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Burien water fountain at Town Square Park closed due to vandalism

Burien water fountain at Town Square Park closed due to vandalism

Photo courtesy Stephanie Mora. The city’s water/spray park – located at Burien Town Square – has been closed due to vandalism, the city reported on Friday, July 13. Temps for this weekend are... [Read more]

Sun, opening of Farmers Market & Town Square Park fountain on Thursday

Sun, opening of Farmers Market & Town Square Park fountain on Thursday

This Thursday (May 1) is the grand opening day for the Burien Farmers Market – AND to help everyone cool off the fountain at Town Square Park will be turned on!

Historic George Tsutakawa Fountain Re-installed At Burien Library

Historic George Tsutakawa Fountain Re-installed At Burien Library

After being held high and dry in storage since June 2009, the historic George Tsutakawa fountain is dripping again, having been re-installed to the interior of Burien’s main library. The fountain, previously... [Read more]

UPDATE: Splish-Splash At The Wild Strawberry Festival

UPDATE: Splish-Splash At The Wild Strawberry Festival

At the May 27th Farmers Market in Burien, we noticed work crews laboring away at the splash fountain located in Town Square Park. We snapped a few photos and contacted Michael Lafreniere, Director of... [Read more]

VIDEO: KING5 Covers Burien Library Fountain Re-Location

VIDEO: KING5 Covers Burien Library Fountain Re-Location

On Monday night (May 10), KING5.com did a video report on the story (which we first reported May 1st) about the Burien library’s call for a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the historic George Tsutakawa... [Read more]

RFP Released To Restore Tsutakawa Fountain Inside Burien Library

RFP Released To Restore Tsutakawa Fountain Inside Burien Library

The Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce is reporting that a “Request for Proposal” (RFP) has been released for a project that would re-locate the historic George Tsutakawa fountain to the interior... [Read more]

VIDEO: Water Fountains Tested At Town Square Park Plaza; Should Open In October

VIDEO: Water Fountains Tested At Town Square Park Plaza; Should Open In October

Our friends at Burien Parks did some testing of the new Town Square Park Plaza interactive water fountains on Tuesday, Sept. 15th and shot the video below. Here’s what Parks Director Michael Lafreniere... [Read more]

George Tsutakawa Fountain Temporarily Removed From New Library Due To Damage Concerns

George Tsutakawa Fountain Temporarily Removed From New Library Due To Damage Concerns

Thursday (July 2nd), we received the following email from a BTB Reader named Jessica, inquiring about the 1972 George Tsutakawa fountain at the new library, which has been recently removed: Hello, Yesterday... [Read more]