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Follow The B-Town Blog On Twitter

Follow The B-Town Blog On Twitter

Twitter is the new black, even though their mascot is a blue bird. And since we’re oh so ding dang fashionable at the B-Town Blog, we now use it as well. Daily. Hourly. Sometimes even…minutely. You... [Read more]

UPDATE: SeaTac Airport Lockdown Over

UPDATE: SeaTac Airport Lockdown Over

UPDATE: According to KOMO News, SeaTac Airport was locked down Thursday morning for a security breach. It is now “all clear” but we’re certain that long lines remain at all checkpoints. Far... [Read more]

PHOTO: 180-Lb. Pumpkin At Burien Bark

PHOTO: 180-Lb. Pumpkin At Burien Bark

That’s a 180-pound pumpkin sitting in the office of Burien Bark, grown in White Center at the home of owners Roger and Barbara Clairmont using their “Special Blend Garden Mix.” The B-Town... [Read more]

PHOTO: Rare Artifact Price Tag From “Bells Of Burien”

PHOTO: Rare Artifact Price Tag From “Bells Of Burien”

Courtesy BTB Reader Maureen Hoffman comes this interesting artifact from days gone by – an old price tag from a long-gone store called “Bell’s of Burien” which used to exist where... [Read more]

PHOTO:Plant Growing Through Traffic Cone In W.C.

PHOTO:Plant Growing Through Traffic Cone In W.C.

Driving through our soon-to-be-annexed neighbor to the north this morning, we found this fascinating scene of nature vs man: a blackberry weed-like bush growing through a traffic cone on the corner of... [Read more]

And Now, The World’s Largest Jellyfish Are In Burien

And Now, The World’s Largest Jellyfish Are In Burien

First we reported on large six-gilled sharks swimming in Burien waters, and now we’ve discovered that there are also large jellyfish here as well – specifically “Lion’s Mane Jellyfish”... [Read more]

8 Things To Do In Burien On “Talk Like A Pirate Day”

8 Things To Do In Burien On “Talk Like A Pirate Day”

Avast ye mateys…Friday, Sept. 19th be National International “Talk Like A Pirate Day,” and here be a (pieces of) 8 list o’what ye should be doin’ ta’ celebrate it in... [Read more]

It Was A B-Town Halftime Jam Session At Seahawks Game

It Was A B-Town Halftime Jam Session At Seahawks Game

Here’s some fan-captured video of the halftime jam session between Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra and Seattle grunge legends Alice in Chains (drummer Sean Kinney is a B-Town resident)... [Read more]

Burien's Northwest Symphony Orchestra To Play With Alice In Chains At Sunday's Seahawk Game

Burien's Northwest Symphony Orchestra To Play With Alice In Chains At Sunday's Seahawk Game

Burien’s own Northwest Symphony Orchestra today announced its 2008 – 2009 season will open this Sunday, Sept. 14th with a special halftime appearance with legendary Seattle band “Alice... [Read more]

Live Webcam Feed Of Performance:Memoirs

Live Webcam Feed Of Performance:Memoirs

UPDATE 11pm: Okay, so the webcam feeds aren’t working for everyone, so as a consolation we’re posting some original video we shot of the artists in action at Karuna Yoga doing their Performance:Memoirs... [Read more]

Somewhere In Burien There's A Great Guitarist

Somewhere In Burien There's A Great Guitarist

We’re pretty sure this is a legit Youtube video of some Burien kid who calls himself l2ape doing a killer gee-tar solo – watch and let us know (in comments below) what you think –... [Read more]

There Are Large Sharks Lurking In The Water Off Burien

There Are Large Sharks Lurking In The Water Off Burien

Play this MP3 file as you read this story: [display_podcast] Intrepid B-Town Blog Reporter/Sales & Promotions Diva Janet Grella had a random encounter last night with a TV Producer who was scouting... [Read more]

"Kidnapping Water:Bottled Operas" At Seahurst Park Sat.

"Kidnapping Water:Bottled Operas" At Seahurst Park Sat.

A very interesting and highly unusual musical art performance will be taking place Saturday (Aug. 16th) at Seahurst Park at 11:30am and Eagle Landing Park at 12:30pm. The performance, called Kidnapping... [Read more]

You’ve Got Sexy, Swingin’ Neighbors In Des Moines

You’ve Got Sexy, Swingin’ Neighbors In Des Moines

The Seattle Times has an interesting article today about a couple in neighboring Des Moines who’ve had their home-based swingers sex parties shut down by the city. Apparently neighbors complained,... [Read more]

B-Town Pet Owners – Be Aware Of Raccoons!

B-Town Pet Owners – Be Aware Of Raccoons!

Found on seattle-tacoma craigslist > south king > pets: R A C C O O N S kill your beloved animals–watch out!!! (Burien) Our cat escaped late Thursday night as we closed the sliding... [Read more]

Kitesurfers Hanging Out At Three Tree Point

Kitesurfers Hanging Out At Three Tree Point

Courtesy Janet Grella, Sales & Promotion Diva for this here B-Town Blog, comes these photos snapped today down at Three Tree Point, where two kitesurfers took advantage of a gorgeous yet blustery sunny... [Read more]

Has Red Tide Hit Three Tree Point?

Has Red Tide Hit Three Tree Point?

Courtesy our new Sales & Promotion Diva Janet Grella comes this interesting photo taken of the beach at Three Tree Point, with a distinctive red hue to the water. Could this be red tide? According... [Read more]

Mary Kay Letourneau Turned Down As “Poll Worker”

Mary Kay Letourneau Turned Down As “Poll Worker”

BURIEN – Infamous former Burien grade school teacher and convicted child rapist Mary Kay Letourneau is back in the news – this time not for having an affair with an underage boy, but for... [Read more]

Video Of Local Cops-To-Be Being Pepper Sprayed

Video Of Local Cops-To-Be Being Pepper Sprayed

Ever been pepper sprayed? I haven’t, but from what I hear, it stings and burns like a son-ova-uknowwhat. If you’re a cop, or a cop-in-training, like we have at our local Washington State Criminal... [Read more]