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Saturday, January 31, 2015 -- 2:22 pm
Say hello to the 'Highline Bears' - semi-pro Baseball returning to the area
B-Town (Blog) - In the 1950's, 60's and 70's, White Center Stadium (now Steve Cox Memorial Park) was the home of men's semi-professional baseball and professional fast pitch softball teams. Several hundred adults, kids and families would fill the stands and sit along the fences watching a high level of baseball under the lights on Friday and Saturday […] Read more...
Friday, January 30, 2015 -- 6:19 pm
PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: Super Bowl Weekend and Beyond
B-Town (Blog) - Press 'Play' button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Happy Friday evening everyone! Thick fog is blanketing the region right now, and the KOMO Air 4 Helicopter captured some AMAZING images from above Seattle as the sun set: Scott Sistek - Twitter - KOMO 4 Absolutely amazing, […] Read more...
Friday, January 30, 2015 -- 12:43 pm
Burien's Daddy & Daughter Valentine's Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 7
B-Town (Blog) - The annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine's Ball is set for Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Burien Community Center, with two sessions: 5:30 - 7 p.m. 7:30 - 9 p.m. Registration*: $35, or just $30 with Burien Resident Discount Each additional daughter: $6 *pre-registration required Admission includes: a flower for each daughter, photo and refreshments. To […] Read more...
Friday, January 30, 2015 -- 12:30 pm
United Way of King County can take tax stress away - they'll do yours for free!
B-Town (Blog) - United Way of King County is offering free tax preparation services in 25 locations to qualifying families throughout King County from now until April 18th.  Households making under $60,000 can have their taxes prepared, plus, they can get connected to one-on-one financial counseling, healthcare enrollment, and other public benefits. All locations can be found throughout […] Read more...
Friday, January 30, 2015 -- 9:50 am
Berkshire Hathaway Open House: updated, large 5-BD in Gregory Heights
B-Town (Blog) - BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest's Open House - set for this Saturday - is a completely updated large 5 bedroom in Gregory Heights! It's got hardwood floors on the main level and new carpeting on the lower level. The kitchen and baths have been elegantly remodeled and all rooms newly painted. […] Read more...
Friday, January 30, 2015 -- 7:27 am
QUIZ: Do you really know what a Sea Hawk is?
B-Town (Blog) - The 18th annual ‘Great Backyard Bird Count' will be from Feb. 13-16 - with a ‘Burien Birdfest' on Feb. 14 - and all are invited to join in by counting birds. To get you in the mood, organizers sent us this Seahawk Quiz: Do the Seattle Seahawks release a Sea Hawk at the start of each […] Read more...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 -- 4:24 pm
Highline 'Relay for Life' kickoff will be during Empty Bowls this Friday, Jan. 30
B-Town (Blog) - The kickoff for this year's ‘Relay for Life' of Highline is scheduled for this Friday, Jan. 30, during the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser event at the Burien Community Center. This event is the perfect time to register your team for this year's fundraiser, set for the weekend of June 12-13 at Highline High School Memorial Stadium. All […] Read more...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 -- 3:39 pm
Video: 3 questions with Big Picture student Monae Trevino
Seattle Times - ... rule breaking. Photo by Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times. Monae Trevino, a senior at Big Picture High School in Burien, took center stage in our Sunday story about restorative justice . Seattle Times reporter Claudia Rowe and photographer Ellen ... Read more...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 -- 12:15 pm
SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien 'Best of Burien' awards will be March 20
B-Town (Blog) - SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien's annual 'Best of Burien' Dinner and Auction fundraiser will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 20 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW. The event will include a hosted bar, food from local restaurants, a silent auction and presentation of the 'Best of […] Read more...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 -- 11:57 am
GO 'HAWKS! But first, go for a 'Walk-n-Talk' this Sunday before the Super Bowl
B-Town (Blog) - Last year, 22 "12th Man" Walk-n-Talkers had a brisk walk before the Super Bowl... and look what happened. The Seahawks won! Let's do it again. Some may say: "Oh no... there's no time for a walk. I'm gonna watch the game."  It's easy. We'll go for a walk and then finish up just in time for all festivities […] Read more...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 -- 11:07 am
Grand Opening of new Recology retail store will be this Saturday, Jan. 31
B-Town (Blog) - The Grand Opening celebration of Recology's new recycling-focused retail store will be this Saturday, Jan. 31. 'The Recology Store is a resource offering our customers drop off for special recycling items, healthier and lighter on the planet products, and face-to-face customer service,' reads an announcement. The new store is located at the Five Corners Shopping Center at 15858 1st Avenue […] Read more...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 -- 9:35 am
MISSING: Debra Jean Zimmerman, 53, last seen in Burien on Wednesday
The Waterland Blog - The family of Debra Jean Zimmerman filed a missing person report on Wednesday, Jan. 28, saying that Debra was dropped off by a taxi cab at Highline Medical Center at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday so she could receive medical treatment. "When a taxi cab returned to the hospital at about 4:30 p.m. to pick her up, she was not there," Sgt. Read more...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 -- 7:25 am
UPDATE: Debra Jean Zimmerman has been FOUND!
