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B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Burien biz Lakeside-Milam Recovery Center closing

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Burien biz Lakeside-Milam Recovery Center closing

The Burien branch of Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers is closing – as of Wednesday, March 15, 2017 – according to an announcement on the company’s Facebook page. First established in 1983, this... [Read more]

Restaurants in Burien go dark in solidarity with ‘Day Without Immigrants’

Restaurants in Burien go dark in solidarity with ‘Day Without Immigrants’

On Thursday, Feb. 16, you may have noticed that your favorite Mexican – or minority owned – restaurant(s) in Burien were closed, making it tough to get your favorite authentic taco or burrito. That’s... [Read more]

Oil spill closes Burien’s Arbor Lake to fishing and recreation

Oil spill closes Burien’s Arbor Lake to fishing and recreation

The City of Burien is reporting that Monday morning (Feb. 13), a resident reported a small oil spill in Arbor Lake. The City has since closed the lake for all fishing and recreation. City crews – joined... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Due to storm damage, Peter Western Bridge closed until further notice

FOLLOWUP: Due to storm damage, Peter Western Bridge closed until further notice

Photos courtesy City of Burien FOLLOWUP: As we first reported last Friday, Feb. 10, the City of Burien has closed the Peter Western Bridge – located at S. 116th Street, between Military and 24th... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: VIP Hookah Lounge has been closed; called ‘chronic nuisance’

B-TOWN BIZ: VIP Hookah Lounge has been closed; called ‘chronic nuisance’

The City of Burien recently sought and received a temporary restraining order to close down the VIP Hookah Lounge, located at 153 SW 153rd Street. On Thursday morning (Dec. 8), a judge granted a preliminary... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Endolyne Joe’s will be closed for building repairs through Sept. 19

Endolyne Joe’s will be closed for building repairs through Sept. 19

ENDOLYNE JOE’S CLOSED FOR BUILDING REPAIRS  Due to landlord-related building improvements for other tenants, Endolyne Joe’s will be closed Monday, Sept. 12 through Monday, Sept. 19. Regular... [Read more]

Part of Eagle Landing Park stairs – closed since Dec. 2014 –may be re-opened

Part of Eagle Landing Park stairs – closed since Dec. 2014 –may be re-opened

Photos from 2015 courtesy City of Burien By Jack Mayne Whether or not to re-open the stairway at Eagle Landing Park is still under consideration by Burien officials following a report from a consultant... [Read more]

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes Bombay Grill for safety violations

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes Bombay Grill for safety violations

Public Health – Seattle & King County closed Bombay Grill, located at 11051 1st Ave South, on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. due to the following food safety violations: Inadequate facilities... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Lights out at KC’s Family Restaurant’; will light up as Pot Store

B-TOWN BIZ: Lights out at KC’s Family Restaurant’; will light up as Pot Store

On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the lights were turned off for the last time at KC’s Family Restaurant, located at 14325 1st Ave South in Burien (map below). On Friday (Jan. 15), this notice – indicating... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Eagle Landing lower stairs to be removed, stair area kept closed

FOLLOWUP: Eagle Landing lower stairs to be removed, stair area kept closed

by Jack Mayne The Eagle Landing Park stairs and the land around them will remain closed because of slide dangers, and the city has sought a permit to allow the now detached lower portion of the stairs... [Read more]

Burien business closed for second time by Public Health – Seattle & King County

Burien business closed for second time by Public Health – Seattle & King County

Club Vida Saludable, a “personal coaching” business located at 12009 Des Moines Memorial Drive in Burien (map below), was closed for a second time on July 16, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. by Public... [Read more]

Southbound SR 509 in Burien to close for 4 nights starting Wednesday, April 22

Southbound SR 509 in Burien to close for 4 nights starting Wednesday, April 22

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that drivers heading to Burien or Sea-Tac Airport should prepare for up to four full closures of southbound SR 509 over the next seven... [Read more]

