anniversary Section

Burien’s Greek House celebrating 1-year anniversary this Saturday, Oct. 18

Burien’s Greek House celebrating 1-year anniversary this Saturday, Oct. 18

Burien’s The Greek House Restaurant will be celebrating its 1-Year Anniversary this Saturday, Oct. 18. Owners Sonja and Philip invite everyone to join them for dinner on Saturday evening, where... [Read more]

Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Burien Library on Saturday, Sept. 13

Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Burien Library on Saturday, Sept. 13

It’s hard to believe it, but the Burien Library will be celebrating its 5th Anniversary soon, with an all-day party on Saturday, Sept. 13. There will be special performances by Brian Vogan and his... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Cox Financial will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with a party on April 16

Cox Financial will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with a party on April 16

Cox Financial will be celebrating its 15th Anniversary with a party on from 5 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 at their offices at 112 SW 157th Street. Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate Luso Food & Wine’s 2nd Anniversary this Saturday, Sept. 7

Celebrate Luso Food & Wine’s 2nd Anniversary this Saturday, Sept. 7

Luso Food & Wine will be celebrating its 2nd Anniversary this Saturday, Sept. 7 with gorgeous intoxicating Latin American Music from ‘Correo Aereo’ from 8 – 10 p.m. “De-colonize... [Read more]

Three Tree Montessori School holding 10th Anniversary Celebration today

Three Tree Montessori School holding 10th Anniversary Celebration today

Three Tree Montessori School will be holding its 10th Anniversary Celebration today – Saturday, April 20 – from 2 – 4 p.m. “We’ll have tours, socializing, and refreshments,” they tell... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Elvis will be in the House at Normandy Park Senior Living Tuesday, Feb. 26

Elvis will be in the House at Normandy Park Senior Living Tuesday, Feb. 26

Elvis will be in the house as Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living holds its 9th Anniversary event from 7 – 8 p.m. next Tuesday evening, Feb. 26.  That’s right – the fun folks there will... [Read more]

Happy Birthday to Us – The B-Town Blog Turns Five Years Old Today!

Happy Birthday to Us – The B-Town Blog Turns Five Years Old Today!

Five years ago today (at 9:03 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007 to be exact), Burien resident Scott Schaefer founded The B-Town Blog, and we’d like to celebrate by thanking YOU – our Readers and Advertisers…

PHOTO: Flags At Half-Mast On Three Tree Point Commemorate 9/11

PHOTO: Flags At Half-Mast On Three Tree Point Commemorate 9/11

  BTB Humorist and local Author Shawn Underwood took the photo above, showing several flags at half-mast on the north beach of Burien’s Three Tree Point, as residents commemorated the 10th... [Read more]

Ten Years Ago, Kristopher Kime’s Death Began Journey Of Life For Five Others

Ten Years Ago, Kristopher Kime’s Death Began Journey Of Life For Five Others

by Jack Mayne It was ten years ago today (Feb. 28) when Highline Community College student Kristopher Kime died after being hit by a 17-year-old runaway during a Mardi Gras melee in Pioneer Square, but... [Read more]

Five Years Later, Death Of Woman Found In Burien Remains Unsolved

Five Years Later, Death Of Woman Found In Burien Remains Unsolved

Five years ago this Sunday, Feb. 6th, marks a very sad and tragic anniversary – that’s when the body of Nicole Pietz was found in a wooded area in Burien. She was the victim of a homicide, and... [Read more]

Happy Birthday To Us – The B-Town Blog Is 3 Years Old Today!

Happy Birthday To Us – The B-Town Blog Is 3 Years Old Today!

Three years ago today (Dec. 11, 2007, to be exact), from a humble dining room table in a home in Burien, The B-Town Blog came unto this planet, chock full of hopes and dreams of informing, entertaining... [Read more]

A Year Later, Suspect In Stabbing Murder Of Burien Man Still At Large

A Year Later, Suspect In Stabbing Murder Of Burien Man Still At Large

It was one year ago today (Nov. 12, 2009) that Mark Ebinger, 25, was stabbed and killed outside Good Time Ernie’s in Burien. Far as we know the suspect is still at large. We also believe there is... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser The Yard Sale Celebrates First Year Anniversary With Big Sale

Advertiser The Yard Sale Celebrates First Year Anniversary With Big Sale

BTB Advertiser The Yard Sale will be celebrating the first anniversary of its Grand Opening starting Monday, Nov. 1st. The Yard Sale is located at 14017 First Avenue South #101 in Burien. They will be... [Read more]

Burien Breakfast Toastmasters Celebrating 50th Birthday Friday, April 9

Burien Breakfast Toastmasters Celebrating 50th Birthday Friday, April 9

The Burien Breakfast Toastmasters will be celebrating its 50th birthday on Friday, April 9th at 7pm the Highline Schools E.R.A.C. Building, located at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW. The Burien Breakfast Toastmasters... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Elliott Bay Brewhouse & Pub Celebrating 3rd Birthday Saturday

