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Tune into DUI Joe to hear from BTB Intern/Animator Bryan Charles Thursday!

Tune into DUI Joe to hear from BTB Intern/Animator Bryan Charles Thursday!

On Thursday, June 6, local talk radio Host DUI Joe will interview soon-to-graduate (and soon-to-be-famous) local Animator/Writer Bryan Charles, a graduating Big Picture High School senior on his show on... [Read more]

B-Town Blog Intern Bryan Charles’ Animation Wins ‘MOHAI History Award’

B-Town Blog Intern Bryan Charles’ Animation Wins ‘MOHAI History Award’

Bryan Charles B-Town Blog Intern Bryan Charles, of Burien’s Big Picture High School, recently lead a team that won the ‘MOHAI History Award’ from the Museum of History and Industry for... [Read more]

VIDEO: Intern Bryan Charles’ Latest ‘3 Frog Bros.’ Cartoon/Comic Episode

VIDEO: Intern Bryan Charles’ Latest ‘3 Frog Bros.’ Cartoon/Comic Episode

B-Town Blog Intern Bryan Charles, of Big Picture High School BTB Intern Bryan Charles, of Big Picture High School, has been very busy lately, working ‘nose-down,’ grinding out original stories... [Read more]

Here’s The Latest (And Greatest) ‘3 Frog Bros.’ From Our Intern Bryan Charles

Here’s The Latest (And Greatest) ‘3 Frog Bros.’ From Our Intern Bryan Charles

We’re proud to be in our third year serving as Mentors at Highline School District’s Big Picture High School, and one of our two Interns this year is Bryan Charles, a budding young artist who... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: A Look At Pictures From Big Picture Artist Bryan Charles

INTERN’S VIEW: A Look At Pictures From Big Picture Artist Bryan Charles

We’re proud to have two very talented Interns working for The B-Town Blog (and our five sister sites) this year, both hailing from Big Picture High School in nearby SeaTac. Our Artist/Animator Intern... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Animator Bryan Charles’ 3 Frog Bros. Halloween Special

INTERN’S VIEW: Animator Bryan Charles’ 3 Frog Bros. Halloween Special

BTB Intern Bryan Charles, of Highline School District’s Big Picture High School, has released his latest animation for his ongoing “3 Frog Bros.” series, this one a Halloween Special. Like... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Animator Bryan Charles Interviews Himself. As A Cartoon.

INTERN’S VIEW: Animator Bryan Charles Interviews Himself. As A Cartoon.

B-Town Blog second-year Intern Bryan Charles, of Highline Public Schools’ Big Picture High School, has accepted and completed our first Animation assignment of this school year. He interviewed himself. As... [Read more]

Welcome Our New Intern: Cartoonist Bryan Charles!

Welcome Our New Intern: Cartoonist Bryan Charles!

Please welcome the latest addition to The B-Town Blog – our newest intern, Bryan Charles, of Big Picture High School! Bryan is a budding artist, and has a passion for comics, cartoons and even creating... [Read more]

Former B-Town Blog Intern Bryan Shickmeister releases new cartoon

Former B-Town Blog Intern Bryan Shickmeister releases new cartoon

He served as our Intern for four years while attending Burien’s Big Picture High School, and now Bryan Shickmeister (aka Bryan Charles) is all growed up and going to Evergreen College in Olympia,... [Read more]

Blog Intern Bryan Shickley Named SW King County Chamber Student of Month

Blog Intern Bryan Shickley Named SW King County Chamber Student of Month

South King Media Intern Bryan Shickley (aka Bryan Charles) has been named a “Student of the Month” for March by the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce, along with Andrea Sanchez of Global... [Read more]

Highline Big Picture High School: real world career experiences drive education

Highline Big Picture High School: real world career experiences drive education

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Over the last four years, B-Town Blog Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer has served as a Mentor to three students from Burien’s Big Picture High School. His current Intern Bryan... [Read more]

Happy Birthday to Us – The B-Town Blog Turns Five Years Old Today!

Happy Birthday to Us – The B-Town Blog Turns Five Years Old Today!

