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Join the song at St. Luke’s Annual ‘Carol Sing’ this Sunday, Dec. 15

Join the song at St. Luke’s Annual ‘Carol Sing’ this Sunday, Dec. 15

Join the song at St. Luke’s Annual ‘Carol Sing,’ to be held Sunday, Dec. 15 starting at 4:30 p.m. Festive carols and stories, hot cider, cookies, cheese and wine are on the bill for this... [Read more]

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: A Secret Santa has decorated a Tree in Burien

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: A Secret Santa has decorated a Tree in Burien

by Shawn Underwood There is a secret Santa in Burien, more specifically near the hairpin turn at Maplewild Ave SW and SW 156th Street. Maybe Secret Santa (SS) is in cahoots with the shell fairy? For those... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from on board a Des Moines Yacht Club Christmas Boat

PHOTOS: Scenes from on board a Des Moines Yacht Club Christmas Boat

Burien Arts’ John Unbehend sent us the following photos, which depict a different view of the annual Christmas Boat Parade – from on board: “We were lucky to be invited on the cruise by... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Olde Burien businesses offering great Gift Baskets for sale during holidays

Olde Burien businesses offering great Gift Baskets for sale during holidays

This holiday season, some of the businesses in Olde Burien have collaborated to offer shoppers the opportunity to purchase gift baskets, available for pre-order now through Christmas Eve. There are two... [Read more]

Kid’s Santa Party will be Sunday at the Normandy Park Cove

Kid’s Santa Party will be Sunday at the Normandy Park Cove

A Kid’s Santa Party, with Santa, balloon animals, desserts, and arts & crafts for kids and families will be Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Normand Park Cove. “Come on down for your family photo... [Read more]

Burien Tree Lighting Celebration will be Wednesday at Economy Wiring

Burien Tree Lighting Celebration will be Wednesday at Economy Wiring

It’s that time of year again – the Burien Tree Lighting Festival will be held starting at 5:30 p.m. this Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the large Fir tree at the Economy Wiring store located at 633 SW 148th... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Christmas Trees have arrived at Advertiser Burien Bark’s two lots!

Christmas Trees have arrived at Advertiser Burien Bark’s two lots!

Christmas Trees have arrived at Advertiser Burien Bark’s two lots – at their regular storefront on 1st Ave South as well as at the former Herr Backyard Nursery at SW 160th and 1st in Five Corners. “We... [Read more]

Normandy Park’s first-ever tree lighting ceremony will be Saturday, Dec. 7

Normandy Park’s first-ever tree lighting ceremony will be Saturday, Dec. 7

Normandy Park’s first-ever tree lighting ceremony will be at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Normandy Park Towne Center. There will also be daytime events at Manhattan Village AND the second... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Open House TODAY (Saturday) at Burien Bark on SW 160th

REMINDER: Open House TODAY (Saturday) at Burien Bark on SW 160th

Come on down TODAY – Saturday, Nov. 23 – to Burien Bark’s Christmas gift lot at the former Herr Backyard Nursery at Five Corners. It’s located at the southwest corner of 1st Avenue South... [Read more]

ChoralSounds Northwest brings ‘Joy to the World’ with Dec. 7 holiday concert

ChoralSounds Northwest brings ‘Joy to the World’ with Dec. 7 holiday concert

ChoralSounds Northwest will bring ‘Joy to the World’ with their 2013 Holiday Concert on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Highline Performing Arts Center. For his third season with ChoralSounds Northwest... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Open House this Saturday at Burien Bark’s SW 160th location

Open House this Saturday at Burien Bark’s SW 160th location

Come on down this Saturday, Nov. 23, for an Open House at Burien Bark’s Christmas gift lot at the former Herr Backyard Nursery at Five Corners. It’s located at the southwest corner of 1st Avenue... [Read more]

Soroptimist Holiday Wreaths & Garlands are now available for purchase

Soroptimist Holiday Wreaths & Garlands are now available for purchase

Soroptimist Holiday Wreaths & Garlands are now available for purchase, serving as a fundraiser for the local non-profit. “Perfect for family, friends, clients or employee gifts,” reads... [Read more]

Help Local Boy Scouts – Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Burien Jan. 5 & 6!

Help Local Boy Scouts – Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Burien Jan. 5 & 6!

