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Town Square Park Fountain, hampered by plumbing problems, restarts

Town Square Park Fountain, hampered by plumbing problems, restarts

UPDATE Monday, June 2, 2014: The City of Burien announced Monday that the Town Square Park Fountain has restarted “on a limited basis,”according to a note on the city’s website. “The... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: Burien’s annual ‘Wild Strawberry Festival’ will be June 14-15

SAVE THE DATES: Burien’s annual ‘Wild Strawberry Festival’ will be June 14-15

SAVE THE DATES: Burien’s annual – and FREE – ‘Wild Strawberry Festival’ will be held on Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15 at Burien Town Square Park, with tons of live music,... [Read more]

Sun, opening of Farmers Market & Town Square Park fountain on Thursday

Sun, opening of Farmers Market & Town Square Park fountain on Thursday

This Thursday (May 1) is the grand opening day for the Burien Farmers Market – AND to help everyone cool off the fountain at Town Square Park will be turned on!

Too hot for ya? City turns on water fountains at Town Square Park

Too hot for ya? City turns on water fountains at Town Square Park

After Monday’s record-setting 86 degree high tied the area with Phoenix as the hottest in the nation, the City of Burien on Tuesday decided to turn on the water fountains at Town Square Park. Temps... [Read more]

PHOTO: Panorama Pic of Carnival Days, Which Opens Thursday at 3pm!

PHOTO: Panorama Pic of Carnival Days, Which Opens Thursday at 3pm!

Discover Burien’s annual Fall Carnival Days opens at 3 p.m. at Town Square Park tomorrow – Thursday, Sept. 27 – and runs through Saturday, Sept. 30. BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer dropped... [Read more]

PIE JOUST: Sneak Peek at Some Bikes You Can Ride While Jousting Saturday!

PIE JOUST: Sneak Peek at Some Bikes You Can Ride While Jousting Saturday!

The 2nd annual Pie Joust will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, with the Kids’ division starting at 11 a.m. at Burien Town Square Park, at SW 152nd and 5th Place SW. Registration will open at 11 a.m.,... [Read more]

It’s Thursday, Which Means We’re Blogging Live from the Farmers Market

It’s Thursday, Which Means We’re Blogging Live from the Farmers Market

We’ve got FREE B•TWN and WTRLND stickers (from our sister site The Waterland Blog, for Des Moines) at our booth at today’s Farmers Market! Today is Thursday, which means that the Discover... [Read more]

Rob Johnson & his Pooch ‘Romeo’ will lead 12th ‘Walk-n-Talk’ on Sunday, July 1

Rob Johnson & his Pooch ‘Romeo’ will lead 12th ‘Walk-n-Talk’ on Sunday, July 1

The 12th monthly Walk-n-Talk will be held, rain or shine, and led by frequent Walker Rob Johnson and his pooch Romeo, on Sunday, July 1st. “This will complete our first full year of random folks... [Read more]

It’s Thursday, Which Means it’s Discover Burien Farmers Market Day!

It’s Thursday, Which Means it’s Discover Burien Farmers Market Day!

Today is Thursday, and that can mean only one thing – the Discover Burien Farmers Market is open from 11 a.m.– 6 p.m.! Weather peeps are predicting some sun with a high of 74 today, which is perfect... [Read more]

Burien’s Annual Wild Strawberry Festival is Underway, and We’re ‘Blogging Live’!

Burien’s Annual Wild Strawberry Festival is Underway, and We’re ‘Blogging Live’!

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival (we’re a Sponsor) has started at Town Square Park, and we’re there, blogging live! It runs from 10 a.m. –  6 p.m. today (Saturday, June 16)... [Read more]

VIDEOS: Some More Sneak Peeks of Wild Strawberry Fest Performers + Map

VIDEOS: Some More Sneak Peeks of Wild Strawberry Fest Performers + Map

We’re just a few days away from Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival (this Saturday-Sunday), and you can already see the carnival rides being assembled (for a Thursday opening), so we... [Read more]

Burien’s Annual Wild Strawberry Festival Will Be June 16-17 & Here’s the Schedule

Burien’s Annual Wild Strawberry Festival Will Be June 16-17 & Here’s the Schedule

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival (we’re a Sponsor) will be held the weekend of June 16-17 at Town Square Park, with lots of great live music, performers, arts, crafts, food, vendors... [Read more]

Burien Farmer’s Market is Open, and We’re There with FREE Coupons!

Burien Farmer’s Market is Open, and We’re There with FREE Coupons!

Margie Gibb cuts the ribbon at the opening day of the Burien Farmers Market on Thursday, May 3. Market Vendors gathered for a pic on Opening Day. Photo by Scott Schaefer. Click image to see larger version. The... [Read more]

Burien’s Octoberfest Coming To Town Square Park Sept. 23 – 26th

Burien’s Octoberfest Coming To Town Square Park Sept. 23 – 26th

Burien’s annual Octoberfest is coming to Town Square Park beginning Thursday, Sept. 23rd through Sunday, Sept. 26th, and will include a beer and wine garden along with an abundance of activities... [Read more]

Keep Cool With Free Lunchtime Concerts Tuesdays At Burien Town Square

Keep Cool With Free Lunchtime Concerts Tuesdays At Burien Town Square

Discover Burien’s free Lunchtime Concerts in Burien Town Square Park continue every Tuesday from Noon – 2pm, through Aug. 10th. The remaining concert lineup is: July 20 – Eric Two Scoops (jazzy... [Read more]

UPDATE: Splish-Splash At The Wild Strawberry Festival

UPDATE: Splish-Splash At The Wild Strawberry Festival

At the May 27th Farmers Market in Burien, we noticed work crews laboring away at the splash fountain located in Town Square Park. We snapped a few photos and contacted Michael Lafreniere, Director of... [Read more]

PHOTOS: El Tianguis Brings Latin Flavor to Burien Town Square

PHOTOS: El Tianguis Brings Latin Flavor to Burien Town Square

On Sunday, May 30, Burien’s Town Square Park was bustling with visitors and ringing with the sounds of live mariachi music. The occasion was the inauguration of El Tianguis, the area’s first... [Read more]

Vandals Damage Sculptures At Burien Town Square Park; Reward Offered For Information

Vandals Damage Sculptures At Burien Town Square Park; Reward Offered For Information

Michael Lafreniere, Director of Burien Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services reported Tuesday (July 14th) that three out of four of the “plinth” sculptures installed in Burien’s new... [Read more]