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The 2014 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

The 2014 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

Photo by Michael Brunk. The 4th of July is just over a month away, and our friends at the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund are seeking Business Sponsors and donations to help raise the $30,000 needed to... [Read more]

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dive into the New Year with Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1) in Three Tree Point…

Sponsored Post This Week’s Prudential NW Open House: mid-century home above 3 Tree Point

This Week’s Prudential NW Open House: mid-century home above 3 Tree Point

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest’s Open House – open both Saturday, Oct. 19 and Sunday, Oct. 20 – is a mid-century home located in a million dollar neighborhood above the waterfront... [Read more]

The 2013 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

The 2013 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

The 4th of July is less than two months away, and the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking business Sponsors to help raise money needed to continue this great local tradition. Each year, Burien’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: ‘Record Crowd’ Rings in 2013 at 3 Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: ‘Record Crowd’ Rings in 2013 at 3 Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

On a perfectly clear, pristine New Year’s Day, around 60 people rang in 2013 by running in, jumping, diving and plunging into the chilly waters off Burien’s Three Tree Point at the annual Polar Bear Plunge…

VIDEO: Cool Behind-the-Scenes View of Three Tree Point’s Fireworks Display

VIDEO: Cool Behind-the-Scenes View of Three Tree Point’s Fireworks Display

[EDITOR'S NOTE: As many of our Readers know, the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund raises around $25,000 for this annual 4th of July show, and BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer served as Co-Chair, along... [Read more]

VIDEO: Around 40 Jump Into Burien’s ‘Polar Bear Plunge'; + POV Splash Cam!

VIDEO: Around 40 Jump Into Burien’s ‘Polar Bear Plunge'; + POV Splash Cam!

With the air temp around 53 degrees, it was a very mild, sunny New Year’s Day in Burien Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, when some 40+ locals braved the chilly waters of Puget Sound to participate in the annual... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Milo’ The Fat, Yellow, Sleepy Tabby Cat, Has Been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Milo’ The Fat, Yellow, Sleepy Tabby Cat, Has Been FOUND!

“Lost Cat. Its yellow and orange and fat. It is sleepy. Milo. 206-612-7814.” Poster by Britta Kleitsch. UPDATE 10/17/11 9 p.m.: Milo, the “fat, yellow, sleepy tabby cat” missing... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Boat Breaks From Buoy, Gets Slammed At Three Tree Point Wednesday

PHOTOS: Boat Breaks From Buoy, Gets Slammed At Three Tree Point Wednesday

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Bob Seaton On a windy Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 28), an 18-foot motorboat broke away from its mooring buoy off the north side of Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood... [Read more]

Fire Breaks Out On Boat Off Three Tree Point On First Day Of Summer

Fire Breaks Out On Boat Off Three Tree Point On First Day Of Summer

On a lovely, sunny and clear first day of summer 2011 (Tuesday, June 21), a local Three Tree Point resident decided to take his boat out on the sound. Sounds good, huh? Well, all was well and good until... [Read more]

REMINDER: There’s Still Time To Donate To The 3 Tree Point Fireworks Fund!

REMINDER: There’s Still Time To Donate To The 3 Tree Point Fireworks Fund!

[DISCLAIMER: BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer is also volunteering as Co-Chair of the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund, a non-profit organization devoted to continuing Burien's best barge-based, high-altitude... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: The Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund!

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: The Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund!

[DISCLOSURE: BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer is serving as Co-Chair of the all-volunteer, non-profit 2011 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund.] We’d like to shoot up a mortar full of exotic, colorful... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sure Signs Of Summer As Three Tree Point Fireworks Signs Go Up

PHOTOS: Sure Signs Of Summer As Three Tree Point Fireworks Signs Go Up

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer is a volunteer Co-Chair of the non-profit 2011 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund.] If you drove on Maplewild Ave SW in Burien’s Three Tree Point... [Read more]

REMINDER: Three Tree Point Fireworks Corporate Donor Party Is Saturday

REMINDER: Three Tree Point Fireworks Corporate Donor Party Is Saturday

[DISCLOSURE: BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer is serving as Co-Chair of the all-volunteer, non-profit Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund this year.] REMINDER: The big Corporate Donor kickoff party for... [Read more]

VIDEO: Wild Winds Whip Walloping Waves Up At Burien’s Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Wild Winds Whip Walloping Waves Up At Burien’s Three Tree Point

Courtesy our friend and neighbor Fred Feiertag comes this video shot around 4:15pm Thursday of the walloping windstorm and its effect on the waves at Burien’s Three Tree Point beach: A “High... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time Lapse Of This Week’s Snowstorm At Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Time Lapse Of This Week’s Snowstorm At Three Tree Point

We set up a remote, weatherproof time lapse camera on SW 172nd Street in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood late Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 23rd), then let it record until late Friday afternoon... [Read more]

VIDEO: Record Turnout For Polar Bear Plunge; Plus, BTB’s Bart Wins Trophy!

