Health & Wellness Section

Sponsored Post Advertiser Highline Athletic Club holding Member Appreciation Party today

Advertiser Highline Athletic Club holding Member Appreciation Party today

Longtime Advertiser Highline Athletic Club will be holding a Summer “Group” Fitness Launch and Member Appreciation Party TODAY – Thursday, July 30 – from 4-7:30 p.m. HAC’s class schedule... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants Burien Farmers Market moved to Sundays

LETTER: Resident wants Burien Farmers Market moved to Sundays

[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:] To Andrea Reay and the Board of Directors... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ FREE Family Fun Run Scavenger Hunt Race will be Aug. 13

Burien Parks’ FREE Family Fun Run Scavenger Hunt Race will be Aug. 13

Burien Parks will be holding a FREE Scavenger Hunt-style Family Fun Run for runners and walkers of all ages, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 13. “Get ready because the 60-minute dash starts... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ holding Grand Opening today at 4 p.m.

‘Hot Feet Fitness’ holding Grand Opening today at 4 p.m.

Advertiser Hot Feet Fitness will be holding their Grand Opening TODAY – Thursday, July 30 – starting at 4 p.m. at their location on the corner of SW 152nd Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW. Here’s more... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

Resident Elston Hill (along with his wife Jackline) spent Tuesday morning (July 28) on the tarmac at Boeing Field, where they captured some great photos of the fundraiser Plane Pull competition between... [Read more]

Here’s what to expect at this Thursday’s Burien Farmers Market

Here’s what to expect at this Thursday’s Burien Farmers Market

Discover Burien – along with their Seasoned Chefs – will be welcoming guest Chef Heidi Pomeroy to the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday (July 30), along with an outdoor yoga class from Bikram Yoga. Pomeroy... [Read more]

House fire leaves Burien family homeless; here’s how YOU can help them

House fire leaves Burien family homeless; here’s how YOU can help them

A house fire in Burien on Tuesday (July 28) has left a Burien family homeless, and they’re in need of help. The blaze seriously damaged the interior of a home in the 12900 block of 1st Ave... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien…not just for Bikram anymore!

Welcome back Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien…not just for Bikram anymore!

We’d like to welcome back returning Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien – which is not just for Bikram anymore! Located in the heart of Burien, Bikram Yoga Burien is dedicated to offering Yoga and fitness... [Read more]

‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser for Hospitality House will be Sept. 19

‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser for Hospitality House will be Sept. 19

SAVE THE DATE: The 14th annual ‘Walk for the Women’ – a fundraiser for Burien’s Hospitality House – will be Saturday, Sept. 19, in conjunction with the Burien Wellness Fair. Hospitality House,... [Read more]

Got Art? Come stroll Burien’s 3rd Annual Public Art Walk-n-Talk Sunday, Aug. 2

Got Art? Come stroll Burien’s 3rd Annual Public Art Walk-n-Talk Sunday, Aug. 2

WABI Burien will be holding its 3rd annual Public Art ‘Walk-n-Talk’ on Sunday, Aug. 2, starting at 2 p.m. Here’s more info: Come join the 3rd Annual Burien Public Art Walk-n-Talk as we... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has announced a $25,000 gift to Highline Public Schools to support school athletic programs, including the much-needed replacement of athletic equipment. “We are deeply grateful for Alaska... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Newly-renovated Playground opens at Dottie Harper Park

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Newly-renovated Playground opens at Dottie Harper Park

City Manager Kamuron Gurol gives some kids a spin on the new playground equipment. Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer On Wednesday (July 22), City of Burien leadership – along with officials from... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Cheveux Design’s Master Colorist transforms ‘Oops!’ to <i>‘Oooh!’</i>

Cheveux Design’s Master Colorist transforms ‘Oops!’ to ‘Oooh!’

