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Shop Local in Burien at ‘Small Business Saturday’ this Saturday, Nov 29!

Shop Local in Burien at ‘Small Business Saturday’ this Saturday, Nov 29!

Discover Burien is proud to support Small Business Saturday®, which is a day to celebrate and support our small businesses in Burien and all they do for our community. “When we shop local we support... [Read more]

Business tax increased as Burien City Council wrestles with new budget

Business tax increased as Burien City Council wrestles with new budget

by Jack Mayne In a meeting leading up to December passage of the Burien 2015-2016 city budget, the Burien City Council preliminarily okayed increasing the business and occupations tax, and also increased... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Bark to have 2 Christmas Tree lots this year: in Burien & Normandy Park

Burien Bark to have 2 Christmas Tree lots this year: in Burien & Normandy Park

The Burien Bark Family (Advertisers and friends of the blog) are going to keep the local holiday spirit alive by opening a second Christmas tree lot once again this year. The second lot will be at the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Priceless Pets offering more convenience with extended hours

Advertiser Priceless Pets offering more convenience with extended hours

Good news for pets and owners in in the south end: starting Monday, Dec. 1, Advertiser Priceless Pets Veterinary Clinic in Normandy Park will now be open later to serve their client’s busy schedules! Just... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Page 2 Books to host 10 local Authors in one day on Nov. 29

Advertiser Page 2 Books to host 10 local Authors in one day on Nov. 29

Advertiser Page 2 Books will be celebrating Indies First on Small Business Saturday by hosting 10 local authors in its store on Saturday, Nov. 29, to meet customers, talk about their writing and sign copies... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Alpaca sighted in Fauntleroy at Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s!

Alpaca sighted in Fauntleroy at Advertiser Endolyne Joe’s!

While Burien may have a 2-point buck roaming the streets, the nearby Fauntleroy neighborhood has had its own exotic animal sighting at Endolyne Joe’s. A 6-foot stuffed Alpaca, created by Sarah... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Westside School holding Information Night this Thursday, Nov. 20

Advertiser Westside School holding Information Night this Thursday, Nov. 20

Advertiser Westside School will be hosting an Exhibition of Learning and Information Night this Thursday, Nov. 20, starting at 6 p.m. Families and students interested in Westside School’s middle... [Read more]

Sponsored Post It’s a Bird. No, it’s a Plane. No, it’s…Grandma? Boulevard Park Seniors skydive!

It’s a Bird. No, it’s a Plane. No, it’s…Grandma? Boulevard Park Seniors skydive!

Not long ago we told you about the fun and active lifestyle that seniors enjoy at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community (a BTB Advertiser). While anyone might expect fun field trips to Mount Rainer... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 19

Friend of the blog and Advertiser Jim Coleman, DDS, and crew want to remind our readers that their annual Stuffed Animal Drive is off and running and will continue through Dec. 19. These animals are for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Homegrown Bartell Drugs delivers Service and Savings in Burien since 1957

Homegrown Bartell Drugs delivers Service and Savings in Burien since 1957

Welcome our newest Advertiser – Bartell Drugs – who says “Thank you neighbor, we value your business!” Did you know that Bartell Drugs is the oldest drugstore chain in the nation? That’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back 909 Coffee & Wine/913 Spirits with a great ‘$5 Off’ Coupon!

Welcome back 909 Coffee & Wine/913 Spirits with a great ‘$5 Off’ Coupon!

Please welcome back Advertiser 909 Coffee and Wine, and their ‘place next door’ – 913 Spirits – both of which are offering an exclusive ‘$5 Off’ Coupon! 909 is a cozy, neighborhood... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Burien loses an Oasis’ with the closing of Start Fresh Market

LETTER: ‘Burien loses an Oasis’ with the closing of Start Fresh Market

[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:] A few months ago my parents came to visit... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Statements Home Decor invites Readers to Holiday Open House Thursday night!

Statements Home Decor invites Readers to Holiday Open House Thursday night!

Welcome back Advertiser Statements Home Decor, celebrating another exciting holiday season in Olde Burien! The elves are busy at work transforming Statements from spooky fun to holiday elegance, just... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Via Marina Ristorante introduces first ever mobile Coupon: get $10 off!

Via Marina Ristorante introduces first ever mobile Coupon: get $10 off!

