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Sponsored Post This Week’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House is a brand new custom home!

This Week’s Berkshire Hathaway Open House is a brand new custom home!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for both this Saturday and Sunday – is the ‘Town Square’ – a stylish, practical and flexible... [Read more]

Burien City Council approves $2.75 million sale of Town Square parcels

Burien City Council approves $2.75 million sale of Town Square parcels

At Monday night’s session (June 17), the Burien City Council approved a settlement agreement with RECP/UP Burien II LP, owner of three undeveloped parcels at Burien Town Square related to the sale... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘City Has an Opportunity to Build a Beautiful Artplace at Town Square’

LETTER: ‘City Has an Opportunity to Build a Beautiful Artplace at Town Square’

These pictures show the beginning of a Burien Town Square Arts and Cultural District as described below: #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top:... [Read more]

Harbor Urban Presents Plans for 173-Unit Apartments for Town Square; + a Poll

Harbor Urban Presents Plans for 173-Unit Apartments for Town Square; + a Poll

Developers Harbor Urban presented new conceptual design plans for the proposed development of Phase II of the Town Square Project to Burien City Staff on Sept. 14…

Burien Arts Commission Wants Town Square to be ‘Arts & Cultural District’

Burien Arts Commission Wants Town Square to be ‘Arts & Cultural District’

At Monday night’s meeting (Sept. 17), members of the Burien Arts Commission read from and submitted the following letter to the Burien City Council regarding creating an ‘Arts & Cultural... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Burien, Into the Future'; thoughts on the Town Square Parcels

LETTER: ‘Burien, Into the Future'; thoughts on the Town Square Parcels

Burien is a relatively young city. It has been incorporated for almost 20 years. The community, however, has been around much longer and has a rich history. All of the work that has been done to get Burien... [Read more]

Council Approves Town Square ‘Standstill Agreement'; Could Mean New Apartments

Council Approves Town Square ‘Standstill Agreement'; Could Mean New Apartments

Burien City Council members approved on a 7-0 vote Monday a “standstill agreement” (download PDF file here) that gives Harbor Urban until Nov. 15 to submit an acceptable plan for a second Town Square housing development…

‘Monumental Agreement’ Points to Resolution of Town Square Standoff

‘Monumental Agreement’ Points to Resolution of Town Square Standoff

A “standstill agreement” – described by Burien City Manager Mike Martin as “monumental” – affecting the undeveloped properties at Town Square – comes before city council members tonight…

Soroptomist Club Selling Office Furniture Today in Town Square as Fundraiser

Soroptomist Club Selling Office Furniture Today in Town Square as Fundraiser

We ran into Sharon Mann of the Soroptomist Club at the Burien Famers Market today, and she wants our Readers to know that they’re selling office furniture and equipment at 446 SW 152nd Street –... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Real Estate is Making a Comeback at Advertiser Burien Town Square

Real Estate is Making a Comeback at Advertiser Burien Town Square

If you’ve seen the headlines lately, you know that real estate is finally making a comeback in the Seattle area. We’re seeing that renaissance at The Residences at Burien Town Square as well,... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘No Apartment Buildings in Burien Town Square’

LETTER: ‘No Apartment Buildings in Burien Town Square’

To the Editor of the B-Town Blog NO APARTMENT BUILDINGS IN BURIEN TOWN SQUARE “The community’s vision for downtown is an attractive, clean, safe and vibrant place that is welcoming to people of all... [Read more]

Burien Council Votes to Begin Process to Buy Back Vacant Town Square Properties

Burien Council Votes to Begin Process to Buy Back Vacant Town Square Properties

Paul Keller of Urban Partners. by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members voted 7-0 Monday night (June 4) to initiate a buy-back of the vacant Town Square properties from Harbor-Urban, which has an agreement... [Read more]

BREAKING: City Passes Resolution to Buy Rest of Town Square Properties

BREAKING: City Passes Resolution to Buy Rest of Town Square Properties

BREAKING: At Monday night’s city council meeting, Burien lawmakers voted unanimously to pass a resolution authorizing the buy back of the remaining Town Square land, despite a plea from Jim Atkins…

Mayor ‘Optimistic’ about Future of Downtown Burien, Town Square Buy Back

Mayor ‘Optimistic’ about Future of Downtown Burien, Town Square Buy Back

Burien Mayor Brian Bennett by Ralph Nichols Burien Mayor Brian Bennett is optimistic that a proposal for the city to repurchase the vacant properties in Town Square, then sell them to a new developer,... [Read more]

Burien City Council to Consider Cutting Ties with Urban Partners for Town Square

Burien City Council to Consider Cutting Ties with Urban Partners for Town Square

Portable toilets await crowds before a 2011 event at Town Square Park. Photo by Scott Schaefer. by Ralph Nichols When development of Burien’s partially completed Town Square eventually resumes, Urban... [Read more]

