Many of us have had that moment in the car on the way home and remember, “Darn, I need pasta to go with the spaghetti sauce for dinner tonight!” On My Way (OMW) Uptown Market offers pantry essentials, craft beers, wines, deli case items and local specialties. OMW Uptown Market is conveniently located in the Arnada neighborhood at 207 E. Mcloughlin Blvd. Owners, Poppy and Will Kitchen, saw a need for a neighborhood market that sells necessities to, “round out your dinner, come in quickly

The Columbian—Starting in 2024, the 10 southernmost blocks of Main Street in downtown Vancouver are going to be torn up and rebuilt into a better-looking and better-feeling corridor. Main Street’s face-lift has been in the works since 1993, just four years after Vancouver’s Downtown Association was created in 1989. The project was divided into two phases: one focused on its northern stretch, or Uptown Village, and the other focused on its southern portion. Uptown Village was successfully funded and constructed in 1996, yet the city couldn’t

PROJECT UPDATE—VDA is partnering with Divine Consign Furniture on a facade improvement project in celebration of their building's 100th year anniversary! Located at 904 Main St. Swipe RIGHT for an SNEAK PEEK of the progress we made this week! In honor of this milestone, the building is receiving a fresh coat of paint and elements referencing its history in our downtown core. Stay tuned for more project updates! Effort in partnership with FrontdoorBack, Retail Design & Visual Merchandising, Clark County Historical Museum, Pat Jollota

Vancouver's Downtown Association is proud to partner with Local Boy Tatau to bring the Great River Arts Festival (GRAF) to downtown Vancouver. 15 ARTISTS are currently painting 12+ MURALS to celebrate art, culture, history, and community throughout the downtown core, from 5th-11th Streets. Murals in progress from 8/28-10/10. MURAL ARTISTS & LOCATIONS 1) youcancallmebernie, 6th & Washington 2) sumnersigns, 6th & Broadway (adjacent to Vancouver sign) 3) artbyalexchiu, 6th & Main 4) kotelise, 6th & Washington 5) supermariopaints, 7th & Broadway 6) Manuel, 6th & Broadway 7) brownbear408, 6th & Main alleyway Participating artists will continue

Please give a warm welcome to Judd and Morgan of Bula Kava House, located at 610 Main Street! Bula Kava House offers a relaxing atmosphere with minimalist decor serving traditional kava drinks, fresh juice, smoothies, & acai bowls. Kava is a shrub grown throughout Oceania that produces a pleasant, calming feeling without the “hangover” effect of alcohol. Mental clarity is retained, with little chance of unwanted side effects. Traditionally, Kava is an integral part of religious and social traditions of island culture. Bula Kava House offers

Northwest Personal Training is celebrating their 22 YEAR anniversary changing lives in Downtown Vancouver, WA! NW Personal Training offers the following services: private training, small group training, cardio training, muscle conditioning, flexibility & mobility conditioning, and nutrition planning. Services: https://nwpersonaltraining.com/services/ Promotions: https://nwpersonaltraining.com/promotions/ Classes: https://nwpersonaltraining.com/services/group-fitness-classes/   #dtvanwa

Vancouver's Downtown Association partnered with Uptown Village Association  to restore and expand the district’s banner program! We have expanded Uptown Village’s banner program by 60%, spanning along Main St from 16th – 25th. This program helps to promote connectivity between our neighboring districts. The new designs feature Gingko trees, a species that is prevalent along Main St and in adjacent neighborhoods. Gingko trees feature a unique fan-shaped leaves that turn a stunning yellow color in the fall. Thank you to our local designer, Ana The

LOVIN’ ON THE COUVE—Our spring cleanup was a wild success! Together, over 125 community members planted 1,400 flowers and removed over 18 yards of litter and weeds throughout downtown and uptown. THANK YOU to all that joined! THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS! ⁣⁣ Vancouver, Washington City Government Columbia Credit Union Casey Evans Media⁣ Frontier Landscaping, Inc. Parks Foundation of Clark County Simply Sweets Hilton Vancouver Washington Waste Connections of Washington, Inc.

Check out our recent lighting improvements at 1014 Main Street! These improvements are responding to the need of improved lighting in pedestrian corridors throughout downtown—guided by feedback received from business owners and the public. This project is a part of our clean and safe initiative, Spruce the Couve. Graffiti removal, power washing, new trash cans, improved lighting, and community cleanups are all examples of tasks that are currently being completed under this program. Click here to learn more.  

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