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Sponsored Post Zenith Holland this Saturday: Put life back into your soil on March 28!

Zenith Holland this Saturday: Put life back into your soil on March 28!

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens is hosting an informative talk, titled “Put Life Back Into Your Soil” this Saturday, March 28, in Des Moines. The presentation will... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Stuart Steadman named to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices President’s Circle

Stuart Steadman named to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices President’s Circle

Stuart Steadman – of Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest – has been named to the prestigious President’s Circle for 2014 by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. The award recognizes... [Read more]

Discover Burien Awards Dinner & Auction raises over $20,000 Friday night

Discover Burien Awards Dinner & Auction raises over $20,000 Friday night

Photos courtesy Discover Burien.   The Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction – held last Friday, March 20 – raised over $20,000 – almost 25% more than what was raised last year. “Discover... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Thursday night will be Comedy Night with 2 shows at the Tin Room Bar & Theater

Thursday night will be Comedy Night with 2 shows at the Tin Room Bar & Theater

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding its monthly Comedy Night this Thursday, March 26, with two shows – 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headlining will be Kortney Shane Williams, featuring Billy... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Author Patrick Jennings at Page 2 Books on Saturday, March 28

Meet Author Patrick Jennings at Page 2 Books on Saturday, March 28

Patrick Jennings, Author of “Hissy Fitz” and “Guinea Dog” will be at Page 2 Books on Saturday, March 28 at 1 p.m. Port Townsend-based author Patrick Jennings writes books kids love to read. They’re... [Read more]

Concerned about business crime? Come to Discover Burien meeting April 14

Concerned about business crime? Come to Discover Burien meeting April 14

Discover Burien is partnering with the Burien Police Department for the first of a series of free quarterly meetings to discuss ways to improve safety for our business and commercial districts. The first... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: After 34 years, Burien’s JB Factory Carpets will be closing

INTERN’S VIEW: After 34 years, Burien’s JB Factory Carpets will be closing

John Boukalis will be closing his JB Carpets business after 34 years in Burien. Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern To be honest, I did get lost… Driving up and down SW 153rd for maybe 10... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate Washington Wines at FREE Wine Tasting Thursday at the Tin Room

Celebrate Washington Wines at FREE Wine Tasting Thursday at the Tin Room

Celebrate Washington Wines with a FREE WINE TASTING at the Tin Room Bar & Theater this Thursday, March 19, from 5 – 7 p.m. “Celebrate Taste Washington Wine Month with us!” MICHELLE... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ award winners announced; dinner is March 20

Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ award winners announced; dinner is March 20

Discover Burien on Thursday (March 12) released the list of winners for its ‘Best of Burien’ awards, which will be presented at their annual fundraiser dinner on Friday, March 20. Using the... [Read more]

City of Burien offering free anti-graffiti program for commercial properties

City of Burien offering free anti-graffiti program for commercial properties

The City of Burien announced that it is again providing a free graffiti-removal program – T.A.G. “Taking Aim at Graffiti” – for both residential and commercial properties. Residents will be provided... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Discover Burien announces first ‘Gold Member’ – Jerrod Sessler of HomeTask

Discover Burien announces first ‘Gold Member’ – Jerrod Sessler of HomeTask

Discover Burien is proud to welcome its first “Gold Member” – Jerrod Sessler – founder of HomeTask. Jerrod grew up in Burien and has always been a passionate supporter of the Burien Community.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Lucky Shot’ basketball tournament will be Saturday, March 14 at Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Lucky Shot’ basketball tournament will be Saturday, March 14 at Matt Griffin YMCA

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding its 3rd Annual Lucky Shot Tournament on March 14, starting at 10 a.m. This is a 3-on-3 tournament for ballers 16 years and older. Cost is $50 per 3-person... [Read more]

Annual Olde Burien Spring Open House is this Thursday night, March 5

Annual Olde Burien Spring Open House is this Thursday night, March 5

REMINDER: The annual Olde Burien Spring Open House is this Thursday, March 5, from 5 – 8 p.m. For every minimum purchase at participating businesses (listed below) you will receive a raffle ticket for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Dale Lindeke, a Piano’s Best Friend in Burien

