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Annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 8

Annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 8

Burien’s annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be held in two sessions this Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW…

Annual ‘Night of the Pumpkin’ coming to Burien Community Center Oct. 18

Annual ‘Night of the Pumpkin’ coming to Burien Community Center Oct. 18

Burien Parks’ annual ‘Night of the Pumpkin’ is coming to the Burien Community Center Friday, Oct. 18, from 6:30 – 9 p.m. Admission is $6 per child, with Parents & Children under... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE(s): ‘Wild Strawberry Festival’ will be weekend of June 15–16!

SAVE THE DATE(s): ‘Wild Strawberry Festival’ will be weekend of June 15–16!

SAVE THE DATE(s): Can you believe we’re only a month away from this year’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival? It’s set for the weekend of June 15 – 16 at Burien Town Square, with some... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Matt Griffin YMCA’s ‘Healthy Kids Day’ Celebration will be Saturday, April 27

Matt Griffin YMCA’s ‘Healthy Kids Day’ Celebration will be Saturday, April 27

BTB Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA’s annual Healthy Kids Day celebration will be Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. “This is a FREE community event and everyone is welcome!” reads... [Read more]

Burien Community Church Holding Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30

Burien Community Church Holding Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30

Burien Community Church will be having an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30 beginning at 1 p.m. The event is free and open to children of all ages and abilities. They will have crafts and fun following... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ Annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 9

Burien Parks’ Annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 9

Burien Parks & Recreation’s annual Daddy % Daughter Valentine’s Ball is coming to the Community Center on Saturday, Feb. 9, with two sessions. “Dance the night away!” reads... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: More Details Released on Family-Run Drug Ring Bust in Area

FOLLOWUP: More Details Released on Family-Run Drug Ring Bust in Area

An 8-month investigation conducted by the King County Sheriff’s Office resulted in the seizure of narcotics, guns, money and the arrest of eight people – seven of whom were family members – for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get Your Santa Photos at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub Dec. 11, 15 and 16

Get Your Santa Photos at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub Dec. 11, 15 and 16

Click image to see larger version. Santa Photos will be taken by local Photographer Mo Simon at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub (435 SW 152nd Street) on Dec. 11, 15 and 16. No appointments are necessary and... [Read more]

‘Peace and Prosperity 2012′ Coming to Burien Community Center Dec. 8

‘Peace and Prosperity 2012′ Coming to Burien Community Center Dec. 8

‘Peace and Prosperity 2012,’ a free, fun-filled holiday celebration for the entire family, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. – Noon at the Burien Community Center. The celebration... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Book Now to Get Your Photos With Santa at Advertiser Photography By Steven

Book Now to Get Your Photos With Santa at Advertiser Photography By Steven

Imagine having photos with Santa without waiting in line at the mall or downtown in bad weather! This year it’s happening right here in Burien at Photography by Steven. Just click here to schedule... [Read more]

Trick or Treat! Discover Burien’s ‘Boo In Burien’ is Coming Saturday, Oct. 27

Trick or Treat! Discover Burien’s ‘Boo In Burien’ is Coming Saturday, Oct. 27

Discover Burien’s annual “Boo in Burien” is coming Saturday, Oct. 27, from Noon – 4 p.m., with free, safe trick or treating, family fun, hayrides, a great haunted house (courtesy BTB... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Night of the Pumpkin’ Returning to Community Center Oct. 19

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Night of the Pumpkin’ Returning to Community Center Oct. 19

Burien Park’s annual ‘Night of the Pumpkin’ is coming to the Community Center on Friday, Oct. 19, from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. This fun family event will include carnival games, music, face... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s Fall Carnival Days Coming to Town Square Park Sept. 27–30

Discover Burien’s Fall Carnival Days Coming to Town Square Park Sept. 27–30

Discover Burien’s annual Fall Carnival Days is coming to Town Square Park Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 27 – 30. There will be rides, games, and yes – even tooth-rotting sugary treats for... [Read more]

