Health & Wellness Section

Sponsored Post With the cut of a ribbon, Blissful Knead opens new massage spa on Ambaum

With the cut of a ribbon, Blissful Knead opens new massage spa on Ambaum

A ribbon cutting ceremony last week officially opened Advertiser Blissful Knead, a new premium massage spa & skincare bar located at 15513 Ambaum Blvd SW, Suite A in Burien. As part of their grand... [Read more]

YETI Summer Camps start soon

YETI Summer Camps start soon

Sleep under the stars this summer at a YETI camp! YETI summer camps are targeted to the most adventuresome of kids.  Each camp is customized by the YETI Master leading the camp, so you can be sure they... [Read more]

Volunteer Chore Services seeking Volunteers to help with local chores

Volunteer Chore Services seeking Volunteers to help with local chores

Volunteer Chore Services is looking for volunteers to assist with “chores” for low income seniors and the disabled in King County. Volunteering includes help with housework, yard care, minor home repair,... [Read more]

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien has officially become a “Let’s Move City” by committing to the obesity prevention initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, the city announced on Wednesday, March 25. The City Council... [Read more]

4th annual ‘Burien Bites’ food fundraiser will be Thursday, April 9

4th annual ‘Burien Bites’ food fundraiser will be Thursday, April 9

Burien Bites – one of Burien’s most delectable events of the year – is returning on Thursday, April 9, from 5 – 9 p.m.! The event will be held at HomeTask, located at 611 SW 152nd Street. SCHEDULE: 5... [Read more]

UPDATE: Thursday’s ‘Foodshed Project’ meeting has been CANCELLED

UPDATE: Thursday’s ‘Foodshed Project’ meeting has been CANCELLED

UPDATE March 24, 2015: This event has been cancelled. If it is re-scheduled, we’ll do a new post. The third Conversation for the Burien Foodshed Project will be Thursday, March 26th at 6 p.m. at... [Read more]

‘April Pools Day’ coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18

‘April Pools Day’ coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: ‘April Pools Day’ is coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18, from 1 – 3 p.m., and all are invited! For more info, read the full story here.  Read More →

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be Thursday, March 26

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be Thursday, March 26

The third Conversation for the Burien Foodshed Project will be Thursday, March 26th at 6 p.m. at The Mark Restaurant’s Banquet Room, located at 918 SW 152nd Street. Do you care where your food... [Read more]

Concerned about airport growth? Opportunity to comment will be March 24

Concerned about airport growth? Opportunity to comment will be March 24

On Tuesday, March 24, the public will be allowed to comment on the long-term plan for airport growth that will increase take-offs and landings by more than 50 percent over the next 20 years. Forecasts... [Read more]

Burien City Council endorses grant request to save Bel-R Greenhouses

Burien City Council endorses grant request to save Bel-R Greenhouses

The Bel-R Greenhouses are located at 12415 5th Place SW in Burien. by Jack Mayne The Burien City Council has voted to become a partner in seeking a grant to save and develop the Bel-R Greenhouses in northeast... [Read more]

Over 200 pounds of trash picked up during Seahurst Park cleanup last month

Over 200 pounds of trash picked up during Seahurst Park cleanup last month

Over 200 pounds of trash was collected throughout Seahurst Park on Friday, Feb. 20, with help from folks at the Environmental Science Center (ESC), the City of Burien, AVID students from Highline High... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Be a Leader. Save a Life.’ Lifeguarding classes starts at Matt Griffin YMCA April 6

‘Be a Leader. Save a Life.’ Lifeguarding classes starts at Matt Griffin YMCA April 6

Develop leadership skills, increase life skills, learn life saving skills and develop professionalism in YMCA Lifeguarding, with classes starting April 6. The course offers up-to-date information on how... [Read more]

Try out Fitness & Zumba classes at Burien Community Center for FREE in April

Try out Fitness & Zumba classes at Burien Community Center for FREE in April

Between April 13-18, community members can try out fitness classes at the Burien Community Center for FREE! “I’d particularly like to invite people to visit my Zumba class on Monday April 13... [Read more]

Senior Services seeking nominations for ‘Inspire Positive Aging Award’ by April 27

Senior Services seeking nominations for ‘Inspire Positive Aging Award’ by April 27

Local non-profit Senior Services is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Inspire Positive Aging Award, with a deadline set for April 27, 2015. Nomination forms are available at www.inspire-award.org.... [Read more]

PHOTOS/RESULTS: Under soaking, soggy skies, Cove to Clover shines through

PHOTOS/RESULTS: Under soaking, soggy skies, Cove to Clover shines through

17-year old Marques Chacon leads his twin brother Matthew at the top of Snake Hill at Sunday’s Cove to Clover race. Marques went on to win the race with a time of 18:12. Story & Photos by Scott... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Cove to Clover’ fundraiser run is TODAY – Sunday March 15!