Meet Dale Lindeke, a Piano’s Best Friend in Burien

Did you know that Burien has a full service piano technician who can keep your piano in tune, as well as repair or restore it to its best condition? Dale Lindeke Dale Lindeke – of Dale’s Piano... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: CC’s Lounge closing, selling off everything inside

INTERN’S VIEW: CC’s Lounge closing, selling off everything inside

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School Walking along SW 152nd Street on Thursday (Feb. 26), I noticed a sign that read: “Closing soon, open to the public…” …in... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn how to stay healthy at Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Mar. 2

Learn how to stay healthy at Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Mar. 2

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living will be hosting King County Medic One/Emergency Medical Services on Monday, March 2, starting at 2 p.m.: Staying Independent and Healthy – Preventing... [Read more]

Tom Gehl’s retirement Open House will be this Sunday, March 1

Tom Gehl’s retirement Open House will be this Sunday, March 1

This Sunday (March 1) will be a very special day, long awaited for Tom Gehl and his wife Jolene, owners of Gehl’s Flowers and Gifts located in downtown Burien. Tom opened Gehl’s Flowers & Gifts... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by local Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by local Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Local care providers Home Helpers & Direct Link (an Advertiser) announced their partnership with Veterans Care Coordination to offer the Aid and Attendance Pension benefit to our local community of... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Alafair Antique & Estate Company holding huge sale this Saturday

Alafair Antique & Estate Company holding huge sale this Saturday

Alafair Antique & Estate Company (previously The Estate House) will be holding its yearly Spring Fling 20% OFF Sale this weekend, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Some items... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Real(?) Estate: Can you buy real estate without ever seeing it?

Real(?) Estate: Can you buy real estate without ever seeing it?

by Matt Parker This is definitely ill-advised, but we’re probably not more than a few years away from this becoming acceptable standard practice. Here’s a fully interactive 3D tour of a nearly... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Senior Living welcomes Dr. James Buttitta as Medical Director

Normandy Park Senior Living welcomes Dr. James Buttitta as Medical Director

Normandy Park Senior Living and Memory Village announced that Dr. James Buttitta will be its new Medical Director of Memory Village. Dr. Buttitta graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Franciscan to build 52,000 s.f. office building at Thrift Store site

B-TOWN BIZ: Franciscan to build 52,000 s.f. office building at Thrift Store site

Franciscan Health Systems is planning on building a new 52,000 square foot Medical Office Building at the location that formerly housed a Salvation Army Thrift Store at 16033 First Ave South. The lot... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Tin Room Bar holding FREE Wine Tasting this Thursday night

Advertiser Tin Room Bar holding FREE Wine Tasting this Thursday night

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater – located at 923 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien – will be holding its monthly FREE Wine Tasting this Thursday night, Feb. 19, from 5 – 7 p.m. Here’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living’s Country Breakfast is Friday

Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living’s Country Breakfast is Friday

Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living is hosting a country breakfast this Friday, Feb. 20, from 8 – 9:30 a.m., as a benefit for Relay for Life of Highline. “We fundraise as a community,”... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: From fish & chips to coffee, old Skippers will become a Starbucks

B-TOWN BIZ: From fish & chips to coffee, old Skippers will become a Starbucks

Photo by Sterling Paris.   The old Skipper’s restaurant at the corner of SW 148th and Ambaum Blvd. SW is currently undergoing renovations to become a Starbucks, according to Dan Trimble, Economic... [Read more]

Cove to Clover offering Corporate Team Contest at March 15 fundraiser event

Cove to Clover offering Corporate Team Contest at March 15 fundraiser event

Cove to Clover will be offering a Corporate Team Contest at this year’s event – set for Sunday, March 15 – with the Grand Prize being a Challenge Course Team Building Adventure (by Y.E.T.I.): High... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs from Feb. 16 & 17, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac. “Schools Out! Need plans for your child during the February Winter Break?... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: After 44 years, Gehl Flowers & Gifts’ Owner is retiring

INTERN’S VIEW: After 44 years, Gehl Flowers & Gifts’ Owner is retiring

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School Rewind with me back to 1971 (long long before I was born)… The Beatles broke up, we had soldiers in Vietnam (and protests... [Read more]