Seahurst Park Section

PHOTOS: Some colorful, winged neighbors frolick at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Some colorful, winged neighbors frolick at Seahurst Park Beach

BTB Reader/Contributor Elston Hill took some great photos at Seahurst Park, of some of our rather colorful, winged neighbors. “My wife Jackie and I love Seahurst Park now that it is open again,”... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Two-point buck seen walking near Eagle Landing Park

PHOTOS: Two-point buck seen walking near Eagle Landing Park

BTB Reader Mary Hudson sent us these photos, telling us that she “just watched a two-point buck walking through Seahurst near Eagle Landing Park!” Far as we know, this is the first deer... [Read more]

Learn about whales, beaches at upcoming Environmental Science Center events

Learn about whales, beaches at upcoming Environmental Science Center events

Burien’s Environmental Science Center has the following events coming up: Wednesday, Nov 5th (6:30-8:00 PM) — Talk: “Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales: 10 Years of Research... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Burien Beach Party Celebrates Seahurst Park Renovation

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Burien Beach Party Celebrates Seahurst Park Renovation

To celebrate the completion of the work to restore the north shoreline at Seahurst Park, the Burien Parks folks threw a huge beach party on Friday, October 3 and invited the public to come experience the... [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]

S’mores, sing-alongs, campfire & more to celebrate restored Seahurst Park Oct. 3

S’mores, sing-alongs, campfire & more to celebrate restored Seahurst Park Oct. 3

Burien Parks will be celebrating the opening of the newly-restored Seahurst Park Beach with a special campout on Friday, Oct. 3 from 6:30 – 8 p.m.  “We may not have a traditional bonfire…but... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Seahurst Park… Then and Now

PHOTOS: Seahurst Park… Then and Now

In honor of Seahurst Park re-opening to the public after an extensive restoration of the north shoreline, BTB photographer Michael Brunk assembled this gallery of unpublished photos shot at the park. In... [Read more]

REMINDER: Newly-restored Seahurst Park will re-open Monday, Aug. 25

REMINDER: Newly-restored Seahurst Park will re-open Monday, Aug. 25

Photos courtesy Burien Parks. Click images to see larger versions. REMINDER: Burien’s Seahurst Park will re-open at 8 a.m. this coming Monday, Aug. 25, allowing park visitors the chance to enjoy the... [Read more]

It’s official – Seahurst Park will re-open to the public on Monday, Aug. 25

It’s official – Seahurst Park will re-open to the public on Monday, Aug. 25

The City of Burien announced Wednesday (July 23) that Seahurst Park – closed since last October – will re-open to the public at 8 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 25. “Crews are currently putting finishing... [Read more]

UPDATE: Delays push Seahurst Park Beach Restoration re-opening to August

UPDATE: Delays push Seahurst Park Beach Restoration re-opening to August

Burien Parks on Friday posted the following update, indicating that delays have pushed the Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project re-opening back to August (our last report projected a late July date): As... [Read more]

Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project in final stages; should open end of July

Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project in final stages; should open end of July

The City of Burien said this week that the Seahust Shoreline Restoration Project is in its final stages – and is expected to re-open at the end of July or early August – as construction of storm drainage... [Read more]

Landslide in Seahurst Park has City of Burien concerned

Landslide in Seahurst Park has City of Burien concerned

A landslide in Seahurst Park has the City of Burien concerned enough to pay at least $24,000 to hire a geotechnical engineering firm to evaluate it for repair. While nowhere near as bad as the recent,... [Read more]

City of Burien wins award for salmon restoration work at Seahurst Park

City of Burien wins award for salmon restoration work at Seahurst Park

The City of Burien is a 2014 recipient of the Futurewise Livable Community Awards for its work on salmon restoration at Seahurst Park. In addition to the city, Green/Duwamish and Central Puget Sound Watershed... [Read more]

UPDATE: Here’s the latest on the Seahurst Park Restoration Project

UPDATE: Here’s the latest on the Seahurst Park Restoration Project

On Thursday, March 13, the City of Burien released the following update on the Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project, which is now expected to be completed on July 11: As of March 12, all utility relocations... [Read more]

