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VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s final 2017 Candidate Forum

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s final 2017 Candidate Forum

On Tuesday night (Oct. 3), The B-Town Blog held its second and final 2017 Burien City Council Candidate Forum at Merrill Gardens at Burien (an Advertiser). This final forum featured candidates for Burien... [Read more]

Little Lancers Trick or Treating will be Friday, Oct. 27 at Kennedy Catholic

Little Lancers Trick or Treating will be Friday, Oct. 27 at Kennedy Catholic

It’s almost Halloween time, and once again, Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School will host Trick or Treating for our ‘Littlest Lancers’ on Friday, Oct. 27, from 3 – 4 p.m. Children/grandchildren... [Read more]

Burien City Councilmembers discuss meeting guidelines Monday night

Burien City Councilmembers discuss meeting guidelines Monday night

By Jack Mayne Much of Monday night’s (Oct. 2) Burien City Council meeting was to consider its own meeting guidelines. It also reviewed the second year of the city’s biennial budget, including increasing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Take home a FREE rain garden plant at Rain Garden Project event this Saturday

Take home a FREE rain garden plant at Rain Garden Project event this Saturday

Join the City of Burien and DIRT Corps for the final phase of the Burien Rain Garden Project to build 10 rain gardens in low income neighborhoods in Burien while educating the community along the way,... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber: <i>The Employee Experience</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber: The Employee Experience

By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce A lot of attention has been placed on the “Customer Experience”- (CX). Simply put the Customer experience (CX) is the product... [Read more]

Find out who won B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink awards & $100 Gift Card prize!

Find out who won B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink awards & $100 Gift Card prize!

Burien’s first-ever B-Town’s BEST Food & Drink awards has closed its polls and is ready to present our winning restaurants and dining establishments! Our contest was designed as a hyperlocal food... [Read more]

REMINDER: Community Salmon Investigation Training starts Thursday

REMINDER: Community Salmon Investigation Training starts Thursday

REMINDER: Community Salmon Investigation Training starts this Thursday, Oct. 5! Come learn how to participate in the annual Community Salmon Investigation to track spawning salmon in Miller and Walker... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: Get angry, but for a worthwhile purpose…

CLIFF’S EDGE: Get angry, but for a worthwhile purpose…

I love this country. To some degree I respect everyone with whom I share it. So why do I make a point of saying this now? Because I’m trying to reassure myself that I still know what love of country... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Fiscally responsible people set goals to get results’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Fiscally responsible people set goals to get results’

[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 Council Members, Fiscally responsible... [Read more]

REMINDER: Final Blog Candidate Forum is at Merrill Gardens Tuesday night

REMINDER: Final Blog Candidate Forum is at Merrill Gardens Tuesday night

REMINDER:The final B-Town Blog Burien City Council Candidate Forum will be this TUESDAY, Oct. 3 at Merrill Gardens at Burien, located at 15020 5th Ave SW near Town Square (map below), starting at 7 p.m. This... [Read more]

OBITUARY: Lewis S. Brancati, 21; Memorial will be Oct. 21

OBITUARY: Lewis S. Brancati, 21; Memorial will be Oct. 21

Lewis S. Brancati Age 21. Born March 27, 1996. Passed away September 20, 2017 in Kirkland, WA surrounded by family and friends. Lewis grew up and thrived in Burien, WA. He attended Highline schools, and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Affordable 2-BD w/beach rights; 3-BD in Renton; 2-BD historic condo; 4-BD waterfront

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Affordable 2-BD w/beach rights; 3-BD in Renton; 2-BD historic condo; 4-BD waterfront

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding four Open Houses this weekend: The first home – open this Saturday – is a great starter home in the Manhattan... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s first 2017 Candidate Forum

VIDEO: Here’s raw footage of The B-Town Blog’s first 2017 Candidate Forum

On Tuesday night (Sept. 26), The B-Town Blog held its first 2017 Burien City Council Candidate Forum at El Dorado West Retirement Community (an Advertiser). This first forum featured candidates for Burien... [Read more]

Burien man arrested for homicide after fight leads to another man’s death

Burien man arrested for homicide after fight leads to another man’s death

A Burien man was arrested and booked into jail after a physical fight on Sunday, Sept. 24 lead to another man’s death. The King County Sheriff’s Office says that just before 9:30 p.m. on Sunday,... [Read more]

No tree cutting planned on private land near airport despite concerns, Port says

No tree cutting planned on private land near airport despite concerns, Port says

By Jack Mayne The Port of Seattle is starting the removal and replanting efforts for over-height trees next week only in two Port-owned locations south of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and not... [Read more]

‘Walk-n-Talk’ the nature trails above Seahurst Beach this Sunday, Oct. 1

‘Walk-n-Talk’ the nature trails above Seahurst Beach this Sunday, Oct. 1

From our friends at WABI Burien: Begin the month of October with a walk down the wooded hillside to Seahurst Beach. This Sunday, October 1, 2017, our Walk-n-Talk will start at the top of the hill and... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off tickets to see BAT’s ‘Ben Butler,’ which opens Friday

COUPON: Save $5 off tickets to see BAT’s ‘Ben Butler,’ which opens Friday

Burien Actors Theatre’s historical comedy-drama ‘Ben Butler’ opens this Friday night, Sept. 29, and you can save $5 off tickets by clicking, printing and using our coupon below! SYNOPSIS: Two... [Read more]

‘Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride’ cruises through Burien, raises over $25,000

‘Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride’ cruises through Burien, raises over $25,000

On Sunday (Sept. 24), around 350 motorcycle riders cruised through Burien, and raised over $25,000 as part of the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride for the Movember Foundation, which is focused on men’s... [Read more]

LETTER REBUTTAL: Darla Green responds to Letter to the Editor about her

LETTER REBUTTAL: Darla Green responds to Letter to the Editor about her

[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:] The following Letter to the Editor is... [Read more]

Burien City Council again spends three-plus hours on its internal guidelines

Burien City Council again spends three-plus hours on its internal guidelines

By Jack Mayne Five Burien City Council members spent over three hours Monday nigh (Sept. 25) wading once again through the Council’s own meeting guidelines, a matter that has taken up hours in the past... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘An Open Letter to Darla Green’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘An Open Letter to Darla Green’

[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:] An Open Letter to Darla Green: Ms. Green, I... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Bakery Nouveau’s new flagship store opens in Burien Thursday

B-TOWN BIZ: Bakery Nouveau’s new flagship store opens in Burien Thursday

After much anticipation, Burien’s new Bakery Nouveau has an opening date – this Thursday, Sept. 28 at 8 a.m.! Co-owners chef William Leaman and CEO Heather Leaman announced on Tuesday that their... [Read more]

After tech evaluation, looks like Highline High’s front façade cannot be saved

After tech evaluation, looks like Highline High’s front façade cannot be saved

Highline Public Schools on Monday (Sept. 25) announced that – after a full evaluation – the technical team has concluded that the front façade/north wall of Highline High School is “not stable enough to be safely shored up…

PHOTOS: A lovely fall evening at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: A lovely fall evening at Three Tree Point

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these photos, showing a lovely fall evening at Burien’s Three Tree Point on Sunday, Sept. 24 (click images to view larger versions/slideshow):  Read More →