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Sponsored Post Burien Community Church’s Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 4

Burien Community Church’s Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 4

Burien Community Church’s 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 4, starting at 3pm. They will have two areas – younger children and older children – and following the egg... [Read more]

Here are the winners of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2015 Gold Star Awards

Here are the winners of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2015 Gold Star Awards

Last Thursday (March 19), the Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the 2015 Gold Star Awards at their annual Gold Star Awards BASH! at the Technology Access Foundation in White Center. District... [Read more]

MISSING: Large black & white cat ‘Mittens,’ last seen in Shorewood

MISSING: Large black & white cat ‘Mittens,’ last seen in Shorewood

A large, black-and-white cat named ‘Mittens’ is missing from near 30th and Standring in Burien’s Shorewood neighborhood: ‘Mittens’ is a long-haired, mostly black cat with... [Read more]

4th annual ‘Burien Bites’ food fundraiser will be Thursday, April 9

4th annual ‘Burien Bites’ food fundraiser will be Thursday, April 9

Burien Bites – one of Burien’s most delectable events of the year – is returning on Thursday, April 9, from 5 – 9 p.m.! The event will be held at HomeTask, located at 611 SW 152nd Street. SCHEDULE: 5... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: The 16th Normandy Park Arts Festival will be May 2-3

SAVE THE DATES: The 16th Normandy Park Arts Festival will be May 2-3

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The City of Normandy Park, along with the Normandy Park Arts Commission announced the dates of their 16th annual Arts Festival as Saturday May 2 and Sunday... [Read more]

UPDATE: Thursday’s ‘Foodshed Project’ meeting has been CANCELLED

UPDATE: Thursday’s ‘Foodshed Project’ meeting has been CANCELLED

UPDATE March 24, 2015: This event has been cancelled. If it is re-scheduled, we’ll do a new post. The third Conversation for the Burien Foodshed Project will be Thursday, March 26th at 6 p.m. at... [Read more]

New Community Shuttle – to replace Route 139 – to begin in Burien June 8

New Community Shuttle – to replace Route 139 – to begin in Burien June 8

Beginning June 8, a new Burien community shuttle – intended to replace the discontinued Route 139 – will provide weekday service approximately every 30 minutes on a one-way clockwise loop serving Seahurst,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Stuart Steadman named to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices President’s Circle

Stuart Steadman named to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices President’s Circle

Stuart Steadman – of Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest – has been named to the prestigious President’s Circle for 2014 by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. The award recognizes... [Read more]

‘April Pools Day’ coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18

‘April Pools Day’ coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: ‘April Pools Day’ is coming to the Tukwila Pool on Saturday, April 18, from 1 – 3 p.m., and all are invited! For more info, read the full story here.  Read More →

Next presentation on Sea-Tac Airport expansion plan set for Tuesday night

Next presentation on Sea-Tac Airport expansion plan set for Tuesday night

Photo by Francis Zera | zeraphoto.com The presentation by Sea-Tac Airport staff will take place on Tuesday, March 24, at the SeaTac City Council meeting that begins at 6:30 p.m. in the SeaTac City Council... [Read more]

Discover Burien Awards Dinner & Auction raises over $20,000 Friday night

Discover Burien Awards Dinner & Auction raises over $20,000 Friday night

Photos courtesy Discover Burien.   The Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction – held last Friday, March 20 – raised over $20,000 – almost 25% more than what was raised last year. “Discover... [Read more]

Sponsored Post South Sound Piano’s annual free Recital will be Monday night, March 30

South Sound Piano’s annual free Recital will be Monday night, March 30

South Sound Piano’s annual Recital – which is FREE – will be Monday, March 30, starting at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center. This free, open concert is a public performance where... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Thursday night will be Comedy Night with 2 shows at the Tin Room Bar & Theater

Thursday night will be Comedy Night with 2 shows at the Tin Room Bar & Theater

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding its monthly Comedy Night this Thursday, March 26, with two shows – 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headlining will be Kortney Shane Williams, featuring Billy... [Read more]

Rollover accident closes Shorebrook Drive SW near Marine View Drive SW Sat. night

Rollover accident closes Shorebrook Drive SW near Marine View Drive SW Sat. night

