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With work complete on lower stairs, Eagle Landing Park beach access re-opens

With work complete on lower stairs, Eagle Landing Park beach access re-opens

The City of Burien announced that work to create a new section of the lower trail at Eagle Landing Park was recently completed by EarthCorps, restoring public access to the beach. The historically storm-damaged... [Read more]

Sponsored Post BTB Advertiser The Estate House’s ‘Customer Appreciation Sale’ is TODAY

BTB Advertiser The Estate House’s ‘Customer Appreciation Sale’ is TODAY

REMINDER: BTB Advertiser The Estate House is holding a Customer Appreciation Sale TODAY – Thursday, July 17 – from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., with special sales all day long! “Items are always priced... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Vinnie’s Burien Thrift Store Vintage Sale is July 24-26

St. Vinnie’s Burien Thrift Store Vintage Sale is July 24-26

St. Vinnie’s Burien Thrift Store Vintage Sale will be held on July 24, 25, 26 at: St. Vincent de Paul 13445 1st Ave S. Burien, WA 98168 Store Hours: July 24-25-26 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Clothing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn the ‘Secrets of Hummingbirds & Butterflies’ at Zenith Holland Saturday

Learn the ‘Secrets of Hummingbirds & Butterflies’ at Zenith Holland Saturday

Zenith Holland Gardens, blog advertiser, presents guest speaker Cyndi Stuart this Saturday, July 19th, at 10 a.m. Cyndi will share secrets of Hummingbirds, Butterflies and the best plants to grow to invite... [Read more]

Local businesses sought to support ‘Burien In Motion’ this summer

Local businesses sought to support ‘Burien In Motion’ this summer

Local businesses are being sought to support ‘Burien In Motion’ this summer and encourage residents to walk, bike, carpool and take the bus to visit local businesses! King County Metro is partnering... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ continues Wed. with Country & Thursday with Soul

‘Music in the Park’ continues Wed. with Country & Thursday with Soul

Burien’s 2014 “Music in the Park” series continues this Wednesday night, July 16, with country music from The Joy Mills Band at North SeaTac Park and sweet urban soul with the Darrius... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society’s ‘Family Treasures’ Workshop is July 23

Highline Historical Society’s ‘Family Treasures’ Workshop is July 23

Learn how to care for your family treasures at a workshop being taught by Highline Historical Society curator Nancy Salguero McKay on Wednesday, July 23, at 7 p.m…

White Center Jubilee Days starts with Carnival & Fireworks this Wednesday

White Center Jubilee Days starts with Carnival & Fireworks this Wednesday

White Center Jubilee Days – which starts with a Carnival and Fireworks this Wednesday, July 16 – will offer up a big bang fireworks show, live and loud music on the main stage, hilarious and amazing... [Read more]

REMINDER: WestSide Baby’s 14th ‘Stuff the Bus’ diaper drive is Sunday

REMINDER: WestSide Baby’s 14th ‘Stuff the Bus’ diaper drive is Sunday

WestSide Baby will host its largest ever outreach event this coming Sunday, July 20 – the 14th annual Stuff the Bus diaper drive, with a bus parked and ready to be packed with donations at Burien Toyota/Scion. The... [Read more]

PHOTO: If you thought Sunday’s sunset pic was amazing, wait ’til you see this…

PHOTO: If you thought Sunday’s sunset pic was amazing, wait ’til you see this…

Burien resident Ethan Janson created this amazing animated gif of ‘fire in the sky’ – aka lightning – over Vashon Island Sunday night (July 13), from his Three Tree Point viewpoint (click... [Read more]

PHOTO: Amazing Sunday night sunset from Burien

PHOTO: Amazing Sunday night sunset from Burien

BTB Reader Jim Branson submitted this amazing photo of Sunday night’s sunset, taken from Burien. As for the incredible colors in the pic, Jim tells us “that’s with no adjustments other... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Panoramic shot of Three Tree Point & other low tide pics

PHOTOS: Panoramic shot of Three Tree Point & other low tide pics

BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer – a huge fan of really low tides – ventured out to the very tip of Burien’s Three Tree Point beach during Saturday’s -2.9 low tide, then turned his... [Read more]

