Health & Wellness Section

Sponsored Post Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 3,277 diapers last Sunday!

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway collected 3,277 diapers last Sunday!

A message from our Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest: Thank You! Your amazing generosity was truly an inspiration. On Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Normandy Park Tree Lighting ceremony... [Read more]

Burien City Council won’t reconsider ‘body odor’ ordinance until January

Burien City Council won’t reconsider ‘body odor’ ordinance until January

Excerpt of Burien’s controversial Ordinance #606. Click image to see larger version. by Jack Mayne The city ordinance now under attack by homeless advocates and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Sick of salon prices? New Advertiser Jamberry offering ‘Buy 3, Get 1 Free’ deal

Sick of salon prices? New Advertiser Jamberry offering ‘Buy 3, Get 1 Free’ deal

Sick of salon prices? Are you done with chips, cracks and smudges with your polish? Then Jamberry nail wraps are for you! Jamberry wraps can be applied in 15-20 minutes at home, for a fraction of the cost... [Read more]

Marshawn Lynch’s Mom helping local business’ ‘Toys for Tots’ drive

Marshawn Lynch’s Mom helping local business’ ‘Toys for Tots’ drive

With the help of the Mom of Marshawn Lynch, a Toys for Tots Drive is going on at Three Tree Wellness, with a chance for Donors to win a massage or Seahawks gear. This holiday season, Three Tree Wellness... [Read more]

Countryside Café closed by Public Health – Seattle & King County; now re-open

Countryside Café closed by Public Health – Seattle & King County; now re-open

Countryside Café, located at 14901 Ambaum Blvd SW in Burien was closed by Public Health – Seattle & King County on Monday, Dec. 8 for a variety of health-related violations, according to a notice... [Read more]

Friday night Yeti Teen Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ starts Jan. 9 with new features

Friday night Yeti Teen Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ starts Jan. 9 with new features

goyeti.org The new Friday Night Yeti Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ to The Summit Central starts Jan. 9, and they’re adding some new features – a DJ on the Jan. 16 session, as well as a... [Read more]

Buy local, buy global on the next WABI Weekday Walk, set for Wed., Dec. 17

Buy local, buy global on the next WABI Weekday Walk, set for Wed., Dec. 17

A colorful Samoan sundress?  Special candles to help fight maldiciónes (curses)?   Fresh Japanese yams?   Fava beans, Saudi style? You never know what treasures you might find in your own neighborhood.... [Read more]

‘Walk-n-Talk’ through Burien’s Mathison Park this Sunday, Dec. 7

‘Walk-n-Talk’ through Burien’s Mathison Park this Sunday, Dec. 7

Have you toured Burien’s Mathison Park yet? This Sunday, Dec. 7, the monthly Walk-n-Talk will begin at Burien Town Square and walk over to Mathison Park. WHEN: Sunday December 7; meet at 2:00 p.m.,... [Read more]

Dog gets ‘Salmon Poisoning’ at Normandy Park beach; here’s what to watch for

Dog gets ‘Salmon Poisoning’ at Normandy Park beach; here’s what to watch for

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic just diagnosed a case of “Salmon Poisoning” in a young dog in the local community, who may have ingested some bad fish at a local beach in Normandy Park. This likely... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Friend of the blog and Advertiser Jim Coleman, DDS, and crew want to remind our readers that their annual Stuffed Animal Drive is off and running and will continue through Dec. 19. These animals are for... [Read more]

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued

Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is issuing a Stage 1 burn ban for King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, effective at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov.... [Read more]

Burien residents can now recycle their holiday cooking grease – here’s how

Burien residents can now recycle their holiday cooking grease – here’s how

The City of Burien is asking residents: “What should you do with the grease after the Thanksgiving feast?” Their simple answer is: “Please don’t pour it down the drain. Recycle... [Read more]

Navos hosts holiday dinner in Burien for over 250

Navos hosts holiday dinner in Burien for over 250

On Tuesday (Nov. 25), Navos, a leading community mental health provider in the Northwest, hosted a holiday dinner for over 250 clients. For many of them – who live in poverty due to their mental... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Kite Boarder catches air off Normandy Park Community Club Beach

PHOTOS: Kite Boarder catches air off Normandy Park Community Club Beach

BTB Reader Dory Hamlyn took these photos Sunday (Nov. 23) of a kite boarder enjoying the freshening wind just off Normandy Park Community Club Beach (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): “Yes,... [Read more]

