Health & Wellness Section

SAVE THE DATE: The 2014 Burien Brat Trot will be Sunday, Oct. 5!

SAVE THE DATE: The 2014 Burien Brat Trot will be Sunday, Oct. 5!

A sea of runners make their way up 10th Ave SW at the 2013 Brat Trot. Photo by Michael Brunk. The Burien Brat Trot is BACK…and the 2014 version will be another Bavarian-style BLAST on Sunday, Oct. 5! The... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ to open Sept. 1

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ to open Sept. 1

Burien businessman Jerrod Sessler has soft-opened ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ at Bikram Yoga in downtown Burien. “‘Hot Feet Fitness’ is a unique concept, offering 21-minute high... [Read more]

Grace Church hosting GriefShare recovery support group starting Sept. 6

Grace Church hosting GriefShare recovery support group starting Sept. 6

Burien’s Grace Church will host a 13-week GriefShare recovery support group for those that have lost a loved one by death, beginning Sept. 6. The group meets on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. –... [Read more]

‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser for Hospitality House will be Sept. 20

‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser for Hospitality House will be Sept. 20

In conjunction with the Burien Wellness Fair, Hospitality House is having their ‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20, starting at 10 a.m. Hospitality House, the only homeless women’s... [Read more]

City issues statement about homeless problem in Burien’s Annex Park

City issues statement about homeless problem in Burien’s Annex Park

The City of Burien on Thursday (Aug. 21) issued a statement about an ongoing homeless problem in Annex Park, which is located at SW 146th and 4th Ave SW…

Start of school year to bring ‘big changes’ to physical education in Highline

Start of school year to bring ‘big changes’ to physical education in Highline

Physical education (PE) teachers from across Highline School District are getting special training today – Thursday, Aug. 21 – on an innovative PE curriculum that will launch on the first day of school,... [Read more]

Blood Drive will be held Friday, Aug. 22 at Serenza Salon in Burien

Blood Drive will be held Friday, Aug. 22 at Serenza Salon in Burien

The Puget Sound Blood Center’s Blood Mobile will be at Serenza Salon this Friday, Aug. 22 from 2:30 – 5 p.m., and donors are needed! There are still a few scheduled spots open, or people can stop... [Read more]

‘Burien In Motion’ kicks off Travel Options Challenge

‘Burien In Motion’ kicks off Travel Options Challenge

Have you signed up yet with King County’s Burien In Motion program? If you live or work in Burien, you’re eligible to receive a free ORCA card with two weeks unlimited travel and to earn additional... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Cheveux Design: something new in Normandy Park!

Cheveux Design: something new in Normandy Park!

Welcome our latest Advertiser – Cheveux Design – a very special hair salon conveniently located on 1st Avenue South just south of the Manhattan neighborhood of Normandy Park/Burien. What’s... [Read more]

Burien gets ‘In Motion’

Burien gets ‘In Motion’

King County Metro Transit just launched its In Motion program in Burien to encourage people who live or work in the area to leave their cars behind and use healthier travel options such as transit, bicycling,... [Read more]

Burien Parks holding Free Family Fun Run – with prizes –on Friday, Aug. 15

Burien Parks holding Free Family Fun Run – with prizes –on Friday, Aug. 15

Burien Parks will be holding a Free Family Fun Run – with prizes – at Burien Town Square Park on Friday, Aug. 15. The Run will be from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., with check-in at 5:30 p.m., and the big raffle... [Read more]

‘Obliteride’ bike riders will pedal through Burien this Sunday, Aug. 10

‘Obliteride’ bike riders will pedal through Burien this Sunday, Aug. 10

Obliteride bike riders will be pedaling through our area – including Maplewild Ave SW, SW 152nd Street, and 4th Ave SW – this Sunday, Aug. 10, in an effort to raise critical funds to help the Fred... [Read more]

Walk-in Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran on Monday, Aug. 4

Walk-in Blood Drive at Prince of Peace Lutheran on Monday, Aug. 4

The Puget Sound Blood Center is currently struggling to maintain an ample blood supply for our community, due to: regular donors on vacation or out of their regular routines high schools (donors) not... [Read more]

