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B-TOWN BIZ: Super Supplements Will Open in Five Corners Location Aug. 23

B-TOWN BIZ: Super Supplements Will Open in Five Corners Location Aug. 23

UPDATE 8/9/12: We first reported that Super Supplements will be opening in the old Blockbuster location in the Five Corners shopping center on July 9, and now we have this update: “Looks like it... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Elmer’s Pub has New Owners, Who Are ‘Cleaning the Place Up’

B-TOWN BIZ: Elmer’s Pub has New Owners, Who Are ‘Cleaning the Place Up’

Longtime Burien bar Elmer’s Pub has new owners, who are vowing to “clean the place up.” Rachel Wilson and Kenny Wakefield bought the bar, took it over Aug. 1, and are currently doing... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien’s Fashion Bug Women’s Clothing Store is Closing

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien’s Fashion Bug Women’s Clothing Store is Closing

Fashion Bug, a chain-based women’s clothing store located in the Burien Plaza at 158 SW 148th Street (near Safeway), will be closing soon. The closing appears to be part of a strategy by the company’s... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Another Olde Burien Biz May Be Closing – Goodie Gumdrops

B-TOWN BIZ: Another Olde Burien Biz May Be Closing – Goodie Gumdrops

With near-empty storefronts, shelves and signs proclaiming 50% off, it appears that Goodie Gumdrops, located at 816 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien, may be closing. Goodie Gumdrops has served as a toy... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Olde Burien Business Poggi Bonsi is Moving

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Olde Burien Business Poggi Bonsi is Moving

On the day of the Olde Burien Block Party – Saturday, July 21 – longtime Burien business Poggi Bonsi announced the following on its Facebook page: Thanks for 10 years in Olde Burien! Today is the... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Super Supplements to Open in Old Blockbuster Location

B-TOWN BIZ: Super Supplements to Open in Old Blockbuster Location

Super Supplements will be opening in August in the old Blockbuster location in the Five Corners shopping center near the corner of SW 160th and First Ave South. They’re currently hiring Sales Associates... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien Liquor Store Re-Opens Under New Ownership

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien Liquor Store Re-Opens Under New Ownership

by Jack Mayne Old customers of the Burien state liquor store will hardly know the new place, now open under the ownership of a young couple and you can actually find the lemons or the limes and even the... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: White Cap Frozen Yogurt to Open Tuesday, July 3

B-TOWN BIZ: White Cap Frozen Yogurt to Open Tuesday, July 3

New B-Town biz White Cap Frozen Yogurt announced that they will be opening this Tuesday, July 3rd, and will be holding a grand opening on the 4th of July. Hours on the 4th will be from 11 a.m. – 10... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Saar’s Marketplace is Closing

B-TOWN BIZ: Saar’s Marketplace is Closing

The Saar’s Marketplace grocery store, located at 14905 4th Ave SW in Burien, is closing. Numerous signs have been posted, many extolling special “Store Closing” discounts. Known for... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: New Business EagleRider Seattle’s Grand Opening is this Weekend

B-TOWN BIZ: New Business EagleRider Seattle’s Grand Opening is this Weekend

EagleRider Seattle is a terrific motorcycle rental company, located at 13214 First Avenue South, just north of Burien Bark. They officially opened April 1, but never held a grand opening event. Now, they... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien’s ‘The Yarn Stash’ Closing End of June

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien’s ‘The Yarn Stash’ Closing End of June

Family-owned Burien business The Yarn Stash, located at 615 SW 152nd Street, announced that they are not renewing their lease, and are therefore closing. “The time has come to say ‘Good-Bye’... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘White Cap Frozen Yogurt’ to Open Next to Albertson’s Five Corners

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘White Cap Frozen Yogurt’ to Open Next to Albertson’s Five Corners

Soon you’ll be able to serve yourself frozen yogurt and toppings, paid for by the ounce when ‘White Cap Frozen Yogurt’ opens in July in the old ‘Checkmate’ location next to Albertson’s Five Corners…

B-TOWN BIZ: HomeTask Moves In, Upgrades Former Jorstad Jewelers Space

B-TOWN BIZ: HomeTask Moves In, Upgrades Former Jorstad Jewelers Space

The 'JJ' initials, which stood for Jorstad Jewelers, are still visible in front of HomeTask's new offices. Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Last month, a Burien business moved into the... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: White Center’s Full Tilt Ice Cream Looking to Expand Into Burien

B-TOWN BIZ: White Center’s Full Tilt Ice Cream Looking to Expand Into Burien

Full Tilt Ice Cream owner Justin Cline told The B-Town Blog Friday (April 27) that he’s considering expanding his growing, local ice cream business into downtown Burien. “We think Burien would... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: BTown Burgers & Shakes Apparently ‘Closed For Repairs’

B-TOWN BIZ: BTown Burgers & Shakes Apparently ‘Closed For Repairs’

BTown Burgers & Shakes, located at 822 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien, has apparently been ‘closed for repairs’ for several weeks now, according to our observations, as well as their Facebook... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Burien Restaurant ‘Dragon Pearl’ Closing Jan. 1st

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Burien Restaurant ‘Dragon Pearl’ Closing Jan. 1st

BTB Reader Adrienne Peck tipped us to this via email – longtime Burien restaurant ‘Dragon Pearl,’ located at 15304 1st Ave South, is closing Jan. 1st. “The owners are moving back... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Germaine’s Country Kitchen Is On The Move

B-TOWN BIZ: Germaine’s Country Kitchen Is On The Move

Germaines will be moving from its location on Ambaum Blvd. SW at the end of December. by Guy Harper Ever had the hankerin’ for a hearty breakfast of three eggs, hash browns, toast and coffee on one of... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Phoenix Tea Shop Opening Soon In Olde Burien

B-TOWN BIZ: Phoenix Tea Shop Opening Soon In Olde Burien

A new business – Phoenix Tea Shop – will be opening soon in Olde Burien, in the space formerly occupied by the ‘You’ve Been Worn’ consignment shop at 902 SW 152nd Street. The folks... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien’s ‘The House’ Restaurant Shuts Doors, Selling Gear

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien’s ‘The House’ Restaurant Shuts Doors, Selling Gear

Burien’s ‘The House’ restaurant has closed, and will be holding a sale of its equipment this Friday and Saturday, according to a Craigslist ad posted Tuesday (Oct. 25). Owned by Will... [Read more]