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PHOTOS: Possible ‘Ocean Sunfish’ seen swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Possible ‘Ocean Sunfish’ seen swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point

Resident Kathy Anderson recently shared these photos, of what is believed to be a non-native – and possibly tropical – ‘Ocean Sunfish’ swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: fabulous 5-bedroom Des Moines view home

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: fabulous 5-bedroom Des Moines view home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, Aug. 30 – is a fabulous 5-bedroom Des Moines view home! Not only is this home in an excellent... [Read more]

Property owner fined nearly $8,000 by City of Burien for code violations

Property owner fined nearly $8,000 by City of Burien for code violations

by Jack Mayne At the August 4 Burien City Council meeting, Angela Cheng, owner of Dragon Pearl Restaurant, told Council members she has owned the business in Burien for 38 years –– “never a violation,”... [Read more]

Carjacker who stole SUV with 10-month old baby inside arrested in White Center

Carjacker who stole SUV with 10-month old baby inside arrested in White Center

Our sister site The White Center Blog is reporting that a carjacker stole an SUV with a 10-month baby still inside, then tried to elude police before finally being caught in White Center. Read the full... [Read more]

Umpqua Bank in Burien robbed Wednesday; female suspect arrested

Umpqua Bank in Burien robbed Wednesday; female suspect arrested

Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 27) around 12:25 p.m., a female suspect robbed the Umpqua Bank in the 200 block of SW 152nd Street. “Thanks to good suspect and a vehicle descriptions from witnesses, one... [Read more]

Recycling Collection and Bin Sale coming to Burien Saturday, Sept. 13

Recycling Collection and Bin Sale coming to Burien Saturday, Sept. 13

A Recycling Event and Bin Sale will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, located at 19010 1st Avenue South. For details, please... [Read more]

The Highline Historical Society asks: ‘Is there a Van Gogh in your garage’?

The Highline Historical Society asks: ‘Is there a Van Gogh in your garage’?

The Highline Historical Society is asking: “Is there a Van Gogh in your garage?“ Haul out those treasures you’ve always wondered about and bring them to the Highline Historical Society’s... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: The 2014 Burien Brat Trot will be Sunday, Oct. 5!

SAVE THE DATE: The 2014 Burien Brat Trot will be Sunday, Oct. 5!

A sea of runners make their way up 10th Ave SW at the 2013 Brat Trot. Photo by Michael Brunk. The Burien Brat Trot is BACK…and the 2014 version will be another Bavarian-style BLAST on Sunday, Oct. 5! The... [Read more]

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4, from 6 – 9 p.m. throughout downtown Burien. Each business participating with visual art will host an artist! Please come out and join us on Thursday,... [Read more]

Here are the September events for your Burien Library

Here are the September events for your Burien Library

Here are the September Events for your Burien Library: Please click on the links below to view the programs for each age group. Children & Families Teens Adults Children & Families September... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Seahurst Park… Then and Now

PHOTOS: Seahurst Park… Then and Now

In honor of Seahurst Park re-opening to the public after an extensive restoration of the north shoreline, BTB photographer Michael Brunk assembled this gallery of unpublished photos shot at the park. In... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ to open Sept. 1

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ to open Sept. 1

Burien businessman Jerrod Sessler has soft-opened ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ at Bikram Yoga in downtown Burien. “‘Hot Feet Fitness’ is a unique concept, offering 21-minute high... [Read more]

New City Manager Kamuron Gurol is bullish on Burien’s future

New City Manager Kamuron Gurol is bullish on Burien’s future

Kamuron Gurol has been on the job as Burien’s new city manager for only four months, yet this has afforded him more than enough time to become bullish on the city’s future…

Burien Police seeking public’s help finding espresso stand thief

Burien Police seeking public’s help finding espresso stand thief

The Burien Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding the suspect pictured below, who they believe stole a tip jar from a local espresso stand: “The photos aren’t great (they... [Read more]

Sound and Fury Morris Dancers to delight at St. Luke’s English Fete Sept. 13

Sound and Fury Morris Dancers to delight at St. Luke’s English Fete Sept. 13

Part Steampunk, part Renaissance Faire – Morris Dancing is a staple of Country Village fetes (rhymes with plates) or fairs all over England. Some have called it “organized chaos,” with its... [Read more]

Burien man charged with 1st Degree Murder for double homicide in Kent

Burien man charged with 1st Degree Murder for double homicide in Kent

Leland Russell Jr., a 29-year-old Burien man, was charged Monday with two counts of Murder in the First Degree with Firearm Enhancements for last Wednesday’s double homicide at a gas station in Kent. The... [Read more]

Highline Citizens for Schools holding community meeting Tuesday night

Highline Citizens for Schools holding community meeting Tuesday night

Highline Citizens for Schools will be hosting a community update meeting this Tuesday, Aug. 26, starting at 6 p.m. at the ERAC building, located at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW. “As you may know, the Highline... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater holding Comedy Night this Thursday

Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater holding Comedy Night this Thursday

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding their monthly Comedy Night – with two shows – this Thursday night, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headliner is Derek Sheen, the “Middle”... [Read more]

Grace Church hosting GriefShare recovery support group starting Sept. 6

Grace Church hosting GriefShare recovery support group starting Sept. 6

Burien’s Grace Church will host a 13-week GriefShare recovery support group for those that have lost a loved one by death, beginning Sept. 6. The group meets on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. –... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest welcomes Victoria Gulsvig

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest welcomes Victoria Gulsvig

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest is welcoming its newest Agent – Victoria Gulsvig – to its Burien office. Victoria has been a real estate agent for over 10 years. “She... [Read more]

The Hi-Liners to celebrate anniversaries of entertaining Burien audiences

The Hi-Liners to celebrate anniversaries of entertaining Burien audiences

“Once a Hi-Liner, always a Hi-Liner” has been the rallying call since the organization was founded in 1966, and has been reiterated each year since 1994 when MainStage first took to the Highline PAC... [Read more]

Wanted person eludes Burien police Friday night

Wanted person eludes Burien police Friday night

On Friday night (Aug. 22), Burien police tried to stop a car for speeding when the driver took off; here’s how they explained it on their Facebook page: Officers pursued the driver, and at one point,... [Read more]

Highline High School Alumni Pirate Pig Roast will be Saturday, Sept. 20

Highline High School Alumni Pirate Pig Roast will be Saturday, Sept. 20

ARGH! Calling all Highline High School alumni, fans and friends! Alums will be roasting a pig – Pirate Style – on Saturday, Sept. 20 and you are invited to join them! “Grab yer mateys for a... [Read more]

REMINDER: Newly-restored Seahurst Park will re-open Monday, Aug. 25

REMINDER: Newly-restored Seahurst Park will re-open Monday, Aug. 25

Photos courtesy Burien Parks. Click images to see larger versions. REMINDER: Burien’s Seahurst Park will re-open at 8 a.m. this coming Monday, Aug. 25, allowing park visitors the chance to enjoy the... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Jersey Mike’s Subs’ to open with free sub fundraiser Aug. 27

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Jersey Mike’s Subs’ to open with free sub fundraiser Aug. 27

New B-Town business ‘Jersey Mike’s Subs’ – located in the Five Corners shopping area – will open in Burien with a free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, Aug. 27 to Sunday, Aug. 31 to support... [Read more]

‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser for Hospitality House will be Sept. 20

‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser for Hospitality House will be Sept. 20

In conjunction with the Burien Wellness Fair, Hospitality House is having their ‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20, starting at 10 a.m. Hospitality House, the only homeless women’s... [Read more]