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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]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Dads.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Dads.

by Dave Markwell “My Dad is the coolest dad in the world!” I thought, as I stared at my shredded jeans and, very fortunately, barely scratched thigh. I was around ten and had just suffered a could-have-been-catastrophic-but-wasn’t... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: The Countdowns

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: The Countdowns

by Dave Markwell Well, the countdown is almost over. Next Friday ends the annual month-long trek towards summer vacation. It will begin. Understanding that summer vacation marks the beginning of nearly... [Read more]

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: The Life of a Sock Monkey

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: The Life of a Sock Monkey

by Shawn Underwood He is christened Jocko and he sits on the center of dino-decorated pillow on the boy’s un-made bed. Jocko is what is known as a “sock monkey,” pieced together by his great grandmother... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Weeds.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Weeds.

by Dave Markwell The other day I picked the weeds which live in the sidewalk in front of my wife’s office. I hate these weeds. I hate the weeds that clutter the sidewalk more than I hate picking them.... [Read more]

Hi-Liners Holding ‘Improv-A-Ganza’ at Burien Annex on Sunday, May 20

Hi-Liners Holding ‘Improv-A-Ganza’ at Burien Annex on Sunday, May 20

Burien’s Hi-Liners will be holding an ‘Improv-A-Ganza’ event on Sunday, May 20 at the Burien Annex. “Join us for a two hour, action packed, on your feet, Improv Workshop for ages... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Mmmmm…Dobie…

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Mmmmm…Dobie…

by Dave Markwell While eating dinner the other night my annoyingly picky son was questioning the taco meat. He questions everything we eat. I, in my usual fashion, avoided his queries with “Just eat... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Spaces

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Spaces

by Dave Markwell While on vacation last week, I had the fortunate opportunity to stumble across Steven Tyler’s autobiography. For anyone living under a rock for the past thirty years and who may not... [Read more]