Each year more than 80 volunteer decorators cover every room, hallway, and staircase of the Portland Mansion with their artistic interpretation of the year's Christmas theme.
Always on the go, you can spot Josh by his camera, coffee cup in hand, and proximity to all the action (aka he's always right in the middle of it). From the sidelines at the 2014 Super Bowl, to wading in the water on News Years Day to get shots of the Polar Bear Plungers - there is no extent to which he won't go for that great shot.
Recent stories by Joshua Lewis
Almost everyone has been to Disneyland at least once, and you probably have a routine down: check in to hotel, ride Splash Mountain, wait in line for Indiana Jones, and get a corn dog. Next time you're at the Happiest Place on Earth, toss away your routine and pick up this list of secretly (and kind of refined) alternatives.
Café Broder SE offers a unique Swedish brunch menu that includes baked egg scrambles, Danish pancakes, breakfast boards and more.
We recently got the chance to tag along with the STAR 101.5 and KOMO News winners on their trip to Disneyland, aka The Happiest Place on Earth.
2014 was a really big year for Seattle Refined (ya know, cuz we were born and all)! But we also had the immense please of meeting countless adorable critters throughout the year on various stories and shoots. Here's a look back at some of our favorite animal moments.
The Volunteer Park Express holiday train has returned to the Volunteer Park Conservatory for the holidays. Open 10am-4pm Tuesday through Sunday, you can visit the Volunteer Park Conservatory and see it decked out in holiday festivities.
With over 500,000 lights, 150 choral performances, a petting zoo, carolers, puppet shows and hot chocolate this is a must stop for any holiday trip to Portland.
We ordered every item off the menu at Marination Ma Kai in West Seattle, took some photos then proceeded to eat it all. We wrote some words about what we thought (we've got a tough life, we know).
Chef David Diffendorfer has been making the Benson Hotel gingerbread houses for almost two decades, made of 150 pounds of homemade gingerbread, 15 pounds of white and dark chocolate and 35 pounds of marzipan and icing.
Urban Craft Uprising is Seattle’s largest indie craft show. We picked some of our favorite booths from this years show this weekend.
There are a million different options for holiday gifts and foods in Seattle, but the Ballard Farmers Market is one of the best resources available.
The Multnomah Whiskey Library, located in Portland, Oregon, offers a unique bar experience with table side cocktail service as a specialty of The Library.
Most of us are used to seeing the annual Christmas Ships from the shore - and it made us wonder, what does it look like on board board the official Christmas Ship, The Spirit of Seattle? Check it out.
Starbucks opened its first-ever Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room this morning on Capitol Hill. The Roastery is designed to be an 15,000 square foot integrated coffee roasting, education and retail space to expand the company's small-lot sourcing program and to serve as homage to the rich history of specialty coffee.
What do you get when you have a classic Tudor that you want to upgrade with modern design and architecture? This $2.8 million home in Magnolia.
Garden d’Lights is the Bellevue Botanical Garden's winter wonderland self - and features over 500,000 lights. Tickets are $5 per person, and children 10 and under are free.
Every game at CenturyLink Field you can always count on the Seahawks’ SeaGals cheerleaders to fire the 12th man up from the sidelines.
There are several stages to the holiday season in Seattle. Stage 1 = Starbucks gets its red cups. Stage 2 = lights go up downtown. Stage 3 = Nordstrom transforms into it's fantastical holiday equivalent. We snuck behind the scenes to check out the elves hard at work in the downtown store last night.
This year marks the last 35 performances of the Kent Stowell and Maurice Sendak version of The Nutcracker.
Cupcakes these days are usually adorable - but Trophy has outdone themselves this year with their Thanksgiving Dozen.
Each year, the Sheraton Seattle Hotel lobby is transformed into a grandiose winter wonderland with the annual Gingerbread Village, which benefits the Northwest Chapter of the JDRF.
The 2014 Race For Rescue Wiener Dog races took place at halftime during the Seattle Seahawks / Arizona Cardinals game.
Starting today, Festival of Trees is at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in downtown Seattle. The Festival was created to design, decorate and auction Christmas trees to benefit Seattle Children’s hospital, has raised more than $11 million for patients needing uncompensated care.
LEED Silver certified and winner of multiple Best Of awards, Urbane Restaurant is changing things up with new cocktail and (twice daily) happy hour menus.
Do you watch Treehouse Masters on Animal Planet? The show is hosted by Fall City WA's own Pete Nelson, who travels the country building tree-houses for people. An upcoming episode takes him within his own state, were a local Woodinville couple wanted a treehouse that resembled a honeycomb.