OBITUARY: Lewis Kenneth Morse, 91

OBITUARY: Lewis Kenneth Morse, 91

Lewis Kenneth Morse, 91, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2014 at Highline Medical Center. Ken was born on November 24, 1922 in Chillicothe, Ohio and moved to Burien, WA in 1962 where he and his wife,... [Read more]

SLIDESHOW: Scenes from Thursday’s large disaster drill at Sea-Tac Airport

SLIDESHOW: Scenes from Thursday’s large disaster drill at Sea-Tac Airport

You probably heard numerous – and serious – helicopters around Burien on Thursday (July 10), as a multi-agency disaster drill was held at Sea-Tac Airport, and Photographer Francis Zera was on hand... [Read more]

The B-Town film boom continues as new Web Series starts shooting in Burien

The B-Town film boom continues as new Web Series starts shooting in Burien

The B-Town film boom continues, as a new webseries called “Manic Pixie Dream Wife” has begun shooting in Burien. http://www.vimeo.com/97180958 Series Creator M. Elizabeth Eller is a proud... [Read more]

Improvements to Burien CARES Animal Control ‘apparent’ to reviewer

Improvements to Burien CARES Animal Control ‘apparent’ to reviewer

by Jack Mayne The woman who reviewed Burien CARES last year told the City Council on Monday (July 7) that there have been many improvements during the past year. Denise McVicker, the deputy director of... [Read more]

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

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

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

GreenStage to perform two FREE Shakespeare plays in Burien this summer

GreenStage to perform two FREE Shakespeare plays in Burien this summer

GreenStage is bringing its FREE performances of Shakespeare to Burien’s Dottie Harper Park again this summer. “With our production of Othello this summer, we will have completed every play... [Read more]

Sponsored Post BTB Advertiser The Estate House has new hours, special sale on July 17

BTB Advertiser The Estate House has new hours, special sale on July 17

BTB Advertiser The Estate House would like our Readers to know that their new hours are Thursday through Sunday, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Now B-Town Vintagephiles can get their fix on Thursdays and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien’s official ‘After’ Block Party will be Saturday, July 19 at Black Zia Cantina

Burien’s official ‘After’ Block Party will be Saturday, July 19 at Black Zia Cantina

The Official Burien “After” Block Party, where folks 21 and over can enjoy three great local bands, is set for Saturday night, July 19. “Had enough of Free Bird, Born to be Wild and ice cream eating... [Read more]

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Curtis Hammond Band’

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Curtis Hammond Band’

The 5th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival is coming up on Saturday, Aug. 23, with a day filled with local blues together with a variety of fine brews from local breweries. This event is the... [Read more]

Highline School Board extends contract with Dr. Susan Enfield through 2017

Highline School Board extends contract with Dr. Susan Enfield through 2017

The Highline School Board unanimously approved a contract extension for Superintendent Susan Enfield at its regular meeting on Wednesday, July 9. Dr. Enfield’s contract now runs through 2017, coinciding... [Read more]

Large disaster drill to be held at Sea-Tac Airport on Thursday, July 10

Large disaster drill to be held at Sea-Tac Airport on Thursday, July 10

If you happen to notice a lot of emergency-type activity at Sea-Tac Airport this Thursday, July 10, don’t worry – it’s just a very large drill being put on by the Port of Seattle. Eight... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday night!

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday night!

Burien’s 2014 “Music in the Park” series kicks off this Thursday night, July 10, at Lake Burien School Park with acclaimed jazz band Pearl Django, starting at 6:30 p.m.! So grab a... [Read more]

Burien Community Garden Green House has some new artwork

Burien Community Garden Green House has some new artwork

The Burien Community Garden has some new artwork – thanks to local artist Alina Gridley, the Green House at the gardens is now graced with colorful flowers, vegetables and a butterfly made from recycled... [Read more]

Opening Reception for ‘No Boundaries’ at Burien Community Center July 17

Opening Reception for ‘No Boundaries’ at Burien Community Center July 17

The Burien Community Center is now presenting “No Boundaries 2014,” an exhibit showcasing artists with disabilities, with an opening reception on Thursday, July 17 from 6 – 8 p.m. “No... [Read more]