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SAVE THE DATE: 3rd annual Normandy Park ‘Zombie Fest’ will be Sept. 27!

SAVE THE DATE: 3rd annual Normandy Park ‘Zombie Fest’ will be Sept. 27!

The Seattle Thrillers will perform at Zombie Fest 2014! They’re an amazing group that performs Michael Jackson’s famous Thriller dance! You can join in too! The 3rd annual ‘Zombie Fest’... [Read more]

Frank Ferrante returns from Australia with more of Groucho Marx

Frank Ferrante returns from Australia with more of Groucho Marx

by T.M. Sell Frank Ferrante was afraid. Every actor with a pulse is a little afraid before going on stage, but it’s a kind of fear and excitement and adrenaline that most use to drive their performances.... [Read more]

VIDEO: Flash Mobbers ‘Survive’ Saturday’s Olde Burien Block Party

VIDEO: Flash Mobbers ‘Survive’ Saturday’s Olde Burien Block Party

Courtesy Marty Conrad comes this video showing a Flash Mob performing to “I Will Survive” at Saturday’s Olde Burien Block Party:  Read More →

Another film comes to Burien – ‘Every Beautiful Thing’ shooting this week

Another film comes to Burien – ‘Every Beautiful Thing’ shooting this week

// Post by Athena Hitson. ^ CLICK “PLAY” BUTTON TO VIEW VIDEO FROM FIRST DAY OF SHOOTING ^ Actress Lauren Weedman poses in front of the Burien Eagles sign. Click image to see full version. Burien... [Read more]

VIDEO: Seal pup hijacks Kayak off Burien’s Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Seal pup hijacks Kayak off Burien’s Three Tree Point

Burien resident Ethan Janson shot the following video of a sealpup ‘hijacking’ a Kayak off the beach at Three Tree Point: “Yesterday, I spotted a stow away on the south side,”... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre continuing late-night improv entertainment

Burien Actors Theatre continuing late-night improv entertainment

Burien Actors Theatre announced that they will be providing late-night entertainment, which will continue on Friday and Saturday nights at 10:30 p.m. It started during “Noises Off” with improv by... [Read more]

PHOTO: City Council & City Manager do team building exercises at retreat

PHOTO: City Council & City Manager do team building exercises at retreat

BTB Reader Robbie Howell sent us the following photo she took of the Burien City Council, along with new City Manager Kamuron Gurol, at the team building retreat held on Saturday, May 17: From left to... [Read more]

Local dog Groomer wins ‘People’s Choice’ award at Northwest Groom Show

Local dog Groomer wins ‘People’s Choice’ award at Northwest Groom Show

On Sunday (April 13), Lindsay Buchultz, who works at Burien’s Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique on SW 153rd, won the “People’s Choice” award in Tacoma at the Northwest Groom Show. She is a... [Read more]

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is just one week away!

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is just one week away!

REMINDER: You’ve got just one full week to get your homemade UFO built, and your Man/Woman in Black – or Alien – costume ready as the second annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is coming to Olde Burien next Tuesday night, April 1…

COUPON: Save $5 on ‘Coney Island Christmas,’ which opens this Friday

COUPON: Save $5 on ‘Coney Island Christmas,’ which opens this Friday

Burien Actors Theatre (formerly Burien Little Theatre) is offering an exclusive $5 off Coupon to the holiday comedy Coney Island Christmas, which opens this Friday, Nov. 29 and continues through Dec. 22: Click... [Read more]

PHOTO: Now the Community Center entry railings have been ‘Yarn Bombed’

PHOTO: Now the Community Center entry railings have been ‘Yarn Bombed’

Last week we posted a photo of a ‘yarn-bombed’ bike rack, and on Wednesday (Nov. 20) some clever Artists have done the same to the entryway railings at the Burien Community Center (click image... [Read more]

PHOTOS: In an attempt to ‘help,’ resident puts giant Band-Aid on Burien sign

PHOTOS: In an attempt to ‘help,’ resident puts giant Band-Aid on Burien sign

BTB Reader Andrew Birklid sent us the following photos – showing his efforts to help fix some of the damage caused by an angry driver on a rampage in August (read our previous coverage here) – and... [Read more]

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: Etsy Store Owner vs USPS and THE MAN

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: Etsy Store Owner vs USPS and THE MAN

by Shawn Underwood I run a small online vintage goods business. My business is CallMeCleverVintage on Etsy. I scour flea markets, estate sales and auctions and collect what my husband refers to as ‘junk.’... [Read more]

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: Unexpected, yet very sweet estate sale find…

