mexican Section

Celebrate with Mary and Joseph at Highline United Methodist this Saturday

Celebrate with Mary and Joseph at Highline United Methodist this Saturday

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: Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration is this Friday!

REMINDER: Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration is this Friday!

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 Oct. 30

Burien’s Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be Oct. 30

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]

Celebrate “Dia De Muertos” In White Center Nov. 1st & 2nd

Celebrate “Dia De Muertos” In White Center Nov. 1st & 2nd

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]

Experience Live Mexican Dance At El Tianguis Latino Market Sunday

Experience Live Mexican Dance At El Tianguis Latino Market Sunday

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]

New Street Market “El Tianguis Mercado Latino” Opening In Burien Sunday

New Street Market “El Tianguis Mercado Latino” Opening In Burien Sunday

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]

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: The Dead Light Up Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins As B/IAS Prepares For The End

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: The Dead Light Up Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins As B/IAS Prepares For The End

Sunday, Nov. 1st was a Day of the Dead for more than one way in Burien – 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]

REMINDER: Celebrate Dia de las Muertes & Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins Today/Tonight At B/ IAS

REMINDER: Celebrate Dia de las Muertes & Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins Today/Tonight At B/ IAS

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]

Where To Get Your Cinco de Mayo On Tuesday

Where To Get Your Cinco de Mayo On Tuesday

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…

Boulevard Park Drug Leader Sentenced To 6 Years

Boulevard Park Drug Leader Sentenced To 6 Years

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]

PHOTOS:Scenes From Dia de los Muertos Celebration

PHOTOS:Scenes From Dia de los Muertos Celebration

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]

PHOTO: Our Favorite Burien Sign (At Least For Now)

PHOTO: Our Favorite Burien Sign (At Least For Now)

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]

Celebrate “Day Of The Dead” In Burien Nov. 1st & 2nd

Celebrate “Day Of The Dead” In Burien Nov. 1st & 2nd

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]

B-Town & White Center Blogs Launch Translation Feature

B-Town & White Center Blogs Launch Translation Feature

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]

Illegal Alien Sentenced For Burien Meth Lab

Illegal Alien Sentenced For Burien Meth Lab

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]

Celebrating the New Year in Burien, Mexican Style

Celebrating the New Year in Burien, Mexican Style

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]