Burien Town Square Condo Sales Resume With 11 Sold Since October

Burien Town Square Condo Sales Resume With 11 Sold Since October

by Ralph Nichols Condo sales have resumed at Burien Town Square. The sales, which began in October, are the first since ST Residential became owner of the seven-story condominium/retail complex with 124... [Read more]

City Extends Time For Urban Partners To Start Next Town Square Development

City Extends Time For Urban Partners To Start Next Town Square Development

by Ralph Nichols Urban Partners will inform Burien by early next year about its plans for a “marketable” new development at the city’s Town Square. Construction by Urban Partners of a second multi-use... [Read more]

VIDEO: A Compilation From Our Exclusive Pie Joust “Splat Cam!”

VIDEO: A Compilation From Our Exclusive Pie Joust “Splat Cam!”

If you missed Friday night’s “Pie Joust” in Town Square, here’s your chance to see what all the excitement was about. To capture all of the pie splattering action, we mounted one... [Read more]

ST Residential ‘Pleased’ With Town Square Condos, Looks Toward ‘Public Launch’

ST Residential ‘Pleased’ With Town Square Condos, Looks Toward ‘Public Launch’

by Ralph Nichols Mark Twain famously once remarked, in response to an obviously erroneous news story, that “reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” More recently, an announcement that ST... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Back Advertiser Burien Press, Offering A Great New Coupon!

Welcome Back Advertiser Burien Press, Offering A Great New Coupon!

We’d like to welcome back Advertiser Burien Press, offering a special ‘Buy 1, Get 2nd Drink/Pastry 50% Off’ Coupon: Click image to Print Coupon! Open seven days a week from 6 a.m. –... [Read more]

Town Square Condo Sales To Resume Aug. 1; Retail Space Being Marketed

Town Square Condo Sales To Resume Aug. 1; Retail Space Being Marketed

by Ralph Nichols Marketing of condominiums in the Town Square complex will take place over the next couple of weeks, with sales resuming on Aug. 1 for the first time since late summer 2009. Condo prices... [Read more]

Here’s The Printable Schedule/Map For This Weekend’s Wild Strawberry Festival

Here’s The Printable Schedule/Map For This Weekend’s Wild Strawberry Festival

Burien Parks released a printable schedule/map to this weekend’s Wild Strawberry Festival (we’re Sponsors), and you can download a PDF here and print it yourself for handy-dandy planning of... [Read more]

Don’t Miss The Bicycle Scavenger Hunt At The B-Town Bike Fair June 18th!

Don’t Miss The Bicycle Scavenger Hunt At The B-Town Bike Fair June 18th!

What do the artist Renoir, Rhode Island Reds, and Washington State Representative Joe Fitzgibbon all have in common? They will all be part of the Bicycle Scavenger Hunt at the B-Town Bike Fair on Saturday,... [Read more]

Urban Partners Wants More Time To Start New Town Square Development

Urban Partners Wants More Time To Start New Town Square Development

by Ralph Nichols Two years ago this month, everything was coming up roses at Burien’s new Town Square. Community celebrations heralded grand openings of the Burien City Hall/King County Library building... [Read more]

Burien Farmers Market Open Until 6pm, Accepting Debit/Credit/EBT Cards

Burien Farmers Market Open Until 6pm, Accepting Debit/Credit/EBT Cards

If it’s Thursday and it’s a sunny spring day, it must be Farmers Market day in Burien. Yep, it’s all of the above today. The Burien Farmers Market will be open until 6pm today, and they’re... [Read more]

Celebrate The Start Of Summer At Burien’s 2011 Wild Strawberry Festival!

Celebrate The Start Of Summer At Burien’s 2011 Wild Strawberry Festival!

We’re proud to be the Media Sponsors of Burien’s 2011 Wild Strawberry Festival, and we invite everyone to mark their calendars to ‘Celebrate Community’ on Saturday & Sunday,... [Read more]

2nd Burien Farmers Market Is Open, & You Can Use Debit/Credit/EBT Cards

2nd Burien Farmers Market Is Open, & You Can Use Debit/Credit/EBT Cards

The second Burien Farmers Market of 2011 is officially open under sunny skies at Town Square Park, and debit, credit and EBT cards are being accepted. You can also find us – staffers from Burien’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien’s Free Community Wellness Fair Is This Saturday, May 14th

REMINDER: Burien’s Free Community Wellness Fair Is This Saturday, May 14th

REMINDER: Burien’s annual free Community Wellness Fair will be taking place this Saturday, May 14th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Burien Town Square. “Learn how to tune up your health from the... [Read more]