Solstice Section

Happy First Day of Summer! Here’s How to Celebrate the Solstice in Burien

Happy First Day of Summer! Here’s How to Celebrate the Solstice in Burien

Today – Wednesday, June 20, 2012– is the first day of Summer for our part of the Earth! That’s right, even though at times June-uary doesn’t feel like it, the Sun’s rays are peaking,... [Read more]

At Exactly 9:47am Monday, The B-Town Blog Wishes You Happy Winter Solstice!

At Exactly 9:47am Monday, The B-Town Blog Wishes You Happy Winter Solstice!

Monday, Dec. 21st will be the “shortest day of the year” as the annual Winter Solstice happens at precisely 9:47am PST, marking the beginning of Winter for us Earthly Northern Hemispherians.... [Read more]

Shiver Your Way Into Summer Solstice Tonight At 10:45pm

Shiver Your Way Into Summer Solstice Tonight At 10:45pm

Summer officially begins tonight (Sat. June 20th) at 10:45pm PDT, with Sunday considered the “first day of summer” as well as the longest day and shortest night of the year. Of course, it’d... [Read more]

Lake Burien Partially Frozen + Winter Arrives In Burien

Lake Burien Partially Frozen + Winter Arrives In Burien

Lake Burien is partially frozen! Photo taken by Contributing Photographer Gregory Rehmke at 8am, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008. Nice way to wake up to Winter Solstice huh? Between 3-5 inches of powdery, icy new... [Read more]

Summer Starts Today At 4:59pm

Summer Starts Today At 4:59pm

Summer officially starts today at 4:59pm, as if it were some kind of anxious cubicle worker trying to sneak out a minute early. Of course, today will also be our longest day of the year, so we can’t... [Read more]