Brat Trot Banners Go Up, Festooning Olde Burien in Bavarian Colors

Brat Trot Banners Go Up, Festooning Olde Burien in Bavarian Colors

Several blue and white checked flags promoting the upcoming Oct. 7 Burien Brat Trot were installed on SW 152nd street lampposts over the weekend, festooning Olde Burien in traditional Bavarian Oktoberfest... [Read more]

WABI Burien Holding Free Father’s Day Bike SaFaRi this Sunday, June 17

WABI Burien Holding Free Father’s Day Bike SaFaRi this Sunday, June 17

Photo courtesy Maureen Hoffmann. WABI Burien will be holding a FREE Father’s Day Bike SaFaRi this Sunday, June 17, with the goal of getting families on bikes and doing a nice cruise around B-Town. “The... [Read more]

Burien’s Annual Wild Strawberry Festival Will Be June 16-17 & Here’s the Schedule

Burien’s Annual Wild Strawberry Festival Will Be June 16-17 & Here’s the Schedule

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival (we’re a Sponsor) will be held the weekend of June 16-17 at Town Square Park, with lots of great live music, performers, arts, crafts, food, vendors... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Walking the Aisle

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Walking the Aisle

by Dave Markwell After a 14 hour travel day, I am too brain-fried to trust the column I have written. I can’t tell if it’s good or if it sucks. When this happens I will pull something from my quiver... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: A Christmas Card

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: A Christmas Card

by Dave Markwell I love going to the mailbox this time of year. Normally, I am shamelessly indifferent about receiving mail. Bills and junk mail have lost their allure for me. In fact, I usually outsource... [Read more]

Like To Play Around? ‘Southend Gamers’ Group Might Be What You Need

Like To Play Around? ‘Southend Gamers’ Group Might Be What You Need

A local group called the ‘Southend Gamers‘ wants our Readers to know that they’re looking for more people to well…play around with. The group, which meets every Saturday, has been... [Read more]

A First-Hand (or foot) Report On Sunday’s ‘Bike SaFaRi: Safe Family Ride’

A First-Hand (or foot) Report On Sunday’s ‘Bike SaFaRi: Safe Family Ride’

by Maureen Hoffmann Ignite an early enthusiasm for being on two wheels. Teach “bike sense” and street smarts to little ones. Gather people from the community for fun, conversation, fresh air and healthful... [Read more]

Clear and Present Stranger

Clear and Present Stranger

Writer’s block and wine shortage are two things that I fear. This week, they happened on the same day. Just damn. So my apologies for the two-day delay in the posting of this column.  As soon as it’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Music & Movies’ Starts Thurs. w/’Lulu LaFever & Hot Tamales’

REMINDER: ‘Music & Movies’ Starts Thurs. w/’Lulu LaFever & Hot Tamales’

The City of Burien’s FREE annual Music and Movies in the Park (we’re Sponsors) premieres this Thursday night, July 7th, with ‘Lulu LaFever and the Hot Tamales‘ from 6:30 p.m.... [Read more]

White Center Jubilee Days Announces 2011 Calendar of Events

White Center Jubilee Days Announces 2011 Calendar of Events

From our sister site The White Center Blog: White Center Jubilee Days will celebrate its 89th year in the Dub-C this year, and this annual Seafair-Sanctioned Community Event continues to grow, with a garden... [Read more]

Do YOU Have What It Takes? Find Out At The B-Town Bike Fair Saturday

Do YOU Have What It Takes? Find Out At The B-Town Bike Fair Saturday

The B-Town Bike Fair wants to know… do you have what it takes?  Do you have what it takes to navigate dangerous obstacles while on two wheels (such as orange rubber traffic cones)? Do you have... [Read more]

Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival Is This Weekend – Here’s What To Expect

Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival Is This Weekend – Here’s What To Expect

Burien’s annual FREE Wild Strawberry Festival is this coming weekend – what will you find at Town Square Park on Saturday and Sunday (June 18-19)?  Take a look! The main Town Square Stage (where... [Read more]

From Pookie with Love

From Pookie with Love

Being a parent in a blended family requires the ability to not take yourself too seriously. I never knew how much so until this week. In preparation for impending military deployment, my eldest son... [Read more]