It’s that time of year again, when the holiday trimmings come off, get put into big plastic storage bins and stored in the shed, leaving behind a dilapidated and dried up, dangerously-flammable Christmas... [Read more]

PHOTO: Fir on Maplewild Ave SW Has Been Turned Into a Holiday Tree

PHOTO: Fir on Maplewild Ave SW Has Been Turned Into a Holiday Tree

On the west side of Maplewild Ave SW, just north of where it turns into SW 156th Street as it makes its windy loop down to Burien’s Three Tree Point, a wild fir tree has been adorned with some holiday... [Read more]

Get Gifts Wrapped & Help Raise Money for Furry Faces & AARF Foundation

Get Gifts Wrapped & Help Raise Money for Furry Faces & AARF Foundation

You can get your gifts wrapped AND help raise money for two local animal organizations – Furry Faces and the ‘AARF’ (Animal Aid & Rescue) Foundation – at several area establishmens... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Santa Photos at Photography By Steven Ends this Weekend

REMINDER: Santa Photos at Photography By Steven Ends this Weekend

REMINDER: Santa Photos at Advertiser Photography by Steven at their Burien studio ends this weekend, and there’s still availability on Saturday, Dec. 15 and Sunday, Dec. 16! Just click here to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Save $$ During ‘Des Moines Holiday Night Out’ this Thursday Night, Dec. 13

Save $$ During ‘Des Moines Holiday Night Out’ this Thursday Night, Dec. 13

Des Moines Holiday Night Out on Marine View Drive South will be held from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. this Thursday night, Dec. 13. “Shop locally for unique one of a kind gift items,” reads an announcement.... [Read more]

Holiday Fun at Museum of Flight Begins with Santa’s Airplane Arrival Dec. 15

Holiday Fun at Museum of Flight Begins with Santa’s Airplane Arrival Dec. 15

“Santa’s Landing Party” at The Museum of Flight in Tukwila begins Saturday morning, December 15, when the jolly old man and his wife will fly in via a classic de Havilland Beaver bush... [Read more]

B-TOWN HAPS: Santa Season Has Kicked Into High Gear – He’ll Be Everywhere!

B-TOWN HAPS: Santa Season Has Kicked Into High Gear – He’ll Be Everywhere!

 That jolly ol’ man with the red cheeks and beer gut will be almost everywhere you turn this weekend, so be sure to savor the holiday season with these great B-Town Haps: FRIDAY, DEC. 7: ‘Santa’s... [Read more]

Annual Tree Lighting Festival Big Hit at Economy Wiring/YB Tubless

Annual Tree Lighting Festival Big Hit at Economy Wiring/YB Tubless

Story & Photos by Mark Neuman With music, treats, hot beverages and general good cheer, about 150 people enjoyed the annual Burien Tree Lighting Festival last night (Dec. 5) at longtime Burien business... [Read more]

Normandy Christian Church’s Drive-Thru Christmas Story is Dec. 15-16

Normandy Christian Church’s Drive-Thru Christmas Story is Dec. 15-16

Normandy Christian Church’s annual Drive-Thru Christmas Story will be Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15 – 16, from 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. This is a fun, classic (especially if you appreciate American... [Read more]

REMINDER: Tree Lighting is TONIGHT at Economy Wiring/YB Tubless!

REMINDER: Tree Lighting is TONIGHT at Economy Wiring/YB Tubless!

“It’s that time of year and the Burien Tree Lighting Festival is tonight,” reminds Shawn Becker, Operations Manager of Economy Wiring/YB Tubless. “We want to see as many people here TONIGHT (Wed.... [Read more]

Help Highline Relay for Life Fight Cancer – Shop at Their Holiday Bazaar Dec. 8

Help Highline Relay for Life Fight Cancer – Shop at Their Holiday Bazaar Dec. 8

Highline Relay For Life, Burien’s local cancer walk, is hosting a Holiday Bazaar to raise money for the American Cancer Society on Saturday, Dec. 8. There will be at least 35 Vendors with all sorts of holiday arts and crafts…

Sponsored Post Santa Photos at Photography By Steven Continues this Weekend

Santa Photos at Photography By Steven Continues this Weekend

REMINDER: Santa Photos at Advertiser Photography by Steven at their Burien studio continue this weekend – Friday, Dec. 7 through Sunday, Dec. 9! Just click here to schedule your completely private... [Read more]

Create Holiday Magic with a Letter from Santa for Just $5 Each!

Create Holiday Magic with a Letter from Santa for Just $5 Each!

Create some unique magic this holiday season for kids, friends, business associates – even spouses – with a specialized, customized letter from Santa! Through Dec. 17, Discover Burien is offering... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Christmas Ships Cruise Past Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday Night

PHOTOS: Christmas Ships Cruise Past Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday Night

Courtesy local Photographer/Designer Jana Kleitsch comes these great photos, showing the Christmas Ships cruising past Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday night, Dec. 1 (click images to see larger... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Santa’s First Magical Ride: The Musical’ Premieres Friday, Dec. 7

‘Santa’s First Magical Ride: The Musical’ Premieres Friday, Dec. 7

A local Author & Playwright have teamed up to create a new musical called “Santa’s First Magical Ride: The Musical” – a new tale about why Santa took that first magical ride and his life with... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Fresh Cut Christmas Trees & Free Local Delivery from Advertiser Zenith Holland

Fresh Cut Christmas Trees & Free Local Delivery from Advertiser Zenith Holland

The Christmas trees are in at Waterland Blog and B-Town Blog advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens in Des Moines. “Real trees have a great natural fragrance,” reminds Lyn Robinson of Zenith Holland. “Real... [Read more]