Man has probable drug overdose in bathroom of Burien Library Thursday

Man has probable drug overdose in bathroom of Burien Library Thursday

An adult male transient had a probable drug overdose in the bathroom of the main Burien Library Thursday afternoon (July 31), according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. He survived, and was apparently... [Read more]

Navos shows off new Behavioral Healthcare Center at Lake Burien campus

Navos shows off new Behavioral Healthcare Center at Lake Burien campus

Navos’ CEO David Johnson leads a tour of the new campus with members of the Lake Burien Shore Club. Navos showed off the new Behavioral Healthcare Center for Children, Youth & Families being constructed... [Read more]

How do you get around, Burien? ‘Burien in Motion’ wants to know

How do you get around, Burien? ‘Burien in Motion’ wants to know

How do you get around, Burien? That’s the question from Burien In Motion, a King County Metro program running this summer in partnership with WABI Burien, Discover Burien, and The B-Town Blog. If... [Read more]

Second annual Burien Public Art Walk-n-Talk will be this Sunday, Aug. 3

Second annual Burien Public Art Walk-n-Talk will be this Sunday, Aug. 3

“Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.” - Marcel Proust What is Public Art in Burien? It stands tall on a pedestal at your side, adds pattern and color... [Read more]

3 Burienites do ‘longest recorded single day standup paddle’ of Lake Chelan

3 Burienites do ‘longest recorded single day standup paddle’ of Lake Chelan

Joe Walker, Matt Parker and Justin Robison at Campbell’s. Walker and Parker having set the time to beat for crossing 55.3 mile Lake Chelan: 12:30. Special thanks to Craig Johnson and his family,... [Read more]

Franciscan Health System to increase investment in Highline Medical Center

Franciscan Health System to increase investment in Highline Medical Center

Nurses and healthcare workers – all members of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW – announced Monday (July 28) that the Franciscan Health System (FHS) is planning to invest in Burien’s Highline Medical Center. A... [Read more]

Construction starts on enhancements at several Burien intersections

Construction starts on enhancements at several Burien intersections

The City of Burien announced this week that it has received Federal assistance through a WSDOT Citywide Safety Improvements Grant for safety enhancements to several signalized and non-signalized intersections... [Read more]

Highline Soccer Association holding new Soccer Shoe Sale this weekend

Highline Soccer Association holding new Soccer Shoe Sale this weekend

The Highline Soccer Association will be holding a NEW Soccer Shoe Sale, with Youth, Men, and Women’s Shoes Brands including Nike, Puma, Diadora and more this weekend: Saturday, July 26: 10:00 pm... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center holding free natural yard workshop this Sunday

Environmental Science Center holding free natural yard workshop this Sunday

Burien’s Environmental Science Center (ESC), WSU Extension Master Gardeners, Village Green Perennial Nursery, and Sustainable Burien with support from King County are sponsoring a FREE workshop for... [Read more]

WestSide Baby surpasses goal, collects 300,000 diapers through ‘Stuff the Bus’

WestSide Baby surpasses goal, collects 300,000 diapers through ‘Stuff the Bus’

WestSide Baby volunteers and board members kicked off the weekend by marching with one of its buses in the West Seattle Grand Parade July 19. Marching in the parade has long been a WestSide Baby tradition,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Ribbon Cutting for Advertiser Home Helpers will be this Saturday, July 26

Ribbon Cutting for Advertiser Home Helpers will be this Saturday, July 26

A ribbon cutting ceremony for new Advertiser Home Helpers and Direct Link of South King County will be held this Saturday, July 26 at 11:30 a.m…

Local businesses sought to support ‘Burien In Motion’ this summer

Local businesses sought to support ‘Burien In Motion’ this summer

Local businesses are being sought to support ‘Burien In Motion’ this summer and encourage residents to walk, bike, carpool and take the bus to visit local businesses! King County Metro is partnering... [Read more]

REMINDER: WestSide Baby’s 14th ‘Stuff the Bus’ diaper drive is Sunday

REMINDER: WestSide Baby’s 14th ‘Stuff the Bus’ diaper drive is Sunday

WestSide Baby will host its largest ever outreach event this coming Sunday, July 20 – the 14th annual Stuff the Bus diaper drive, with a bus parked and ready to be packed with donations at Burien Toyota/Scion. The... [Read more]