4th of july Section

Council told Port has money to help confront airport growth; no mercado site found

Council told Port has money to help confront airport growth; no mercado site found

By Jack Mayne Port officials are making the rounds of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport neighbor cities to tell them there is a $750,000 fund to finance ideas to better manage changes coming from an... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Fireworks light up skies off Burien’s Three Tree Point on the 4th

PHOTOS: Fireworks light up skies off Burien’s Three Tree Point on the 4th

Courtesy Elston Hill come these great photos of the longtime, community-funded, barge-based fireworks display off Burien’s Three Tree Point on the 4th of July:  Read More →

‘Citizen of the Year’ Cyndi Upthegrove will be Grand Marshal at 4th of July Parade

‘Citizen of the Year’ Cyndi Upthegrove will be Grand Marshal at 4th of July Parade

Discover Burien and the City of Burien will present the 98th annual 4th of July Parade this Thursday, July 4 with a very special guest – Volunteer of the Year and Citizen of the Year Cyndi Upthegrove... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Fireworks are banned on the 4th; let’s enforce the ban…’

LETTER: ‘Fireworks are banned on the 4th; let’s enforce the ban…’

[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:] Fireworks are Banned on the 4th, Let’s... [Read more]

Here’s where you can safely enjoy a public fireworks display this 4th of July

Here’s where you can safely enjoy a public fireworks display this 4th of July

Watching a professional fireworks show is a great – and safe – way to enjoy pyrotechnic fun while staying safe and minimizing the risk of wildfires and injuries this 4th of July. As a reminder, please... [Read more]

Burien’s 98th annual 4th of July Parade & B-Town Criterium Bike Race is back!

Burien’s 98th annual 4th of July Parade & B-Town Criterium Bike Race is back!

Come one, come all…the 4th of July is right around the corner and Discover Burien and the City of Burien have an epic celebration planned – appearing for their 41st year: the B-Town Criterium... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Fireworks are illegal in Burien…’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Fireworks are illegal in Burien…’

[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:] Dear Burien, Fireworks are illegal in... [Read more]

4th of July Major Taylor Criterium Bike Race returning to Burien after three years

4th of July Major Taylor Criterium Bike Race returning to Burien after three years

The 4th of July Major Taylor Criterium Bike Race is returning to Burien after three years! The race has long been a Burien tradition, and this year will be the 41st edition. Organizers tell us that the... [Read more]

Beverly Park Baptist Church will host a 4th of July Block Party

Beverly Park Baptist Church will host a 4th of July Block Party

All are invited to a 4th of July Block Party on July 4th from Noon – 3 p.m. at Beverly Park Baptist Church. This is a potluck barbecue celebration open to anyone in the community featuring bounce... [Read more]

UPDATE: Three Tree Point Fireworks fundraising approaches finish line

UPDATE: Three Tree Point Fireworks fundraising approaches finish line

Donate today to help the Three Tree Point Fireworks fund cross the finish line and keep this annual tradition alive! The Three Tree Point Fireworks fund committee says that only about $4,000 dollars is... [Read more]

SOS: Three Tree Point Fireworks may be canceled, and organizers need help!

SOS: Three Tree Point Fireworks may be canceled, and organizers need help!

Our friends at the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund are seeking the community’s help: Dear Burien and Normandy Park residents, We are writing this letter to ask for your support with this year’s... [Read more]

VIDEO: Raw footage of Wednesday’s 2018 Independence Day Parade

VIDEO: Raw footage of Wednesday’s 2018 Independence Day Parade

We set up our live streaming camera across from one of Burien’s most important landmarks – The Hobnobber Tavern – on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, and broadcast the city’s 97th annual Independence... [Read more]

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

We first posted this video on July 4, 2010, but we love it so much we thought it was worth a rerun on this national holiday: Out of the red, white and blue, it occurred to us that our third President,... [Read more]

Burien’s 97th Independence Day Parade is the oldest in King County

Burien’s 97th Independence Day Parade is the oldest in King County

Proudly in its 97th year, the city of Burien’s 4th of July Independence day parade – sponsored by PCC Community Markets and Yarington Funeral Home – is the oldest and one of the best attended in... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in the City of Burien; fines start at $125

REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in the City of Burien; fines start at $125

REMINDER: As the July 4th holiday rapidly approaches, the City of Burien wants to remind residents to comply with Burien’s ban on fireworks within city limits. The Burien Police Department has scheduled... [Read more]

Beverly Park Baptist Church holding Block Party on the 4th of July

Beverly Park Baptist Church holding Block Party on the 4th of July

Everyone is invited to: 4th of July Block Party July 4th from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. At Beverly Park Baptist Church 11659 1st Ave S Burien WA 98168 “This is a potluck barbecue celebration open to anyone... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from a red, white and blue 4th of July in Burien

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from a red, white and blue 4th of July in Burien

Under glorious sunny skies, with temps in the high 70s, Burien’s Independence Day celebrations were a mix of tradition, family fun and red, white and blue pride in our country and region. VIDEOS: The... [Read more]

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

We first posted this video on July 4, 2010, but we love it so much we thought it was worth a rerun on this national holiday: Out of the red, white and blue, it occurred to us that our third President,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in Burien, and the fine is $125

REMINDER: Fireworks are still illegal in Burien, and the fine is $125

The City of Burien recently released a letter to residents, reminding all that fireworks are still illegal, and the fine for discharging them is $125. Burien Police has scheduled extra officers, who will... [Read more]