City of Burien on Eagle Landing Park: ‘unlikely that the stairs will reopen soon’

City of Burien on Eagle Landing Park: ‘unlikely that the stairs will reopen soon’

The City of Burien on Tuesday (Dec. 30) made the following announcement about Eagle Landing Park – closed on Dec. 12, and as we reported on Monday getting much worse: “It is unlikely that the... [Read more]

City closes entire stairway at Eagle Landing Park due to erosion

City closes entire stairway at Eagle Landing Park due to erosion

Photos courtesy City of Burien. The City of Burien announced Friday afternoon (Dec. 12) that the entire stairway at Eagle Landing Park is now closed to the public, due to a “significant erosion... [Read more]

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes La Canasta Deli Tuesday

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes La Canasta Deli Tuesday

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on its website that the Deli at La Canasta (13602 Ambaum Blvd SW) was closed by authorities at 1 p.m. on Monday (March 4) for six health code violations: Potentially... [Read more]

The UPS Store in Normandy Park closes unexpectedly Monday morning

The UPS Store in Normandy Park closes unexpectedly Monday morning

The UPS Store located in the Manhattan Village Shopping Center (17837 1st Ave South) in Normandy Park was closed suddenly – and without warning – Monday morning, Feb. 24, leaving numerous customers... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Vino Bello, Oliver’s Bite close

B-TOWN BIZ: Vino Bello, Oliver’s Bite close

Two Burien businesses have decided to shutter their doors before starting the New Year, as both Vino Bello and Oliver’s Bite have apparently closed. Vino Bello, located at 636 SW 152nd Street, first... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Looks like Skippers has closed again

B-TOWN BIZ: Looks like Skippers has closed again

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Skippers, a Seafood and Chowder House restaurant located on the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 148th, appears to have floundered and may be “sleeping with da... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Wines!’ will Put a Cork in it, to Close by End of April

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Wines!’ will Put a Cork in it, to Close by End of April

Charles R. Tyson, owner of Burien business ‘Wines!’ located on the corner of 6th SW and SW 152nd Street, told The B-Town Blog Friday morning (April 5) that they have decided to put a cork in... [Read more]

SR-518 to be Closed Mon./Tues. Nights for Runway Lights Repair

SR-518 to be Closed Mon./Tues. Nights for Runway Lights Repair

Drivers headed to Sea-Tac Airport tonight and tomorrow – Monday and Tuesday March 25 and 26 – will find SR-518 closed in both directions between SR-509 and 99 from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m., according to the... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien’s Fashion Bug Women’s Clothing Store is Closing

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien’s Fashion Bug Women’s Clothing Store is Closing

Fashion Bug, a chain-based women’s clothing store located in the Burien Plaza at 158 SW 148th Street (near Safeway), will be closing soon. The closing appears to be part of a strategy by the company’s... [Read more]

Health Dept. Closes CARES Animal Shelter; Could Re-Open Next Week

Health Dept. Closes CARES Animal Shelter; Could Re-Open Next Week

The Burien CARES Animal Shelter, located at 909 SW 151st Street. Photo by Scott Schaefer. by Jack Mayne A new Burien animal shelter could be allowed to begin housing and offering animals for adoption as... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: BTown Burgers & Shakes Apparently ‘Closed For Repairs’

B-TOWN BIZ: BTown Burgers & Shakes Apparently ‘Closed For Repairs’

BTown Burgers & Shakes, located at 822 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien, has apparently been ‘closed for repairs’ for several weeks now, according to our observations, as well as their Facebook... [Read more]

Seahurst Park Closed Friday Due To Road Conditions And Downed Trees

Seahurst Park Closed Friday Due To Road Conditions And Downed Trees

Burien Parks sent out the following Tweet Friday morning, Jan. 20, which included the photo above of a downed tree blocking the road to Seahurst Park: Seahurst Park in #Burien is closed to the public... [Read more]