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Discover Burien’s 2014 Farmers Market season starts Thursday, May 1

Discover Burien’s 2014 Farmers Market season starts Thursday, May 1

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit.] Discover Burien will again put on its weekly Farmers Market starting Thursday, May... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s annual Clean Sweep & Shred Day will be Saturday, April 26

Discover Burien’s annual Clean Sweep & Shred Day will be Saturday, April 26

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit.] It’s time again to roll up those sleeves to tackle trash and beautify Burien during... [Read more]

Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction raises over $16,000

Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction raises over $16,000

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit.] The Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction, held on Friday, March 28, raised over... [Read more]

Discover Burien gives out awards to locals who are ‘Making Burien Awesome’

Discover Burien gives out awards to locals who are ‘Making Burien Awesome’

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit whose mission is 'Making Burien Awesome!'] Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Discover... [Read more]

Discover Burien announces ‘Best of Burien’ award winners; dinner is Mar. 28

Discover Burien announces ‘Best of Burien’ award winners; dinner is Mar. 28

[DISCLAIMER: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is a Board member for Discover Burien, a local non-profit business association.] On Tuesday (March 18), Discover Burien announced its ‘Best of Burien’... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ is Wed.

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ is Wed.

REMINDER: The deadline to vote for Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ competition is this Wednesday, March 5 – to place your vote, click here. Winners will be announced at the organization’s... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner/Auction will be March 28

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner/Auction will be March 28

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner and Auction fundraiser will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 28 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW. The... [Read more]

Ribbon Cutting for ‘Kre-8-Tive Kidz International Academy’ is Saturday

Ribbon Cutting for ‘Kre-8-Tive Kidz International Academy’ is Saturday

Discover Burien will be welcoming a new business to B-Town – Kre-8-Tive Kidz International Academy – with a special ribbon cutting ceremony and open house this Saturday, Feb. 8…

REMINDER: Enjoy soup in an artistic bowl, fight hunger at ‘Empty Bowls’ Fri.

REMINDER: Enjoy soup in an artistic bowl, fight hunger at ‘Empty Bowls’ Fri.

REMINDER: Help fight hunger in our community AND enjoy some great food at the 2014 ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser this Friday, Jan. 31 at the Burien Community Center…

Andrea Reay selected as new Executive Director of Discover Burien

Andrea Reay selected as new Executive Director of Discover Burien

The Board of Discover Burien (NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer sits on the board) announced Thursday, Dec. 5 that Andrea Reay will serve as its new Executive Director. “The board worked extremely... [Read more]

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s annual ‘Winterfest’ is this Saturday, Dec. 7

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s annual ‘Winterfest’ is this Saturday, Dec. 7

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s annual ‘Winterfest’ is this Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in downtown Burien. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., stroll streets decked out in their holiday... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s annual Winterfest will be Saturday, Dec. 7

Discover Burien’s annual Winterfest will be Saturday, Dec. 7

Discover Burien‘s annual Winterfest will be held Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This community event welcomes the holiday season with free horse-drawn carriage rides, hay rides and festive... [Read more]

A new Burien Map – available as an App – has arrived

A new Burien Map – available as an App – has arrived

You may have already heard – a new Burien map has arrived – and it’s available as an App. Town Graphics has worked with Discover Burien to create a map of the city that incorporates both a colorful... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Ribbon cutting for ‘The Greek House’ is Saturday at 4pm

B-TOWN BIZ: Ribbon cutting for ‘The Greek House’ is Saturday at 4pm

Discover Burien will be holding a ribbon cutting celebration for new business ‘The Greek House’ this Saturday, Oct. 19 at 4 p.m. Here’s a video featuring Discover Burien President John... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s ‘Boo in Burien’ will be Saturday, Oct. 26

Discover Burien’s ‘Boo in Burien’ will be Saturday, Oct. 26

Discover Burien’s annual Halloween and trick-or-treat event – ‘Boo in Burien’ – will be Saturday, Oct. 26 from Noon – 4:30 p.m. along SW 152nd Street in Burien. Unleash the little... [Read more]

JOB: Discover Burien seeking new Executive Director; deadline is Friday

JOB: Discover Burien seeking new Executive Director; deadline is Friday

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer serves on the board of Discover Burien, a local non-profit business association.] REMINDER: Discover Burien is seeking a new, part-time Executive Director,... [Read more]

Come say good-bye to Discover Burien’s Gina Bourdage at Sidestreet Friday

Come say good-bye to Discover Burien’s Gina Bourdage at Sidestreet Friday

As we first reported Sept. 25, Discover Burien Executive Director Gina Bourdage has resigned her position, and is off to serve at another non-profit in Seattle. But tonight – Friday, Oct. 11, starting... [Read more]

JOB: Discover Burien seeking new, part-time Executive Director

JOB: Discover Burien seeking new, part-time Executive Director

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer serves on the board of Discover Burien, a local non-profit business association.] Now that Gina Bourdage is leaving for a new gig, Discover Burien is... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline for Discover Burien re-branding proposals is Oct. 3

REMINDER: Deadline for Discover Burien re-branding proposals is Oct. 3

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer sits on the board of Discover Burien, a non-profit that helps local businesses.] REMINDER: The deadline to submit proposals to “re-brand”... [Read more]

Discover Burien Executive Director Gina Bourdage will be leaving position

Discover Burien Executive Director Gina Bourdage will be leaving position

Gina Bourdage will be leaving her position as Executive Director of Discover Burien, with her last day on the job set for Friday, Oct. 4. Gina, who has held this job since March 12, 2012 (read our first... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s ‘Carnival Days’ opens Thursday, runs through Sunday

Discover Burien’s ‘Carnival Days’ opens Thursday, runs through Sunday

Discover Burien’s ‘Carnival Days’ opens this Thursday, Sept. 26 and runs through Sunday, Sept. 29 at Burien Town Square Park, located at SW 151st Street and 5th Place SW, according to... [Read more]

Next Discover Burien After Hours is at Westwood Ridge Showroom Wed.

Next Discover Burien After Hours is at Westwood Ridge Showroom Wed.

Discover Burien will be holding its next monthly After Hours Networking Event at the Westwood Ridge Community Showroom this Wednesday night, Sept. 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. There will be Refreshments... [Read more]

Discover Burien seeking proposals from Graphic Artists for re-branding campaign

Discover Burien seeking proposals from Graphic Artists for re-branding campaign

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer sits on the board of Discover Burien, a non-profit that helps local businesses.] Discover Burien is doing a ‘Request for Proposals’ for... [Read more]

Discover Burien After Hours event will be Wednesday at Skinperfect

Discover Burien After Hours event will be Wednesday at Skinperfect

[DISCLAIMER: BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer is a member of the Board of Directors of Discover Burien.] Join your Discover Burien friends and colleagues in the newly-expanded and made-over Skinperfect... [Read more]

Carnival Days opens, runs through Sunday just north of Burien Town Square

Carnival Days opens, runs through Sunday just north of Burien Town Square

Discover Burien’s Carnival Days opened Thursday (June 13) at 3 p.m., and runs through Sunday during the annual Wild Strawberry Festival near Burien Town Square Park…

Get PLUGGED IN at Discover Burien’s Tech Seminar on Tuesday, June 4

Get PLUGGED IN at Discover Burien’s Tech Seminar on Tuesday, June 4

Discover Burien (BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer sits on the Board of Directors) will be holding a technology-based seminar called PLUGGED IN on Tuesday, June 4 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at City... [Read more]