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CLIFF’S EDGE: An article on aging

CLIFF’S EDGE: An article on aging

If you’re a senior citizen like me, I have a magazine article that I recommend you read. If you’re a teenager, I think you’d gain from reading it, too. Heck, I suggest you read it if your age... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: If you haven’t visited a public library lately, I encourage you to do so

CLIFF’S EDGE: If you haven’t visited a public library lately, I encourage you to do so

If you haven’t visited a public library lately, as I hadn’t until this week, I encourage you to do so. If you happen to have children or grandchildren, invite them along. There’s a lot going on... [Read more]

Sunday Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ on June 25!

Sunday Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ on June 25!

Enjoy a unique, tasty and fun ‘Sunday Brunch with The Maury Island Incident’ on Sunday, June 25 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Tin Theater! You’ll enjoy brunch, plus view a special,... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crazed residents dive into 2017 with Polar Bear Plunge Sunday

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crazed residents dive into 2017 with Polar Bear Plunge Sunday

Dozens of crazed residents dove into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Burien’s Three Tree Point on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. What started out as a small neighborhood tradition in 2002... [Read more]

Twisted cheer in BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’

Twisted cheer in BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’

Celebrate the season with a tour de force in which three actors do absolutely everthing in the irreverently heartwarming comedy The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) at Burien Actors Theatre Nov.... [Read more]

REMINDER: Locally-filmed ‘M.O.P.Z’ at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday night!

REMINDER: Locally-filmed ‘M.O.P.Z’ at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday night!

REMINDER: The hilarious and innovative comedy short “M.O.P.Z.” – filmed mostly at Burien’s Sunnydale Elementary School – will be featured at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Innovative film ‘M.O.P.Z’ at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday, Sept. 6

REMINDER: Innovative film ‘M.O.P.Z’ at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday, Sept. 6

REMINDER: The hilarious and innovative comedy short “M.O.P.Z.” – filmed mostly at Burien’s Sunnydale Elementary School – will be featured at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show is this Thursday night

REMINDER: Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show is this Thursday night

REMINDER: “The Lost World of Industrial Musicals” – celebrating the little-known genre of internal corporate musical propaganda – is coming to Seattle this Thursday night, July 21. Steve... [Read more]

PSA: ‘Hey cig smoker – remember, only YOU can prevent Mulch Fires!’

PSA: ‘Hey cig smoker – remember, only YOU can prevent Mulch Fires!’

And now, a PSA from Smokey the B-Town Bear:  Read More →

Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show coming to Seattle Thursday, July 21

Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show coming to Seattle Thursday, July 21

“The Lost World of Industrial Musicals” – celebrating the little-known genre of internal corporate musical propaganda – is coming to Seattle on Thursday, July 21.  Steve Young, author/collector/historian... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the wild, wacky & out-of-this-world Burien UFO Festival

PHOTOS: Scenes from the wild, wacky & out-of-this-world Burien UFO Festival

Perfect weather and a packed block of fun-seeking, energetic people jammed Olde Burien for Friday night’s 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival, founded, organized and managed by John White and Shelli Park... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Alien Abduction attempt foiled at Burien UFO Festival

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Alien Abduction attempt foiled at Burien UFO Festival

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Lights out at KC’s Family Restaurant’; will light up as Pot Store

B-TOWN BIZ: Lights out at KC’s Family Restaurant’; will light up as Pot Store

On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the lights were turned off for the last time at KC’s Family Restaurant, located at 14325 1st Ave South in Burien (map below). On Friday (Jan. 15), this notice – indicating... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien prankster falls while putting lights up. Oh wait…

PHOTOS: Burien prankster falls while putting lights up. Oh wait…

Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: Photos by Scott Schaefer Chandra Jones’ Dad – Jeff Rhubottom Sr. – loves to play a good joke, and above you can see his most excellent 2015 Christmas... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Pip Pip, Cheerio! Saturday will be a sunny day for the English Fete!

REMINDER: Pip Pip, Cheerio! Saturday will be a sunny day for the English Fete!

REMINDER: Enjoy all things British this Saturday, Sept. 12, at the 2nd annual ‘English Fete’ at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Drawing on their Anglican... [Read more]

‘ZombieFest’ will take over Normandy Park Towne Center Saturday, Sept. 19

‘ZombieFest’ will take over Normandy Park Towne Center Saturday, Sept. 19

SAVE THE DATE: The FREE annual ‘ZombieFest’ will be taking over the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 3 – 8 p.m. This is a FREE, public event meant for humans, families,... [Read more]

Enjoy FREE Shakespeare in the (Dottie Harper) Park this Saturday night!

Enjoy FREE Shakespeare in the (Dottie Harper) Park this Saturday night!

Burien Arts Association will be hosting a FREE open-air Shakespeare in the Park production of “The Two Noble Kinsmen” from 7 – 9:30 p.m. this Saturday, July 25, at Dottie Harper Park. Bring your... [Read more]

Burien Arts free Shakespeare plays in Dottie Harper Park will be July 25, Aug. 1

Burien Arts free Shakespeare plays in Dottie Harper Park will be July 25, Aug. 1

Burien Arts Association will be hosting a free open-air Shakespeare in the Park production of “The Two Noble Kinsmen” on Saturday, July 25, at Dottie Harper Park (421 S. 146th Street), from 7 –... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get 2 tickets for the price of 1 for Thursday night comedy at the Tin Room!

Get 2 tickets for the price of 1 for Thursday night comedy at the Tin Room!

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater wants everyone to know that they’re having a special on their upcoming Thursday night (April 23) Comedy Night – 2 tickets for the price of 1! There are... [Read more]

Flying Saucer crashes into Tin Room Bar Saturday night (no, it really did…)

Flying Saucer crashes into Tin Room Bar Saturday night (no, it really did…)

@btownblog April fools joke gone bad! pic.twitter.com/ZceLCfoVv5 — Andrea Gansz (@Agansz) April 12, 2015 The prop flying saucer that was set up on the roof of the Tin Room Bar & Theater for the... [Read more]

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival is Wednesday night, April 1!

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival is Wednesday night, April 1!

Scene from the inaugural Burien UFO Festival on April 1, 2013. Photo by Michael Brunk. REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be this Wednesday night, April 1 (April Fool’s... [Read more]

Burien man gets wrong email, will now go to Bachelor Party for guy he doesn’t know

Burien man gets wrong email, will now go to Bachelor Party for guy he doesn’t know

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated on March 19, 2015: by Scott Schaefer On Feb. 13, 31-year old Burien resident Joey DiJulio received an odd, mis-directed email, inviting him to the Bachelor... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s musical ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s musical ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

Laugh at love’s imperfection with the musical comedy ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ at Burien Actors Theatre, opening Friday, Feb. 13 and running through March 22. “I LOVE... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Tin Theater’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22

Tin Theater’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22

January’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22 with two shows at the Tin Theater – 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The headliner will be Susan Jones, and the featured performer will be Ed Hill. Cost is $14.95... [Read more]