REMINDER: ‘Cove to Clover’ fundraiser run is TODAY – Sunday March 15!

REMINDER: Washington State’s toughest St. Patrick’s Day Snake Themed 5K race – Cove to Clover – will be held TODAY – Sunday, March 15! This is an excellent, grassroots tradition for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Shamrock Kids Day Celebration at Three Tree Wellness Center this Saturday

Shamrock Kids Day Celebration at Three Tree Wellness Center this Saturday

A ‘Shamrock Kids Day Celebration’ will be held at Three Tree Wellness Center this Saturday, March 14, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Fun Shamrock Crafts for Kids Fun Kids Yoga Free Children’s... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ ‘EGGs-travaganza’ will be at Community Center Saturday, April 4

Burien Parks’ ‘EGGs-travaganza’ will be at Community Center Saturday, April 4

Burien Parks’ annual ‘EGGstravaganza’ will be held Saturday, April 4 at the Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW, this year with two options: Breakfast & Activities (9–11... [Read more]

WABI Weekday Walk will be at Seahurst Park on Wednesday, March 18

WABI Weekday Walk will be at Seahurst Park on Wednesday, March 18

It’s spring, a great time to check out the renovated Seahurst Park – Check out the beautiful landscaping, the new playground, and the new fish ladder (read details about the park renovation). Hike... [Read more]

Volunteer Drivers needed for Senior Services

Volunteer Drivers needed for Senior Services

Geraldine Mensink and Linda Bauer are all smiles as they head off for a ride on a sunny day. 87-year-old Geraldine Mensink does not know what she’d do without Volunteer Transportation.  When she decided... [Read more]

Police seeking help finding missing, endangered teen from Auburn

Police seeking help finding missing, endangered teen from Auburn

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding Gregory Laurel, a 19-year old who was last seen at his home near Auburn on Friday morning. Police say that he may be... [Read more]

JOHNNY RESTAURANT: New restaurant reviewer checks out ‘Snack Gyro’

JOHNNY RESTAURANT: New restaurant reviewer checks out ‘Snack Gyro’

by “Johnny Restaurant” In case you have not noticed, there is a new place to eat in Burien called Snack Gyro, a little hole-in-the-wall place across the street from Black Zia Cantina at 15217... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Discover Burien announces first ‘Gold Member’ – Jerrod Sessler of HomeTask

Discover Burien announces first ‘Gold Member’ – Jerrod Sessler of HomeTask

Discover Burien is proud to welcome its first “Gold Member” – Jerrod Sessler – founder of HomeTask. Jerrod grew up in Burien and has always been a passionate supporter of the Burien Community.... [Read more]

Family trying to raise $6,000 for Jason Moore, a crime victim in Boulevard Park

Family trying to raise $6,000 for Jason Moore, a crime victim in Boulevard Park

A Boulevard Park man named Jason Moore survived the murder of his Dad in 2005, then became a quadriplegic five years later. “My husband is a survivor, a survivor who has had to endure more tragedy... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s Downtown Burien Bike Rack project wraps up

WABI Burien’s Downtown Burien Bike Rack project wraps up

by Maureen Hoffmann, Walk/Bike Burien (WABI) President It’s been an epic and exhilarating project. The efforts have come from throughout the community to bring the Downtown Burien Bike Rack Project to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Lucky Shot’ basketball tournament will be Saturday, March 14 at Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Lucky Shot’ basketball tournament will be Saturday, March 14 at Matt Griffin YMCA

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding its 3rd Annual Lucky Shot Tournament on March 14, starting at 10 a.m. This is a 3-on-3 tournament for ballers 16 years and older. Cost is $50 per 3-person... [Read more]

Highline Special Needs PTA Resource Fair is Saturday, March 7

Highline Special Needs PTA Resource Fair is Saturday, March 7

The Highline Special Needs PTA will be holding their Second Annual Special Needs Resource Fair this Saturday, March 7 at Marvista Elementary, 19800 Marine View Drive SW in Normandy Park, from 10 a.m.... [Read more]

Hospitality House’s annual Spring Fling fundraiser will be Saturday, March 7

Hospitality House’s annual Spring Fling fundraiser will be Saturday, March 7

Burien’s Hospitality House Shelter for Homeless Women will be celebrating its 15th year with its annual Spring Fling on Saturday, March 7 at St. Francis of Assisi. Food will be provided by Puget Sound... [Read more]