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LETTER: ‘Highline Public Schools has been a good fiscal steward…’

LETTER: ‘Highline Public Schools has been a good fiscal steward…’

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, After voters approved school construction... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate the restored Seahurst Park with S’mores Friday night

REMINDER: Celebrate the restored Seahurst Park with S’mores Friday night

REMINDER: Celebrate the restored Seahurst Park with S‘mores and more this Friday night, starting at 6:30 p.m. “All are invited to celebrate the opening of Seahurst Beach! We may not have a traditional... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Normandy Park’s 3rd annual ‘Zombie Fest’

PHOTOS: Scenes from Normandy Park’s 3rd annual ‘Zombie Fest’

The 3rd annual ‘Zombie Fest’ crawled into – and took over – the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 27, with hordes of brain-eating humans having a blast. This year’s theme... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School closed due to power outage Tuesday

Sylvester Middle School closed due to power outage Tuesday

The Highline School District announced around 5:30 a.m. that Sylvester Middle School will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 30, due to a power outage. “We will provide more information has it becomes available,”... [Read more]

Metro Transit considering replacing bus route #139 with alternative shuttles

Metro Transit considering replacing bus route #139 with alternative shuttles

Just a few days after a group of women protested the cutting of Metro bus route #139 in Burien, King County on Monday announced that it is considering an expansion of its ‘Alternative Services Program,’... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome our newest Advertiser – Burien Natural Health Center

Welcome our newest Advertiser – Burien Natural Health Center

We offer a warm welcome to our newest B-Town Blog Advertiser, Burien Natural Health Center. They are a health and wellness boutique specializing in Acupuncture, herbs, and professional, highly experienced... [Read more]

The October B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

The October B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

The October B-Town Beat will be this Thursday, Oct. 2, from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien. “Each business participating with visual art will host an Artist! Please come out and join us on Thursday... [Read more]

FOUND: Scared dog found in Fred Meyer parking lot

FOUND: Scared dog found in Fred Meyer parking lot

BTB Reader Beth Graves found this dog, running scared through the Burien Fred Meyer parking lot: “She does not have a microchip, and is very shy and scared,” Beth said. “I think she... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s ‘Economic Development Dialog’

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s ‘Economic Development Dialog’

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer On Saturday morning (Sept. 27), around 70 residents gathered at the Burien Community Center to participate in an ‘Economic Development Dialog’ hosted by... [Read more]

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is Friday night, Oct. 3!

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is Friday night, Oct. 3!

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is just one week away – Friday night, Oct. 3! “This is the best way to kick of Brat Trot weekend!” reads an announcement. It all starts at the Tin Room Bar (923 SW... [Read more]

REMINDER: Community Salmon Investigation starts this week

REMINDER: Community Salmon Investigation starts this week

REMINDER:  Community Salmon Investigation for Highline (CSI:  Highline) starts next week, and volunteers are still needed. Here are the details: Orientation & Training:  Thursday, Oct. 2, 4:30-6:30... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: quaint Normandy Park home w/beach rights

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: quaint Normandy Park home w/beach rights

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, Sept. 28 – is a quaint Normandy Park home with Lot A Beach Rights! With a great new price,... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Group protests cutting of Metro bus #139 in Burien Thursday

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Group protests cutting of Metro bus #139 in Burien Thursday

A group of women held signs at 21st Ave SW and SW 152nd Street in Burien Thursday afternoon (Sept. 25), protesting the cut of Metro Transit bus route #139 in Burien. The group included some retired nuns. This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Luke’s will hold ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton Oct. 5

St. Luke’s will hold ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton Oct. 5

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will hold a ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton at Noon on Sunday, Oct. 5, and all are welcome, along with your pets! “The blessing of... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists and Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists and Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair is seeking Artists and Vendors for its well-attended annual event, to be held Dec. 6. There is space for 140 vendors, a student art show, cafe, barista,... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Dreams Unlimited’ is this Saturday at the Burien Library

REMINDER: ‘Dreams Unlimited’ is this Saturday at the Burien Library

Dreams Unlimited – a multimedia presentation (music, spoken word, art, video, oral storytelling) asking people to identify and pursue their dreams – will be held at the Burien Library this Saturday,... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: In business for 64 years, Wah Kue Restaurant may close soon

B-TOWN BIZ: In business for 64 years, Wah Kue Restaurant may close soon

Wah Kue Restaurant – in business and run by the same family for 64 years at 13434 1st Ave South in Burien – may close soon if a new owner isn’t found. According to Gina, who has worked there... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living holding Bingo Party this Saturday

Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living holding Bingo Party this Saturday

Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living will be holding a FREE Senior Bingo Party this Saturday, Sept. 27 from 2 – 4 p.m. They’re asking folks to RSVP at (206) 241-0821. Normandy Park Senior Living... [Read more]

Mayor’s ‘Day of Concern for the Hungry’ will be this Saturday, Sept. 27

Mayor’s ‘Day of Concern for the Hungry’ will be this Saturday, Sept. 27

The City of Burien is supporting the “Mayors’ Day of Concern for the Hungry,” which is this Saturday, Sept. 27. “South King County has a large percentage of individuals and families... [Read more]

City of Burien releases agenda, documents for Saturday’s Economic Dialog

City of Burien releases agenda, documents for Saturday’s Economic Dialog

On Wednesday (Sept. 24), the City of Burien released an agenda, along with supporting documents, for Saturday’s ‘Economic Dialog,’ which will run from 8 a.m. – Noon this Saturday, Sept.... [Read more]

Sons of Italy’s Homemade Wine Festival will be at JFK on Sunday Oct. 19

Sons of Italy’s Homemade Wine Festival will be at JFK on Sunday Oct. 19

The Sons of Italy’s annual Homemade Wine Festival will be held Sunday, Oct. 19 from Noon – 5 p.m. at Kennedy Catholic High School’s campus at 140 S. 140th Street in Burien. Cost is $15 per... [Read more]

Fascinating exhibit featured in October at Burien Arts Gallery; reception Oct. 3

Fascinating exhibit featured in October at Burien Arts Gallery; reception Oct. 3

Artists Claire Putney and Kristie Smith bring their unique and fascinating artwork to the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street, in October. Artist receptions have been changed to the first... [Read more]

Burien Council hears citizen concerns about homelessness

Burien Council hears citizen concerns about homelessness

Several Burien citizens told City Council members Monday night about their concerns over increased homeless people in the city, partly brought on by problems around Annex Park a few weeks ago…

WEATHER GEEK: Classic, strong Pacific storm to bring ‘gobs of rain’ to area

WEATHER GEEK: Classic, strong Pacific storm to bring ‘gobs of rain’ to area

From our very own Puget Sound Weather Geek: Click ^ “Play” ^ to see/hear the live streaming weather report/forecast. A classic strong pacific storm is churning off the coast of Washington... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Two shows Thursday night at Tin Room Bar & Theater’s Comedy Night!

Two shows Thursday night at Tin Room Bar & Theater’s Comedy Night!

Tickets are going fast for Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater’s Comedy Night – with two shows (6 & 8 p.m.) this Thursday night, Sept. 25! Tickets are $14.95 each, and are available... [Read more]

Auditions for ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ at Burien Actors Theatre Oct. 6 & 7

Auditions for ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ at Burien Actors Theatre Oct. 6 & 7

Burien Actors Theatre announces auditions for the Northwest premiere of the comedy “Bob’s Holiday Office Party,” written by Joe Keyes and Rob Elk, to be held Oct. 6 and 7. Actors of all ethnicities... [Read more]