B-Town (Blog) - UPDATE Jan. 29 9:55 a.m.: Debra Zimmerman has been FOUND. 'We are still trying to determine the exact circumstances behind her disappearance but we do not suspect any foul play,' Sgt. Doug Jenkins said. Debra is currently being evaluated at a local hospital and possibly being treated for hypothermia. PREVIOUSLY: The Des Moines Police Department […] Read more...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 -- 6:45 pm
Some upset about Cherry Tree removal due to City Light substation cleanup
B-Town (Blog) -   Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Some Burien residents are upset that an ornamental Cherry Tree located at the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 144th Street will be removed soon, due to cleanup work related to a former Seattle City Light substation. The cleanup - and tree removal - will occur as […] Read more...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 -- 6:05 pm
Volunteers needed for Saturday work party at Shorewood Park
B-Town (Blog) - Volunteers are needed to join Shorewood on the Sound Neighbors at Shorewood Park in Burien for a work party this Saturday, Jan. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to Noon, and volunteers are asked to meet at the Shorewood Park entrance on 28th Place SW, just west of Shorewood School at 10 a.m. The job is […] Read more...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 -- 5:46 pm
CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking print-making Artists
B-Town (Blog) - CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery is seeking to host several shows focusing on the topical and timeless fine art of the print, and they're seeking print-making Artists. To apply, please submit four (4) images of works created in the past two years. All works that include some type of fine art printmaking are welcome, including […] Read more...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 -- 3:23 pm
Numerous anti-school bond signs defaced, tampered with overnight
B-Town (Blog) - Seems that just before every election, political signs get defaced, removed or destroyed - and that's just what happened overnight Tuesday (Jan. 27), as numerous anti-school bond signs were tampered with, mostly in an area between Des Moines and Normandy Park. One sign was defaced with hand-written expletives apparently aimed at Sensible Spending on Schools […] Read more...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 -- 3:08 pm
Lots of great events coming up at Burien's Environmental Science Center
B-Town (Blog) - Burien's Environmental Science Center has a lot of great events planned for the month of February: Seahurst Beach Clean Up "Creating a cleaner habitat for salmon" Friday, Feb 20th o 12:00 PM--3:00 PM Toddler Story Time & Dance Read books, dance a lil' jiggle, make crafts, and eat yummy treats! Wednesday, Feb 11th o 10:30 […] Read more...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 -- 1:00 pm
REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!
B-Town (Blog) - REMINDER: This Friday, Jan. 30, the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with both a Lunch and Dinner planned. Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation to host Empty Bowls 2015. Empty Bowls events can be found around the country raising money to combat hunger in our […] Read more...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 -- 11:00 am
Meet Author Dave Shapiro at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Jan. 31
B-Town (Blog) - Dave Shapiro, Author of the "Terra Tempo" series, will be at Advertiser Page 2 Books at 1:30 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 31. ??Follow Ari, Jenna, and Caleb through the big picture of Earth's history in this exciting graphic novel series. From the terrifying T-Rex to the wondrous woolly mammoth, follow their adventures through the 4.5 […] Read more...




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