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Found, Historic 1927 Map To Seattle Garage Mentions ‘Hi-Line Highway’

Found, Historic 1927 Map To Seattle Garage Mentions ‘Hi-Line Highway’

BTB Reader Rob Ketcherside sent us an email Tuesday, along with a photo of a recent historic find he made that references the “Hi-Line Highway” to Burien. It’s a map printed in 1927 to... [Read more]

And Now, A Few Minutes With Dr. Martin Luther King

And Now, A Few Minutes With Dr. Martin Luther King

“When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, militarism and economic exploitation are incapable of being... [Read more]

EXCERPT: “Growing Up In Rat City And Beyond”

EXCERPT: “Growing Up In Rat City And Beyond”

Alexander Sasonoff grew up in "Rat City" and lived to write about it. by Scott Schaefer Alexander Sasonoff is a longtime Burien resident whose acronym could easily be “AAA” –... [Read more]

PHOTO: Rare Artifact Price Tag From “Bells Of Burien”

PHOTO: Rare Artifact Price Tag From “Bells Of Burien”

Courtesy BTB Reader Maureen Hoffman comes this interesting artifact from days gone by – an old price tag from a long-gone store called “Bell’s of Burien” which used to exist where... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Seal Pup Spotted On Three Tree Point Beach

PHOTOS: Seal Pup Spotted On Three Tree Point Beach

This seal pup was spotted and photographed on the beach at Three Tree Point Sunday afternoon Oct. 19th around 3pm: According to the Washington State Department of Ecology: If you see a harbor seal pup... [Read more]

Burien Resident’s Great-Great Grandfather Subject Of Documentary Film

Burien Resident’s Great-Great Grandfather Subject Of Documentary Film

by Janet Grella Burien resident Carolyn Rosenfield stopped by our B-Town Blog booth at the Farmers’ Market last week to tell us about a documentary film about her great-great grandfather, Samuel... [Read more]

Exclusive:Hand Drawn Map Of Three Tree Point Discovered

Exclusive:Hand Drawn Map Of Three Tree Point Discovered

Fred Freitag, current owner of what was once the Three Tree Point Store, discovered a very interesting and historic hand-drawn map of the area in the basement of his house, which he has exclusively shared... [Read more]

Sustainability Movie Playing Wed. Aug. 20th

Sustainability Movie Playing Wed. Aug. 20th

The Sustainability movement for cities like B-Town is really starting to catch on, and if you’re at all curious about what it means to your life or living spaces, you should check out this upcoming... [Read more]

PHOTO: Gorgeous Full Moon Over Lake Burien

PHOTO: Gorgeous Full Moon Over Lake Burien

Courtesy BTB Contributing Photographer Gregory Rehmke comes this great photo taken last night at Lake Burien of the full moon rising as a jet takes off from SeaTac Airport: Tonight’s moonrise will... [Read more]

There Are Large Sharks Lurking In The Water Off Burien

There Are Large Sharks Lurking In The Water Off Burien

Play this MP3 file as you read this story: [display_podcast] Intrepid B-Town Blog Reporter/Sales & Promotions Diva Janet Grella had a random encounter last night with a TV Producer who was scouting... [Read more]

You’ve Got Sexy, Swingin’ Neighbors In Des Moines

You’ve Got Sexy, Swingin’ Neighbors In Des Moines

The Seattle Times has an interesting article today about a couple in neighboring Des Moines who’ve had their home-based swingers sex parties shut down by the city. Apparently neighbors complained,... [Read more]

Sustainable Burien’s Next Meeting Is Aug. 24th

Sustainable Burien’s Next Meeting Is Aug. 24th

Sustainable Burien is having its second meeting on Sunday Aug. 24th at the Burien Library, from 2:30-4:30pm. From their website: Sustainable Burien is an organization started in January of 2008. We recognize... [Read more]

Holocaust Survivor To Speak At Historical Society Aug. 10th

Holocaust Survivor To Speak At Historical Society Aug. 10th

The Highline Historical Society is sponsoring a very special presentation this Sunday, Aug. 10th, from 2pm–4pm at SeaTac City Hall (4800 S. 188th, SeaTac – map below) with Henry Friedman,... [Read more]

Video Of Local Cops-To-Be Being Pepper Sprayed

Video Of Local Cops-To-Be Being Pepper Sprayed

Ever been pepper sprayed? I haven’t, but from what I hear, it stings and burns like a son-ova-uknowwhat. If you’re a cop, or a cop-in-training, like we have at our local Washington State Criminal... [Read more]

Jacob Ambaum’s Daughter Attends Park Dedication

Jacob Ambaum’s Daughter Attends Park Dedication

The dedication and official opening of Jacob Ambaum Park was last Friday, June 13th, and here’s some video of it. The coolest part of the video (to us at least…) happens around 6:33 when the... [Read more]

Longboarding Down To Three Tree Point

Longboarding Down To Three Tree Point

What happens when some thrill-seeking dude with a video camera decides to videotape his and his buddy’s longboard ride down SW 170th to Three Tree Point? This does: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3chyMqEePEE (thanks... [Read more]

Soundtransit Moves Train To Tukwila Station

Soundtransit Moves Train To Tukwila Station

Flickr slideshow (by Brian Bundridge) shows Soundtransit’s moving of a train to the Tukwila station: Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.  Read More →

Make Brooms And Soap At Moshier Art Center

Make Brooms And Soap At Moshier Art Center

Some interesting and somewhat unusual art classes worth noting coming up soon at Moshier Community Art Center: INTRODUCTION TO BROOM MAKING In this hands-on class choose to make one round or one flat hearth... [Read more]

Take A Look At Burien’s Own Titanic

Take A Look At Burien’s Own Titanic

Burien has its own Titanic folks – apparently there’s a sunken old ski boat off Three Tree Point, and we found footage of it that does not (thankfully) include Leonardo DiCaprio or Kate Winslet. Although... [Read more]