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Vendors needed for St. Francis of Assisi’s Holiday Bazaar, set for Nov. 22

Vendors needed for St. Francis of Assisi’s Holiday Bazaar, set for Nov. 22

Vendor space is available at St. Francis of Assisi’s upcoming Holiday Bazaar, set for Saturday, Nov. 22. “Jump into the holiday spirit!” reads an announcement. “You will find lots... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Proposition #1 appears to be an outright theft’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Proposition #1 appears to be an outright theft’

[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:] Response to Mr. Schipper’s letter of September... [Read more]

LOST: Miniature Australian Shepherd/ Dachshund mix ‘Dooley’

LOST: Miniature Australian Shepherd/ Dachshund mix ‘Dooley’

BTB Reader Courtney Steward wants everyone to be on the lookout for ‘Dooley,’ last seen Tuesday, Sept. 30 on SW 114th Street ‎between 14th and 15th: “I live one block from the McDonalds... [Read more]

Sunday ‘Walk-n-Talk': People who live in stone houses shouldn’t throw glass

Sunday ‘Walk-n-Talk': People who live in stone houses shouldn’t throw glass

This Sunday, Oct. 5, the monthly ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will explore some very distinctive homes with stones and pebbles in North Burien. In addition to walking and chatting with neighbors, one of the... [Read more]

Beaches from Three Tree Point to Pierce County closed to shellfish harvesting

Beaches from Three Tree Point to Pierce County closed to shellfish harvesting

The Washington State Department of Health and Public Health – Seattle & King County High announced Wednesday (Oct. 1) that due to high levels of a marine biotoxin that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning – also known as “red tide”…

Thursday is the last day to register online for Sunday’s Brat Trot!

Thursday is the last day to register online for Sunday’s Brat Trot!

Thursday, Oct. 2 is the last day register online for either Sunday’s annual Brat Trot 5K or one-mile race, and you can register here. Both courses begin at the corner of 10th Ave SW and SW 152nd... [Read more]

See local solar-powered homes at Solar Tour this Saturday, Oct. 4

See local solar-powered homes at Solar Tour this Saturday, Oct. 4

Home owners in West Seattle and Burien neighborhoods will be showing off their solar homes as part of the National American Energy Solar Tour this Saturday, Oct., 4, from Noon – 4 p.m. “It is... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Highline Public Schools has been a good fiscal steward…’

LETTER: ‘Highline Public Schools has been a good fiscal steward…’

[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, After voters approved school construction... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate the restored Seahurst Park with S’mores Friday night

REMINDER: Celebrate the restored Seahurst Park with S’mores Friday night

REMINDER: Celebrate the restored Seahurst Park with S‘mores and more this Friday night, starting at 6:30 p.m. “All are invited to celebrate the opening of Seahurst Beach! We may not have a traditional... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Normandy Park’s 3rd annual ‘Zombie Fest’

PHOTOS: Scenes from Normandy Park’s 3rd annual ‘Zombie Fest’

The 3rd annual ‘Zombie Fest’ crawled into – and took over – the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 27, with hordes of brain-eating humans having a blast. This year’s theme... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School closed due to power outage Tuesday

Sylvester Middle School closed due to power outage Tuesday

The Highline School District announced around 5:30 a.m. that Sylvester Middle School will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 30, due to a power outage. “We will provide more information has it becomes available,”... [Read more]

Metro Transit considering replacing bus route #139 with alternative shuttles

Metro Transit considering replacing bus route #139 with alternative shuttles

Just a few days after a group of women protested the cutting of Metro bus route #139 in Burien, King County on Monday announced that it is considering an expansion of its ‘Alternative Services Program,’... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome our newest Advertiser – Burien Natural Health Center

Welcome our newest Advertiser – Burien Natural Health Center

We offer a warm welcome to our newest B-Town Blog Advertiser, Burien Natural Health Center. They are a health and wellness boutique specializing in Acupuncture, herbs, and professional, highly experienced... [Read more]

The October B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

The October B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

The October B-Town Beat will be this Thursday, Oct. 2, from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien. “Each business participating with visual art will host an Artist! Please come out and join us on Thursday... [Read more]

FOUND: Scared dog found in Fred Meyer parking lot

FOUND: Scared dog found in Fred Meyer parking lot

BTB Reader Beth Graves found this dog, running scared through the Burien Fred Meyer parking lot: “She does not have a microchip, and is very shy and scared,” Beth said. “I think she... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s ‘Economic Development Dialog’

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s ‘Economic Development Dialog’

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer On Saturday morning (Sept. 27), around 70 residents gathered at the Burien Community Center to participate in an ‘Economic Development Dialog’ hosted by... [Read more]

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is Friday night, Oct. 3!

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is Friday night, Oct. 3!

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is just one week away – Friday night, Oct. 3! “This is the best way to kick of Brat Trot weekend!” reads an announcement. It all starts at the Tin Room Bar (923 SW... [Read more]

REMINDER: Community Salmon Investigation starts this week

REMINDER: Community Salmon Investigation starts this week

REMINDER:  Community Salmon Investigation for Highline (CSI:  Highline) starts next week, and volunteers are still needed. Here are the details: Orientation & Training:  Thursday, Oct. 2, 4:30-6:30... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: quaint Normandy Park home w/beach rights

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: quaint Normandy Park home w/beach rights

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Sunday, Sept. 28 – is a quaint Normandy Park home with Lot A Beach Rights! With a great new price,... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Group protests cutting of Metro bus #139 in Burien Thursday

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Group protests cutting of Metro bus #139 in Burien Thursday

A group of women held signs at 21st Ave SW and SW 152nd Street in Burien Thursday afternoon (Sept. 25), protesting the cut of Metro Transit bus route #139 in Burien. The group included some retired nuns. This... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Luke’s will hold ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton Oct. 5

St. Luke’s will hold ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton Oct. 5

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will hold a ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at Jones Park in Renton at Noon on Sunday, Oct. 5, and all are welcome, along with your pets! “The blessing of... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists and Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists and Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair is seeking Artists and Vendors for its well-attended annual event, to be held Dec. 6. There is space for 140 vendors, a student art show, cafe, barista,... [Read more]

‘Tied By Lightning’ – free events commemorate high tech history in area

‘Tied By Lightning’ – free events commemorate high tech history in area

Everyone knows King County to be a high tech hub today, but our region’s first brush with cutting-edge technology occurred well before Bill Gates and Paul Allen. A century and a half ago, the first... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Dreams Unlimited’ is this Saturday at the Burien Library

REMINDER: ‘Dreams Unlimited’ is this Saturday at the Burien Library

Dreams Unlimited – a multimedia presentation (music, spoken word, art, video, oral storytelling) asking people to identify and pursue their dreams – will be held at the Burien Library this Saturday,... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: In business for 64 years, Wah Kue Restaurant may close soon

B-TOWN BIZ: In business for 64 years, Wah Kue Restaurant may close soon

Wah Kue Restaurant – in business and run by the same family for 64 years at 13434 1st Ave South in Burien – may close soon if a new owner isn’t found. According to Gina, who has worked there... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living holding Bingo Party this Saturday

Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living holding Bingo Party this Saturday

Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living will be holding a FREE Senior Bingo Party this Saturday, Sept. 27 from 2 – 4 p.m. They’re asking folks to RSVP at (206) 241-0821. Normandy Park Senior Living... [Read more]