Parks Section

While Eagle Landing Park stairs may look open again, the city says they’re not

While Eagle Landing Park stairs may look open again, the city says they’re not

Last week, Burien resident Gregory Rehmke ventured down to Eagle Landing Park, where he discovered that the long-closed stairs appeared to be re-opened. However, these stairs – which were very popular... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre is taking it to the parks this Summer!

Burien Actors Theatre is taking it to the parks this Summer!

BAT turns 40 this season! In the first of many wonderful things this season, BAT is bringing theater to where you (may) live! That’s right – BAT is taking it to the streets (well, parks anyway). In... [Read more]

Council hears parks no longer overnight homeless camps; community marketplace sought

Council hears parks no longer overnight homeless camps; community marketplace sought

By Jack Mayne The Burien Parks pilot program to get homeless people to find other places to spend the night seems to be a success, Police Chief Ted Boe told the Burien City Council Monday night (July 1). The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Great Day of Play’ is Saturday at Moshier Park & Art Center

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Great Day of Play’ is Saturday at Moshier Park & Art Center

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Great Day of Play’ will be this Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Moshier Memorial Park and Art Center, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. “Summer is here! Let’s get out... [Read more]

Ground broken on new segment of Lake to Sound Trail

Ground broken on new segment of Lake to Sound Trail

Executive Dow Constantine recently led the groundbreaking ceremony for a new segment of King County’s Lake to Sound Trail, an emerging 16-mile paved path that will extend from Lake Washington to Puget... [Read more]

Burien City Manager releases statement on homelessness, camps in parks

Burien City Manager releases statement on homelessness, camps in parks

On Monday, May 20, the City of Burien released the following statement from City Manager Brian J. Wilson regarding homelessness, tents and camping in city parks: The City of Burien has heard a number of... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident concerned about encampments at Burien Skateboard Park

LETTER: Resident concerned about encampments at Burien Skateboard Park

[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:] The skateboard park at 4th Ave SW and... [Read more]

City facilities will close at 4 p.m., three Burien parks lots closed due to ice

City facilities will close at 4 p.m., three Burien parks lots closed due to ice

The City of Burien released the following Weather Update Tuesday morning, Feb. 5: City of Burien facilities will close at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Classes and programs at the Burien Community... [Read more]

Gunshots fired at Eagle Landing Park Monday afternoon, July 30

Gunshots fired at Eagle Landing Park Monday afternoon, July 30

Two gunshots were heard fired at Eagle Landing Park by neighbors on Monday afternoon (July 30), the King County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed. Police responded, and one shell casing was recovered. There... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Arts-A-Glow’ will light up Dottie Harper Park Sat., Sept. 8!

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Arts-A-Glow’ will light up Dottie Harper Park Sat., Sept. 8!

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Arts-A-Glow’ – Burien’s fabulous Lantern Festival and Procession – will light up Dottie Harper Park on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. This magical evening in the forest... [Read more]

City’s second Eagle Landing Park community meeting will be Thurs., July 19

City’s second Eagle Landing Park community meeting will be Thurs., July 19

The City of Burien announced that it will be holding another Community Meeting on Eagle Landing Park (and its failing stairs) on Thursday, July 19, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in City Hall. This will be the city’s... [Read more]

Burien Park’s ‘Great Day of Play’ will be Saturday, June 30

Burien Park’s ‘Great Day of Play’ will be Saturday, June 30

Burien Park’s ‘Great Day of Play’ will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018, from 10 a.m. – Noon at Moshier Community Art Center. SUMMER IS HERE… LET’S GET OUT & PLAY! Event... [Read more]

Residents who live near Eagle Landing Park holding info seminar Wed. night

Residents who live near Eagle Landing Park holding info seminar Wed. night

Residents who live near Burien’s Eagle Landing Park will be holding an informational seminar this Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Marlaina’s Restaurant, located at 643 SW 152nd Street (map below). The... [Read more]

UPDATE: Community Meeting on Eagle Landing Park will be Thursday, May 17

UPDATE: Community Meeting on Eagle Landing Park will be Thursday, May 17

The City of Burien announced that they will be holding an Information Forum/Community Meeting hosted by City Manager Brian Wilson on Thursday, May 17, starting at 7 p.m., regarding the future of Eagle... [Read more]

Burien Council hears – but takes no action on – failing stairs at Eagle Landing Park

Burien Council hears – but takes no action on – failing stairs at Eagle Landing Park

By Jack Mayne At Monday night’s meeting, the Burien City Council heard an offer to install piles to shore up the cliff where stairs to Eagle Landing Park have been declared unsafe, despite continued... [Read more]

LETTER: Concerns about stormwater drainage & slides at Eagle Landing Park

LETTER: Concerns about stormwater drainage & slides at Eagle Landing Park

[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:] Let’s say you wanted to buy Eagle... [Read more]

New survey invites residents to voice their Vision for Burien’s Parks

New survey invites residents to voice their Vision for Burien’s Parks

A new survey gives residents another chance to help shape the future vision for Burien’s parks, recreation, and cultural services. The Parks and Recreation Department has been holding public meetings... [Read more]

Neighborhood Celebration will be at Seahurst Beach this Wednesday, Aug. 9

Neighborhood Celebration will be at Seahurst Beach this Wednesday, Aug. 9

Burien Parks’ next “Neighborhood Celebration” will be this Wednesday, Au. 9, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Seahurst Beach, located at 1600 SW Seahurst Park Road. “Come out and celebrate... [Read more]

Burien Parks proposes improvements for Lake Burien School Memorial Park

Burien Parks proposes improvements for Lake Burien School Memorial Park

At Monday night’s City Council meeting, Burien Parks and Recreation Director Steve Roemer asked for approval of a site plan for future improvements for the 4.6-acre Lake Burien School Memorial Park... [Read more]