hispanic Section

REMINDER: Dia de los Muertos is FRIDAY at the Burien Community Center

REMINDER: Dia de los Muertos is FRIDAY at the Burien Community Center

REMINDER: Burien’s fantástico, annual Day of the Dead Celebration – Dia de los Muertos – will be held this FRIDAY, Nov 2, 2018, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Ven... [Read more]

Burien’s fantástico ‘<i>Dia de los Muertos</i>‘ Celebration will be Friday, Nov. 2

Burien’s fantástico ‘Dia de los Muertos‘ Celebration will be Friday, Nov. 2

Burien’s fantástico, annual Day of the Dead Celebration – Dia de los Muertos – will be held on Friday, Nov 2, 2018, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Ven a celebrar la... [Read more]

VIDEO: Re-live Burien’s wonderful Dia de los Muertos celebration

VIDEO: Re-live Burien’s wonderful Dia de los Muertos celebration

The City of Burien this week released an excellent video that showcases its annual Dia de los Muertos celebration, held at the Community Center on Nov. 2, 2017. Here’s the video, which features an... [Read more]

REMINDER: Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration is this Friday!

REMINDER: Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration is this Friday!

REMINDER: Burien’s FREE Dia De Los Muertos/Day Of The Dead Celebration is set for this Friday, Oct. 30 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Community Center! New Event!  Free! Burien Community Center, 14700... [Read more]

Burien’s Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be Oct. 30

Burien’s Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be Oct. 30

Burien’s Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be on Friday, Oct. 30 at the Community Center. This is a new, FREE event celebrating a wonderful hispanic celebration. WHEN: Friday,... [Read more]

Experience Live Mexican Dance At El Tianguis Latino Market Sunday

Experience Live Mexican Dance At El Tianguis Latino Market Sunday

There will be a live Mexican dance presentation by the “Grupo Folklorico Danza Regional Guelaguetza” dance troupe this Sunday, Aug. 15th, from 2:30pm – 3:30pm at the El Tianguis open-air... [Read more]

Get Free Food For Volunteering At Burien’s “El Tianguis” Latino Market

Get Free Food For Volunteering At Burien’s “El Tianguis” Latino Market

“El Tianguis,” Burien’s weekly outdoor Latino Street Market held Sundays from 11am – 4pm near Burien Town Square Park, is seeking volunteers. There’s no pay, but it looks like... [Read more]

Get Ready To Club Some Piñatas At Sunday’s Latino Street Market

Get Ready To Club Some Piñatas At Sunday’s Latino Street Market

El Tianguis, Burien’s new Latino-themed Sunday street market, will be pulling out the piñatas at 1pm Sunday, June 6th, for “kids of all ages.” El Tianguis is located in the Town Square... [Read more]

PHOTOS: El Tianguis Brings Latin Flavor to Burien Town Square

PHOTOS: El Tianguis Brings Latin Flavor to Burien Town Square

On Sunday, May 30, Burien’s Town Square Park was bustling with visitors and ringing with the sounds of live mariachi music. The occasion was the inauguration of El Tianguis, the area’s first... [Read more]

New Street Market “El Tianguis Mercado Latino” Opening In Burien Sunday

New Street Market “El Tianguis Mercado Latino” Opening In Burien Sunday

El Tianguis, the first Latino-themed street market in the region, is set to open this Sunday, May 30th, in the Town Square Park of downtown Burien. The weekly market will feature goods and services that... [Read more]

Para Los Niños Moves Its Offices Into The Old Burien Community Center

Para Los Niños Moves Its Offices Into The Old Burien Community Center

Para Los Niños, a Burien-based non-profit organization committed to “fostering academic success for every Latino student through parent and community involvement,” has moved its offices. Executive... [Read more]

Para Los Niños Receives Grant For New Latino Arts Program

Para Los Niños Receives Grant For New Latino Arts Program

by Ralph Nichols Organized just six years ago by a group of Latino parents concerned about the education their children were receiving, Burien-based Para Los Niños today operates three programs in seven... [Read more]

Burien’s Para Los Niños Wins CityClub People’s Choice Award, To Be Presented Nov. 16th

Burien’s Para Los Niños Wins CityClub People’s Choice Award, To Be Presented Nov. 16th

Burien’s Para Los Niños was named a 2009 Community Matters Campaign winner by the Seattle CityClub, and will receive their award at the 2nd Annual People’s Choice Awards on Monday, Nov.... [Read more]

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: The Dead Light Up Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins As B/IAS Prepares For The End

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: The Dead Light Up Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins As B/IAS Prepares For The End

Sunday, Nov. 1st was a Day of the Dead for more than one way in Burien – it was also the last big event to be held at the Interim Art Space, which hosted “Night of 1,000 Pumpkins” as... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate Dia de las Muertes & Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins Today/Tonight At B/ IAS

REMINDER: Celebrate Dia de las Muertes & Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins Today/Tonight At B/ IAS

Just when you thought that the fun with the skeletons and candy were done, today (Sunday, Nov. 1st) is the official start of Dia de las Muertes, an Hispanic celebration also known as “Day of the... [Read more]

City Of Burien Says: “Aquí Se Habla Español”

City Of Burien Says: “Aquí Se Habla Español”

by Ralph Nichols Aquí se habla español. Translation: “Spanish spoken here.” And these words could be a message from the City of Burien to the members of its growing Spanish-speaking community. That’s... [Read more]

ALERT: Phone Scam Targeting Hispanic Businesses

ALERT: Phone Scam Targeting Hispanic Businesses

Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna has released this alert, about a telephone scam in which Spanish-speaking callers claim to be from “the insurance agency”: Callers claim to be... [Read more]

B-Town & White Center Blogs Launch Translation Feature

B-Town & White Center Blogs Launch Translation Feature

Far as we know, no other local neighborhood blogs in the Seattle area are utilizing this feature, which is now active and available on both this here B-Town Blog and our sister site, the White Center... [Read more]