City of Burien to receive award for Seahurst Park project

City of Burien to receive award for Seahurst Park project

According to an announcement on the city’s website, the City of Burien and its partners in the Seahurst Park Shoreline Restoration Project have been chosen to receive the “Overall Excellence... [Read more]

UPDATE: All seawall debris has been removed from Seahurst Park

UPDATE: All seawall debris has been removed from Seahurst Park

The folks at Burien Parks are reporting that all of the seawall to be removed for the restoration at Seahurst Park has now been taken away from the site by barge. Work appears to be on track to be completed... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This week’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House is a 4-bedroom above Seahurst Park

This week’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House is a 4-bedroom above Seahurst Park

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday and Sunday – is a 4-bedroom home located just above acclaimed Seahurst Park! This... [Read more]

Donut-shaped sculpture ‘Taurus’ at Seahurst Park removed, to be destroyed

Donut-shaped sculpture ‘Taurus’ at Seahurst Park removed, to be destroyed

As we first reported Thursday, Dec. 5, the donut-shaped (or innertube-shaped depending on your age) sculpture ‘Taurus,’ designed by Thomas Lindsey and in place at Burien’s Seahurst Park since 1977, has been removed…

PHOTOS: Major progress being made at Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project

PHOTOS: Major progress being made at Seahurst Park Beach Restoration Project

On Thursday afternoon (Dec. 5), members of the media were given a tour of the restoration project at Burien’s Seahurst Park, so BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer donned a hard hat and took some... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Some scenes of – and an update on – Restoration Work at Seahurst Park

PHOTOS: Some scenes of – and an update on – Restoration Work at Seahurst Park

Click image to see larger version. Above is the “plan view” of what a new playground new shelter area will look like after the project is finished at Burien’s Seahurst Park. The new site... [Read more]

Seahurst Park will close Monday, Oct. 28 to begin restoration project

Seahurst Park will close Monday, Oct. 28 to begin restoration project

It is official – according to a Tweet sent out by Burien Parks Tuesday (Oct. 15) – “Seahurst Park in #Burien to close Mon, Oct 28 to begin seawall removal & beach restoration project.” “This... [Read more]

Long dispute over Westmark’s ‘Emerald Pointe’ ends with agreement

Long dispute over Westmark’s ‘Emerald Pointe’ ends with agreement

by Jack Mayne After 23 years of battling between Neighbors of Seahurst Park and Westmark Development Corp., the two sides reached an agreement Friday, Sept. 13, that frees the developer to use its clearing... [Read more]

VIDEOS: Ground broken for Seahurst Park Shoreline Restoration Project Monday

VIDEOS: Ground broken for Seahurst Park Shoreline Restoration Project Monday

Ground was broken for Burien’s Seahurst Park Shoreline Restoration Project Monday, Sept. 16, and here’s a quick time lapse video showing the shoveling: The ceremony, which included local dignitaries... [Read more]

Groundbreaking for Seahurst Beach Restoration Project will be Sept. 16

Groundbreaking for Seahurst Beach Restoration Project will be Sept. 16

The Burien Parks and Recreation Department has announced that a groundbreaking event for the Seahurst Beach Restoration Project has been set for Monday, Sept. 16, at 11 a.m. State and local elected officials,... [Read more]

Students nearly finished with Seahurst Park Trail Restoration Project

Students nearly finished with Seahurst Park Trail Restoration Project

Our friends at Burien Parks posted this story Monday (Aug. 12), honoring the work of students helping restore a trail in Seahurst Park: In early July, the Burien Adopt-a-Park program entered into a summer... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Construction Destruction of Seahurst Park’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Construction Destruction of Seahurst 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:] Almost four decades ago Seahurst Park,... [Read more]

Seahurst Park to be closed from Sept. 3 – April 2014 for major construction

Seahurst Park to be closed from Sept. 3 – April 2014 for major construction

Let’s hope no dead whales wash into town for a while – Burien Parks announced this week that Seahurst Park will close on Sept. 3 – the day after Labor Day – and remain closed through April... [Read more]

UPDATE: Blue and gold Macaw ‘Maya’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Blue and gold Macaw ‘Maya’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE JUNE 20 11:30 a.m.: BTB Reader Jeanna Lee has been reunited with her blue and gold Macaw ‘Maya’! “THANK YOU SO MUCH for posting this on the blog!” she told us. “I received... [Read more]