recreation Section

City of Burien hires Casey Stanley as its new Recreation Manager

City of Burien hires Casey Stanley as its new Recreation Manager

Later this month, the City of Burien will welcome Casey Stanley back to its Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PaRCS) Department to replace Debbie Zemke as Recreation Manager. Zemke retired from... [Read more]

Residents Appointed To Burien Arts Commission, Parks Board

Residents Appointed To Burien Arts Commission, Parks Board

At the March 28th Burien City Council meeting, the following residents were unanimously approved to the Arts Commission: Position 3, Shelli Park, self-employed artist, color/space designer, yoga instructor. Position... [Read more]

A Q&A With TM Sell, Playwright Of “Coriander”

A Q&A With TM Sell, Playwright Of “Coriander”

Coriander, a “spicy little parable about policy” opens next Friday (July 11th) at E.B. Foote Winery (a BTB Advertiser), located at 127-B SW 153rd in downtown Burien. From their press release: A... [Read more]

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: E.B. Foote Winery!

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: E.B. Foote Winery!

Please raise a glass and make a toast to our latest Advertiser: E.B. Foote Winery! Wait, you’re saying…there’s an actual Winery in Burien? Why yes, there is…and it’s called... [Read more]

Videos Of Four Strawberry Festival Bands

Videos Of Four Strawberry Festival Bands

We dug around and found some videos of four of the artists/bands slated to appear at next weekend’s Burien Strawberry Festival, so please enjoy and perhaps use these to schedule your fest trip (more... [Read more]

(2008) Strawberry Festival Lineup Released

(2008) Strawberry Festival Lineup Released

NOTE: THIS LISTING IS FOR THE 2008 STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL; INFO ON THE 2009 ONE IS AVAILABLE HERE The 2008 Burien Strawberry Festival will take place Sat., June 28th (10am – 6pm) through Sun. June 29th... [Read more]

Farmer’s Market Opens At 11am Today

Farmer’s Market Opens At 11am Today

The vendors are setting up, the street is blocked off and the skies are (hopefully?) clearing, which can only mean one thing: The Burien Farmer’s Market starts today! At 11am to be precise, through... [Read more]

B-Town Undercover:A Fishy Underwater Appliance Store

B-Town Undercover:A Fishy Underwater Appliance Store

by Shawn Underwood Walking on Three Tree Point, I ran into a group of seal-clad divers who were quite talkative due to the high from the surplus of oxygen they inhaled while diving. I am a diver as well... [Read more]

Get Yer Bloomin’ Plants At The Bloomin’ Plant Sale

Get Yer Bloomin’ Plants At The Bloomin’ Plant Sale

Has the recent pollen explosion got to you yet? If not (or if you’re on some effective meds, or just a very hardcore gardener), get yer bloomin’ self down to SW 152nd between 10th Ave SW and... [Read more]

Spring Stroll Coming To SW 152nd May 10th

Spring Stroll Coming To SW 152nd May 10th

What do art, food, strolling and wine have in common? The annual Spring Stroll on SW 152nd Street in Olde (oops…should be Downtown) Burien of course! WHAT: Annual Spring Stroll featuring art, food,... [Read more]

Video Tour Of New, Unnamed Burien Park

Video Tour Of New, Unnamed Burien Park

As we reported here earlier, we know that it’s sometimes hard to get out and go tour an unnamed B-Town park yourself, so we’ve done y’all a huge favor by walking through it ourselves... [Read more]

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Vino Bello!

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser: Vino Bello!

The B-Town Blog is proud to raise a glass to its latest Advertiser, Vino Bello! You’ve probably seen us list their unique Saturday Wine Tasting Events often, and that’s only because we think... [Read more]

Burien Parks Celebrates Arbor Day With Tree Planting

Burien Parks Celebrates Arbor Day With Tree Planting

Burien Parks & Recreation celebrated Arbor Day with the dedication and planting of a Pacific Dogwood at the trailhead of Shorewood Park. Mayor Joan McGilton, Parks Board Chair Jean Spohn and Parks... [Read more]

New Community Center Plans Posted

New Community Center Plans Posted

Plans for the new Burien Community Recreation Center are now online for your review, and are available for download as PDF files: Master Plan Summary Report Master Plan Supplemental Information Business... [Read more]

Burien Officials To Present Final Plans For New Community Center At 7pm Mon. Feb. 4th

Burien Officials To Present Final Plans For New Community Center At 7pm Mon. Feb. 4th

Burien officials will be presenting the final preferred plan and results of a community survey concerning a proposed new community recreation center at a City Council meeting at 7pm on Monday, Feb. 4. The... [Read more]