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VIDEO: Time lapse shows construction progress of new Merrill Gardens project

VIDEO: Time lapse shows construction progress of new Merrill Gardens project

The City of Burien released the following time lapse video, which shows the construction progress of the new Merrill Gardens project over six months: (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];... [Read more]

Burien’s ‘Animal Camera’ band advances to EMP’s Sound Off! finals March 5

Burien’s ‘Animal Camera’ band advances to EMP’s Sound Off! finals March 5

On Saturday, Feb. 27, Burien’s ‘Animal Camera’ was selected as the wild card selection to advance to EMP’s ‘Sound Off!’ finals, which will be held on Saturday, March... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE screening of ‘SCREENAGERS’ film will be this Sunday

REMINDER: FREE screening of ‘SCREENAGERS’ film will be this Sunday

REMINDER: The film ‘SCREENAGERS’ – the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on kids as well as offer solutions that work to help kids find balance – plays... [Read more]

REPORT: Burien man most likely jumped, attacked near SW 136th & Ambaum

REPORT: Burien man most likely jumped, attacked near SW 136th & Ambaum

KING5 is reporting that Jaron Bidwell, who lives in the Alturas at Burien (formerly The Heights) apartment complex, was most likely jumped and beaten on Tuesday night, Feb. 23 near the AM/PM Mini Market... [Read more]

David Bowie tribute band ‘BowieVision’ to play Burien UFO Festival Friday, April 1

David Bowie tribute band ‘BowieVision’ to play Burien UFO Festival Friday, April 1

Organizers of the Burien UFO Festival announced that a David Bowie tribute band – BowieVision – will headline the musical portion of the annual event, set to land in Olde Burien starting at 6 p.m.... [Read more]

Premiere Burien Film Office Happy Hour plays to a packed house Tues. night

Premiere Burien Film Office Happy Hour plays to a packed house Tues. night

by Scott Schaefer The first-ever monthly ‘Happy Hour’ for the new Burien Film Office premiered to a packed house at the Tin Theater Tuesday night (Feb. 2), with over 50 film and arts enthusiasts... [Read more]

Enjoy the cool sounds of ‘Rat City Brass’ at BAT’s Valentine’s Concert Feb. 14

Enjoy the cool sounds of ‘Rat City Brass’ at BAT’s Valentine’s Concert Feb. 14

On Sunday, Feb. 14, enjoy the irresistible 21st-century musical stylings of the Rat City Brass while indulging in chocolate and champagne, beer or wine at Burien Actors Theatre’s Valentine’s Fundraiser... [Read more]

Call for Artists & Filmmakers for 2nd Burien Film Festival; meeting set Jan. 26

Call for Artists & Filmmakers for 2nd Burien Film Festival; meeting set Jan. 26

The Second Annual Burien Film Festival will be held on Friday, April 1, 2016 in Olde Burien, and organizers have put out a ‘Call for Artists’ – both for Artists and Filmmakers – with... [Read more]

A few moments with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A few moments with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We are re-posting this column (originally run Nov. 2, 2008) in honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, whose life and work we celebrate today:] “When machines and computers,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Gov. Jay Inslee launches gun control initiative at Navos in Burien

VIDEO: Gov. Jay Inslee launches gun control initiative at Navos in Burien

Story, Photos & Video by Scott Schaefer The day after President Obama made an emotional speech on gun control, Gov. Jay Inslee came to Burien’s Navos Mental Health facility where he announced... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE(s): New Burien Film Office Happy Hour will premiere Feb. 2

SAVE THE DATE(s): New Burien Film Office Happy Hour will premiere Feb. 2

SAVE THE DATE(s): The City of Burien’s new Film Office will be premiering its new monthly Happy Hour on Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 5:30–7 p.m. at the Tin Theater, located at 923 SW 152nd Street. This... [Read more]