WestSide Baby selected as recipient of national ‘Funds for Change’ grant

WestSide Baby selected as recipient of national ‘Funds for Change’ grant

WestSide Baby, the community-based not-for-profit organization that distributes diapers to babies living in low-wage families in King County, has been selected as one of 61 national recipients of the inaugural... [Read more]

UPDATE: Stage 2 Burn Ban LIFTED for King County

UPDATE: Stage 2 Burn Ban LIFTED for King County

UPDATE NOV. 20, 10 a.m.: The Stage 2 Burn Ban that was issued for King County on Wednesday has been LIFTED. You may now retrieve your kindling. PREVIOUSLY: Due to continued weather conditions and air pollution... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It’s a Bird. No, it’s a Plane. No, it’s…Grandma? Boulevard Park Seniors skydive!

It’s a Bird. No, it’s a Plane. No, it’s…Grandma? Boulevard Park Seniors skydive!

Not long ago we told you about the fun and active lifestyle that seniors enjoy at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community (a BTB Advertiser). While anyone might expect fun field trips to Mount Rainer... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Kenner Dental holding Food & Coat Drive through end of November

Advertiser Kenner Dental holding Food & Coat Drive through end of November

Advertiser Kenner Dental will be holding a Food and Coat Drive until Nov. 30, and they’re asking folks to bring in warm, cozy clothing or non-perishable food to donate to Transform Burien. “It’s... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: With the cut of a ribbon, the brand new CVS Pharmacy is open

B-TOWN BIZ: With the cut of a ribbon, the brand new CVS Pharmacy is open

Monday morning (Nov. 17), several local business people, members of the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce, along with two city council members, employees and others gathered to cut a ribbon at... [Read more]

Holiday Bazaar for Relay for Life will be Dec. 6 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

Holiday Bazaar for Relay for Life will be Dec. 6 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

The folks at Relay for Life of Highline will be holding a Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, located at 134 S 206th Street in Des Moines. “This is our... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Bike Lanes painted on newly-refinished SW 152nd Street

PHOTOS: Bike Lanes painted on newly-refinished SW 152nd Street

Maureen Hoffmann from WABI Burien shared these photos, of which she says: “Yesterday I caught the crew painting the bike icons on the pavement. Another marked bike route in Burien! There are also... [Read more]

Friday night Yeti Teen Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ starts Jan. 9

Friday night Yeti Teen Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ starts Jan. 9

A Friday Night Yeti Ski/Snowboard ‘Beast Bus’ to The Summit Central will start Jan. 9, and here are the details: WHEN: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 WHERE: Des Moines Field House (2... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Homegrown Bartell Drugs delivers Service and Savings in Burien since 1957

Homegrown Bartell Drugs delivers Service and Savings in Burien since 1957

Welcome our newest Advertiser – Bartell Drugs – who says “Thank you neighbor, we value your business!” Did you know that Bartell Drugs is the oldest drugstore chain in the nation? That’s... [Read more]

Take a colorful ‘Weekday Walk’ in Tukwila on Wednesday, Nov. 19

Take a colorful ‘Weekday Walk’ in Tukwila on Wednesday, Nov. 19

The WABI Weekday Walkers will enjoy three colorful Tukwila parks on Wednesday, Nov. 19, the third Wednesday of the month, this time starting at 9 a.m.  Tukwila has a special park, Macadam Winter Garden,... [Read more]

Burien resident Carol Roll summits tallest mountain in Mexico for Breast Cancer

Burien resident Carol Roll summits tallest mountain in Mexico for Breast Cancer

Seven-year Burien resident Carol Roll has spent the last 10 days outside Mexico City climbing two of North America’s tallest mountains – Iztaccihuatl (17,343 ft) and El Pico de Orizaba (18,490... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Burien loses an Oasis’ with the closing of Start Fresh Market

LETTER: ‘Burien loses an Oasis’ with the closing of Start Fresh Market

[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:] A few months ago my parents came to visit... [Read more]

Serenza Salon holding food drive for Highline & Des Moines Food Banks

Serenza Salon holding food drive for Highline & Des Moines Food Banks

The folks at Serenza Salon are already thinking about Thanksgiving and what it means to them. “It is one of our favorite Holidays because it is all about Gratitude and we at Serenza are truly grateful... [Read more]

Post Halloween Candy ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be Sunday, Nov. 2

Post Halloween Candy ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be Sunday, Nov. 2

Enjoyed the Halloween candy a little too much? Feeling cooped up with all the recent rainfall? Get out for a walk! Have a nice chat with other local folks. Get some fresh air and chase the doldrums away.... [Read more]