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REMINDER: Community meeting on Highline High’s ‘Spirit Rock’ is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Community meeting on Highline High’s ‘Spirit Rock’ is TONIGHT

REMINDER: A community meeting to discuss recent tensions at Highline High School, open to families and the public, is scheduled for TONIGHT – Thursday, June 15 – from 6 – 7 p.m. at the school cafeteria... [Read more]

Community meeting on ‘Spirit Rock’ at Highline High School Thursday night

Community meeting on ‘Spirit Rock’ at Highline High School Thursday night

A community meeting to discuss recent tensions at Burien’ Highline High School – open to families and the public – is scheduled for Thursday, June 15, from 6 – 7 p.m. at the school cafeteria... [Read more]

Tensions remain high at Highline High over ‘Spirit Rock’; public meeting Thurs.

Tensions remain high at Highline High over ‘Spirit Rock’; public meeting Thurs.

An all-school assembly was held at Highline High School Monday morning, June 12, to address increased tensions since a gay pride message on the ‘Spirit Rock’ on the school’s front lawn... [Read more]

Political message painted on Highline High Spirit Rock upsets students

Political message painted on Highline High Spirit Rock upsets students

A political message was painted over a previous one declaring tolerance on the “Spirit Rock” on the lawn in front of Highline High School Wednesday night (June 7), and some students are very upset. Apparently... [Read more]

Around 75 attend Highline High School Climate and Culture Planning Session

Around 75 attend Highline High School Climate and Culture Planning Session

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Around 75 students, parents, and community supporters gathered in the Highline High School cafeteria Thursday night, Aug. 10, to brainstorm on plans for a positive... [Read more]

AUDIO/PHOTOS: ‘It’s not about the rock’ at tense Highline High listening session

AUDIO/PHOTOS: ‘It’s not about the rock’ at tense Highline High listening session

By Scott & Theresa Schaefer After a slow, tense start where attendees argued over the format of the event, Highline High School’s Listening Session Thursday night (June 15) attempted to begin to... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Around 60 students walk out of Highline High in protest Friday

FOLLOWUP: Around 60 students walk out of Highline High in protest Friday

On Friday morning (June 9), around 60 students walked out of classes at Highline High School to express their concern about the painting of the ‘Spirit Rock’ and other actions that have made... [Read more]

Highline High’s ‘High Tekerz’ are heading to the FIRST World Championships!

Highline High’s ‘High Tekerz’ are heading to the FIRST World Championships!

The High Tekerz – Highline High School’s 4H and FIRST® Robotics team 3574 – is headed to the FIRST World Championships, to be held April 19-22 in Houston! On April 8 at the PNW Regional Championship,... [Read more]

“Eve Of Destruction’s” Barry McGuire Will “Trip The 60s” Saturday At Highline Performing Arts Center

“Eve Of Destruction’s” Barry McGuire Will “Trip The 60s” Saturday At Highline Performing Arts Center

by Bart Bryan and Mark Neuman Remember these lyrics from the 1960’s? “The eastern world, it is exploding Violence flarin’, bullets loadin’ You’re old enough to kill, but... [Read more]

REMINDER: Thursday is the last day to register online for the Burien Brat Trot!

REMINDER: Thursday is the last day to register online for the Burien Brat Trot!

The B-Town Blog is proud to again be a Sponsor of the Brat Trot – we have been since it started in 2009 – a great, all-local grass roots fundraiser for the Highline Schools Foundation, which will... [Read more]

Celebrate Live and Local! The best Jazz Musicians in the Northwest play in Burien

Celebrate Live and Local! The best Jazz Musicians in the Northwest play in Burien

by Shelli Park If you want to add a higher dimension of cool to spice up your December entertainment be sure you are present at Black Zia Cantina on Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. starting Dec. 3. Historically,... [Read more]

Thursday is the last day to register online for Sunday’s Brat Trot!

Thursday is the last day to register online for Sunday’s Brat Trot!

