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INTERN’S VIEW: After working at The Grainery for 30 years, James is retiring

INTERN’S VIEW: After working at The Grainery for 30 years, James is retiring

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern At 13629 1st Ave South there is a health food store called ‘The Grainery’ that has been in business since March of 1981. The Grainery... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: I got to cover a breaking news story about a fire Tuesday!

INTERN’S VIEW: I got to cover a breaking news story about a fire Tuesday!

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern So I come in for work today (Tuesday, March 31) and before I can even put my purse down Scott asks frantically “Didn’t you get... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Baby Chicks are in!

INTERN’S VIEW: Baby Chicks are in!

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was edited and updated on April 14, 2015. Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern BABY CHICKS ARE IN!! Scott already knows this but I just... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: After 44 years, Gehl Flowers & Gifts’ Owner is retiring

INTERN’S VIEW: After 44 years, Gehl Flowers & Gifts’ Owner is retiring

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School Rewind with me back to 1971 (long long before I was born)… The Beatles broke up, we had soldiers in Vietnam (and protests... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Step back in time (and rhythm) at Burien’s Time Tunnel Records

INTERN’S VIEW: Step back in time (and rhythm) at Burien’s Time Tunnel Records

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School My assignment was to go to Time Tunnel Records today! At 14911 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien there is a little white storefront... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘ReTreasure’ is a hidden treasure in downtown Burien

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘ReTreasure’ is a hidden treasure in downtown Burien

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School In downtown Burien at 627 SW 152nd Street you will find a cute hidden treasure of a shop called “ReTreasure.” This... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘I Don’t Know How To Convey How I Feel About Bloodz vs. Wolvez’

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘I Don’t Know How To Convey How I Feel About Bloodz vs. Wolvez’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: It’s a bittersweet moment in the history of The B-Town Blog as we bid adieu to our feisty, intellectual 17-year old Big Picture High School Intern Philip Benais – below is... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Atlas Shrugged Part 1’ Is Brilliant And Thought Provoking

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Atlas Shrugged Part 1’ Is Brilliant And Thought Provoking

by Philip Benais Atlas Shrugged Part 1: Directed by Paul Johansson; Starring Taylor Schilling, Grant Bowler, Matthew Mardsen, Graham Beckel and Jsu Garcia. I informally promised myself when I started... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Red Riding Hood’ Example Of Everything Wrong With Films Today

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Red Riding Hood’ Example Of Everything Wrong With Films Today

by Philip Benais Red Riding Hood; Directed By Catherine Hardwicke: Starring Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Shiloh Fernandez, Virginia Madsen, Julie Christie and Max Irons. Being a legitimate cinema lover... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: You’ll Love Every Minute Of Breeders Theater’s ‘West’

INTERN’S VIEW: You’ll Love Every Minute Of Breeders Theater’s ‘West’

by Philip Benais West; Directed By Alan Wilkie: Starring Eric Hartley, Adrienne Grieco, David Roby, Amber Rack, Doug Knoop, Stephen R. Scheide, Erika Zabelle and Nancy Warren. Written by T.M. Sell. Music... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Gondry’s ‘Green Hornet’ Is The Perfect Superhero Comedy

INTERN’S VIEW: Gondry’s ‘Green Hornet’ Is The Perfect Superhero Comedy

by Philip Benais The Green Hornet; Directed by Michel Gondry; Starring Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christoph Waltz, Tom Wilkinson and Cameron Diaz. Sometimes a superhero film doesn’t need to challenge our... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Season Of The Witch’ Is A Vast Empty Void Of Nothingness

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Season Of The Witch’ Is A Vast Empty Void Of Nothingness

by Philip Benais Season Of The Witch; Directed By Dominic Sena: Starring Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman and Claire Foy. The story of Nicolas Cage’s career is certainly a tragic one; how he managed to go... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘True Grit’ Is One Of The Best Westerns In Years

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘True Grit’ Is One Of The Best Westerns In Years

by Philip Benais True Grit; Directed by Joel & Ethan Coen: Starring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Hailee Steinfeld and Barry Pepper. The Coen Brothers have directed some of the most influential... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘The King’s Speech’ Made Me Speechless

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘The King’s Speech’ Made Me Speechless

by Philip Benais The King’s Speech; Directed By Tom Hooper: Starring Colin Firth, Geoffery Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gambon and Guy Pearce. It goes without saying that if you know me, I usually... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: In Only One Word, Aronofsky’s ‘Black Swan’ Is Perfect

INTERN’S VIEW: In Only One Word, Aronofsky’s ‘Black Swan’ Is Perfect

by Philip Benais Black Swan; Directed By Darren Aronofsky: Starring Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Barbara Hershey and Winona Ryder. Terrifying. Thrilling. Sensual. Psychotic; these words,... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Latest ‘Narnia’ Flawed, At Times Worthwhile Experience

INTERN’S VIEW: Latest ‘Narnia’ Flawed, At Times Worthwhile Experience

by Philip Benais The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader; Directed By Michael Apted; Starring Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, Will Poulter, Ben Barnes, Liam Neeson and Simon Pegg. I must... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Harry Potter: Deathly Hallows’: An Entertaining Appetizer

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Harry Potter: Deathly Hallows’: An Entertaining Appetizer

by Philip Benais Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part One: Directed By David Yates; Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter and Alan Rickman. Harry... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Martha, Josie & The Chinese Elvis’ At BLT: Great Time(ing)!

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Martha, Josie & The Chinese Elvis’ At BLT: Great Time(ing)!

Photo by Ken Holmes by Philip Benais Martha, Josie And The Chinese Elvis; Directed by John Vreeke: Starring Kelli Mohrbacher, Geni Hawkins, Alexandra Novotny, Gerald B. Browning, Ken Wong and Angelica... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Megamind’ Is A Fun Kid’s Film, Even For A Teenager

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Megamind’ Is A Fun Kid’s Film, Even For A Teenager

by Philip Benais Megamind: Directed By Tom McGrath; Starring Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill and David Cross. It’s rare that I find a kid’s film that I can actually enjoy now as a teenager.... [Read more]