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B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: The Life of a Sock Monkey

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: The Life of a Sock Monkey

by Shawn Underwood He is christened Jocko and he sits on the center of dino-decorated pillow on the boy’s un-made bed. Jocko is what is known as a “sock monkey,” pieced together by his great grandmother... [Read more]

Wild Strawberry Fest: B-Town Bike Fair Pedals Into Town Saturday, June 19th

Wild Strawberry Fest: B-Town Bike Fair Pedals Into Town Saturday, June 19th

A new feature in this year’s revamped Wild Strawberry Festival will be The B-Town Bike Fair, which will happen on Saturday, June 19th on festival grounds in Burien’s Town Square. This is an... [Read more]

B-Town Undercover: Walking Cove To Clover Makes Me Love Burien

B-Town Undercover: Walking Cove To Clover Makes Me Love Burien

by Shawn Underwood While working on a humorous story the other night I received a text: Lori: “ru walking the c2c tomorrow” (In text speak=”Are you walking the Cove to Clover race tomorrow?”) Me:... [Read more]

Where (And How) To Celebrate V-Day In B-Town, Thanks To Local Businesses

Where (And How) To Celebrate V-Day In B-Town, Thanks To Local Businesses

by Gina Bourdage I can’t say I have ever been the biggest fan of Valentine ’s Day. The mere thought of cheesy stuffed animals, cheap chocolates or sleazy lingerie makes me gag. You might... [Read more]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Dougerino’s “Burien”

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Dougerino’s “Burien”

From Flickr Photog Dougerino comes this great Burien-related pic, which he describes as: Those golden arches were the place to hang out in ’74, during the short-lived streaking fad. Have a Burien-related... [Read more]

BlogstockAPalooza Video:Lost in the Bamboo "Oceans"

BlogstockAPalooza Video:Lost in the Bamboo "Oceans"

Last Saturday night (Sept. 6th) we sponsored an outdoor mini concert/music stage on SW 152nd and 10th Ave SW in Olde Burien at B-Town’s annual Artwalk. We called it B-Town BlogstockAPalooza, and... [Read more]

Another Video Of The Birthday Bus

Another Video Of The Birthday Bus

As if you haven’t seen it enough already, here’s a video (courtesy Burien Parks) of the infamous “Birthday Bus,” only this time moving (albeit slowly) and with actual people on... [Read more]

Re-live B-Town’s B-Day Bash

Re-live B-Town’s B-Day Bash

Some new photos from Saturday’s big B-Town 15th B-Day Bash, courtesy Burien Parks:  Read More →

Happy B-Day B-Town!

Happy B-Day B-Town!

Friday night the infamous “Birthday Bus” was unveiled and lit up at the Discover Burien Dinner/Auction, and the B-Town Blog was there:   http://www.b-townblog.com/wp-content/media/B-TownB-Day2_320x240.flv If... [Read more]

B-Town Boom Part II? Three Office Buildings And 46 Townhomes Coming To Five Corners

B-Town Boom Part II? Three Office Buildings And 46 Townhomes Coming To Five Corners

BURIEN – The B-Town Boom looks like it’s got a potential Part II coming, as a three-acre area near Five Corners sold for $3.2 million to a private investor known as 162nd Street LLC, with... [Read more]

Welcome to the B-Town (Burien) Blog!

Welcome to the B-Town (Burien) Blog!

The B-Town (Burien) Blog hopes to be the online source for all your Burien-related news, events, people, business, history, mysteries and more. It is managed by your neighbor Burienite Scott Schaefer,... [Read more]