Krakowiak re-elected Mayor, Edgar Deputy Mayor; 3 abstain from voting

Krakowiak re-elected Mayor, Edgar Deputy Mayor; 3 abstain from voting

From left to right: King County District Court Judge Mark Eide, councilmembers Austin Bell, Bob Edgar, Lucy Krakowiak, and King County District Court Judge David Christi. Photo by Scott Schaefer. Councilmembers... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Dozens dive into 2016 at Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Dozens dive into 2016 at Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Dozens of brave, crazy citizens dove into the New Year at the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge on Friday, Jan. 1, under bright and clear sunny skies, with the air temp around 35 and the water actually... [Read more]

Benefit screening of film <em>Reinventing the Patriot</em> at Tin Theater Tuesday, Dec. 29

Benefit screening of film Reinventing the Patriot at Tin Theater Tuesday, Dec. 29

Locally-produced documentary film Reinventing the Patriot will screen at the Tin Theater on Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 5:30 p.m., with all proceeds supporting The Sidekick Collective, a local nonprofit that... [Read more]

Weather Geek: The Storms that led to a mudslide, plus a video of stormwater

Weather Geek: The Storms that led to a mudslide, plus a video of stormwater

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek A barrage of strong Pacific storms brought nearly relentless bouts of heavy... [Read more]

Seattle Sounders General Counsel Maya Mendoza-Exstrom is a #HighlineAlum

Seattle Sounders General Counsel Maya Mendoza-Exstrom is a #HighlineAlum

Highline boasts a long list of well-known and accomplished alumni, and dozens of grads you haven’t yet heard of who are making their mark on the world. One of those graduates is Maya Mendoza-Exstrom,... [Read more]

Local baseball player Jacob Hirsh signs with University of Washington

Local baseball player Jacob Hirsh signs with University of Washington

Jacob Hirsh of O’Dea slams a bases-loaded triple to pull the Fighting Irish ahead 6-3 over Newport High School in the sixth inning at Bannerwood Sports Park in Bellevue Wednesday March 18, 2014. Former... [Read more]

VIDEO: Three large pods of Orca Whales swim past Burien’s Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Three large pods of Orca Whales swim past Burien’s Three Tree Point

Another great video has surfaced, this one by Alisa Lemire Brooks of the Orca Network, shot on the morning of Nov. 3, showing members of J & K pods, along with L87 in resting mode traveling in three... [Read more]

Burien couple’s cat no longer ‘Smells Like Curry’

Burien couple’s cat no longer ‘Smells Like Curry’

You may have seen posters around Burien or Seattle last June that asked “Why Does My Cat Smell Like Curry?” This poster was found on a telephone pole on 10th Ave SW near Olde Burien on June... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Hotfeet Fitness launches ‘Live Healthy Fitness Challenge’ for November

Advertiser Hotfeet Fitness launches ‘Live Healthy Fitness Challenge’ for November

Advertiser Hotfeet Fitness launched a new ‘Live Healthy Fitness Challenge,’ which continues through November. This is free for members, or you can sign up just for the month. Participants... [Read more]

Big Picture High Graduate featured in October #HighlineAlum campaign

Big Picture High Graduate featured in October #HighlineAlum campaign

Highline Public Schools boasts a long list of well-known and accomplished alumni and dozens of grads you haven’t yet heard of who are poised to make their mark on the world. One of those up-and-coming... [Read more]

Video Voters’ Guide released; Burien’s Goodspaceguy recites original poem

Video Voters’ Guide released; Burien’s Goodspaceguy recites original poem

King County TV has released a ‘Video Voters’ Guide,’ which provide voters information on candidates and issues on the 2015 General Election ballot. It’s now available through TV, as... [Read more]

Local Director, Actors film ‘The Perfect Pieces’ to premiere at Seattle Shorts Fest

Local Director, Actors film ‘The Perfect Pieces’ to premiere at Seattle Shorts Fest

Local, first-time film Director (but longtime film Editor) Kirk Nordenstrom’s new film “The Perfect Pieces” will have its Seattle premiere at the Seattle Shorts Festival, to be held Nov. 14-15…