The atmosphere changes when you step into Miller’s Guild from the bright, modern lobby of Hotel Max.
Imagine heading to the movies to check out the latest blockbuster, and seeing one of your handmade necklaces on the main actress. Surprise! That was the surreal experience a local Seattle jewelry designer had when watching Fifty Shades of Grey.
Are you Team Black and Blue or Team White and Gold? With these great home décor items you can’t go wrong with either color combination, so start shopping!
The Seattle Japanese Garden re-opened for the season with a Shinto blessing, which is a formal ceremony that has been conducted in Japan since ancient times.
Thousands of patrons and 75 craft breweries came out to The Museum of Flight's Hops & Props event last night. The Museum of Flight is the largest private, non-profit air and space museum in the world.
Any party that lists attire as Futuristic Retro has got to be great, right? Right. We stopped by the 2015 Henry Gala Afterparty in the graypants studio in SoDo. The dance party followed the 2015 Henry Art Gala which includes cocktails, dinner and an auction all to benefit the Henry Art Gallery.
March sees the launch of a partnership between Nordstrom and Madewell. The Seattle fashion giant has handpicked over 70 Madewell pieces to appear online and in 15 stores across the country. Bellevue Square's Nordstrom is one.
Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac just completed a multi-million dollar expansion project that added a spa, outdoor hot tub and third guest room building - expanding the property's room capacity by 60 percent.
If you’re even the teensiest bit into architecture, design or cool houses, there is nothing better than Modernism Week in Palm Springs. February is the time both to top up your tan and take a trip back in time to a more glamorous, sophisticated age.
As we transition to spring and milder weather, art walks are a great way to get out of the house and experience some of the amazing art around the city.
These are some healthy recipe tips and roundup from PCC and STAR 101.5's Guide to Healthy Living.
Woodland Park Zoo otters, jaguars and costumed Girl Scouts celebrated the 40th birthday of the Samoa cookie this morning.
We were pretty elated when Seattle's Trove restaurant made GQ's Most Outstanding Restaurants of 2015 list earlier this week. It didn't escape us though that three Portland eateries also made it. So....we went down to try one.
March is my favorite month for two reasons: it's my birthday month, and it's Dine Around Seattle month.
Last night we found our way to Waffle Window in Portland to toast the last episode of Parks and Recreation. Goodbye to Leslie, Ron, Tom, Donna, Andy, April and Lil Sebastian....we were thinking of you as we downed waffles (your favorite meal) in the show's honor.
Trove, the Capitol Hill noodle, parfait and BBQ bar, was just named one of GQ's 25 Most Outstanding restaurants of 2015.
Get ready to pass GO and land on the Emerald City. Seattle is in the running to own property on the Monopoly board.
Most of us think of Dale Chihuly and automatically think of glass - it is, after all, the medium that brought him the most fame. But a new exhibition at the Museum of Glass shows a whole different artist.
If you've never seen James Turrell's Light Reign at the Henry Art Gallery, here’s a great reason to finally check it out.
It’s the ultimate throwback – a look at Pioneer Square in the 1980s versus today in 2015.
Seattle Refined spoke with scenic designer Martin Christoffel for an inside look at what makes this production of the classic tale, different from the original.
You know about the great musical institutions in Seattle—like the Symphony and the Men’s Chorus—but we’re willing to bet you haven’t heard about the relatively undiscovered Ensign Symphony and Chorus.
We went looking for one of the most luxurious and expensive homes for sale on Zillow in Tacoma - and found this 4 bed/3.5 bath Pottery Point home!
If adding 50 shades of gray to your bedroom is a bit more than you are ready to take on, try adding these five grays as a start. That movie is about home décor, right?
Let there be light! Porch helped us gather up these PNW houses that have an emphasis on light, windows and letting it SHINE.
Modern. Colorful. Friends and fans of the Seattle art and music scenes. Does this sound like you? Your out-of-town guests? If so, you may want to introduce them to Hotel Max.
Textile lovers can unite over the resurgence of 70’s inspired woven wall hangings. Whether you decide to make them or buy them, these wall hangings will add a retro pop of color and texture to the walls of your home.
Succulents are a type of plant that store water in their leaves and stems, making them an easy and low maintenance house house plants. We found 10 of our favorites at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show.
New York Fashion Week - it occurs every February and September, and truly provides inspiration and excitement for the upcoming season. But what, if any, of these styles can be worn here in Seattle?
Awards season has come and gone, but it always sets the pace for the rest of the year in terms of trends.
Although there were many awards to be handed out at Sunday's Oscars, Best and Worst Hairstyle could have been easily added to the prestigious list to be taken home by stars.
Ever find yourself flipping through a magazine or see a new haircut on someone and suddenly silently exclaim, “Wait…. is that really the trend?!”
Molly Mesnick has been buying gifts for her now-husband Jason since she won his heart on The Bachelor in 2008. Here are some of her top picks for Valentine's Day gifts this year.
The past year in fashion has shown that even sneakers can be stylish and some of the most dedicated fashionistas are now adding comfortable shoe options to their closets alongside the stilettos.
On January 31, 2015, the Cross Kirkland Corridor Interim Trail officially opened to the public. The trail is along the old Burlington Santa Fe Railroad, famous for the Dinner Train line that ran between Renton and Woodinville for many years.
We took a trip to Mt. Rainier on the nicest day this week - Tuesday - and it did NOT disappoint.
Right now is an especially great time to visit our Canadian neighbors because the loonie isn’t doing so well, and you can really stretch your American dollar. One of the best reasons for visiting Vancouver is to visit the city’s amazing Asian restaurants. Here are five of Vancouver's best Asian restaurants.
Rain is causing a lot of trouble for Washington’s Cascade ski areas. Several have closed lifts, or even shut down altogether, because of our warm, wet weather this winter. So let’s all try to wish the rain away, and cross our fingers for snow, by looking at some of the most dreamy ski rentals Washington has to offer!
AAA releases its 2015 list of Four Diamond lodgings, just in time for a long weekend getaway.
You’ve just awoken from the most spectacular dream. It was the perfect family getaway where even your rambunctious canine was tuckered out.