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Burien’s Gregory Heights Elementary Recognized As A “Green School”

Burien’s Gregory Heights Elementary Recognized As A “Green School”

Burien’s Gregory Heights Elementary Schools is one of 11 schools honored for completing the first level of King County’s Green Schools Program. It is one of four Highline School District... [Read more]

VIDEO: Scenes From Construction At Burien’s New Community Center

VIDEO: Scenes From Construction At Burien’s New Community Center

Burien’s “old library” building is in the midst of a major renovation, and when it’s completed it’ll serve as a temporary new home for the Community Center, as well as offices... [Read more]

BREAKING: Bonney-Watson Site Will Pass Away For New Fire Station

BREAKING: Bonney-Watson Site Will Pass Away For New Fire Station

by Ralph Nichols Fire District No. 2 commissioners voted at their Dec. 2 meeting to purchase the Bonney-Watson funeral chapel property at 900 SW 146th St. for a new fire station for the Burien/Normandy... [Read more]

Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center Offering Hands-On Building & Construction Trades Education

Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center Offering Hands-On Building & Construction Trades Education

Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center announced Monday (Oct. 26th) that it is offering a pilot program for high school students for building and construction trades. Along with Wenatchee’s Skills... [Read more]

Location For New Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station Could Be Selected Soon

Location For New Burien/Normandy Park Fire Station Could Be Selected Soon

by Ralph Nichols The location for a new Burien/Normandy Park fire station in the city’s downtown business district could be selected before the end of November. And, Fire Chief Mike Marrs told The... [Read more]

Remodeling Of Old Library Building Into New Community Center To Begin Soon; Expected To Open In April

Remodeling Of Old Library Building Into New Community Center To Begin Soon; Expected To Open In April

by Ralph Nichols Just over six months from now, a new Burien Community Center will open to the public in the old library building at SW 146th Street and 4th Ave. SW. Remodeling of the 20,000-square-foot... [Read more]

Grand Opening Celebration For New Marvista School Is Thursday, Sept. 24th

Grand Opening Celebration For New Marvista School Is Thursday, Sept. 24th

Highline Public Schools will be holding a special grand opening celebration for the recently-rebuilt Marvista Elementary School on Thursday, Sept. 24th, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. There will be a short program... [Read more]

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Ventana Construction

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Ventana Construction

The B-Town Blog extends a welcoming hand to its latest Advertiser – Ventana Construction, LLC! Ventana Construction is a full-service custom home and remodeling contractor based nearby in West Seattle.... [Read more]

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Three-Tree Carpentry Services!

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Three-Tree Carpentry Services!

Please welcome our latest Advertiser: Three-Tree Custom Carpentry Services! Proprietor Matthew Feeney tells us that he’s “local, specialized, and service-oriented.” “As a twelve-year... [Read more]

REVIEW: From Drive-In To Dive-In, It’s The Barrel Tavern

REVIEW: From Drive-In To Dive-In, It’s The Barrel Tavern

by Gina Bourdage The term “dive bar” conjures up negative images of dark, smoky, smelly taverns, shady staff and questionable menus full of deep fried mystery food. Burien’s Barrel Tavern... [Read more]

Update On Burien’s Future Community Recreation Center

Update On Burien’s Future Community Recreation Center

The slideshow above shows 3-D models of Burien’s proposed Community Recreation Center, and courtesy Burien Parks comes this update: Several months ago the Burien City Council accepted the proposed... [Read more]

Remodeled Bison Creek Pizza & Pub Opens Sat. Oct. 11th

Remodeled Bison Creek Pizza & Pub Opens Sat. Oct. 11th

Burien’s historic Bison Creek Pizza has been remodeled, and will re-open this Saturday as Bison Creek Pizza & Pub! The grand re-opening starts at Noon and goes until 2am. One reason we’re... [Read more]

Sneak Peek Of The New Highline Heritage Museum

Sneak Peek Of The New Highline Heritage Museum

Last week we were invited to a special presentation that revealed the new plans for the Highline Heritage Museum, which will be built at 819 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien at Ambaum Blvd., where Karuna... [Read more]

Photo Of Library Construction Progress

Photo Of Library Construction Progress

Courtesy our good friends at the King County Library comes this recent photo of the exterior “shell” of the brand spankin’ new library under construction at Burien Town Square:  Read More →

It's Moving Day For John L. Scott Of Burien

It's Moving Day For John L. Scott Of Burien

We’re at the Farmer’s Market, and in the alley behind us today are two moving vans, with sweaty people moving big things. Upon further investigation, we discovered that BTB Advertiser John... [Read more]

Blaze Hits Building Two Blocks From Arson Fire

Blaze Hits Building Two Blocks From Arson Fire

Another fire struck Burien Monday morning at 111-115 SW 154th, about two blocks from the tragic June 29th apartment arson, and according to the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department: This fire was confined... [Read more]

Rooty’s Being Uprooted For New Transit Center

Rooty’s Being Uprooted For New Transit Center

One-time sports bar “Rooty’s,” located at 209 SW 148th Street is being uprooted this week to make room for a new transit center: According to the King County website: A new expanded... [Read more]