Barbara West-Gavin of Cheveux Design. Cheveux Design’s Master Colorist can transform “Oops!” to “Oooh!” Let’s face it, coloring your hair doesn’t always go the... [Read more]

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be this Saturday, July 25

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be this Saturday, July 25

If you want to discuss food – growing, eating, processing, not wasting, supporting farmers, building community and our economy – you are invited to come to the next Burien Foodshed Project meeting,... [Read more]

Two Burien restaurants closed for operating without valid food permits

Two Burien restaurants closed for operating without valid food permits

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on Monday (July 20) that they have closed the following two Burien restaurants: Mejora Tu Vida – Burien, 7/20/15 13607 Ambaum Blvd SW, Burien,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, July 20

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, July 20

A Blood Drive will be held Monday, July 20 at St. Francis of Assisi, located at 15236 21st Avenue SW in Burien. THIS IS A WALK-IN BLOOD DRIVE. NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY. Hours: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed... [Read more]

Burien business closed for second time by Public Health – Seattle & King County

Burien business closed for second time by Public Health – Seattle & King County

Club Vida Saludable, a “personal coaching” business located at 12009 Des Moines Memorial Drive in Burien (map below), was closed for a second time on July 16, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. by Public... [Read more]

‘Obliteride’ cancer fundraiser will be rolling through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

‘Obliteride’ cancer fundraiser will be rolling through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

On Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, there will be a stream of 140-160 Obliteride cyclists rolling through Burien as they ride to raise funds for cancer research at Fred Hutch. Obliteride is more than a bike ride.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village expands Community Art Gallery

Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village expands Community Art Gallery

Normandy Park Art Gallery celebrated its grand opening last month with over 60 attendees, featuring art from five local artists, and will expand this month adding work from three Artists-In-Residence.... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: New ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ opens at SW 152nd & Ambaum Blvd. SW

B-TOWN BIZ: New ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ opens at SW 152nd & Ambaum Blvd. SW

The brand new Hot Feet Fitness – located at 816 SW 152nd Street (where the old Start Fresh Market/Goodie Gumdrops was located) – has ‘soft opened,’ and is offering free classes through... [Read more]

WABI Burien installs several more Bike Racks in Burien

WABI Burien installs several more Bike Racks in Burien

WABI Burien recently installed several new bike racks; here’s a report from their website: In March, when writing the Downtown Burien Bike Rack Project Wrap-up, there were still 6 bike racks awaiting... [Read more]

CHI awards $1.2 million grant to Highline Health Connections program

CHI awards $1.2 million grant to Highline Health Connections program

Catholic Health Initiatives’ (CHI) Mission and Ministry Fund announced a $1.2 million grant to Highline Medical Center’s Highline Health Connections program, which serves the community’s most medically... [Read more]

Registration now open for Sept. 19 ‘Ride Around The Sound’ bike ride fundraiser

Registration now open for Sept. 19 ‘Ride Around The Sound’ bike ride fundraiser

Registration is now open for the 4th annual ‘Ride Around The Sound,’ a fundraiser bike ride for the American Lung Association, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 19. The ride will run from the... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Awesome Kids Day’ is Saturday at Burien Town Square Park!

REMINDER: ‘Awesome Kids Day’ is Saturday at Burien Town Square Park!

REMINDER: The 2nd annual ‘Awesome Kids Day’ event is from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. this Saturday, July 11 at Burien Town Square Park, and all are invited! This is a FREE family event sponsored... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I am proposing that we levy on ourselves a Public Safety Bond’

LETTER: ‘I am proposing that we levy on ourselves a Public Safety Bond’

[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:] Letter to the Editor: Burien receives... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: ‘That Lucky Bracelet’ makes impact on kids with needs

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: ‘That Lucky Bracelet’ makes impact on kids with needs

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey Readers! Welcome to Cassidy’s... [Read more]

Post-Fireworks Walk-n-Talk will be Sunday

Post-Fireworks Walk-n-Talk will be Sunday

4th of July weekend is full of hustle and bustle, but maybe you’d just like a walk in the park? Ahh, shady trails, quiet conversation and a babbling brook sound pretty nice after the “rockets’ red... [Read more]

State Fire Marshal offers advice on disposal of unused and used Fireworks

State Fire Marshal offers advice on disposal of unused and used Fireworks

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy reminds residents that used fireworks can leave behind a great deal of debris. “If you blow it up, clean it up,” Duffy said. Proper cleanup of firework debris can... [Read more]