City News Summary

More Press for Burlingame Businesses

GEV Magazine, which is a global quarterly food and fashion digital magazine catering to upmarket foodies, profiled The Plant. You can read more about the restaurant and their philosophy online.


Do You Use the Recreation Center?

If you have 5 minutes, the city could use your input in developing the next rec center. The Rec Dept. created a short survey asking people how they use the Rec center and what features should be included in the new one. All answers are anonymous.

Free Parking Fridays!
In an effort to support local businesses and encourage shopping along Burlingame Avenue during construction, the City Council has approved two hours of free parking on Fridays on Burlingame Avenue between California Drive and El Camino Real. Although parking will be free during this time, the two-hour limit will be strictly enforced.

Virgin America Wins Again – Congratulations to Burlingame-based Virgin America for winning Travel & Leisure’s World’s Best for the 6th consecutive year.

VIPs Return to Room 1141 – The Marriott is obviously doing something right as last year’s surprise guests have returned. This time the staff is ready. If you missed the original story, you can catch it on the company’s blog.

Music in the Park – the popular afternoon Sunday music series returns to Washington Park this July.

Project Updates

Burlingame Streetscape updates

Highspeed Rail