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: Unexpected, yet very sweet estate sale find…

by Shawn Underwood I bet a lot – or well most of you – have been to the Tin Room in Beercan, aka Burien, WA. I love the ambiance of the Tin Room and Tin Theater with the rusty old signs and salvaged... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Monday Night’s ‘UFO Crash’ Party in Olde Burien

PHOTOS: Scenes from Monday Night’s ‘UFO Crash’ Party in Olde Burien

On Monday night (April 1), Olde Burien was taken over by a crashed UFO, aliens and assorted Men and Women in Black for the first-ever ‘UFO Crash and Flash Mob’ April Fool’s event. At... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome our Latest Advertiser, New Olde Burien Restaurant ‘Whatchuwant?’

Welcome our Latest Advertiser, New Olde Burien Restaurant ‘Whatchuwant?’

Our latest Advertiser is a brand new, innovative and unique restaurant soon to open in Olde Burien – ‘Whatchuwant?’ Conceived, owned and managed by new Seahurst resident John White, ‘Whatchuwant?’... [Read more]

Off-Leash Cat Park, New Bacon Dais on Agenda for Tonight’s City Council Meeting

Off-Leash Cat Park, New Bacon Dais on Agenda for Tonight’s City Council Meeting

by April Foo Special to The B-Town Blob There are some rather unusual items on the agenda for tonight’s (Monday, April 1) Burien City Council meeting (download PDF here), which starts at 7 p.m. at... [Read more]

BREAKING: Burien Buying Surplus Fleet of Surveillance Drones from Seattle Police

BREAKING: Burien Buying Surplus Fleet of Surveillance Drones from Seattle Police

by April Foo Special to The B-Town Blob The City of Burien announced Monday (April 1) on its website that it has purchased the entire surplus fleet of surveillance drones from the Seattle Police Department... [Read more]

VIDEO: Humble Tavernkeep By Day, Ninja Warrior By Night?

VIDEO: Humble Tavernkeep By Day, Ninja Warrior By Night?

We were surfing the interwebs recently when we stumbled over a video featuring a local face we knew. You might recognize him also as he’s a long-time fixture at Elliott Bay Brewing where he can be... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien’s Viral Three Tree Point Seal Pups ‘Do the Harlem Shake’

VIDEO: Burien’s Viral Three Tree Point Seal Pups ‘Do the Harlem Shake’

Just when you think things couldn’t get any more viral comes this hilarious (and of course, cute) new re-cut of Ethan Janson’s now-world famous ‘Seal Pup Slip n’Slide’ video... [Read more]

Blog Intern Bryan Shickley Named SW King County Chamber Student of Month

Blog Intern Bryan Shickley Named SW King County Chamber Student of Month

South King Media Intern Bryan Shickley (aka Bryan Charles) has been named a “Student of the Month” for March by the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce, along with Andrea Sanchez of Global... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Realtor Matt Parker Offers Reward for Finding Sasquatch in Eagle Landing Park

Realtor Matt Parker Offers Reward for Finding Sasquatch in Eagle Landing Park

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a paid Advertisement:] Eagle Landing Park, a popular beach park in Seahurst, has always been a safe spot for locals…until now. An unnamed Gregory Heights resident, one... [Read more]

Capable of ‘Frequent Fingering’ & ‘Occasional Feeling’? City Might Hire You

Capable of ‘Frequent Fingering’ & ‘Occasional Feeling’? City Might Hire You

If you’re capable of “frequent standing, walking, sitting, fingering, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions of hands and wrists,” along with “occasional feeling,” the City... [Read more]

Answer ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ at Burien Little Theatre Starting Sept. 28

Answer ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ at Burien Little Theatre Starting Sept. 28

The quirky comedy ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone,’ written by Sarah Ruhl, will open at Burien Little Theatre on Friday, Sept. 28 and continues through Oct. 21. “When a lonely woman answers... [Read more]

A TRIBUTE: Rest In Peace, Julius Pierpont (J.P.) Patches

A TRIBUTE: Rest In Peace, Julius Pierpont (J.P.) Patches

The 2nd funniest man in my life. by Scott Schaefer It is with a heavy heart that I write this post. Sadly, one of my heroes – J.P. Patches (aka Chris Wedes) – passed away Sunday morning (July 22)... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Two Crazy Kids Enjoy Ride at Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival

PHOTOS: Two Crazy Kids Enjoy Ride at Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival

BTB Reader Lynn Beardslee sent us the following photos, showing two crazy kids  – okay, they’re actually Margaret, 89, and Renna, 88 – two Burien Town Square condo residents, “always kids... [Read more]