The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting that Shorebrook Drive SW – about a block east of The Cove Community Club – was closed around 7:20 p.m. Saturday night (March 21) between Marine View... [Read more]

Still time to vote for Artists United favorite at Burien Arts Gallery

Still time to vote for Artists United favorite at Burien Arts Gallery

The Artists United Juried Show is in full swing at the Burien Arts Gallery for the month of March, and the following prizes were awarded: 1st Place Painting – Nancy Bogni – “The Ballerina” 2nd... [Read more]

Concerned about business crime? Come to Discover Burien meeting April 14

Concerned about business crime? Come to Discover Burien meeting April 14

Discover Burien is partnering with the Burien Police Department for the first of a series of free quarterly meetings to discuss ways to improve safety for our business and commercial districts. The first... [Read more]

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be Thursday, March 26

Next Burien Foodshed Project meeting will be Thursday, March 26

The third Conversation for the Burien Foodshed Project will be Thursday, March 26th at 6 p.m. at The Mark Restaurant’s Banquet Room, located at 918 SW 152nd Street. Do you care where your food... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Cute little $299,500 home in West Seattle!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: Cute little $299,500 home in West Seattle!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, March 21 – is a cute little home in West Seattle! With a brand new stainless fridge,... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground officially broken for new White Center Library

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground officially broken for new White Center Library

From our sister site The White Center Blog: Ground was officially broken for a new King County Library branch at 1409 SW 107th Street in White Center on Thursday afternoon, March 19. A tented V.I.P. section... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘School Construction Assistance Program … is in dire need of reform’

LETTER: ‘School Construction Assistance Program … is in dire need of reform’

[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:] Of note from an article in the Seattle... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: After 34 years, Burien’s JB Factory Carpets will be closing

INTERN’S VIEW: After 34 years, Burien’s JB Factory Carpets will be closing

John Boukalis will be closing his JB Carpets business after 34 years in Burien. Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern To be honest, I did get lost… Driving up and down SW 153rd for maybe 10... [Read more]

Fashion Design and Marketing students at Puget Sound Skills Center open shop

Fashion Design and Marketing students at Puget Sound Skills Center open shop

Second-year Fashion Design and Marketing students at Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center are coordinating a small shop on the campus, where students can purchase clothing for interviews, leadership... [Read more]

Residents trying to raise money to save Cherry Tree near City Light substation

Residents trying to raise money to save Cherry Tree near City Light substation

An historic cherry tree that has stood for over 40 years near a former Seattle City Light substation at the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 144th in Burien is at the center of a grassroots fundraising... [Read more]

Firefighters will burn house at 10635 4th Ave SW on Thursday

Firefighters will burn house at 10635 4th Ave SW on Thursday

On Thursday, March 19, the South King County Fire Training Consortium will be conducting live fire training at a house located 10635 4th Ave SW in unincorporated White Center between the hours of 7 a.m.... [Read more]

Workshops scheduled for potential school board candidates; Burien one is May 5

Workshops scheduled for potential school board candidates; Burien one is May 5

The Washington State School Directors’ Association (WSSDA) announced that it will hold a series of 14 free workshops throughout Washington – including Tuesday, May 5 in Burien – to encourage... [Read more]

Highline Public School’s newest buildings rate higher than state standards

Highline Public School’s newest buildings rate higher than state standards

The results of a recently completed, state-required evaluation show all 13 Highline Public Schools funded with 2002 and 2006 bonds exceed standards for buildings of their age laid out by the Office of... [Read more]

Burien man gets wrong email, will now go to Bachelor Party for guy he doesn’t know

Burien man gets wrong email, will now go to Bachelor Party for guy he doesn’t know

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated on March 19, 2015: by Scott Schaefer On Feb. 13, 31-year old Burien resident Joey DiJulio received an odd, mis-directed email, inviting him to the Bachelor... [Read more]

Concerned about airport growth? Opportunity to comment will be March 24

Concerned about airport growth? Opportunity to comment will be March 24

On Tuesday, March 24, the public will be allowed to comment on the long-term plan for airport growth that will increase take-offs and landings by more than 50 percent over the next 20 years. Forecasts... [Read more]