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Burien water fountain at Town Square Park closed due to vandalism

Burien water fountain at Town Square Park closed due to vandalism

Photo courtesy Stephanie Mora. The city’s water/spray park – located at Burien Town Square – has been closed due to vandalism, the city reported on Friday, July 13. Temps for this weekend are... [Read more]

Merrill Gardens senior complex construction to start at Town Square next month

Merrill Gardens senior complex construction to start at Town Square next month

Click images to see larger versions. by Jack Mayne That vacant land north of Burien City Hall and south of SW 150th Street will soon be humming with construction noise, digging equipment, and arriving... [Read more]

Sponsored PostThis 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 PostReal 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…