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B-TOWN BIZ: After six years in business, 18th Avenue Pasta Company closing

B-TOWN BIZ: After six years in business, 18th Avenue Pasta Company closing

After six years in business – starting up in the basement of their Burien home on 18th Ave SW – 18th Avenue Pasta will be closing, the owners announced this week on Facebook. We first reported about... [Read more]

Sponsored Post B-TOWN BIZ: After 57 years in business, Burien Books will be closing

B-TOWN BIZ: After 57 years in business, Burien Books will be closing

Owner Allison Lee-Moore in 2010 when she moved longtime local business Burien Books to Olde Burien. After 57 years in business, Burien Books announced that it will be closing by the end of the year. The... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien Cycle – in business since 1948 – is closing

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien Cycle – in business since 1948 – is closing

Longtime local business Burien Cycle – operating since 1948 – will be closing their location at 804 SW 151st Street soon, owner Aaron Johnson recently announced. “We here at Burien Cycle are... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Pit Stop Bottle Shop going out of business, last day will be Oct. 16

B-TOWN BIZ: Pit Stop Bottle Shop going out of business, last day will be Oct. 16

When they first opened Oct. 16, 2014, Joey and John Hopps were very excited to fulfill a dream of owing their own business. Photo by Scott Schaefer. Pit Stop Bottle Shop & Pub, which has been operating... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park residents to close international rug business after 20 years

Normandy Park residents to close international rug business after 20 years

Normandy Park residents to close international rug business after 20 years Offering prize drawings in appreciation of long-time support, including grand prize of signature hand-knotted rug Mafi International... [Read more]

Troubled Haggen closing grocery store on 1st & 128th as part of ‘realignment’

Troubled Haggen closing grocery store on 1st & 128th as part of ‘realignment’

Haggen announced that they will be closing 100 of their stores, including the North Burien one located on 1st Ave South near SW/S. 128th Street. The store located in the Five Corners shopping center will... [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]

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]

B-TOWN BIZ: In business for 64 years, Wah Kue Restaurant may close soon

B-TOWN BIZ: In business for 64 years, Wah Kue Restaurant may close soon

Wah Kue Restaurant – in business and run by the same family for 64 years at 13434 1st Ave South in Burien – may close soon if a new owner isn’t found. According to Gina, who has worked there... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Howard & Marge’ closing after 6 years in Olde Burien

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Howard & Marge’ closing after 6 years in Olde Burien

The ‘Howard & Marge’ boutique clothing store, located at 901 SW 152nd Street, will close May 31 after six years in Olde Burien. Owner Robin Dunkle, who’s been in the fashion industry... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Suite Arrangements’ consignment shop closing

B-TOWN BIZ: ‘Suite Arrangements’ consignment shop closing

‘Suite Arrangements,’ a furniture consignment shop located in Burien at 136 SW 152nd Street, announced Saturday (Jan. 18) that it will be closing…

Seahurst Park to be closed from Sept. 3 – April 2014 for major construction

Seahurst Park to be closed from Sept. 3 – April 2014 for major construction

Let’s hope no dead whales wash into town for a while – Burien Parks announced this week that Seahurst Park will close on Sept. 3 – the day after Labor Day – and remain closed through April... [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]

B-TOWN BIZ: After Seven Years, Germaine’s Restaurant Closing Sunday

B-TOWN BIZ: After Seven Years, Germaine’s Restaurant Closing Sunday

After seven years, Sunday (Nov. 25) will be the closing day at Germaine’s Country Kitchen, located at 127 SW 153rd Street in Burien. “We had a very good run, but it is time for me to retire... [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]

B-TOWN BIZ: Another Olde Burien Biz May Be Closing – Goodie Gumdrops

B-TOWN BIZ: Another Olde Burien Biz May Be Closing – Goodie Gumdrops

With near-empty storefronts, shelves and signs proclaiming 50% off, it appears that Goodie Gumdrops, located at 816 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien, may be closing. Goodie Gumdrops has served as a toy... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Olde Burien Business Poggi Bonsi is Moving

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Olde Burien Business Poggi Bonsi is Moving

On the day of the Olde Burien Block Party – Saturday, July 21 – longtime Burien business Poggi Bonsi announced the following on its Facebook page: Thanks for 10 years in Olde Burien! Today is the... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien’s ‘The Yarn Stash’ Closing End of June

B-TOWN BIZ: Burien’s ‘The Yarn Stash’ Closing End of June

Family-owned Burien business The Yarn Stash, located at 615 SW 152nd Street, announced that they are not renewing their lease, and are therefore closing. “The time has come to say ‘Good-Bye’... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Burien Business Herr Backyard Center Closing June 15

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Burien Business Herr Backyard Center Closing June 15

Longtime Burien business Herr Backyard Center announced that they will be closing June 15 (NOTE: closing date changed from June 1 after an employee contacted us) after being in their historic Five Corners... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Burien Restaurant ‘Dragon Pearl’ Closing Jan. 1st

B-TOWN BIZ: Longtime Burien Restaurant ‘Dragon Pearl’ Closing Jan. 1st

BTB Reader Adrienne Peck tipped us to this via email – longtime Burien restaurant ‘Dragon Pearl,’ located at 15304 1st Ave South, is closing Jan. 1st. “The owners are moving back... [Read more]

Burien City Council Expected To Oppose Latest Move To Consolidate Two Libraries

Burien City Council Expected To Oppose Latest Move To Consolidate Two Libraries

King County Library System Director Bill Ptacek wants to close both the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries and build a new one. by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members are expected to ask King... [Read more]

READER PHOTO: Movers Haul Stuff Out Of Sal’s Deli On Wednesday

READER PHOTO: Movers Haul Stuff Out Of Sal’s Deli On Wednesday

BTB Reader Kathy Reed sent us this pic, taken as she drove by Sal’s Deli in downtown Burien Wednesday (Nov. 23), showing that movers were hauling stuff out of the iconic Burien business, which closed... [Read more]

Burien’s Historic Danish Bakery Sells Its Last Kringle – Possibly To My Family

Burien’s Historic Danish Bakery Sells Its Last Kringle – Possibly To My Family

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Burien’s historic Danish Bakery sold its last Kringles, cookies and pastries Saturday (Oct. 15th), and Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer’s family may have... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: E.B. Foote Can’t Find Buyer, Will Sell Equipment & Close In Fall

B-TOWN BIZ: E.B. Foote Can’t Find Buyer, Will Sell Equipment & Close In Fall

E.B. Foote Winery, located in Burien since 1999, and first put up for sale for $1.25 million last July (read our previous coverage here and here), has not been able to find a buyer, so they’re selling... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Olde Burien Business ‘Zizia’ Will Be Closing Shop April 2nd

B-TOWN BIZ: Olde Burien Business ‘Zizia’ Will Be Closing Shop April 2nd

If Tuesday was any indication, Zizia will be closed before planned (the first week of April). Anna Vornbrock, owner of Zizia in Olde Burien, said she was “slammed” March 1st, the first day of her going-out-of-business sale..

Bernie & Boys, A North Burien Fixture, Will Be Closing After 16 Years

Bernie & Boys, A North Burien Fixture, Will Be Closing After 16 Years

by Ralph Nichols Tom Salle’s repeated comment to customers at his meat counter says it all. So does a message posted on printer paper around the store. Bernie and Boys, a local fixture in Burien and... [Read more]