Thursday, Oct. 2 is the last day register online for either Sunday’s annual Brat Trot 5K or one-mile race, and you can register here. Both courses begin at the corner of 10th Ave SW and SW 152nd... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Winners Honored at Gold Star Awards BASH Thursday Night

PHOTOS: Winners Honored at Gold Star Awards BASH Thursday Night

The Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the 2013 Gold Star Awards at their second Annual Gold Star Awards BASH Thursday night (March 21), in Burien. Over 200 district teachers, parents,... [Read more]

Crawl before you Run at the annual Cove to Clover Pub Crawl Friday night

Crawl before you Run at the annual Cove to Clover Pub Crawl Friday night

It’s become a grand new B-Town tradition to ‘crawl before you run‘ to kick-off the annual Cove to Clover Fundraiser weekend (we’re a Sponsor) – and the big Pub Crawl is this... [Read more]

CD Release Party For ‘The Carly Henley Project’ Is Thursday, June 2nd

CD Release Party For ‘The Carly Henley Project’ Is Thursday, June 2nd

As many of our Readers may recall, 2008 Highline High School graduate Carly Henley, 20, committed suicide last October (read our previous coverage here), but her music lives on through her friends and... [Read more]

KidSounds, YouthSounds & TeenSounds NW Present ‘Sleigh Ride’ Dec. 10

KidSounds, YouthSounds & TeenSounds NW Present ‘Sleigh Ride’ Dec. 10

KidSounds, YouthSounds & TeenSounds Northwest are presenting their holiday show “Sleigh Ride” on Friday, Dec. 10th beginning at 7pm at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. Directed... [Read more]

Memories Of Carly Henley: “Love Wins”; Plus, Local Memorial Saturday Night

Memories Of Carly Henley: “Love Wins”; Plus, Local Memorial Saturday Night

[EDITOR’S NOTE: On Wednesday, Oct. 6th, 2008 Highline High grad, aspiring musician and UW student Carly Henley was found dead behind a frat house in the U-District, the victim of suicide (read our... [Read more]

ChoralSounds’ “A Merry Olde Christmas” Is This Weekend; Here’s How To Get FREE Tix For Teens

ChoralSounds’ “A Merry Olde Christmas” Is This Weekend; Here’s How To Get FREE Tix For Teens

ChoralSounds Northwest is presenting “A Merry Olde Christmas” this weekend, on Saturday, Dec. 12th at 8pm, and Sunday, Dec. 13th at 2pm at the Highline Performing Arts Center. The concert will... [Read more]

Celebrate “A Merry Olde Christmas” With ChoralSounds Northwest Dec. 12-13

Celebrate “A Merry Olde Christmas” With ChoralSounds Northwest Dec. 12-13

ChoralSounds Northwest is presenting its annual holiday show, this year called “A Merry Olde Christmas” on Saturday, Dec. 12th at 8pm, and Sunday, Dec. 13th at 2pm at the Highline Performing... [Read more]

Burien’s Elliott Bay Brewhouse Announces Oktoberfest Fun & Festivities

Burien’s Elliott Bay Brewhouse Announces Oktoberfest Fun & Festivities

If it’s September, it must be time for the third annual Oktoberfest at Burien’s Elliot Bay Brewhouse and Pub (a returning BTB Advertiser) – that’s right, following in the German... [Read more]

From Our Newsletter: This Weekend’s B-Town Haps…

From Our Newsletter: This Weekend’s B-Town Haps…

If you haven’t yet subscribed to our Free Weekly Event Newsletter, sign up today, and you’ll receive a regular spam-free event listing every Thursday via email:

FRIDAY, MARCH 20th:

4:44am: VERNAL EQUINOX! HAPPY FIRST DAY OF SPRING!
Some folks claim that on the Vernal Equinox you can balance an egg on its end. True or False? Well…while we appreciate the symbolism of eggs and spring and rebirth and all that, we tend to think that, with the right amount of patience, you can balance an egg on any day of the year. But try it anyway – it’s a fun experiment! And send us a pic!