Via Marina Pizzeria Ristorante – the newest concept of the Vince’s family of restaurants in Des Moines – is making you an offer you cannot refuse!   Vince Mottola, along with partners Stephenie... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Page 2 Books holding Book Launch event this Thursday, Nov. 6

Advertiser Page 2 Books holding Book Launch event this Thursday, Nov. 6

Advertiser Page 2 Books will be holding a Book Launch event during this Thursday night’s B-Town Beat Art Walk, from 6 – 9 p.m. at their store at 457 SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien. This... [Read more]

Serenza Salon holding food drive for Highline & Des Moines Food Banks

Serenza Salon holding food drive for Highline & Des Moines Food Banks

The folks at Serenza Salon are already thinking about Thanksgiving and what it means to them. “It is one of our favorite Holidays because it is all about Gratitude and we at Serenza are truly grateful... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser El Dorado West’s Holiday Bazaar & Buffet will be Saturday, Nov. 22

Advertiser El Dorado West’s Holiday Bazaar & Buffet will be Saturday, Nov. 22

Eat, Shop & Be Merry at Advertiser El Dorado West’s Holiday Bazaar & Buffet on Saturday, Nov. 22! Bazaar & Bake Sale will be from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., and admission is FREE! There will... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Gluten-free store Start Fresh Market will be closing

B-TOWN BIZ: Gluten-free store Start Fresh Market will be closing

Start Fresh Market, located at the corner of SW 152nd Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW in Olde Burien, announced on its Facebook page Thursday (Oct. 30) that it will be closing. It appears that they’re... [Read more]

Sponsored Post In Pain? New Advertiser Life in Balance Physical Therapy & Pilates can help!

In Pain? New Advertiser Life in Balance Physical Therapy & Pilates can help!

Welcome our newest Advertiser – Life in Balance Physical Therapy and Pilates – announcing their new office in the heart of Burien. Originally established in 2006, in West Seattle, Life in Balance... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get ‘Little Black Dress’ ready with specials at Advertiser Larson Medical Aesthetics

Get ‘Little Black Dress’ ready with specials at Advertiser Larson Medical Aesthetics

No Time to Waste For Holiday Results! Advertiser Larson Medical Aesthetics is offering amazing specials on their most popular treatments such as Botox, Artefill and more to get your “glam on”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Author Blair Stocker at Page 2 Books Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Meet Author Blair Stocker at Page 2 Books Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Advertiser Page 2 Books will be holding a talk and book signing with Blair Stocker on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at their store at 457 SW 152nd Street. Blair will also present some fabulous treasures... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Please welcome our latest Advertiser – Key Financial Services!

Please welcome our latest Advertiser – Key Financial Services!

Please welcome our latest Advertiser – Key Investment Services – located at 655 SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien. As we do with all our Advertisers, we’re giving them a platform to share their... [Read more]

Vote LOCAL in KING5’s ‘Best of Western Washington,’ which ends this Friday

Vote LOCAL in KING5’s ‘Best of Western Washington,’ which ends this Friday

KING5’s annual ‘Best of Western Washington‘ contest ends this Friday, Oct. 24, so now would be a good time to cast your votes to help some of our local businesses! Several area businesses... [Read more]

Soundside Alliance Outlook Breakfast will be Wednesday, Nov. 5

Soundside Alliance Outlook Breakfast will be Wednesday, Nov. 5

The Soundside Alliance – a consortium of cities which includes Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila – will be holding an ‘Outlook Breakfast’ on Wednesday, Nov. 5 from... [Read more]

Proposal to double B&O tax on larger businesses submitted to City Council

Proposal to double B&O tax on larger businesses submitted to City Council

by Jack Mayne In order to seek potential boutique hotels, arts facilities and increased general business, Burien City Manager Kamuron Gurol is proposing to double the city’s Business and Occupations... [Read more]

WATERLAND BLOG: Recreational Pot Store opens in Des Moines

WATERLAND BLOG: Recreational Pot Store opens in Des Moines

From our sister site The Waterland Blog comes news that a recreational pot store is opening in Des Moines this week. This will be the only retail marijuana store between Seattle and Tacoma. Read the full... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Oktoberfest is coming to Normandy Park Senior Living on Thursday, Oct. 23

Oktoberfest is coming to Normandy Park Senior Living on Thursday, Oct. 23

Munich has come to Normandy Park! Join us for Essen und Trinken (food and drink) and lively Entertainment. Bavarian Costumes optional! Thursday, October 23rd 4:00PM to 6:00PM Join us for a Bavarian Buffet... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Judson Park’s Holiday Bazaar will be Friday, Nov. 14

Judson Park’s Holiday Bazaar will be Friday, Nov. 14

Advertiser Judson Park’s 2014 Holiday Bazaar will be held on Friday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at their campus at 23600 Marine View Drive South in Des Moines. “We’ll have hand-crafted... [Read more]