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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 2:39 pm
Filmmaker Megan Griffiths will be at Tin Theater for 'Lucky Them' Friday
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - Seattle Filmmaker Megan Griffiths, who Directed 'Lucky Them,' will be in attendance this Friday, July 26 at the Tin Theater for the film's Burien showing. Griffiths will introduce the film, then be on hand for a Q&A session afterwards. 'Lucky Them' is a 2013 comedy-drama film shot in the Seattle area and directed by Griffiths. […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 11:03 am
It's official - Seahurst Park will re-open to the public on Monday, Aug. 25
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - The City of Burien announced Wednesday (July 23) that Seahurst Park - closed since last October - will re-open to the public at 8 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 25. 'Crews are currently putting finishing touches on the lower parking area, doing landscaping and installing new plantings along the shoreline,' the city said on its Facebook […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 10:08 am
Power outage affects nearly 4,500 in Burien Wednesday morning
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - A power outage disrupted electricity to nearly 4,500 homes in Burien Wednesday morning (July 23), according to Seattle City Light: UPDATE: A second power outage in the Shorewood area was apparently caused by a brush fire, with restoration estimated to be 3:39 p.m.: Crews are expecting to restore power by 2 p.m. Cause of the […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 9:47 am
PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday's rain
White Center Blog - From our own Puget Sound Weather Geek: Update 9:00AM: Rain and heavy showers with thunder and lightning lit up across the south eastern portion of the lowlands this morning. Rain is expected to cover the entire area and more embedded thunderstorms are possible. Severe thunderstorms tracked over Oregon on Tuesday and bands of showers moved […] Read more...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- 9:35 am
PUGET SOUND WEATHER GEEK: What to expect from Wednesday's rain
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - Update 9:00AM: Rain and heavy showers with thunder and lightning lit up across the south eastern portion of the lowlands this morning. Rain is expected to cover the entire area and more embedded thunderstorms are possible. Severe thunderstorms tracked over Oregon on Tuesday and bands of showers moved through Western Washington through the evening. and […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 5:17 pm
WestSide Baby surpasses goal, collects 300,000 diapers through 'Stuff the Bus'
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - Local non-profit WestSide Baby collected more than 300,000 diapers at its 14th annual ‘Stuff the Bus' diaper drive last Sunday (July 20) - including a station at Burien Toyota/Scion - marking the organization's largest and most successful outreach effort since opening its doors in 2001. In addition, WestSide Baby received hundreds of donations of essential […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 4:44 pm
Council approves City Manager evaluation process; agreement to build public trail
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - by Jack Mayne Burien's new City Manager will be evaluated by the Council next month, then twice more during his first year under a new process adopted by the lawmakers Monday (July 21) night. Councilmembers also agreed to sign an agreement with King County to build part of a 16-mile public trail along Des Moines […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 2:56 pm
Burien Police Department launches part-time Bike Patrol downtown
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - The Burien Police Department on Tuesday (July 22) launched a part-time Bike Patrol with a focus on businesses and parks, and in less than two hours, found five alcohol violations. You'll see them mostly in the downtown core, particularly around Town Square Park and the Library/City Hall on SW 152nd Street, looking for aggressive begging, […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 11:35 am
'Music in the Park' continues with Latin music Wed. & Thurs. nights
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - REMINDER: Burien Parks' ‘Music in the Parks' concert series continues this week with two great Latin bands: WEDNESDAY, July 23 at 6:30 p.m.: North SeaTac Park with Grupo Son, a Latin band THURSDAY, July 24 at 6:30 p.m.: Alma Y Azucar at Lake Burien Memorial Park Here's an excellent video of Alma Y Azucar in […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 10:52 am
Here's the schedule for August's FREE Master Gardening Clinics
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - Here's the August schedule for the FREE Master Gardening Clinics: Wednesdays: August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27 Burien Master Gardener Clinic: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at Burien Library 400 SW 152nd St., Burien Get answers to general gardening questions, learn about proper plant selection, bring a sample of a diseased plant for diagnosis and […] Read more...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -- 10:04 am
Highline High School grad Eliot Baker doing book signing Saturday, July 26
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - Highline High School grad Eliot Baker, who wrote a novel called "The Last Ancient," will be doing a book signing at Burien Books this Saturday, July 26 from 1 - 3 p.m. "My book won my publisher's 2013 Champagne Book Group Annual Author Awards Novel of the Year a couple months back, and I have […] Read more...
