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Burien’s Town Square ‘Spray Park’ will reopen on Saturday, Sept. 2

Burien’s Town Square ‘Spray Park’ will reopen on Saturday, Sept. 2

The City of Burien announced Friday (Sept. 1) that its Town Square Spray Park will be reopening this Saturday, Sept 2, just in time for the long (and likely hot) Labor Day weekend. The spray park will... [Read more]

(2017) Wild Strawberry Festival, Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off is June 17-18

(2017) Wild Strawberry Festival, Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off is June 17-18

NOTE: THIS INFO IS FOR THE 2017 STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL Summer is almost here and soon it’ll be time for the annual Wild Strawberry Festival, Father’s Day Car Show and the Chili Cook-off – coming to... [Read more]

High winds knock scaffolding down at Pillar Properties construction site

High winds knock scaffolding down at Pillar Properties construction site

Courtesy Toby Frey at Best Vacuum Of Burien comes these photos, showing fallen scaffolding – likely caused by high winds – at the Pillar Properties construction site near Burien Town Square on Tuesday... [Read more]

Sponsored Post BECU Neighborhood Financial Center at  Burien Town Square is now open!

BECU Neighborhood Financial Center at Burien Town Square is now open!

BECU – Washington’s largest community credit union – this week opened its first Neighborhood Financial Center in Burien, continuing its regional expansion. The wait is over for current members... [Read more]

Sponsored Post B-TOWN BIZ: New business ‘The Oilerie’ will open this Saturday, June 25!

B-TOWN BIZ: New business ‘The Oilerie’ will open this Saturday, June 25!

New business ‘The Oilerie’ will have an official opening this Saturday June 25, starting at 2 p.m. at their new location at 540 SW 152nd Street at Burien Town Square. Normal business hours... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Hardhat tour shows progress on new Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties

PHOTOS: Hardhat tour shows progress on new Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties

Rendering shows what the completed new Pillar Properties apartment (on the left) and Merrill Gardens senior housing will look like when completed. Developers behind the new Merrill Gardens Senior Housing... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: What’s an ‘Oilerie’? See on TV tonight & soon at Burien Town Square

B-TOWN BIZ: What’s an ‘Oilerie’? See on TV tonight & soon at Burien Town Square

Spotted on SW 152nd Street in the Burien Town Square building is a new sign of life – the distinctive “The Oilerie” logo graces a space on Burien’s main street, where owners Marty... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time lapse shows construction progress of new Merrill Gardens project

VIDEO: Time lapse shows construction progress of new Merrill Gardens project

The City of Burien released the following time lapse video, which shows the construction progress of the new Merrill Gardens project over six months: (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];... [Read more]

PHOTOS: There’s a new crane hanging out over downtown Burien

PHOTOS: There’s a new crane hanging out over downtown Burien

WABI Burien’s Maureen Hoffmann sent us this pic, showing the new crane over downtown Burien – including Eric Dickman and Maggie Larrick of Burien Actors Theatre – at the Farmers Market on Thursday: The... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground broken on new Merrill Garden, Pillar construction

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground broken on new Merrill Garden, Pillar construction

https://youtu.be/8×6-hKXQp70 On Thursday afternoon (June 25), under 80+ degree, sunny blue skies, the City of Burien – in partnership with Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties and Legacy Partners... [Read more]

Here’s the full schedule for the Wild Strawberry Festival, coming June 20-21

Here’s the full schedule for the Wild Strawberry Festival, coming June 20-21

The City of Burien announced the full schedule for the Wild Strawberry Festival – coming to Town Square Park the weekend of June 20-21 – and we’ve got it here: SATURDAY, JUNE 20: Town Square... [Read more]

Merrill Gardens senior complex construction to start at Town Square next month

Merrill Gardens senior complex construction to start at Town Square next month

Click images to see larger versions. by Jack Mayne That vacant land north of Burien City Hall and south of SW 150th Street will soon be humming with construction noise, digging equipment, and arriving... [Read more]

Undercover Burien Police Officers bust drug dealers near City Hall/Library

Undercover Burien Police Officers bust drug dealers near City Hall/Library

On Thursday night (April 10), undercover Burien Police officers busted three adult drug dealers near the City Hall/Library/Town Square area, confiscating two scales, a glass smoking pipe, methamphetamine... [Read more]

BREAKING: Burien Town Square retail space put on market for $2.29 million

BREAKING: Burien Town Square retail space put on market for $2.29 million

by Scott Schaefer BREAKING: The retail spaces of the Burien Town Square property, located on SW 152nd between 6th Ave SW and 5th Ave Place, are now on the market – priced at $2.29 million – according... [Read more]

Burien Council hears, sees plans for two new Town Square developments

Burien Council hears, sees plans for two new Town Square developments

Almost five years after the first privately developed Burien Town Square project – the seven-story condominium-retail complex at SW 152nd St. and 6th Ave. SW – was completed, plans for Phase Two are finally moving forward…

Remaining Burien Town Square Parcels acquired by Legacy Partners

Remaining Burien Town Square Parcels acquired by Legacy Partners

The three remaining parcels of the Burien Town Square area have been acquired by Legacy Partners Residential, in a deal that closed Sept. 26. The land, totaling more than 141,000 square feet, is located... [Read more]

New storefront Art installed at the Residences at Burien Town Square

New storefront Art installed at the Residences at Burien Town Square

New Art has been installed in the empty storefront at the Residences at Burien Town Square, with a special celebration planned for the next B-Town BEAT on Thursday, Sept. 5 from 6 – 9 p.m. Here’s... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Minimum 400 plus Apartment units coming to our Town Square…’

LETTER: ‘Minimum 400 plus Apartment units coming to our Town Square…’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] City Planning Commission Meeting thoughts; Hello,... [Read more]

The Residences at Burien Town Square hits new milestone – 65% sold out

The Residences at Burien Town Square hits new milestone – 65% sold out

Seattle-based Intracorp Marketing and Sales this week announced that The Residences at Burien Town Square (a BTB Advertiser) hit a significant milestone – 65% sold out. They also obtained Fannie Mae... [Read more]