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Shop Local in Burien at ‘Small Business Saturday’ this Saturday, Nov 29!

Shop Local in Burien at ‘Small Business Saturday’ this Saturday, Nov 29!

Discover Burien is proud to support Small Business Saturday®, which is a day to celebrate and support our small businesses in Burien and all they do for our community. “When we shop local we support... [Read more]

Introducing Our Brand New, All-Local Indie Online Store – ‘Shop SoKing’!

Introducing Our Brand New, All-Local Indie Online Store – ‘Shop SoKing’!

We’d like to introduce our Readers to a brand new, fully homegrown initiative that, thanks to Seattle-based Buck, we’re launching within our network of six local blogs – Shop SoKing –... [Read more]

Historical Local Photos On Display At Burien Community Center Until Nov. 2nd

Historical Local Photos On Display At Burien Community Center Until Nov. 2nd

The Highline Historical Society (we’re members – join here) has unveiled an exhibit of 54 historic photographs at the Burien Community Center, with interesting images of early settlers, local schools,... [Read more]

Stretch Your Dollars In Our Newest Section: The B-Town Coupon Page!

Stretch Your Dollars In Our Newest Section: The B-Town Coupon Page!

We know that all our smart Readers love to stretch their hard-earned dollars, and today we’re proud to unveil the latest new feature of The B-Town Blog which will help you do just that – a local... [Read more]

Residents’ Historical Book On Three Tree Point To Be Released March 8th

Residents’ Historical Book On Three Tree Point To Be Released March 8th

Longtime Burien residents Doug Shadel and Pam and Guy Harper have written a historical book about Three Tree Point, which is being released March 8th by Arcadia Publishing. This new book, which is priced... [Read more]

Where (And How) To Celebrate V-Day In B-Town, Thanks To Local Businesses

Where (And How) To Celebrate V-Day In B-Town, Thanks To Local Businesses

by Gina Bourdage I can’t say I have ever been the biggest fan of Valentine ’s Day. The mere thought of cheesy stuffed animals, cheap chocolates or sleazy lingerie makes me gag. You might... [Read more]

Advertiser Dan The Sausageman Offering FREE 9-Ounce Sausage & A Dozen Chocolate Kisses For Valentine’s Day

Advertiser Dan The Sausageman Offering FREE 9-Ounce Sausage & A Dozen Chocolate Kisses For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just about two weeks away, which means that now would probably be a good time to start shopping for something for your sweetie. We here at The B-Town Blog strongly believe in shopping... [Read more]

Dow Constantine Commits To Cooperation With Local Cities

Dow Constantine Commits To Cooperation With Local Cities

by Ralph Nichols King County Executive Dow Constantine re-affirmed in a talk in SeaTac on Friday (Jan. 8th) his commitment to creating a new spirit of cooperation with other local governments. Constantine,... [Read more]

Our Ultimate Last-Minute Local Gift Guide! (Yule Thank Us…)

Our Ultimate Last-Minute Local Gift Guide! (Yule Thank Us…)

by Gina Bourdage You been to all of the big box stores, gotten Timmy his newest electronic fad that he just had to have. The sister-in-law is getting the hat and scarf set and your boss is getting the... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society’s Online Auction Ends Tuesday!

Highline Historical Society’s Online Auction Ends Tuesday!

Our friends at the Highline Historical Society remind us that their online auction fundraiser ends Tuesday, Dec. 15th, so there’s still time to get great deals on local restaurants, foods, trips,... [Read more]

Jack Block Jr. Declares Victory Over Sue Blazak In City Council Race

Jack Block Jr. Declares Victory Over Sue Blazak In City Council Race

Jack Block Jr. with Manuela Horn, Burien's 6'2" "Yodeling Dominatrix" (photo from www.jackblockjr.com) by Ralph Nichols Jack Block Jr. declared victory late Wednesday afternoon (Nov.... [Read more]

THANKS READERS – Another Month, Another Record – Nearly 40,000 Readers For October!

THANKS READERS – Another Month, Another Record – Nearly 40,000 Readers For October!

October 2009 was another record-setting traffic month for The B-Town Blog, and like we did in September (and August and July), we’d like to shout out a huge THANK YOU to all our beloved Readers and... [Read more]

Next Sustainable Burien Meeting Is Sunday Feb. 8th at 2pm

Next Sustainable Burien Meeting Is Sunday Feb. 8th at 2pm

Sustainable Burien is having its next meeting this coming Sunday, Feb. 8th at the Burien Library, from 2pm-4pm (with doors opening at 1:30pm). WHAT: Sustainable Burien Gathering; “come join us for... [Read more]

Local Filmmaker Seeking Donations And Locations

Local Filmmaker Seeking Donations And Locations

by Scott Schaefer Previously we broke news about a local filmmaker shooting a movie at Highline High School, and now we’ve just learned of another area auteur – a local Director/Producer... [Read more]

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Fun Time Tanning!

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Fun Time Tanning!

The B-Town Blog welcomes its latest Advertiser, Fun Time Tanning, located at 13260 First Avenue South in Burien. The new owners are sisters Laura and Alyssa Stegin. “We were customers here for about... [Read more]

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: CMTI West Promotional Agency!

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: CMTI West Promotional Agency!

The B-Town Blog is proud to welcome its latest Advertiser: CMTI West Promotional Agency, headed by local resident Lee Kaplanian. CMTI does promotional marketing and consulting for companies, and their... [Read more]