Celebrate with Mary and Joseph through traditional Mexican songs, food, and a piñata for the kids at Highline United Methodist Church on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 6 – 9 p.m. For more info, visit http://highlineunitedmethodistchurch.org The... [Read more]
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 on Friday, Oct. 30 at the Community Center. This is a new, FREE event celebrating a wonderful hispanic celebration. WHEN: Friday,... [Read more]
Dia De Muertos, aka “Day of the Dead,” will be coming to the White Center Community Cultural Center on Nov. 1st and 2nd, and residents are encouraged to participate by building an alter, showing... [Read more]
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]
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]
Sunday, Nov. 1st was a Day of the Dead for more than one way in Burien â€“ 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]
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]
Tuesday, May 5th is Cinco de Mayo, the Mexican holiday that gives everyone an excuse to take a shot of tequila on a weekday.
Oh, and it’s also the celebration of the Mexican army’s defeat of French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. However, it is not Mexican Independence Day, nor is it a national holiday in Mexico, but rather a day that can be observed voluntarily.
And no, we’re not going to mention swine flu in this story just to increase our Google pagerank.
Oops…we just did. Dang.
Here’s what’s going on…
The El Flamingo in Boulevard Park was used as a cover for a major drug ring. According to The Seattle Times, the drug ring leader busted in a major Boulevard Park drug raid back in May was sentenced Monday... [Read more]
We dropped by the Dia de los Muertos celebration going on at the Burien Community Center Saturday and took these photos: This altar was created by Spanish II students at Highline's Global Connections... [Read more]
We love the character this town we call Burien exudes, and today we’re featuring our current fave sign, which is perched atop a semi-new Mexican restaurant located at 14445 Ambaum Blvd SW called... [Read more]
A special Dia de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead” celebration will take place Saturday and Sunday Nov. 1st through 2nd from 10am to 6pm at the Burien Community Center, located at 425 SW 144th... [Read more]
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]
A 29-year-old Mexican national has been sentenced for 6-1/2 years in prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, stemming from a bust on his Burien apartment last July. Miguel Eden... [Read more]
Our neighborhood’s diverse culture is on display in these two videos which show Mexican children doing a celebratory New Year’s dance in the parking lot of St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church... [Read more]