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You Think The Price Of Gas Is High Here…?

You Think The Price Of Gas Is High Here…?

The City of Burien’s Community Development Director Scott Greenberg sent us this photo taken whilst on a trip to Walla Walla recently, with the comment: “My wife and I were visiting Walla Walla... [Read more]

Safe And Sane Area Events For The 4th Of July

Safe And Sane Area Events For The 4th Of July

Lots of fun celebrations planned around the area for the 4th of July (which just happens to fall on Friday, July 4th this year): BURIEN: Noon-3pm: Olde Burien will be hosting a ‘Harley meets Vespa’... [Read more]

How You Can Help Burien Fire Victims, Phase 1

How You Can Help Burien Fire Victims, Phase 1

UPDATE 2:30pm 6/30/08: The tragic apartment fire that killed three early Sunday has been determined as being arson and a $10,000 reward has been set for information leading to an arrest. Lots of generous... [Read more]

Mayor Joan’s Op-Ed Appears In Seattle P-I

Mayor Joan’s Op-Ed Appears In Seattle P-I

Joan McGilton, the Mayor of Burien, recently wrote an Op-Ed piece for the Seattle P-I, defending Washington’s congressional delegation and how it’s helped B-Town. Since a lot of our readers... [Read more]

Today Is National “Dump The Pump Day”

Today Is National “Dump The Pump Day”

When I was laid off from a corporate job last Fall, I decided that my next gig would be much closer to home – hence the creation of LOL Dudez and the B-Town Blog. My current commute is just a hair... [Read more]

Temps Hit Record Highs…

Temps Hit Record Highs…

…and we have proof in this photo of our patented B-Town Blog Digital Weather Thingy®, taken at 2:34pm today in Three Tree Point, where it was probably a bit cooler than other ‘hoods: The... [Read more]

UPDATE: Record High Tied For The Day

UPDATE: Record High Tied For The Day

7pm UPDATE: According to the loco meteorologists, apparently the record high of 84 degrees was actually tied today at SeaTac Airport! WAY TO GO YOU VISUALIZING B-TOWN BLOG READERS! PREVIOUSLY: According... [Read more]

Two Burien Men Involved In Death Of Man Near Chelan

Two Burien Men Involved In Death Of Man Near Chelan

MANSON, WA — No decision has yet been made on whether to recommend assault charges against two Burien men involved in a reported fistfight with a Manson man just prior to his being struck and killed... [Read more]

Murder Charges Filed In White Center Shooting

Murder Charges Filed In White Center Shooting

WHITE CENTER – First-degree murder charges were filed Wednesday against a man accused of shooting another man to death here. The charge was filed Wednesday in King County Superior Court against... [Read more]

Fight Cancer At These Highline Relay For Life Fundraisers

Fight Cancer At These Highline Relay For Life Fundraisers

The Highline Relay For Life is holding their annual “Relay For Life” Event on Saturday/Sunday June 7th and 8th from 3pm to 9am (that’s right – it appears to be an overnight thing)... [Read more]

Are You Shy? Des Moines Toastmasters Can Help

Are You Shy? Des Moines Toastmasters Can Help

Do you get anxious in social situations? Are you emotionally drained by big crowds? Then you may be shy, like the young man actor Dick York (the original Darrin Stevens in “Bewitched“) portrayed... [Read more]

Save On Gas During “Bike-To-Work Week”

Save On Gas During “Bike-To-Work Week”

Is the ridiculous cost of gas making you reconsider your daily commuting transportation options? If so, you’re in luck this week, as the League of American Bicyclists is promoting “Bike-to-Work... [Read more]

Major Drug Bust Targets Burien Restaurant

Major Drug Bust Targets Burien Restaurant

BURIEN – A Burien restaurant called the El Flamingo (according to this website, it may be located in Boulevard Park on SW 120th) apparently served as headquarters for a major drug operation that... [Read more]

Remodeled Southcenter To Open July 25th

Remodeled Southcenter To Open July 25th

Come July 25th, shoppers and diners will be able to admire Mt. Rainier through a 90-foot glass facade while eating inside the $240 million remodeled Westfield Southcenter mall. The addition brings the... [Read more]

King County Municipal League Needs Volunteers

King County Municipal League Needs Volunteers

Do ya ever wonder how to figure out if that glad-handin’, baby-kissin’, door-to-door knockin’ political candidate you’re thinking of voting for would make a good elected official? And... [Read more]

Enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch With Jazz At The Mark Restaurant

Enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch With Jazz At The Mark Restaurant

Sandra Locklear, jazz pianist-singer and considered Burien’s “own Diana Krall” will bring her sensual sound to Burien for a special Mother’s Day Brunch this Sunday at The Mark... [Read more]

Stamp Out Hunger May 10th–Leave Food At Your Mailbox

Stamp Out Hunger May 10th–Leave Food At Your Mailbox

Every year in Burien and communities across the US, the National Association of Letter Carriers (in other words, your Postal Carrier) volunteer to help “Stamp Out Hunger” in America by picking... [Read more]

Tin Room Fundraiser Nets $295 For Cancer

Tin Room Fundraiser Nets $295 For Cancer

Just got word from Dan the Sausageman that last night’s “Relay For Life” Cancer fundraiser at The Tin Room Bar raised $295 bucks. Not bad for a Monday night – way to go all you... [Read more]

Cancer Fundraiser Tonight At The Tin Room

Cancer Fundraiser Tonight At The Tin Room

Tonight (Monday, April 28), from around 3pm until closing, Dan the Sausageman is holding a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society‘s Highline Relay for Life at the Tin Room, located at 923 SW... [Read more]

Tukwila Garden Store Target Of Pot Bust

Tukwila Garden Store Target Of Pot Bust

TUKWILA – Police busted up a major indoor marijuana-growing operation today, including shutting down Greenhouse & Garden Supply, a Tukwila garden shop located at 4451 South 134th Place (map... [Read more]