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Sponsored Post Find Back-to School & New Patient Specials at Advertiser Burien Family Eye Care

Find Back-to School & New Patient Specials at Advertiser Burien Family Eye Care

The beautifully remodeled office of Burien Family Eye Care is nestled in bustling Olde Burien, right where former local favorite Optimark was located. The impressive facility is home to a comprehensive... [Read more]

COLUMN: Seeing Downtown Burien through different eyes

COLUMN: Seeing Downtown Burien through different eyes

by Marlaina Lieberg On March 16, 2015, I began to see downtown Burien through very different eyes. That is the day my new Guide Dogs for the Blind guide, Nisha, arrived. Typically, the blind handler goes... [Read more]

Eyesight improving for Brian Aston, but a new diagnosis: MS; fundraiser May 3

Eyesight improving for Brian Aston, but a new diagnosis: MS; fundraiser May 3

by Mark Neuman Readers will recall Brian Aston, a Friend of the Blog and area resident, who we have written about several times in the recent years. Brian quite suddenly lost almost all of his vision about... [Read more]

‘Castles In The Sand’ – A Newcomer Observes A ‘Vision For Burien’ Forum

‘Castles In The Sand’ – A Newcomer Observes A ‘Vision For Burien’ Forum

by Steve Krause I’m the new kid on the block. Kim and I just moved here from California looking for a pot of Gold at the end of the rainbow. A place where people can agree to disagree. A fun place with... [Read more]

Fundraiser For Brian Aston Exceeds Goals, Brings In Over $3,500 Friday Night

Fundraiser For Brian Aston Exceeds Goals, Brings In Over $3,500 Friday Night

A fundraiser was held Friday night (April 29th) at Burien’s Goodtime Ernie’s for Brian Aston, a local man who lost his vision at age 20, and $3,540 was raised, bringing the total amount to just over $4,000. Not bad considering…

Brian Aston, The Blind Man Whose Fundraiser Is Friday, Tells Us His Story

Brian Aston, The Blind Man Whose Fundraiser Is Friday, Tells Us His Story

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We first posted a story on April 23rd about Brian Aston, a local man suffering from a rare disease that has made him legally blind. A fundraiser for Brian will be held this Friday,... [Read more]

Have You Taken The ‘Vision For Burien’ Survey Yet? This Map Knows…

Have You Taken The ‘Vision For Burien’ Survey Yet? This Map Knows…

The City of Burien’s “Vision for Burien” project staff posted a colorful map to its Facebook Page Friday (March 25th), showing the locations of people who have taken their online survey. “This... [Read more]

Dates And Locations Set For ‘Vision For Burien’ Community Forums

Dates And Locations Set For ‘Vision For Burien’ Community Forums

Dates and locations for the ‘Vision for Burien’ community forums have been set, and there are three options to choose from in April and May. “These free events will feature opportunities... [Read more]

How Would YOU Describe Burien In One Word? Please Tell Us Here…

How Would YOU Describe Burien In One Word? Please Tell Us Here…

As part of an online survey (you can take it here) for its “Vision for Burien,” the City of Burien is asking people to “describe the city in one word.” A “Wordcloud”... [Read more]

Burien Asking Citizens To Share Their ‘Visions’ Of (and for) The City’s Future

Burien Asking Citizens To Share Their ‘Visions’ Of (and for) The City’s Future

On Wednesday (Feb. 9th), the City of Burien announced that it’s seeking area residents to “help create a common, unifying vision for our city.” The goal of this “visioning”... [Read more]

Have A Vision For Burien? Here’s Your Chance To Share It With The City

Have A Vision For Burien? Here’s Your Chance To Share It With The City

Seems like everyone and their step-cousin has an expert opinion on how to run the City of Burien, but few actually try to do anything about it, other than complain or toss around negative Comments on this... [Read more]

The City Of Burien Wants Your “Vision” Of The Future

The City Of Burien Wants Your “Vision” Of The Future

From city-subsidized jet packs to 3-D telepathic beaming of The B-Town Blog into everyone’s brains to dispensing free “art candy” in the shape of city councilmembers’ heads on every street corner, everyone seems to have a “vision” for the future of Burien.

Now, the City of Burien Business and Economic Development Partnership (BEDP) is actually inviting residents and businesses to submit their vision of Burien’s business community in 20 years. Ideas will be considered by the BEDP, the Burien Planning Commission and Burien City Council in updating the Economic Development portion of the City’s Comprehensive Plan.

Here are the details, straight from the city’s mouth…

Golden Years Seminar At El Dorado West Aug. 19th

Golden Years Seminar At El Dorado West Aug. 19th

B-Town Blog Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement Community will be hosting a special “Golden Years Seminar” on Tuesday, Aug. 19th starting at 6pm. Details: “All About Vision” Tuesday,... [Read more]