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‘Strawberry Jam’ Breakdance Battle will be Saturday at Wild Strawberry Festival

‘Strawberry Jam’ Breakdance Battle will be Saturday at Wild Strawberry Festival

The ‘Strawberry Jam’ Breakdance Battle will be held at Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival this Saturday, June 18, from 3:30-6 p.m. at the Town Square Stage. These “battles”... [Read more]

CALL FOR FILMMAKERS: Burien Film Festival now accepting ~5-minute movies

CALL FOR FILMMAKERS: Burien Film Festival now accepting ~5-minute movies

Burien Film Festival (BFF) 2016’s five­-minute short film contest will screen on April 1, in conjunction with the Burien UFO Festival! This year BFF will highlight Burien’s 17 neighborhoods. Movie... [Read more]

Resident wants to create competition that could make Burien rival Siena, Italy

Resident wants to create competition that could make Burien rival Siena, Italy

Click image to see larger version. by Scott Schaefer Resident John White is floating an idea that could make Burien rival Siena, Italy as “the greatest city in the world.” “What do they... [Read more]

Seahurst Math Club to host local Mathematics Competition May 31

Seahurst Math Club to host local Mathematics Competition May 31

On Friday, May 31, the Seahurst Elementary School math club will be hosting their fourth annual Elementary Math Bonanza, a math contest for students in fourth through sixth-grades. “Students from... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Inaugural Burien Bites Celebrates Best in B-Town Eats

PHOTOS: Inaugural Burien Bites Celebrates Best in B-Town Eats

Update: May 28, 2012 at 2:00P PM – Burien Bites has released the official results of the mobile “Rate A Restaurant” app used by participants in Sunday’s event. TOP SPOT: 909 Coffee... [Read more]

VIDEOS: Scenes From Saturday’s “4 The Luv Of It” Dance Competition

VIDEOS: Scenes From Saturday’s “4 The Luv Of It” Dance Competition

Last Saturday (Aug. 21), Burien Parks and the Good Foot Arts Collective sponsored the fourth annual “4 the Luv of It” B-Boy/B-Girl Hip Hop dance competition at Burien Town Square Park. It was... [Read more]

“4 The Luv Of It” Hip Hop Dance-Off Is Saturday At Town Square Park

“4 The Luv Of It” Hip Hop Dance-Off Is Saturday At Town Square Park

The fourth annual “4 the Luv of It” B-Boy/B-Girl Hip Hop dance competition will be this Saturday, Aug. 21st at Burien Town Square Park from 6pm – 10pm. Sponsored by the Good Foot Arts Collective... [Read more]

BREAKING: Skateboard Competition Canceled At Wild Strawberry Festival

BREAKING: Skateboard Competition Canceled At Wild Strawberry Festival

UPDATE: On Thursday (June 10th), we received word from our friends at Burien Parks of some rather disheartening news – the annual skateboard competition we so excitedly reported about on Tuesday... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien Fashions Go To The Dogs At Farmers Market

PHOTOS: Burien Fashions Go To The Dogs At Farmers Market

Amanda Schiripo (in red) presents the 1st place prize to Jagger's human. Story & Photos by Michael Brunk Last Thursday’s Farmers Market saw Burien’s sexiest new models strut their... [Read more]

Marvista 5th Grader Wins Cove To Clover Limerick Contest; Here’s Her Entry

Marvista 5th Grader Wins Cove To Clover Limerick Contest; Here’s Her Entry

Last Friday night (Mar. 5), the Cove to Clover race organizers held a “Student Limerick Throwdown” contest for area students at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub. Each school in the Highline School... [Read more]

High School Students Invited To Create Art For Congressional Art Competition

High School Students Invited To Create Art For Congressional Art Competition

Every year, Members of Congress are allowed to display one piece of artwork by a high school student from their district in the U.S. Capitol for one year. Congressman Adam Smith, who represents Washington’s... [Read more]