VIDEO: Record Turnout For Polar Bear Plunge; Plus, BTB’s Bart Wins Trophy!

Story and Video by Scott Schaefer Under crystal clear, sunny blue skies, on a New Year’s Day when the water temperature (around 46 degrees) was warmer than the air (around 36 degrees), a record 50... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Three Tree Point Neighbors Holding “Flash” Garage Sale This Saturday

Three Tree Point Neighbors Holding “Flash” Garage Sale This Saturday

Neighbors from Burien’s Three Tree Point area will be holding a “Flash” community Garage Sale this Saturday (Sept. 18), from 9am – 1pm, where numerous residents will be hosting their own sales... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Moon Over Lake Burien, Osprey & Airplane, Scuba Diver Sunset

PHOTOS: Moon Over Lake Burien, Osprey & Airplane, Scuba Diver Sunset

It’s feeling like the height of summer this week, with hot, humid temps and skies painted orange by the haze of nearby forest fires, a perfect time to get out the camera and capture some one-of-a-kind... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This Week’s Prudential NW Open House: 3-Tree Point Custom Waterfront Home

This Week’s Prudential NW Open House: 3-Tree Point Custom Waterfront Home

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest’s featured Open House for this week is a desirable, custom waterfront home near 3 Tree Point with ever-changing 180-degree Puget Sound and Olympic Mountain... [Read more]

TIME LAPSE/PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Three Tree Point Celebrates The 4th

TIME LAPSE/PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Three Tree Point Celebrates The 4th

Despite gray skies and occasional rain, Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood celebrated Independence Day 2010 with a day full of block party-like activities, starting with a community breakfast... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund

Two of your B-Town Bloggers live in the Tree Tree Point area of Burien – Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer and his family, as well as Sales Diva Janet Grella and her husband, Michael. We’ve been... [Read more]

Hit And Run Accident Damages Car, Protective Wall & More At 3 Tree Point

Hit And Run Accident Damages Car, Protective Wall & More At 3 Tree Point

UPDATE FRI. 3/19 2pm: Just got word from Sgt John Urquhart of the King County Sheriff’s Department, who says that the suspect vehicle, “probably a white Honda Civic,” was found parked... [Read more]

EXCERPT: “Three Tree Point” Book Signing Is March 12th At The Tin Room

EXCERPT: “Three Tree Point” Book Signing Is March 12th At The Tin Room

As we previously reported, “Images of America: Three Tree Point,” a locally-written book about one of Burien’s historic waterfront neighborhoods, is being released Monday (March 8th),... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From The Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

PHOTOS: Scenes From The Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Sure, we’ve already posted a video of the wacky event (see it here), but that won’t stop us from posting this outstanding Photo Slideshow of the annual Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge on... [Read more]

VIDEO: New Decade & Year Begins With Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

VIDEO: New Decade & Year Begins With Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Story and Video by Scott Schaefer As if on cue, the sun made a brief appearance, the rain stopped, and during a nice lull on an otherwise typical, windy New Year’s Day, 29 people braved the chilly... [Read more]

Polar Bear Plunge Will Be Jan. 1st At Three Tree Point, And This Year It's For A Good Cause

Polar Bear Plunge Will Be Jan. 1st At Three Tree Point, And This Year It's For A Good Cause

Burien’s annual “Polar Bear Plunge” will take place this Friday, Jan. 1st at Noon on the beach at Three Tree Point, and this year it’s also going to serve as a fundraiser for the... [Read more]

This Burien House May Look Happy, But Some Think It Was Haunted…

This Burien House May Look Happy, But Some Think It Was Haunted…

by Laura Beth Peterson The year was 1944 and five-year old Jeannette Manola was happy that the waiting was finally over. After living for a year in the little rental house on the beach, her family was... [Read more]