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It’s Great to be 8 – Happy Birthday to Us!

It’s Great to be 8 – Happy Birthday to Us!

by Scott Schaefer Founder/Publisher/Editor Happy 8th Birthday to Us! Eight years ago, the domain www.b-townblog.com was registered, with the hopes of providing something we thought was missing from... [Read more]

They’re Back… Comments That Is!

They’re Back… Comments That Is!

We’re a day late, but as promised in our earlier post when we disabled comments to provide a “cooling off” period, they’re now back with a few modifications. First and foremost... [Read more]

SNEAK PEEK: Check Out Our Brand New Website Re-Design!

SNEAK PEEK: Check Out Our Brand New Website Re-Design!

by April Foo Special to The B-Town Blob South King Media is currently doing a major re-design of The B-Town Blob, and we’d like to give our Readers a special sneak peek of what we’re up to! Be... [Read more]

THANKS READERS – Over 72,000 Visits in July, Up +21% Over June!

THANKS READERS – Over 72,000 Visits in July, Up +21% Over June!

We’d like to take a brief, self-indulgent moment to send a huge shout-out to all our Readers for another great month of traffic – The B-Town Blog had over 72,000 Visits during July, 2012, up +... [Read more]

New Local Burien Blog Starts, Will Focus On Eagle Landing Park

New Local Burien Blog Starts, Will Focus On Eagle Landing Park

A new local blog has started – EagleLandingPark.blogspot.com – which will focus on Burien’s Eagle Landing Park (located at 14641 25th Ave SW), and published/edited by longtime area resident James... [Read more]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US – The B-Town Blog Turns Four Today!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US – The B-Town Blog Turns Four Today!

It was four years ago today (at 9:03 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007 to be exact) that The B-Town Blog made its first post, and we’re happy to celebrate by thanking YOU, our Readers and Advertisers,... [Read more]

B-Town Blog Named 3rd ‘Best Neighborhood Blog’ In KING5 Contest

B-Town Blog Named 3rd ‘Best Neighborhood Blog’ In KING5 Contest

Hope you bet to ‘Show’ folks – The B-Town Blog was awarded 3rd Best Neighborhood Blog in KING5’s 2011 ‘Best of the Western Washington‘ contest, with the winners announced... [Read more]

Thanks 61,182 Readers For Making The B-Town Blog Burien’s #1 Website

Thanks 61,182 Readers For Making The B-Town Blog Burien’s #1 Website

It’s the start of a new month, which means that, before we dive headfirst into summer, it’s time to take a look back at June 2011, reflect and share our thanks: Ah, the sweet sweet rain of... [Read more]

Check Out Our Newly Re-Launched Sister Site The SeaTac Blog!

Check Out Our Newly Re-Launched Sister Site The SeaTac Blog!

We just re-launched our newly-designed sister site The SeaTac Blog (special thanks to Code God Michael Brunk and Design God Todd Christensen), and we’re encouraging all our Readers who’d like... [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]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Archery Bistro’s Wine Dinner Coming Up 7/25; Plus, Blog Specials!

Advertiser Archery Bistro’s Wine Dinner Coming Up 7/25; Plus, Blog Specials!

BTB Advertiser Archery Bistro (located at the Normandy Park Towne Center), would like our Readers to know about their latest food specials and events. Here’s a letter from Chef Brandon about this... [Read more]

JOBS: Join Us As We Continue To Grow The B-Town Blog-O-Lution!

JOBS: Join Us As We Continue To Grow The B-Town Blog-O-Lution!

If you read The B-Town Blog regularly, you’re probably aware that, aside from providing a much-needed and timely service to the Burien area, we’re growing very quickly in both traffic, content... [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]

Our “Have A Heart” Food Bank Party Raised Nearly $600!

Our “Have A Heart” Food Bank Party Raised Nearly $600!

FINAL UPDATE: Our annual “Have A Heart” Food Bank Fundraiser Blog Party for the Highline Food Bank was a smashing success Tuesday night, raising nearly $600 in food donations and cash for... [Read more]

THANKS READERS! Another Month, Another Traffic Record – Nearly 50,000 Readers In November!

THANKS READERS! Another Month, Another Traffic Record – Nearly 50,000 Readers In November!

This is getting old (yeah, right) – another month, another record – for the month of November, 2009 The B-Town Blog received nearly 50,000 Unique Visitors, and like we did in October (and... [Read more]

Happy Easter From The B-Town Blog!

Happy Easter From The B-Town Blog!

Happy Easter from The B-Town Blog!

We’re taking the day off to spend with our familiies.

“No Foolin’ Fundraiser” For D.M. Food Bank Is April 1st

“No Foolin’ Fundraiser” For D.M. Food Bank Is April 1st

Our sister site The Waterland Blog is having its first-ever “No Foolin’ Fundraiser” Blog Party on Wednesday, April 1st (appropriately on April Fool’s Day) at Butler Bar & Grill in Des Moines, and it’s going to serve as a fundraiser for the Des Moines Food Bank.

You’re invited to come – just bring two cans or boxes of non-perishable food (or $5 cash) as your donation to help feed some hungry neighbors.

Here are the details…

TECH UPDATE: ’09 Off To Crummy Start For Our Servers

TECH UPDATE: ’09 Off To Crummy Start For Our Servers

Quick technical note for everyone who may have experienced error messages or noticed problems with our site loading properly (or at all…) today: THE BAD NEWS: Our Servers have been acting up, and... [Read more]

2008 In Review: The B-Town Blog’s 10 Most Popular Stories

2008 In Review: The B-Town Blog’s 10 Most Popular Stories

The year is just about over, so it’s time for us here at The B-Town Blog to take a moment, reflect and look back on our first full year of publishing a startup website that reached over 81,000 Unique... [Read more]

Happy Holidays From Your Friends At The B-Town Blog!

Happy Holidays From Your Friends At The B-Town Blog!

We’re taking some time off to spend with our familes, so look for the next update on Dec. 26th!  Read More →

Actress Blogs About “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol”

Actress Blogs About “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol”

by Melissa Malloy Two years ago I did the scariest thing I have ever done in my life. I pursued my dreams! I decided to move away from my family and friends in Colorado and come to Washington to follow... [Read more]

It’s Now Easier To Post Comments On The B-Town Blog

It’s Now Easier To Post Comments On The B-Town Blog

We recently upgraded our Commenting functions, this making it easier to Comment on stories, and we invite all our Readers to try them out and see how they work. Our goal at The B-Town Blog has always been... [Read more]

We’ll Be Talkin’ Bloggin’ At The Mark Thursday Night

We’ll Be Talkin’ Bloggin’ At The Mark Thursday Night

We’re honored to have been invited to speak to the SouthWest Seattle Business & Professional Women’s Association gathering this Thursday night, Nov. 13th at The Mark Restaurant starting... [Read more]

Follow The B-Town Blog On Twitter

Follow The B-Town Blog On Twitter

Twitter is the new black, even though their mascot is a blue bird. And since we’re oh so ding dang fashionable at the B-Town Blog, we now use it as well. Daily. Hourly. Sometimes even…minutely. You... [Read more]