15th Annual Popsicle Bridge Contest Is Saturday At Museum Of Flight

15th Annual Popsicle Bridge Contest Is Saturday At Museum Of Flight

The Museum of Flight is holding an Engineering Fair this weekend, and the one event that stood out to us was the 15th Annual Popsicle Bridge Contest, which is scheduled to take place Saturday, Feb. 13th... [Read more]

Burien Man Will Channel Elvis At 13th Annual Seattle Invitationals This Friday

Burien Man Will Channel Elvis At 13th Annual Seattle Invitationals This Friday

Burien resident Tom Nelligan will be channeling Elvis this Friday (Jan. 8th) when he returns to the 13th annual Seattle Invitationals, the contest to find the area’s best amateur Elvis tribute artist! Tom... [Read more]

Beauty Pageant Winners Will Be Crowned In Burien Oct. 10th-11th

Beauty Pageant Winners Will Be Crowned In Burien Oct. 10th-11th

Burien’s Highline Performing Arts Center will play host to a two-day Miss Washington USA & Miss Washington Teen USA event, beginning Saturday, Oct. 10th and ending Sunday, Oct. 11th when the... [Read more]

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: Scenes From The Forklift Rodeo!

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: Scenes From The Forklift Rodeo!

Last Saturday (Aug. 22nd) there was an actual “Forklift Rodeo” held at Boeing Field, and Photographer Michael Brunk was there to capture both visual and audio elements, which he has built into... [Read more]

Hold On To Yer Hardhat Cowboy, A Forklift Rodeo's A'Comin'

Hold On To Yer Hardhat Cowboy, A Forklift Rodeo's A'Comin'

It almost sounds like a joke, as if it’s some kind of weird competition for unemployed warehouse workers wearing leather chaps, but it’s not – it’s a state-sanctioned “Forklift... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien's "Yodeling Dominatrix" Gets The Boot On "America's Got Talent"

VIDEO: Burien's "Yodeling Dominatrix" Gets The Boot On "America's Got Talent"

Yes, we too hate those TV “reality” competition shows (er, which is why we used to work on them…), but when one of Burien’s talented, 6’2″ female neighbors gets on by... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Great Scenes From Friday’s “Battle Of Burien II”

PHOTOS: Great Scenes From Friday’s “Battle Of Burien II”

Previously we posted two videos shot at last Friday’s “Battle of Burien II,” and our friends at Burien Parks just sent us these great photos:

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VIDEO: Scenes From Friday’s “Battle Of Burien II”

VIDEO: Scenes From Friday’s “Battle Of Burien II”

Here’s some cellphone video shot by Youtuber andrewnguyen5 from last Friday night’s “Battle Of Burien II” breakdancing competition – some pretty impressive moves:

VIDEO: Senior Wii Bowling Tournament Footage

VIDEO: Senior Wii Bowling Tournament Footage

Burien Parks produced this video, which showcases area seniors who took part the first ever regional Wii Bowling League Tournament between participating senior centers on Jan. 7th: The virtual non-gutter... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High School Drill Teams Wins 1st Competition

Mt. Rainier High School Drill Teams Wins 1st Competition

by Josh Hart Last weekend, Des Moines’ Mt. Rainier High School Drill Team competed in and won the Liberty High School Drill and Dance Competition. They competed against drill teams from Issaquah... [Read more]

VIDEO: Scene From “Battle Of Burien” Breakdancing

VIDEO: Scene From “Battle Of Burien” Breakdancing

Here’s some video from last Friday’s “Battle In Burien” breakdancing competition that took place at the Burien Community Center; this clip shows Tim Chips vs. Thesis: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhokMcK5F9w And... [Read more]

“Battle Of Burien” Breakdancing Contest Is Tonight

“Battle Of Burien” Breakdancing Contest Is Tonight

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Big Brothers “Big Plane Pull” Is Sat. At Boeing Field

Big Brothers “Big Plane Pull” Is Sat. At Boeing Field

Big Brothers and Sisters of Puget Sound are sponsoring a very unusual and BIG event this Saturday, July 26th at Boeing Field – it’s the BIG Plane Pull, where teams compete to actually pull... [Read more]