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SAVE THE DATE: Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market opens Saturday, June 1

SAVE THE DATE: Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market opens Saturday, June 1

SAVE THE DATE: The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s opening day will be Saturday, June 1 in the north parking lot of the Des Moines Marina (map below), where it will run from 10 a.m. – 2... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time lapse walk-through of opening day of Burien Farmers’ Market

VIDEO: Time lapse walk-through of opening day of Burien Farmers’ Market

If you wondered what that weird guy was doing slowly pushing a camera mounted on a wagon through Thursday’s opening day of the Discover Burien Farmers’ Market, that was just B-Town Blog Founder/Publisher... [Read more]

One hour done; 188 hours to go at the Burien Farmers Market

One hour done; 188 hours to go at the Burien Farmers Market

The first hour of the 2013 Burien Farmers Market is underway! We have a mathematician friend watching our B-Town Blog booth right now, and he reports the following math: There will be 27 Farmers Market... [Read more]

REMINDER: Come see us at Opening Day of the Burien Farmers Market!

REMINDER: Come see us at Opening Day of the Burien Farmers Market!

REMINDER: Today – Thursday, May 2 – is the opening day of the Discover Burien Farmers Market! It runs from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Burien Town Square Park, on SW 152nd at 5th Place SW in downtown Burien. As... [Read more]

Discover Burien Farmers Market opens at Town Square Park Thursday, May 2

Discover Burien Farmers Market opens at Town Square Park Thursday, May 2

You can tell a bright summer is just around the corner when the Discover Burien Farmers Market starts – this year kicking off on Thursday, May 2 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. As usual, B-Town’s original,... [Read more]

Pacific Middle School PTSA Holding Community Garage Sale this Saturday

Pacific Middle School PTSA Holding Community Garage Sale this Saturday

Pacific Middle School PTSA is holding a community garage sale on Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Pacific Middle School, located at 22705 24th Avenue South in Des Moines. “Come browse... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser B-Town Thrifts & Novelties Holding Grand Opening this Weekend!

Advertiser B-Town Thrifts & Novelties Holding Grand Opening this Weekend!

Please welcome our latest Advertiser, B-Town Thrifts & Novelties – “not your average thrift shop” – located at 919 SW 150th Street near Olde Burien, and holding a Grand Opening event... [Read more]

The Des Moines Farmers Market Has Recently Gone ‘National’!

The Des Moines Farmers Market Has Recently Gone ‘National’!

Click image to see larger version. In the last couple of months, the Des Moines Farmers Market has gone “National”! In December, Des Moines Waterfront Famers Market board president Wayne Corey and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Save $$ During ‘Des Moines Holiday Night Out’ this Thursday Night, Dec. 13

Save $$ During ‘Des Moines Holiday Night Out’ this Thursday Night, Dec. 13

Des Moines Holiday Night Out on Marine View Drive South will be held from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. this Thursday night, Dec. 13. “Shop locally for unique one of a kind gift items,” reads an announcement.... [Read more]

Help Highline Relay for Life Fight Cancer – Shop at Their Holiday Bazaar Dec. 8

Help Highline Relay for Life Fight Cancer – Shop at Their Holiday Bazaar Dec. 8

Highline Relay For Life, Burien’s local cancer walk, is hosting a Holiday Bazaar to raise money for the American Cancer Society on Saturday, Dec. 8. There will be at least 35 Vendors with all sorts of holiday arts and crafts…

Yule Craft Bazaar will be at Normandy Park Towne Center Saturday, Dec. 8

Yule Craft Bazaar will be at Normandy Park Towne Center Saturday, Dec. 8

The 2012 Yule Craft Bazaar is set for Saturday, Dec. 8 at Normandy Park Towne Center, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. “Join your neighbors and get ready for the holidays!” reads an announcement. “Beautiful... [Read more]

Annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar Offers Fun, Food and Crafts this Saturday, Dec. 1

Annual Tyee Holiday Bazaar Offers Fun, Food and Crafts this Saturday, Dec. 1

Students, staff and families associated with the schools at the Tyee Educational Complex have been gearing up to host the community at the annual Holiday Bazaar – coming this Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9... [Read more]

SHOP LOCAL: Help Your Area Merchants – Today is ‘Small Business Saturday’!

SHOP LOCAL: Help Your Area Merchants – Today is ‘Small Business Saturday’!