Monday, July 21, 2014 -- 5:08 pm
Puget Sound youth lending a hand to immigrant children
KING-TV Seattle - ... Program organizers said getting the youth involved can be an eye-opening experience. "I saw the youth from the White Center area, Our Future Matters, who have their own obstacles and challenges, but took their time to give back," said Reed Slattery ... Read more...
Monday, July 21, 2014 -- 10:16 am
Ribbon Cutting for Advertiser Home Helpers will be this Saturday, July 26
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - A ribbon cutting ceremony for new Advertiser Home Helpers and Direct Link of South King County will be held this Saturday, July 26 at 11:30 a.m... Read more...
Monday, July 21, 2014 -- 9:32 am
VIDEO: Flash Mobbers 'Survive' Saturday's Olde Burien Block Party
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - Courtesy Marty Conrad comes this video showing a Flash Mob performing to 'I Will Survive' at Saturday's Olde Burien Block Party: Read more...
Monday, July 21, 2014 -- 4:09 am
Dates set for SW Roxbury safety-plan meetings
White Center Now - Two meetings are set for the Seattle Department of Transportation to go public with how Roxbury might be made safer – dating back to the joint call a year ago by the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council and the Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights Community Council. SDOT has announced two meetings at which it plans to show 'several […] Read more...
Saturday, July 19, 2014 -- 9:30 am
Local hero Capt. Al Haynes and his crash landing 25 years ago
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - EDITOR'S NOTE: We originally ran this interview with Captain Al Haynes five years ago, at the time marking 20 years since the fiery crash of United Airlines Flight 232, which occurred July 19, 1989. Captain Hayes was at the controls of the Douglas DC-10 that day. He is still going strong, frequently speaking to aviation […] Read more...
Saturday, July 19, 2014 -- 8:38 am
White Center Jubilee Days: Street fair, car show, parade today!
White Center Now - Biggest day of White Center Jubilee Days is today – and even if for some reason you're not going, you should be aware of the traffic effects. Today, according to the WCJD website: *Street fair on 17th between 100th and Roxbury (music schedule here) *Car show (100th at 16th), 11 am-4 pm *Parade, traveling north […] Read more...
Friday, July 18, 2014 -- 2:30 pm
Seahurst Park set to re-open in August
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - Construction crews are in the final stages of the Seahurst Shoreline Restoration Project, with a public opening planned for late August, the City of Burien announced. Crews are putting finishing touches on the lower parking area, installing landscaping and irrigation for new plantings along the shoreline. A formal ribbon-cutting to officially celebrate the completion of […] Read more...
Friday, July 18, 2014 -- 1:19 pm
FOUND: Black and yellow labs found wandering the beach at Three Tree Point
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - These two labs - black and yellow - were found wandering around beach at Three Tree Point Friday morning, July 18: 'Earlier in morning a woman was walking around looking for 2 dogs,' said Jenny Brown. 'They have no collars and are very gentle. We have them safely contained in our yard.' If you recognize […] Read more...
Friday, July 18, 2014 -- 12:01 pm
Welcome new Advertiser Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique!
The B-Town (Burien) Blog - We'd like to welcome our newest advertiser Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique! They may be new to The B-Town Blog, but Posh Puppy has been a popular Burien standard for a long, long time, building up a healthy list of happy customers over the better part of a decade. Yes, the happy yapping and pleased […] Read more...




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