Advertiser Elliott Bay Brewhouse & Pub Celebrating 3rd Birthday Saturday

BTB Advertiser Elliott Bay Brewhouse and Pub will be celebrating its 3rd birthday this Saturday March 6th! Live reggae from Dub Lounge International starts at 8pm. Families are welcome and there’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Back Advertiser Burien Honda, Celebrating 47 Years

Welcome Back Advertiser Burien Honda, Celebrating 47 Years

Welcome back BTB Advertiser Burien Honda, which is having a birthday party and inviting everyone to come on in to check out the special green tag savings hanging from the rear view mirrors of all their... [Read more]

White Center For The Arts Celebrating 1st Birthday At Feb. 20th Art Walk

White Center For The Arts Celebrating 1st Birthday At Feb. 20th Art Walk

Our friend Shelli Park of White Center for the Arts tells us that their one-year anniversary is fast approaching, and they’ll be celebrating it at their Third Saturday Art walk on Saturday, Feb.... [Read more]

Happy 2nd Birthday To Us! And Now For Our “Terrible Twos”

Happy 2nd Birthday To Us! And Now For Our “Terrible Twos”

Two years ago today (Dec. 11, 2007 to be exact), on a dining room table in a home in Burien, your B-Town Blog came unto this planet, chock full of hopes and dreams of informing, entertaining and enlightening... [Read more]

Celebrate 20 Years Of The Southwest King County Chamber Of Commerce Oct. 17th

Celebrate 20 Years Of The Southwest King County Chamber Of Commerce Oct. 17th

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce (of which we’re proud members) is holding its 20th Anniversary Gala Party on Saturday, Oct. 17th at the Seattle Airport Marriott. The evening will include... [Read more]

Sustainable Burien Holding Garden/Birthday Party At B/ IAS On Saturday, Aug. 8th

Sustainable Burien Holding Garden/Birthday Party At B/ IAS On Saturday, Aug. 8th

The good folks at Sustainable Burien are holding a party to celebrate both their new garden beds (see our report here) as well as their one-year anniversary at the Burien Interim Art Space on Saturday,... [Read more]

One Year Ago Today, BTB Advertiser Airport/Burien Towing Was Changed Forever

One Year Ago Today, BTB Advertiser Airport/Burien Towing Was Changed Forever

One year ago today (July 24, 2008) BTB Advertiser Airport/Burien Towing was changed forever when owner Mark Storer, 51 and his son Brian, 24, were killed when their floatplane crashed near Lake Nahwatzel,... [Read more]

One Year Later: Survivors Of Burien’s Worst Arson Fire Continue On With Life

One Year Later: Survivors Of Burien’s Worst Arson Fire Continue On With Life

by Mark Neuman It was a year ago this morning (June 29th) that a fire tore through the Tara Apartments on SW 155th in Burien. The blaze, determined to be an arson by police, destroyed the Tara, jumped... [Read more]

One Year Later, Investigation Continues Into Burien’s Fatal Apartment Arson Fire

One Year Later, Investigation Continues Into Burien’s Fatal Apartment Arson Fire

by Ralph Nichols

One year ago today, on June 29, 2008, not long after midnight, hell erupted in a very small place in Burien. At 12:42 a.m., a 911 dispatcher received the first alarm. Seconds later, someone inside the Tara Apartments, at SW 155th Street and 5th Ave SW, yelled “Fire!”

Flowers And Candles Mark Sad Anniversary At Burien Bar

Flowers And Candles Mark Sad Anniversary At Burien Bar

One year ago Wednesday (May 6th), Ben Laumea, a father of six, passed away from injuries he suffered after being shot in the head with an AK-47 at the then-MVP Sports Bar in Burien.

A BTB Reader emailed us, asking why flowers had been placed on the doorstep of the establishment, now called Twigg’s, so we went over and took these photos:

As you can see in the closeup photo, candles were lit in the shape of a heart on the porch, along with about eight flower bouquets…

Happy Birthday To Us! The B-Town Blog Is 1-Year Old Today

Happy Birthday To Us! The B-Town Blog Is 1-Year Old Today

One year ago today (Dec. 11, 2007 to be exact), on a dining room table in a modest home near Three Tree Point, your B-Town Blog came unto this planet, chock full of hopes and dreams of enlightening a... [Read more]

61 Years Ago Today: Fatal Plane Crash At Sea-Tac Airport

61 Years Ago Today: Fatal Plane Crash At Sea-Tac Airport

61 years ago today – Nov. 30, 1947, at around 2:25pm – an Alaska Airlines airplane with 25 passengers and three crewmembers on board crashed while trying to land at Sea-Tac Airport, killing... [Read more]

Local Man Tim Leahy Was In Dallas When JFK Was Shot

Local Man Tim Leahy Was In Dallas When JFK Was Shot

by Janet Grella It is often agreed that most people over five years old and living in the United States on November 22, 1963 will remember exactly where they were when they found out that President John... [Read more]

Fatal Apartment Arson Fire Was One Month Ago Today

Fatal Apartment Arson Fire Was One Month Ago Today

We’d like to take a moment to reflect and commemorate that it was exactly one month ago today that an arson fire blazed through the Tara and Jenny Marie apartment buildings in the 400 block of SW... [Read more]