Today (Saturday, Nov. 24) is “Small Business Saturday,” so please try to make a point of doing some local shopping right here in your own community! Most shops and merchants are open today,... [Read more]

Shop Local and Enjoy Free Holiday Activities at Burien’s Winterfest Dec. 1

Shop Local and Enjoy Free Holiday Activities at Burien’s Winterfest Dec. 1

Burien’s Winterfest celebration offers the perfect chance to shop local while enjoying a free celebration brimming with activities for the whole family from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. Burien’s... [Read more]

B-TOWN HAPS: Holiday Bazaars, Fundraisers, Open House & Much More!

B-TOWN HAPS: Holiday Bazaars, Fundraisers, Open House & Much More!

Along with the returns of heavy rains, holiday bazaars are kicking into high gear, along with fundraisers, an open house, the annual ’20/20′ Burien Arts Sale, and sadly, a kick-off meeting... [Read more]

St. Francis of Assisi’s Annual Holiday Bazaar is this Saturday, Nov. 17

St. Francis of Assisi’s Annual Holiday Bazaar is this Saturday, Nov. 17

St. Francis of Assisi’s Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 17. “Discover unique art, original handmade items, dazzling gems, culinary delights and... [Read more]

Burien Community Church Holding Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 17

Burien Community Church Holding Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 17

Burien Community Church will be holding its Second Annual Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  “Christmas crafts, secondhand decor, and baked goods will be for sale, along... [Read more]

Shorewood Elementary’s Annual Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 10

Shorewood Elementary’s Annual Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 10

Shorewood Elementary School’s annual Holiday Bazaar will be held Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., at their campus at 2725 SW 116th Ave. “We will have 60 plus vendors from all over... [Read more]

Shop Local – Today is the Last Burien Farmers Market of the Year!

Shop Local – Today is the Last Burien Farmers Market of the Year!

Today – Thursday, Oct. 25 – is the final day of the Discover Burien Farmers Market, which runs from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Town Square Park, located at SW 152nd and 5th Place SW. There will be lots... [Read more]

The Perfect Hostess Gift for Halloween is a Chocolate Gourd from Armoir Chocolat!

The Perfect Hostess Gift for Halloween is a Chocolate Gourd from Armoir Chocolat!

Looking for the perfect host/hostess gift for all those upcoming Halloween parties? Well, we’ve got it right here at Shop SoKing – a Chocolate Gourd Gift from Armoire Chocolat in Olde Burien! For... [Read more]

Here’s the Hot Lineup for Saturday’s Chili Cook-Off at Des Moines Farmers Market

Here’s the Hot Lineup for Saturday’s Chili Cook-Off at Des Moines Farmers Market

Fire up the pot honey – the beans, meat and fixns’ are ready to be gurglingly early this Saturday morning at the annual Chili Cook-Off, the crowning event for the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market! It... [Read more]

Introducing Our Brand New, All-Local Indie Online Store – ‘Shop SoKing’!

Introducing Our Brand New, All-Local Indie Online Store – ‘Shop SoKing’!

We’d like to introduce our Readers to a brand new, fully homegrown initiative that, thanks to Seattle-based Buck, we’re launching within our network of six local blogs – Shop SoKing –... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Three-Family ‘HUGE’ Yard Sale Going on this Friday & Saturday in Burien

Three-Family ‘HUGE’ Yard Sale Going on this Friday & Saturday in Burien

Three families will be holding a huge Yard Sale from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 24 – 25 at 16411 11th Ave SW in Burien. “There will be Lots of STUFF!” including: Tools Yard... [Read more]

It’s Thursday, It’s Hot, So Come Cool Down With Us at the Farmers Market!

It’s Thursday, It’s Hot, So Come Cool Down With Us at the Farmers Market!

It’s Thursday, it’s going to be hot, but we’ve got a way for you to cool off – come to the Discover Burien Farmers Market today, get some fresh berries or other refreshing summery foods,... [Read more]

Farmers Market Vendor: ‘Too Stinkin’ Cute’ & ‘Skull Pretty’ Family-made Crafts

Farmers Market Vendor: ‘Too Stinkin’ Cute’ & ‘Skull Pretty’ Family-made Crafts

[EDITOR'S NOTE: As we try to do every week when we're at the Burien Farmers Market – since 2008 – we do a Spotlight on a Vendor.] This week’s Discover Burien Farmers Market Vendor of the week... [Read more]

It’s National Farmers Market Week – Come See Your Original Bloggers Today!

It’s National Farmers Market Week – Come See Your Original Bloggers Today!

Not only will we be giving away the usual B•TWN oval car stickers at our booth at the Farmers Market today, but we’ve also got a limited number of B-TOWN buttons! Did you know that this week is... [Read more]