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Sponsored Post Olde Burien’s Burgers & Barley: A Love Story

Olde Burien’s Burgers & Barley: A Love Story

Tucked in a cozy storefront in Olde Burien is a small sanctuary for the carnivore in all (or at least many) of us – Burgers & Barley is a new addition to the city’s foodie scene where you... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Here are the Top 10 reasons to join the Burien Eagles Now!

Here are the Top 10 reasons to join the Burien Eagles Now!

Here are the Top 10 reasons to join the Burien Eagles Now! “Open House at the Burien Eagles” (open to the public) on Saturday, January 27th from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. Live Music from 7 PM to... [Read more]

Burien is being marketed as a ‘Foodie Paradise’ at Sea-Tac Airport

Burien is being marketed as a ‘Foodie Paradise’ at Sea-Tac Airport

If you happen to be traveling through Sea-Tac Airport, and you feel the sudden urge to race to Burien to quench a mysterious hunger, it may be because you saw this new Ad campaign: The Port of Seattle... [Read more]

Finalists announced for Seattle Southside Chamber’s Awards Luncheon

Finalists announced for Seattle Southside Chamber’s Awards Luncheon

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Staff and Board of Directors on Thursday (Jan. 18) announced the finalists for its Awards and Recognition Luncheon. The winners of the awards will be announced... [Read more]

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Monday’s 1st Burien City Council session of 2018

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Monday’s 1st Burien City Council session of 2018

Here’s what’s on the agenda for the first Burien City Council Study Session of 2018 – set for Monday night, Jan. 22: Selecting a new Mayor (for a two-year term – will it be newcomer Jimmy... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center holding Sea Glass Crafts Glass this Saturday

Environmental Science Center holding Sea Glass Crafts Glass this Saturday

The Environmental Science Center’s first Sea Glass Crafting events starts this Saturday, Jan 20, from 1 – 3 p.m The cost is $10. Another class will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3. “If you’re... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ annual Family Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 10

Burien Parks’ annual Family Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 10

Burien Parks’ Family Valentine’s Ball will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Burien Community Center. Dads bring your daughters; moms bring your sons…or come as a family to enjoy a... [Read more]

There will be a FREE Cat Show at St. Francis of Assisi this <i>Cat</i>urday, Jan. 20!

There will be a FREE Cat Show at St. Francis of Assisi this Caturday, Jan. 20!

The Cedar River Rascals 4-H Club will be hosting a Cat Show this Caturday – er, we mean Saturday – Jan. 20 at St. Francis of Assisi School. “Come Have Some Fun!” Fitting & Showing,... [Read more]

New film/TV/VR production studio opens in old Staples location in Burien

New film/TV/VR production studio opens in old Staples location in Burien

By Scott Schaefer Where once you could buy paper clips and business supplies, now you can create a film, TV, VR or other production. Zoo Break Productions is a new production studio facility at the... [Read more]

New Start High Key Club’s Baked Potato Dinner fundraiser is Thursday, Jan. 25

New Start High Key Club’s Baked Potato Dinner fundraiser is Thursday, Jan. 25

The New Start Alternative High School Key Club will again – in conjunction with the Kiwanis Club of White Center – hold a fundraiser on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 – a Taco Bar and Baked Potato Dinner... [Read more]

Danielle Marchioro new Executive Director of Highline Medical Center Foundation

Danielle Marchioro new Executive Director of Highline Medical Center Foundation

Danielle Marchioro (pictured, left) has joined Highline Medical Center Foundation as its new executive director, the organization’s Board of Directors announced Tuesday, Jan. 16. Danielle will lead the... [Read more]

Show B-Town some love at Valentine’s Clean Up work party on Sun., Feb. 18

Show B-Town some love at Valentine’s Clean Up work party on Sun., Feb. 18

A local group called ‘Clean Up Burien’ is seeking Volunteers to show their love for B-Town at a Valentine’s Clean Up work party on Sunday, Feb. 18, from Noon – 3 p.m. “Come show... [Read more]

VIDEO: City Manager Brian Wilson gives economic forecast at luncheon

VIDEO: City Manager Brian Wilson gives economic forecast at luncheon

On Friday, Jan. 12, Burien City Manager Brian Wilson gave a presentation about the City’s economy at the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s first-ever Economic Forecast Luncheon. Wilson... [Read more]

A few moments with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A few moments with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We are re-posting this column (originally run Nov. 2, 2008) in honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, whose life and work we celebrate today:] “When machines and computers,... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center’s next Moonlight Beach Walk is Sat., Jan. 27

Environmental Science Center’s next Moonlight Beach Walk is Sat., Jan. 27

The Environmental Science Center’s next FREE Moonlight Beach Walk will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27, from 6 – 8 p.m. “Come see marine organisms in a whole new light – your flashlight!... [Read more]

‘Walk the Snake’ with WABI Burien this Wednesday, Jan. 17

‘Walk the Snake’ with WABI Burien this Wednesday, Jan. 17

From our friends at WABI Burien: Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get more exercise?  Join the WABI Weekday Walkers to “Walk the Snake” on the third Wednesday of January – this coming Wednesday,... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from Friday’s ‘Battle of Burien’ dance competition

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from Friday’s ‘Battle of Burien’ dance competition

Friday night (Jan. 12), dozens of b-boys and b-girls competed in the annual ‘Battle of Burien’ at the Burien Community Center. “The Battle Of Burien started out as a small jam for teens... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will address aircraft altitudes on Wednesday, Jan. 24

Next Highline Forum will address aircraft altitudes on Wednesday, Jan. 24

The next Highline Forum will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. at SeaTac City Hall. At the Forum, members will receive an analysis on aircraft altitudes. Steve Alverson, Senior Vice... [Read more]

Celebration of Service for School Board Member Michael Spear will be Jan. 17

Celebration of Service for School Board Member Michael Spear will be Jan. 17

The Highline Public Schools Board of Directors invites the community, families and staff to attend a Celebration of Service for School Board member Michael Spear as he steps down from the board. Mr. Spear... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn to ‘Wreck Dive’ off Vancouver Island with TLSea Diving Feb. 16-18

Learn to ‘Wreck Dive’ off Vancouver Island with TLSea Diving Feb. 16-18

Learn to “Wreck Dive” off Vancouver Island with TLSea Diving Feb. 16-18! Did you know that the world’s largest underwater artificial reef is just a few hours away off of Vancouver Island? The wrecks... [Read more]

Another power outage hits Highline High School; tonight’s play canceled

Another power outage hits Highline High School; tonight’s play canceled

Friday morning (Jan. 12) at around 11 a.m., Highline High School experienced a partial power outage due to a burnt fuse. Lunch and classes were not impacted, and power is expected to be restored later... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools releases new interactive annual report

Highline Public Schools releases new interactive annual report

Highline Public Schools this week announced that it is inviting the community to dig for data and check out its progress in its new online, interactive Annual Report. You can view the report for the 2016-17... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Grand Opening of Charlie’s Restaurant is this weekend

B-TOWN BIZ: Grand Opening of Charlie’s Restaurant is this weekend

The Grand Opening of Charlie’s Restaurant in Normandy Park will be this weekend. Doors open for the first time to the public this Friday, Jan. 12 from 4-9 p.m., and again on Saturday Jan. 13 from... [Read more]

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: ‘Ruff Start to the New Year’

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: ‘Ruff Start to the New Year’

By Marley A. Mutt Ok, I get it. You humans like to make loud noises when you celebrate. You scream and cheer at football games, you whistle and clap your hands at concerts. But, for the love of Pete,... [Read more]