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VIDEO: Watch the ‘real Octo-Mom’ – a Giant Pacific Octopus at Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Watch the ‘real Octo-Mom’ – a Giant Pacific Octopus at Three Tree Point

YouTuber/Diver/Photographer Drew Collins made a fantastic video underwater off Burien’s Three Tree Point recently, showing a mother Octopus – the “real Octo-Mom” – off the north beach,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Snow scenes in Burien; please share yours with our Readers!

PHOTOS: Snow scenes in Burien; please share yours with our Readers!

Have you enjoyed the snow in Burien yet? Well we have, and we’re asking our Readers to email their best pics in! Here are some scenes from Sunday morning…

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Scenes from the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Scenes from the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Sixty or so brave souls started the New Year with a daring Polar Bear Plunge into Puget Sound off the beach of Burien’s Three Tree Point at Noon on Wednesday, Jan. 1. A new champ was crowned –... [Read more]

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dive into the New Year with Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1) in Three Tree Point…

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: A Secret Santa has decorated a Tree in Burien

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: A Secret Santa has decorated a Tree in Burien

by Shawn Underwood There is a secret Santa in Burien, more specifically near the hairpin turn at Maplewild Ave SW and SW 156th Street. Maybe Secret Santa (SS) is in cahoots with the shell fairy? For those... [Read more]

READER PHOTOS: Coyotes spotted above Three Tree Point and Seahurst

READER PHOTOS: Coyotes spotted above Three Tree Point and Seahurst

BTB Reader Dory Hamlyn sent us this photo of a ‘wiley’ Coyote spotted in a back yard above Three Tree Point near SW 170th Street and 24th Ave SW: “Although we’ve never seen them,... [Read more]

UPDATE: 11-year old Cat, last seen in Three Tree Point, has been FOUND

UPDATE: 11-year old Cat, last seen in Three Tree Point, has been FOUND

UPDATE 11/3/13 5 p.m.: Ian Kelley sent us this update: Thank you so much for posting about Balu on the B-Town Blog. I just found him about an hour ago. I had canvased most of the area for hours and hours... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Windstorm grounds sailboat on beach at Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Windstorm grounds sailboat on beach at Burien’s Three Tree Point

UPDATE 11/3/13: The sailboat that was grounded during Saturday’s intense windstorm didn’t fare too well – especially at high tide when it was battered against a cabana – as evidenced by... [Read more]

Sponsored Post MISSING: Wildlife Raft, last seen off Burien’s Three Tree Point Oct. 28

MISSING: Wildlife Raft, last seen off Burien’s Three Tree Point Oct. 28

BTB Reader Barbara Trenary wants everyone to be on the lookout for her missing Wildlife Raft, last seen on Monday, Oct. 28 in the water off Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood. The raft – designed... [Read more]

Sponsored Post This Week’s Prudential NW Open House: mid-century home above 3 Tree Point

This Week’s Prudential NW Open House: mid-century home above 3 Tree Point

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest’s Open House – open both Saturday, Oct. 19 and Sunday, Oct. 20 – is a mid-century home located in a million dollar neighborhood above the waterfront... [Read more]

PHOTOS: If it’s August in Burien, there are people fishing at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: If it’s August in Burien, there are people fishing at Three Tree Point

BTB Contributor Gregory Rehmke took the following photos, showing crowds of fisherpeople at Burien’s Three Tree Point trying their luck at catching pink salmon on Sunday, Aug. 18 (click images to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Amazing pics of Friday night’s lightning storm off Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Amazing pics of Friday night’s lightning storm off Three Tree Point

BTB Reader Randy Schmidt took these amazing photos of Friday night’s lightning storm around 1 a.m. off Burien’s Three Tree Point (click image to see larger version): And here’s... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Homeowner responsible for damaging Indian Trail arrested

FOLLOWUP: Homeowner responsible for damaging Indian Trail arrested

The homeowner responsible for damaging the “Sunset” portion of the Indian Trail in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood was arrested Tuesday morning (July 16), and all work at his home... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Someone is altering the Indian Trail in front of their house…’

