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LETTER: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from the Parkside Garden Club

LETTER: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from the Parkside Garden Club

[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:] A blooming thank you to the Highline Community... [Read more]

Sponsored Post King County Metro presents: 4 easy tools to plan a Commute (no car necessary)

King County Metro presents: 4 easy tools to plan a Commute (no car necessary)

Driving can be a hassle—gas money, finding parking, and of course traffic. However, trying to figure out public transportation can sometimes seem like even more of a headache. Luckily, Metro’s Just... [Read more]

Sponsored Post COUPON: Save $2 on Delicious Desserts at Advertiser Can’t Stop Smackin’!

COUPON: Save $2 on Delicious Desserts at Advertiser Can’t Stop Smackin’!

Now until the end of May, you can enjoy any of Smackin’s standout house made desserts and receive $2.00 off with our printable or showable coupon – just print this post!: Try the daily sell-out Pecan... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation seeking donations for Project PROMise

Highline Schools Foundation seeking donations for Project PROMise

For many high school girls, going to the prom is an event anticipated for years – but not going to the prom because the family can’t afford a formal dress can be devastating. Project PROMise™ is... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Two New Modern 2-BDs in West Seattle & Ballard

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate Open Houses: Two New Modern 2-BDs in West Seattle & Ballard

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate will be holding two Open Houses this weekend. The first Open House is a brand new, 2-bedroom 2-bath modern home in West Seattle: Welcome... [Read more]

JOHNNY RESTAURANT: Sautéed Liver at Marlaina’s Mediterranean Kitchen!

JOHNNY RESTAURANT: Sautéed Liver at Marlaina’s Mediterranean Kitchen!

By “Johnny Restaurant” Tonight at Marlaina’s Mediterranean Kitchen, Musa is serving a rare treat: sautéed Beef Livers: The dish consists of free-range Angus Beef sautéed in olive... [Read more]

SCAM ALERT: Sheriff’s Office warning residents about phone scam

SCAM ALERT: Sheriff’s Office warning residents about phone scam

The King County Sheriff’s Office issued a warning about a telephone scam: There have been a large volume of fraudulent calls that are allegedly coming from the Sheriff’s Department saying there... [Read more]

LETTER: Candidate for City Council shares ideas on energy & homelessness

LETTER: Candidate for City Council shares ideas on energy & homelessness

[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:] Hello Citizens of Burien! My name is Robert... [Read more]

Burien’s Open Door Church sponsoring ‘Gas Buy-Down’ this Saturday

Burien’s Open Door Church sponsoring ‘Gas Buy-Down’ this Saturday

Burien’s Open Door Church is sponsoring a ‘Gas Buy-Down’ this Saturday, May 6, from 1 – 3 p.m. “For two hours our church members pump gas at the gas station. Along with pumping... [Read more]

Next Quiet Skies Coalition meeting will be Tuesday, June 6 at Gregory Heights

Next Quiet Skies Coalition meeting will be Tuesday, June 6 at Gregory Heights

The next Quiet Skies Coalition meeting is set for Tuesday, June 6, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Gregory Heights Elementary School in Burien. “As many of you already know, the FAA was forced to stop the... [Read more]

Win a Native Tree at giveaway at Opening Day of Burien Farmers Market Thursday

Win a Native Tree at giveaway at Opening Day of Burien Farmers Market Thursday

Stop by the Nature Stewards booth at the Burien Farmer’s Market Opening Day – this Thursday, May 4 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. – for a chance to win a Native Tree! They’ll also have veggie garden... [Read more]

Car hits utility pole, knocks power out for over 4,000 customers in Burien overnight

Car hits utility pole, knocks power out for over 4,000 customers in Burien overnight

A car crashed into a utility pole near 1st Ave South and S. 124th Street in Burien early Wednesday morning (May 3), knocking power out for over 4,000 customers. The incident happened around 3:30 a.m.,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Tin Room Bar & Theater this Friday, May 5

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Tin Room Bar & Theater this Friday, May 5

Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo this Friday, May 5! Chef Daniel’s Chili Rellenos, Salsa Roja, Rice & Pico de Gallo will be served, along with Margaritas... [Read more]

Coalition for Drug Free Youth holding community celebration on Friday, May 12

Coalition for Drug Free Youth holding community celebration on Friday, May 12

This week, the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth unveiled a new campaign – “I Know What’s Right For Me!” – which was made for students by students in an effort to provide youth with healthy resources... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools student art will be at Burien Art Walk this Friday

Highline Public Schools student art will be at Burien Art Walk this Friday

Students from Highline Public Schools – along with their artwork – will be featured this Friday, May 5, as part of a Student Art Walk for the kick-off event  to this season’s B-Town Beat. Middle... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn Storytelling & help Food Bank at Film Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Learn Storytelling & help Food Bank at Film Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Larry Snyder will discuss storytelling, and there will also be a fundraising drive for the Highline Area Food Bank at this Tuesday’s Burien Film Office Happy Hour…

The B-Town Blog proud to be a Sponsor of the ‘Burien Pride Festival’ June 3

The B-Town Blog proud to be a Sponsor of the ‘Burien Pride Festival’ June 3

The B-Town Blog is proud to be a Sponsor of the first-ever Burien Pride Festival – to be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. at Town Square Park. The LGBTQ+ event is open to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Elston Hill photographs behind-the-scenes at Sea-Tac Airport

PHOTOS: Elston Hill photographs behind-the-scenes at Sea-Tac Airport

Resident Elston Hill was invited recently to get a behind-the-scenes tour of Sea-Tac Airport’s environmental program, and here’s what he photographed: A couple weeks ago, Jackie and I were... [Read more]

Burien’s Environmental Science Center celebrates Earth Day

Burien’s Environmental Science Center celebrates Earth Day

By the end of Saturday morning, the beach was cleaner, the community was closer and two new trees were in the ground…but this wasn’t just any Saturday at Seahurst Park though – it was... [Read more]

ANALYSIS: Blame the Blue Angels for planes still flying low over Burien

ANALYSIS: Blame the Blue Angels for planes still flying low over Burien

By Jack Mayne If you are a Burien resident still hearing airplanes zooming over your home at all hours every time the prevailing wind is from the south, blame it on the Blue Angels. The turns over Burien... [Read more]

City Manager search, zoning & more on agenda for Monday night City Council

City Manager search, zoning & more on agenda for Monday night City Council

At the upcoming Monday night Burien City Council meeting (on Monday, May 1), lawmakers will discuss the next steps in their ongoing (and seemingly delayed) City Manager search, as well as zoning and more. The... [Read more]

Car vs Motorcycle accident on Ambaum injures two early Thursday evening

Car vs Motorcycle accident on Ambaum injures two early Thursday evening

A serious accident between a car and motorcycle occurred on Ambaum Blvd. SW near SW 143rd Street in Burien around 5:20 p.m. Thursday, April 27. Two riders on the motorcycle – one male and one female,... [Read more]

Schedule/Map for May 5 B-Town Beat Student Music & Art Walk released

Schedule/Map for May 5 B-Town Beat Student Music & Art Walk released

The B-Town Beat’s Student Music & Art Walk will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017, from 6 – 9 p.m. on SW 152nd Street, between 4th and 10th Ave SW. This event will include artwork and performances... [Read more]

Police chase stolen U-Haul truck Wed.; suspect caught in retention pond

Police chase stolen U-Haul truck Wed.; suspect caught in retention pond

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office received a report of stolen U-Haul Truck around Noon on Wednesday (April 26), from the U-Haul business in the 13600 block of 1st Ave South. The stolen vehicle... [Read more]