Five years ago today (at 9:03 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007 to be exact), Burien resident Scott Schaefer founded The B-Town Blog, and we’d like to celebrate by thanking YOU – our Readers and Advertisers…

UPDATE: Our Intern Sketches Farmers Market Vendor ‘Mr. Kitty’s Soap Shop’

UPDATE: Our Intern Sketches Farmers Market Vendor ‘Mr. Kitty’s Soap Shop’

Today is Thursday, and that can mean only one thing – the Discover Burien Farmers Market is open until 6 p.m., and as usual, your original, dedicated, award-winning B-Town Bloggers will be blogging... [Read more]

Rain or Shine – We’re Blogging Live from the Burien Farmers Market!

Rain or Shine – We’re Blogging Live from the Burien Farmers Market!

Today is Thursday, and that can mean only one thing – the Discover Burien Farmers Market is open from 11 a.m.– 6 p.m., and as usual, your original, dedicated, award-winning B-Town Bloggers will be... [Read more]

B-Town Blog Awarded ‘Best Hyperlocal Website’ for Second Consecutive Year

B-Town Blog Awarded ‘Best Hyperlocal Website’ for Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, The B-Town Blog was named “Best Hyperlocal Website” by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) at their annual awards banquet Saturday night (May 19). “This... [Read more]

It’s Thursday, Which Means We’re Blogging Live from the Farmers Market!

It’s Thursday, Which Means We’re Blogging Live from the Farmers Market!

Today is Thursday, and that can mean only one thing – the Discover Burien Farmers Market is open until 6 p.m. – and as usual, your original, dedicated B-Town Bloggers will be blogging live! Come on... [Read more]

Scenes from Today’s Farmers Market – New Puppy, Fellow Marketeer & a Sketch

Scenes from Today’s Farmers Market – New Puppy, Fellow Marketeer & a Sketch

Under clear, sunny skies, the second week of the Burien Farmers Market is well underway (and is open until 6 p.m. – come see us!), and there’s lots of fresh asparagus, nuts, pastries, handmade... [Read more]

Burien Farmer’s Market is Open, and We’re There with FREE Coupons!

Burien Farmer’s Market is Open, and We’re There with FREE Coupons!

Margie Gibb cuts the ribbon at the opening day of the Burien Farmers Market on Thursday, May 3. Market Vendors gathered for a pic on Opening Day. Photo by Scott Schaefer. Click image to see larger version. The... [Read more]

Get Your Car Washed Saturday to Help Big Picture High Students Go to the Prom

Get Your Car Washed Saturday to Help Big Picture High Students Go to the Prom

Students from Burien’s Big Picture High School will be holding a fundraiser car wash tomorrow – Saturday, April 7 – from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at O’Reilly Auto Parts, located at 15500 1st... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: BTown Burgers & Shakes Apparently ‘Closed For Repairs’

B-TOWN BIZ: BTown Burgers & Shakes Apparently ‘Closed For Repairs’

BTown Burgers & Shakes, located at 822 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien, has apparently been ‘closed for repairs’ for several weeks now, according to our observations, as well as their Facebook... [Read more]

TUNE-IN: SoKing Internet Radio Will Launch Online LIVE Tonight At 6 p.m.!

TUNE-IN: SoKing Internet Radio Will Launch Online LIVE Tonight At 6 p.m.!

I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Launch Party For ‘SoKing Internet Radio’ Is Wed. Feb. 15th!

SAVE THE DATE: Launch Party For ‘SoKing Internet Radio’ Is Wed. Feb. 15th!

SAVE THE DATE: On Wednesday night, Feb. 15th, we’ll be holding a special launch party for SoKing Internet Radio, our new, locally-driven radio station, rockin’ the Tin Theater in Olde Burien... [Read more]

VIDEO: Our Intern’s Latest Original Animation: ‘A 3 Frog Bros. Christmas’

VIDEO: Our Intern’s Latest Original Animation: ‘A 3 Frog Bros. Christmas’

Here’s our Intern Bryan Charles’ latest original comedy animation – ‘A 3 Frog Bros. Christmas’ – first presented at our Holiday Party Wednesday night, but posted again for all... [Read more]

Soon You’ll Be Able To Tune Into The B-Town Blog Via Internet Radio!

Soon You’ll Be Able To Tune Into The B-Town Blog Via Internet Radio!

12/28/11 UPDATE: We have decided to change the name of our new Internet Radio Station to ‘SoKing Internet Radio,’ so we can better serve all six of our local blogs in the South King County... [Read more]