FREE TAX HELP CONTINUES, HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1pm – 7pm (last client at 6:15pm): Student volunteers, who have studied and received income tax preparation certification from AARP and IRS, are providing free help to anyone needing assistance preparing certain non-complex 2008 income tax returns. Bring your patience and plan for at least one hour. More info here: http://is.gd/lI0a

“LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS,” HI-LINERS, CARCO THEATER
7:30pm: Burien’s Hi-Liners are getting ready for spring’s growing season by planting a hilarious man-eating plant on stage in the classic “Little Shop of Horrors,” which begins tonight at the Renton Carco Theater. More info here: http://is.gd/o2Eo

ELMER’S PUB, 15027 Ambaum Blvd SW, 439-1007
9:30pm+: Live Music! NO COVER! ROCK! BEER! FOOD! DARTS! POOL! FUN!

MICK KELLY’S IRISH PUB, 435 SW 152nd, Burien, 246-2473
10pm+: Live DJ, 80s night, dancing, NO COVER! Irish accents + Guinness on tap! More info here: http://mickkellysirishpub.com/

SATURDAY, MARCH 21st:

WALKER WETLANDS WORK PARTY, SW 176TH & DM DRIVE
10am-Noon: Spring will have sprung so it’s time to get your garden gloves on, dig out those pruning shears and help the Walker Wetlands by removing invasive plants. Please contact Dennis Clark, Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward, [email protected], or phone: 206-296-1909. More info here, including directions: http://is.gd/o2KP

“GET THE IVY OUT” WORK PARTY, SHOREWOOD PARK
10am-Noon: What better way to sate your newly-sprouted spring desires than to attend a Shorewood Park Work Party? This work party is a collaboration between the City of Burien’s Adopt-A-Park project and Shorewood-On-The-Sound Community Club (SOTSCC). Bring your gloves, pruning shears and spring spirit. More info here: http://is.gd/o2NX

“SCIENCE ON THE SOUND” SERIES, MaST CENTER, DES MOINES
Noon-1pm: “Working the Sea, Writing the Sea” Writer and sailor Holly Hughes will share her experiences of living and working on the sea, as well as her writing and poetry. Highline’s MaST Center is located at 28203 Redondo Beach Drive South in Des Moines. More info: http://is.gd/iFy7

WHITE CENTER FOR THE ARTS, SOUTHGATE EVENT CENTER
5pm-10pm: Open Studio Art Tour at the Southgate Event Center (formerly the Southgate Skate Rink), located at 9639 17th Ave SW in White Center. More info: http://is.gd/n0Ja

“LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS,” HI-LINERS, CARCO THEATER
7:30pm: Burien’s Hi-Liners continue their production about a hilarious man-eating plant on stage in the classic “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Renton Carco Theater. More info here: http://is.gd/o2Eo

“COLORAMA” BOWLING, HI-LINE LANES, 15733 Ambaum Blvd SW, 244-2272 BURIEN
7-10pm: “Colorama” bowling, a fun, active and funky thang to do, and it beats Wii Bowling anyday!

MICK KELLY’S IRISH PUB, 435 SW 152nd, Burien, 246-2473
9pm+: Irish accents + Guinness on tap! More info here: http://mickkellysirishpub.com/

BARREL TAVERN, 11501 First Ave South, Burien, 244-7390
9pm+: Karaoke night! NO COVER! Read our review: http://is.gd/lRKO

ELMER’S PUB, 15027 Ambaum Blvd SW, 439-1007
9:30pm+: Live Music! NO COVER! ROCK! BEER! FOOD! DARTS! POOL! FUN!

SUNDAY, MARCH 22nd:

“LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS,” HI-LINERS, CARCO THEATER
1:30pm: Matinee performance – Burien’s Hi-Liners continue their production about a hilarious man-eating plant on stage in the classic “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Renton Carco Theater. More info here: http://is.gd/o2Eo

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New Jacob Ambaum Park/Playground Opening Soon

New Jacob Ambaum Park/Playground Opening Soon

Many folks have driven by the new “Jacob Ambaum Park” under construction at 12685 Ambaum (just north of SW 128th on the west side), with their children salivating over the cool new playground... [Read more]