Hundreds came to celebrate India’s Festival of Lights by going to Seattle Art Museum’s Diwali Ball. Diwali is a festival of joy and merriment celebrating the triumph of good over evil. The Hindus welcome peace and prosperity by illuminating their homes with divas.
Seattle Restaurant Week starts today, with more than 170 restaurants participating and offering three course meals for $30 per person.
For Travel Month we sent our photographer to Albuquerque, New Mexico for the annual International Balloon Festival. He came back with a bunch of photos from the event. He says the photos don't do the Fiesta justice, but check them out anyway!
Canon, a self proclaimed "whisky and bitters emporium" just came in sixth in Drinks International's 2014 list of The World's 50 Best Bars.
Looking for an excuse to shop without buyers remorse? Here are six. These fashion picks are double duty - not only are they fabulous, but they each benefit Breast Cancer organizations.
Lady 12 is a new clothing line and community, dedicated to making women Seahawks fans look fashionable while supporting the team and impacting the community.
We checked in with Ludger and Julie Szmania, the couple who started Szmania's Restaurant in Magnolia in 1990, and who now own and run the Warm Springs Inn & Winery in Wenatchee.
Last night the 'Wheel Mobile' rolled through Emerald Queen Casino in search of contestants for The Wheel of Fortune TV show. Hundreds came out to EQC to throw their hat in the ring to be on the show. (Image: Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)
No time to plan, shop and cook dinner? Apps and delivery services are making the art of dinner a whole lot easier.
This week: bars, coffee shops, and Mexican and Italian eateries in Pioneer Square! And a bunch of updates.
The Krispy Kreme Cruiser is in town this weekend celebrating their 13th anniversary in the Pacific Northwest, and will be making the rounds in Seattle and surrounding cities this week. Check out the schedule to see when it will be in your neighborhood!
A West Coast girl born and raised, I don’t like admitting that there are some foods that are just better on that other coast. But during my recent trip to Maryland, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware, I couldn’t help but admit there are some dishes that are way better out there.
At Bell + Whete, the new restaurant from the team behind Local 360, the benedicts are perfect. Especially the Crab Benedict that includes huge chunks of crab meat, generously piled on thick, homemade English muffins.
After last month's Pinot in the City, we look at Oregon wine and some of the places we'd love to travel to for a visit.
TripAdvisor just released their list of Top 10 Fine Dining Establishments in the U.S. - and Seattle restaurant Canlis came in at #8.
Disney's Beauty and The Beast is returning to The Paramount for one week only, playing eight performances from Tuesday October 21 through Sunday the 26th.
Once upon a time, tattoos were considered "job blockers." Now there seems to be a consensus (from the younger generations especially) that that's not the case. When Starbucks announced it was reviewing it's strict "no visible tattoos" policy, it got us wondering. What are the policies of other local companies?
You'll never guess the top female and male costumes after a national poll was taken by Goodwill. Actually, you might.
You know you've made it when you have a museum exhibit made in your honor. In case winning the Super Bowl didn't solidify it - the Seattle Seahawks have officially ARRIVED.
Anyone feeling lucky? The Wheelmobile rolls into town this week in search of contestants to play on Wheel of Fortune.
Carmen came to the U.S. from Mexico 22 years ago. After many years, she wanted to apply to become a U.S. citizen but could not afford the legal fees and needed to study English.
Ok, so maybe we won't go so far as to saying we WANT to work out...but geez, we sure wouldn't mind having these around - it would make "going" to the gym that much easier! Porch helped us round up these local home gyms for some inspiration and motivation for us all!
If your dream is to live on 200 acres in the Olympic Peninsula....with trolls, gnomes and more mystical creatures - congrats! You're now $6 million closer.
Move away from the overpowering scented candles of the past with these refined scented candles.
We showed you a modern floating home last week as part of our four-part series profiling local house boats. Here is #2 - a decidedly smaller (and more thematic) floating home, with a deck and view to die for.
When it it time to upgrade your furniture you need to stop by Couch in Ballard for the best in custom couch design. Your design wish is their command!
The annual Seattle Floating Homes Tour showcases local house boats (aka floating homes), and benefits the Floating Homes Association - whose mission is to support and nurture the floating home community and maintain the health of the marine environment. We took a special look inside four amazing but different homes from the tour - here is profile #1.
As the leaves change, so should your perfume collection. The new season has arrived and it’s time to smell the way you look - fabulously in Fall.
The incredibly popular shoe and handbag designer has launched into the watch business with seven timepiece groups, available exclusively with Nordstrom.
We had the chance to sit down with Ivanka Trump and learned what made her want to start her collection, what inspires her, and what three items she recommends every Seattle woman pick up!
Who says you can’t wear something you’d sleep in out in public? These five tricks will allow you to secretly wear your workout clothes anywhere.
This was the 5th year that The Bellevue Collection and Vogue have teamed up to put on the Front Row Fashion Show, and we were left speechless, inspired, and with a shopping list a mile long.
Solid colors are so 2013 - this fall nail art is making a comeback, in a big way.
Copalis Beach has plenty more clams than people, making this small beach town a great place for a weekend getaway. About two and a half hours from Seattle, the town sits near the northern end of a great razor clam bed and is known as the “home of the razor clam.” Here are three ways to relax and have fun on a weekend travel adventure in Copalis Beach.
Like anyone else who spent childhood summers on Whidbey Island, I believe it is a magical place where teenagers roam free, dashing through the salt air, learning to open beer bottles on the chain link fence of Fort Casey State Park.
If you’re looking for a stylish and comfortable boutique hotel in a superb central Vancouver location, this is the place to stay.
Not to be left out in the local bed and breakfast series we've been doing, Burien takes us inside their cozy two-bedroom Guest House run by husband and wife team Tom and Linda Dike.
Next up in our local bed and breakfast series - The Gatewood in West Seattle. Over 100 years old and tucked over by Lincoln Park, The Gatewood has four rooms and is one of the only accommodation options in West Seattle.
Almost everyone has an airline that they're loyal to - and if they visit a lounge, they usually visit that airline lounge. But don't you ever wonder what the other lounges look like? What else you may be missing? Is Alaska's better than Birtish Air's? And how about those general Port lounges?? Well...now you can see for yourself.