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Help the Hi-Liners – get your car washed on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Annex

Help the Hi-Liners – get your car washed on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Annex

It’s time for the annual Hi-Liners fundraiser Car Wash, to be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Burien Annex. Suggested donation is $10, and all proceeds go to help this great... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Amazing red sunsets continue due to forest fires

PHOTOS: Amazing red sunsets continue due to forest fires

Resident Elston Hill took these great sunset photos from Burien on both Saturday (Aug. 1) and Sunday night (Aug. 2). The red sky is caused from a fire on the west side of the Olympic mountains (click... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: NW Mural Masters create masterpieces in Burien’s Art Alley

PHOTOS/VIDEO: NW Mural Masters create masterpieces in Burien’s Art Alley

Over the weekend, several Artists created brand new mural masterpieces in the “Art Alley” located behind SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien. The event – the first ever – was called “Northwest... [Read more]

Sponsored Post WANTED: House to buy in 3 Tree Point or west Seahurst area

WANTED: House to buy in 3 Tree Point or west Seahurst area

WANTED: A House to buy in 3 Tree Point area My wife and I have recently sold our home in Seahurst and are looking for a new home in the 3 tree point area. We will also consider west Seahurst. We are... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Families frolic to keep cool at low tide at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Families frolic to keep cool at low tide at Seahurst Park Beach

On Saturday (Aug. 1) residents Elston and Jackie Hill hiked through Seahurst Park, eventually finding a low tide with families keeping cool. “There were four docents from the Seattle Aquarium talking... [Read more]

Fred Hutch’s Obliteride to spin through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

Fred Hutch’s Obliteride to spin through Burien on Sunday, Aug. 9

Obliteride riders will cycle through our community on Sunday, Aug. 9, raising funds to help the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center obliterate cancer. “We’re urging people to come join the fun and... [Read more]

Concession stand to open at Seahurst Park on Saturday

Concession stand to open at Seahurst Park on Saturday

Burien Parks announced that a brand new concession stand will open at Seahurst Park on Saturday, Aug. 1. “SnackActive, a local Burien business, will be offering light food and other concession goods... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien family needs help after fire; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

PODCAST: Burien family needs help after fire; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

Here’s lucky episode #13 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE Shakespeare in the Park at Dottie Harper Park Saturday

REMINDER: FREE Shakespeare in the Park at Dottie Harper Park Saturday

Burien Arts Association’s FREE open-air Shakespeare in the Park production of “Much Ado About Nothing” will be this Saturday, Aug. 1, at Dottie Harper Park (421 SW 146th Street), from 7 –... [Read more]

Exhibit featuring Artist United members opens at Community Center Aug. 4

Exhibit featuring Artist United members opens at Community Center Aug. 4

There will be a show of 18 Artist United members at the Burien Community Center, running from Aug. 4 thru the end of October. There will be an opening reception for the show on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears end home season with win over Honkers

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears end home season with win over Honkers

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: HMSHost hosting Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport on Wednesday, Aug. 5

JOBS: HMSHost hosting Job Fair at Sea-Tac Airport on Wednesday, Aug. 5

HMSHOST TO HOST JOB FAIR FOR VARIETY OF RESTAURANTS AT SEA-TAC AIRPORT ON WEDNESDAY, AUG. 5! 25+ opportunities available! Interview directly with hiring managers! WHO: HMSHost at Seattle-Tacoma International... [Read more]

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s ‘Boiling Point’ will be Saturday, Aug. 8

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s ‘Boiling Point’ will be Saturday, Aug. 8

You’re invited to attend Discover Burien’s first annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil and “fun”draiser, starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8 on the beach of Seahurst Park, located at 1600... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Beautiful Normandy Park Condo!

