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The ‘Wandering Brat’ Instagram contest is back, and will trot through Oct. 2

The ‘Wandering Brat’ Instagram contest is back, and will trot through Oct. 2

The Brat Trot’s “Wandering Brat” Instagram contest is back, and will trot through Oct. 2. “We’ve created a fun little guy out of a plastic toy hot dog and have named him ‘Bret... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater’s FREE Wine Tasting is Thursday night!

Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater’s FREE Wine Tasting is Thursday night!

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding its monthly FREE Wine Tasting event this Thursday night, Sept. 18, from 5 – 7 p.m. B-Town’s hippest bar/theater is located at... [Read more]

UPDATE: Burien is 11th ‘Most Dangerous’ city in the entire state of Washington

UPDATE: Burien is 11th ‘Most Dangerous’ city in the entire state of Washington

UPDATE: A new report released by LawStreetMedia.com that claims the City of Burien is the third “most dangerous” city in the state of Washington is wrong – the city should actually be ranked... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ ‘Call For Artists’ opens for 2015 Community Center Gallery Program

Burien Parks’ ‘Call For Artists’ opens for 2015 Community Center Gallery Program

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services is holding a “Call For Artists” for their 2015 Burien Community Center Gallery Program. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Oct. 10. About the Exhibition... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Restoration this Saturday, Sept. 20

Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Restoration this Saturday, Sept. 20

Volunteers are needed for a Walker Preserve Restoration work party this Saturday, Sept. 20. Here are the details: The first fall volunteer forest restoration event is this Saturday at Walker Preserve.... [Read more]

Residents can speak out, share ideas on city’s new ‘Connect Burien’ website

Residents can speak out, share ideas on city’s new ‘Connect Burien’ website

‘Connect Burien’ is a new public engagement website, brought to you by the City of Burien and premiering today – Monday, Sept. 15. “This interactive new platform opens the conversation about Burien’s... [Read more]

City of Burien holding Blood Drive this Thursday, Sept. 18

City of Burien holding Blood Drive this Thursday, Sept. 18

The City of Burien will be holding a Blood Drive on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Here are the details: Thursday, Sept. 18: City of Burien – Multipurpose Room, 1st Floor (400 SW 152nd... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing male Chihuahua mix to be reunited with his owners!

UPDATE: Missing male Chihuahua mix to be reunited with his owners!

UPDATE: We don’t often take credit for reuniting missing pets with their owners, but today we will – this once-missing male Chihuahua mix dog will be happily reunited with his owners today due... [Read more]

Confirmed case of measles reported at Sea-Tac Airport

Confirmed case of measles reported at Sea-Tac Airport

Local public health officials are investigating a confirmed case of measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac Airport during the contagious period. The traveler was likely exposed to measles outside... [Read more]

Prepared for a ‘Zombie Fest’? Fun event will focus on emergency preparedness

Prepared for a ‘Zombie Fest’? Fun event will focus on emergency preparedness

The 3rd annual ‘Zombie Fest’ will crawl into the Normandy Park Towne Center from 4 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27! This year’s theme – aside from lots of fun – is to raise Awareness... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident has concerns about sodded grass at Seahurst Park Beach

LETTER: Resident has concerns about sodded grass at Seahurst Park Beach

[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:] Friday was the ribbon cutting for the restored... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Ribbon cut Friday at restored Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Ribbon cut Friday at restored Seahurst Park Beach

Under clear blue – but blustery – skies on Friday, numerous dignitaries gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the recently-restored Seahurst Park Beach in Burien…

Fall Carnival Days is coming to Puget Sound Park Sept. 18–21

Fall Carnival Days is coming to Puget Sound Park Sept. 18–21

Get ready to welcome the Fall Season with the thrill only a carnival can provide – Discover Burien is proud to announce the return of Fall Carnival Days, to be held at Puget Sound Park from Thursday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: first re-sale in Westwood Ridge!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: first re-sale in Westwood Ridge!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, Sept. 14 – is the first re-sale in Westwood Ridge of a 3-bedroom, 2.75 bath home! Just... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement Community Ribbon Cutting is Sept. 18

Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement Community Ribbon Cutting is Sept. 18

Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement Community will be holding a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Business-to-Business Networking Reception on Thursday, Sept. 18, starting at 4 p.m. There will be wine, beer... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Costly, beautiful weather – with a ‘Red Flag Warning’

WEATHER GEEK: Costly, beautiful weather – with a ‘Red Flag Warning’

From our very own Puget Sound Weather Geek: Click ^ “Play” ^ to see/hear the live streaming weather report/forecast. Offshore flow is clearing out any chance of fog Thursday morning... [Read more]

Back-to-School ‘Food Truck-In’ at this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Back-to-School ‘Food Truck-In’ at this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: What a gorgeous day last Saturday, sunny with a cooling breeze off the water. Even with the Huskies at home and the opening of the Puyallup Fair (yes, we ol’... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Pip! Pip! Cheerio! Let’s all go to St. Luke’s English Fete Saturday!

REMINDER: Pip! Pip! Cheerio! Let’s all go to St. Luke’s English Fete Saturday!

REMINDER: Enjoy all things British this Saturday at the first-ever English Fete at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. “Drawing on our Anglican roots, St. Luke’s... [Read more]

After arson fire, comedy ‘Out of Sterno’ opens at Burien Actors Theatre Sept. 26

After arson fire, comedy ‘Out of Sterno’ opens at Burien Actors Theatre Sept. 26

Burien Actors Theatre presents the offbeat comedy Out of Sterno – from Sept. 26 through Oct. 19 – in the company’s newly-restored performance space, which was damaged by an arson fire on Dec. 10,... [Read more]

‘Sing & Sketch’ returning to Burien Arts Gallery Thursday night, Sept. 11

‘Sing & Sketch’ returning to Burien Arts Gallery Thursday night, Sept. 11

After a summer break, Burien Arts Association is back singing and sketching this fall. The first new informal Sing & Sketch session will be this Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Burien Arts Gallery, 826... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Rockabilly Retro Seattle has lost its lease; holding huge Moving Sale this weekend

Rockabilly Retro Seattle has lost its lease; holding huge Moving Sale this weekend

Advertiser Rockabilly Retro Seattle has lost its lease, so they’ll be holding a huge Moving Sale this Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 13-14) from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.! “We are at the end of our lease and... [Read more]

Burien Council continues work on economic development plan

Burien Council continues work on economic development plan

by Jack Mayne Most of the Monday night (Sept. 8) special Burien City Council meeting was given over to how to spell out specific actions to carry out a city economic plan, a plan that has been in the works... [Read more]

Celebrating 25 years, the Wastemobile is coming to Burien Sept. 26-28

Celebrating 25 years, the Wastemobile is coming to Burien Sept. 26-28

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Wastemobile is coming to Burien to collect household hazardous waste from Sept. 26-28. All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: HomeTask Looking to Hire Customer Support Person

JOB: HomeTask Looking to Hire Customer Support Person

HomeTask is looking to fill a Customer Support staff position with a mature Burienite in its Burien office location. Hourly pay starts at $12/hour, with flexible hours, comfortable office, and a great... [Read more]

Highline Special Needs PTA to meet this Thursday, Sept. 11

Highline Special Needs PTA to meet this Thursday, Sept. 11

The Highline Special Needs PTA will hold its first meeting of the 2014-2015 year at Gregory Heights Elementary this Thursday, Sept. 11 at 5:30 p.m. Following a brief business meeting we will have pizza... [Read more]

Ribbon-cutting for restored Seahurst Park Beach will be Friday, Sept. 12

Ribbon-cutting for restored Seahurst Park Beach will be Friday, Sept. 12

The City of Burien, along with the Army Corps of Engineers will be holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the restored Seahurst Park Beach this Friday, Sept. 12, starting at 1:30 p.m. This event will celebrated... [Read more]