LETTER: ‘Someone is altering the Indian Trail in front of their house…’

[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:] It was brought to our attention that someone... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Three Tree Point Fireworks Display Paints Night Sky Over Burien

PHOTOS: Three Tree Point Fireworks Display Paints Night Sky Over Burien

While a few cities in south King County still host public fireworks displays on Independence Day, Burien sadly isn’t one of them. The fireworks here are part of a day-long neighborhood celebration... [Read more]

PHOTO: ‘A long arm reached down from the skies and stirred the sea…’

PHOTO: ‘A long arm reached down from the skies and stirred the sea…’

BTB Reader Dory Hamlyn sent us the following amazing photo, taken during Tuesday’s deluge (June 25), looking southwest from above Three Tree Point (click image to see larger version): “We... [Read more]

CALL FOR HELP: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund needs more donations!

CALL FOR HELP: Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund needs more donations!

Organizers of the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund (Todd Manola and Fred Feiertag) are in a bind and need more donations, so if you’ve ever enjoyed Burien’s best barged-based fireworks on the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Another whale visits Burien – this time a Gray Whale off 3 Tree Point

PHOTOS: Another whale visits Burien – this time a Gray Whale off 3 Tree Point

The last time we reported on a whale visiting Burien, it wasn’t so pleasant (or heck, alive), but today (Thursday, June 6), another large whale dropped by – this Gray Whale, photographed off 3... [Read more]

The 2013 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

The 2013 Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking Business Sponsors

The 4th of July is less than two months away, and the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund is seeking business Sponsors to help raise money needed to continue this great local tradition. Each year, Burien’s... [Read more]

Boat capsizes off north beach of Burien’s Three Tree Point; all on board safe

Boat capsizes off north beach of Burien’s Three Tree Point; all on board safe

BTB Reader Greg Dill reports that Sunday night (May 5) at around 9:40 p.m. a boat with 3 on board (pictured above) capsized on the north side of Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood. All on board... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time lapse demolition of Three Tree Point home of Burien Artists

VIDEO: Time lapse demolition of Three Tree Point home of Burien Artists

“Aside from losing a child, this has to be one of the toughest things to go through,” Dane Johnson told The B-Town Blog as the waterfront house he and Kathy Justin lived in was being demolished last Wednesday…

Three Tree Point Youth Association seeking donations for Youth Cabin

Three Tree Point Youth Association seeking donations for Youth Cabin

An often-overlooked cabin sits quietly at the end of 164th Place SW in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, and the non-profit organization behind it – the Three Tree Point Youth Association... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien’s Viral Three Tree Point Seal Pups ‘Do the Harlem Shake’

VIDEO: Burien’s Viral Three Tree Point Seal Pups ‘Do the Harlem Shake’

Just when you think things couldn’t get any more viral comes this hilarious (and of course, cute) new re-cut of Ethan Janson’s now-world famous ‘Seal Pup Slip n’Slide’ video... [Read more]

Burien Resident’s ‘Seal Pup Slip n’Slide’ Video Goes Viral with ~400K Views!

Burien Resident’s ‘Seal Pup Slip n’Slide’ Video Goes Viral with ~400K Views!

You may have seen it first on The B-Town Blog, or on YouTube, Facebook or one of many other websites, but Burien resident Ethan Janson’s “Seal Pup Slip n’Slide” GoPro video has... [Read more]

VIDEO: Seal Pup Slip n’Slide off Burien’s Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Seal Pup Slip n’Slide off Burien’s Three Tree Point

Burien resident Ethan Janson set up a GoPro camera rig on his windsurf board – anchored off Three Tree Point – and remotely taped some local seal pups as they struggled to climb aboard on a recent... [Read more]

FOUND: Orange Tabby Cat in Burien’s Three Tree Point Neighborhood

FOUND: Orange Tabby Cat in Burien’s Three Tree Point Neighborhood

Recognize this orange tabby cat? (click image to see larger version) “An orange tabby cat has been hanging around my house in the Three Tree Point area for the last few days,” said Brett... [Read more]