Berkshire Hathaway Saturday Open House: Beautiful Normandy Park Condo!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, Aug. 1 – is a beautiful 55+ Condo in Normandy Park! With views of Puget Sound from 2 large... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Blue Angels’ dramatic practice flights take off from Boeing Field

PHOTOS: Blue Angels’ dramatic practice flights take off from Boeing Field

The Blue Angels have been taking off this week – just a stone’s throw from Burien – at Boeing Field, and resident Elston Hill and his wife Jackline went out Thursday morning (July 30) and took... [Read more]

LETTER: Discover Burien Exec. Director responds about moving Farmers Market

LETTER: Discover Burien Exec. Director responds about moving Farmers Market

[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:] Hi Chestine, Thank you so much for your... [Read more]

REPORT: Burien shooter wanted by U.S. Marshals

REPORT: Burien shooter wanted by U.S. Marshals

Francisco Mendez-Zendejas, aka “Paco.” Q13 Fox is reporting that a man involved in the July 14 “gun fight” on Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 136th (read more here), is wanted by the U.S. Marshals... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Highline Athletic Club holding Member Appreciation Party today

Advertiser Highline Athletic Club holding Member Appreciation Party today

Longtime Advertiser Highline Athletic Club will be holding a Summer “Group” Fitness Launch and Member Appreciation Party TODAY – Thursday, July 30 – from 4-7:30 p.m. HAC’s class schedule... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants Burien Farmers Market moved to Sundays

LETTER: Resident wants Burien Farmers Market moved to Sundays

[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:] To Andrea Reay and the Board of Directors... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ FREE Family Fun Run Scavenger Hunt Race will be Aug. 13

Burien Parks’ FREE Family Fun Run Scavenger Hunt Race will be Aug. 13

Burien Parks will be holding a FREE Scavenger Hunt-style Family Fun Run for runners and walkers of all ages, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 13. “Get ready because the 60-minute dash starts... [Read more]

The August B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Aug. 6

The August B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Aug. 6

August’s B-Town Beat is coming to downtown Burien on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. “We’ll have crafts, music and art for every taste in addition to plenty of visual art and photography,”... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help improve Miller Creek this Friday

Volunteers needed to help improve Miller Creek this Friday

Please join your neighbors and improve Miller Creek this Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.! Join your Miller-Walker Basin Steward, Elissa Ostergaard, and other outdoor enthusiasts as we restore the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ holding Grand Opening today at 4 p.m.

‘Hot Feet Fitness’ holding Grand Opening today at 4 p.m.

Advertiser Hot Feet Fitness will be holding their Grand Opening TODAY – Thursday, July 30 – starting at 4 p.m. at their location on the corner of SW 152nd Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW. Here’s more... [Read more]

Northwest Mural Masters will be creating live Art in Burien this weekend

Northwest Mural Masters will be creating live Art in Burien this weekend

A group of Artists will be presenting a weekend of live art this coming Friday, July 31, through Sunday, Aug. 2 at the ‘Art Alley” located behind SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien. The event... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

PHOTOS: Russell Wilson takes on Joel McHale in Plane Pull fundraiser

Resident Elston Hill (along with his wife Jackline) spent Tuesday morning (July 28) on the tarmac at Boeing Field, where they captured some great photos of the fundraiser Plane Pull competition between... [Read more]

Here’s what to expect at this Thursday’s Burien Farmers Market

Here’s what to expect at this Thursday’s Burien Farmers Market

Discover Burien – along with their Seasoned Chefs – will be welcoming guest Chef Heidi Pomeroy to the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday (July 30), along with an outdoor yoga class from Bikram Yoga. Pomeroy... [Read more]

LETTER: Deputy Mayor Nancy Tosta responds to ‘Ray’s’ Comments on the Blog

LETTER: Deputy Mayor Nancy Tosta responds to ‘Ray’s’ Comments on the Blog

[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:] Dear Editor – I’d like to dispel myths... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Re-Elect Susan Genzale for Commissioner, SW Suburban Sewer District

Re-Elect Susan Genzale for Commissioner, SW Suburban Sewer District

It has been my honor to serve as your commissioner these past 5 years. Working with my fellow commissioners and district staff, we have made great strides forward in upgrading infrastructure, staff training,... [Read more]