take on Mary Shelley’s Gothic tale, with a female doctor who breaks the rules of her time and an exploration through her... [Read more]

Hey Artist(s) – it’s time to brush up on your Elevator Speech w/FREE workshops

Hey Artist(s) – it’s time to brush up on your Elevator Speech w/FREE workshops

The Burien Arts Commission will be holding the following FREE programs for Burien Artists and Artists invested in Burien. Visual artists, performing artists, writers, media artists, film artists, etc... [Read more]

Seven rental cars stolen in huge heist at Sea-Tac Airport Rental Car Facility

Seven rental cars stolen in huge heist at Sea-Tac Airport Rental Car Facility

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Seven rental cars were stolen and another was crashed and abandoned in a big heist at the Rental Car Facility (RCF) of Sea-Tac Airport on Friday, Sept. 21. The Port... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Official Homebuyer Class – First-Time Buyers Welcome – will be Sat., Oct. 13

Official Homebuyer Class – First-Time Buyers Welcome – will be Sat., Oct. 13

Official Homebuyer Class – First-Time Buyers Welcome! Saturday, Oct. 13: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 4408 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, Washington 98106 Join us for the class that... [Read more]

Painter Eric Faramus will be featured at Burien Arts Pop-up Gallery in October

Painter Eric Faramus will be featured at Burien Arts Pop-up Gallery in October

Artist Eric Faramus, pictured here with one of his paintings, will display his work at the Burien Arts Association Pop-up Gallery located at the Burien Community Center Oct. 1-31. Lynn Werner photo. Reviewing... [Read more]

Gregory Heights PTSA named National PTA ‘School of Excellence’

Gregory Heights PTSA named National PTA ‘School of Excellence’

The Gregory Heights Elementary Parent Teacher Staff Association (PTSA) has been awarded as a National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) ‘School of Excellence’ for the 2018-20 school years. Parents,... [Read more]