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Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: beautiful new 4-BD home in Des Moines!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: beautiful new 4-BD home in Des Moines!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, April 19 – is a beautiful and convenient new 4-bedroom home in Des Moines! This 2.5 bath... [Read more]

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer Highline cities have weathered the recession and now their economic futures look bright, mayors of four area cities told members of the Southwest King County... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce’s Mayor’s Luncheon is Friday

Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce’s Mayor’s Luncheon is Friday

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will hold its April Membership Luncheon this Friday, April 11, at the Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center. The Mayors of Burien, Des Moines, SeaTac... [Read more]

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Ten public officials including the mayor, police chief and a King County Councilman are teaming up this month to combat drowning in Des Moines and Normandy Park – but which one(s) will ‘Walk the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn about ‘Living Large in Small Spaces’ at Wesley Homes on April 17

Learn about ‘Living Large in Small Spaces’ at Wesley Homes on April 17

Advertiser Wesley Homes will be holding a seminar called “Living Large in Small Spaces” on Thursday, April 17, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. “Join us and see how a few key features bring personality, space,... [Read more]

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater, South King County’s premier professional theater company, returns to Des Moines in April with a new show – Tolstory. The show runs April, 4, 5, 11, 12 at 7 p.m., and April 6 and... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s annual ‘Sports Night’ will be Friday, March 21

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s annual ‘Sports Night’ will be Friday, March 21

We Need You, at Sports Night! Here’s your opportunity to make a difference and have a night out. The Des Moines Legacy Foundation will be hosting the annual Sports Night Dinner and Auction event on... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This Week’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Redondo view home!

This Week’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Redondo view home!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, March 9 – is a Redondo Beach home with a 180-degree view from 3 decks, one of which is off... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This Week’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Redondo Beach Cottage!

This Week’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House: 3-BD Redondo Beach Cottage!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday and Sunday – is a beautifully updated 3 bedroom Cape Cod style beach cottage across... [Read more]

Local Jazz Vocalist to perform at Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday

Local Jazz Vocalist to perform at Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday

Local Vocalist Kerry Wallingford and her trio will perform jazz standards at the Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday, March 2. Wallingford regularly takes the stage at Seattle jazz clubs, including... [Read more]

UPDATE: Des Moines Police find missing teen, return him safely to family

UPDATE: Des Moines Police find missing teen, return him safely to family

UPDATE: The Des Moines Police Department announced just before 10 p.m. Friday (Feb. 21) that they have successfully located Johnathan Ormsby, a 15-year old white male who suffers from a number of health... [Read more]

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Hello, my name is Samantha Crotty. I am in the... [Read more]

Internationally-acclaimed Jazz Group Pearl Django to perform at Wine Festival

Internationally-acclaimed Jazz Group Pearl Django to perform at Wine Festival

Gypsy Jazz stand-out Pearl Django will perform at the Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Sunday, March 2 at the historic Landmark Event Center in Des Moines. With a performance history spanning almost two decades,... [Read more]

’15-Token Friday’ to kick off Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Friday, Feb. 28

’15-Token Friday’ to kick off Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Friday, Feb. 28

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival is back for its 10th year in Des Moines, and opening night – Friday, Feb. 28 – is ’15-Token Friday’! Your ticket that night will be good for 15 tasting tokens —five more than on Saturday and Sunday…

Volunteers needed for Poverty Bay Wine Festival, Feb. 28-Mar. 2

Volunteers needed for Poverty Bay Wine Festival, Feb. 28-Mar. 2

Would you like to contribute to your community and at the same time enjoy the Northwest’s best wines and great entertainment? You Can! Please join the Rotary Club of Des Moines as a valued Volunteer…

Help send Mt. Rainier High School Choir to Carnegie Hall; fundraiser Feb. 28

Help send Mt. Rainier High School Choir to Carnegie Hall; fundraiser Feb. 28

The Mt. Rainier High School Choir will be performing at Carnegie Hall in New York City on April 13, and they’re holding a fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 28…

B-TOWN HAPS: It’s going to be a busy yet ‘Bazaar’ Holiday weekend!

B-TOWN HAPS: It’s going to be a busy yet ‘Bazaar’ Holiday weekend!

There are a LOT of holiday-related activities going on this weekend, with the Discover Burien Winterfest, tree lightings, concerts, fundraisers, plays and at least seven bazaars/sales going on! Here are... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Powell Renovations holding Kitchen Open House Sunday

Advertiser Powell Renovations holding Kitchen Open House Sunday

From Advertiser and friend of the blog Powell Renovations: “Readers of the B-Town Blog are invited to attend our Remodeled Kitchen Open House tomorrow, Sunday, November 17th, from 2pm to 5pm. Come by... [Read more]

Relay for Life Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Dec. 14

Relay for Life Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Dec. 14

The Relay for Life Holiday Bazaar will be held Saturday, Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, located at 134 South 206th Street in Des Moines (map below). All proceeds go to... [Read more]

St. Philomena Church will be holding its annual Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 23

St. Philomena Church will be holding its annual Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 23

St. Philomena Church in Des Moines will be holding its annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Over 40 quality crafters, featuring a wide variety of gifts plus tasty food offered... [Read more]

Veterans can get free car washes at Brown Bear on Monday, Nov. 11

Veterans can get free car washes at Brown Bear on Monday, Nov. 11

Brown Bear Car Wash will be honoring veterans and current service military by giving out FREE car washes on Monday, Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11. Here are the details: WHAT: As a way of saying “thank... [Read more]

Breeders Theater returns with ‘Blood Pudding’ in Des Moines

Breeders Theater returns with ‘Blood Pudding’ in Des Moines

South King County’s funniest live theater group returns from the dead with the Halloween-themed production of ‘Blood Pudding,’ which opened Friday night (Oct. 25) at Beach Park Auditorium. The... [Read more]

Free Art Walk in Des Moines this Saturday

Free Art Walk in Des Moines this Saturday

Join fellow art-lovers this Saturday, Oct. 26, for a FREE Art Walk to enjoy the Public Art of Des Moines! Meet at the entrance to the Des Moines Library (21620 11th Avenue South), at 10 a.m. to have... [Read more]

UPDATE: Water District #54′s ‘Boil Advisory’ lifted after four days

UPDATE: Water District #54′s ‘Boil Advisory’ lifted after four days

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Water District #54 announced Wednesday afternoon that the ‘boil advisory’ – in effect since Saturday, Sept. 21 – has been lifted. Customers no longer... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LaVonne Mahugh honored at Advertiser Wesley Homes for 45 years of service

LaVonne Mahugh honored at Advertiser Wesley Homes for 45 years of service

Staff and residents of the Wesley Homes retirement community in Des Moines, (a B-Town Blog Advertiser), recently celebrated the 45 years of service of wellness nurse LaVonne Mahugh. LaVonne, who started... [Read more]

Water Dist. 54 customers near Normandy Park, Des Moines urged to boil water

Water Dist. 54 customers near Normandy Park, Des Moines urged to boil water

The Washington State Department of Health urged King County Water District 54 customers near Normandy Park and Des Moines to boil their tap water because potentially harmful E. coli bacteria were detected... [Read more]