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City Manager makes surprise appearance at Eagle Landing Park info seminar

City Manager makes surprise appearance at Eagle Landing Park info seminar

Story, Photos & Audio by Scott Schaefer On Wednesday night, May 16, around 30 residents – including a surprise appearance by Burien City Manager Brian Wilson – gathered in the back of Marlaina’s... [Read more]

Resident will unveil proposal to retrofit Eagle Landing Stairs at meeting tonight

Resident will unveil proposal to retrofit Eagle Landing Stairs at meeting tonight

Seahurst resident John White plans to present a retrofitting plan that would shore up the unstable piers of Eagle Landing Park’s stairs at tonight’s informational seminar, which starts at 7 p.m.... [Read more]

LETTER: John White fires back – with documentation – at City of Burien

LETTER: John White fires back – with documentation – at City of Burien

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff. This ‘arguing via letters on the... [Read more]

LETTER: City of Burien responds to John White’s drone/slide complaints

LETTER: City of Burien responds to John White’s drone/slide complaints

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] I read the article you posted on Thursday,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Gov. Inslee raises $23K at Forest Ledge mansion in Seahurst Wed. night

VIDEO: Gov. Inslee raises $23K at Forest Ledge mansion in Seahurst Wed. night

Gov. Jay Inslee held a last-minute fundraiser event at the historic Forest Ledge mansion in Seahurst Wednesday night, Nov. 2…

Barge used to remove lower section of stairs at Eagle Landing Park Monday

Barge used to remove lower section of stairs at Eagle Landing Park Monday

On Monday (Nov. 23), the failed section of the bottom stairs at Burien’s Eagle Landing Park was removed by a crew using a barge crane. Under city staff oversight, a contractor completed work to... [Read more]

Burien businessman makes video about city’s parking issue, gets on local TV

Burien businessman makes video about city’s parking issue, gets on local TV

Burien businessman John White, who first got attention for his disdain of the city’s parking regulations by writing a Letter to the Editor to the blog (read it here), has created a video explaining his... [Read more]

LETTER: Small Business Owner seeking others having problems with City

LETTER: Small Business Owner seeking others having problems with City

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] HAVE YOU TRIED TO OPEN A small LOCAL BUSINESS... [Read more]

A new Eagle (carving) has landed in Burien’s Eagle Landing Park

A new Eagle (carving) has landed in Burien’s Eagle Landing Park

A new Eagle will stand guard at Burien’s Eagle Landing Park. On Monday afternoon (Nov. 10), a new wooden Eagle sculpture – carved by Artist Jack McEntire – was installed in the parking lot of... [Read more]

Burien residents step up to replace sculpture stolen from Eagle Landing Park

Burien residents step up to replace sculpture stolen from Eagle Landing Park

Burien residents John White and Guy Harper – along with others – have teamed up to replace a sculpture (pictured above) stolen from Eagle Landing Park in February, and are planning on installing a replacement sometime this Fall…

UPDATE: That stolen dinghy has been recovered

UPDATE: That stolen dinghy has been recovered

UPDATE MONDAY MAY 5: Theft victim John White told The B-Town Blog Monday night that he found his missing dinghy. “It was tied up in front of a nearby house with a large bell mounted on two pedestals... [Read more]

BREAKING: Burien Town Square retail space put on market for $2.29 million

BREAKING: Burien Town Square retail space put on market for $2.29 million

by Scott Schaefer BREAKING: The retail spaces of the Burien Town Square property, located on SW 152nd between 6th Ave SW and 5th Ave Place, are now on the market – priced at $2.29 million – according... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Maury Island Incident’ film

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Michael Brunk If you happened upon a bunch of people furiously moving camera gear, lights, stands, cables and other filmmaking equipment in the area last weekend, you... [Read more]

Learn about pile drivers, vegetable oil & UFOs on ‘The DUI Joe Show’ Thursday

Learn about pile drivers, vegetable oil & UFOs on ‘The DUI Joe Show’ Thursday

John White On Thursday, May 30, local talk radio Host DUI Joe will interview a very special guest – John White – recently elected as President of the Board of Discover Burien…but they will not... [Read more]

‘Largest Private Pipe Organ West of the Mississippi’ Being Restored in Burien

‘Largest Private Pipe Organ West of the Mississippi’ Being Restored in Burien

Resident John White sent us this pic – showing  Chelsea Thompson and Tom Britanyak working on restoring the ‘largest private pipe organ west of the Mississippi’ – at the historic Forest... [Read more]

Founder of Piledriving Company Goes ‘APE’ Over Upcoming Local UFO Film

Founder of Piledriving Company Goes ‘APE’ Over Upcoming Local UFO Film

John White, Founder of American Piledriving Equipment (APE) and an area resident, has stepped up to pile on the majority of funding for an historic local UFO conspiracy movie that will begin filming this... [Read more]