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.  

Bleu Door Bakery has fully reopened, with a beautiful expansion that is ready to welcome you! Join Bleu Door for breakfast, lunch, and brunch, in a beautiful French countryside atmosphere. Bleu Door wants to give a shoutout to all of the amazing women-owned businesses in the downtown area, and ALL women in business! As seen in the March 31 issue of The Columbian. 1709 Records Art At The Cave Aurora Gallery Be Well Juice Bar Cellar 55 Center Stage Clothiers, LLC C'est la vie City Sandwich Co Class Cooking Crown Bridal Civilized Wolf Dandelion Teahouse & Apothecary Dediko Divine

We have replaced every single litter receptacle along Main Street, from 6th-15th! In addition to a few new locations in Uptown. This effort is in response to feedback received by business owners and the public. Our new standard features graphics referencing Vancouver’s sense of place, Esther Short Park and Grant Street Pier, local fish species & canoe, along with a design specific to Uptown featuring native plants with the slogan “Keep Uptown Beautiful.”   This effort is a part of our “clean & safe” initiative, Spruce the

VDA's Flower Basket Program will return mid-may with 110 glorious baskets adding color and vibrancy from the Waterfront, to the Historic Core, and through Uptown Village. These baskets will showcase our community pride and resiliency as the public is welcomed back into downtown. WE NEED YOUR HELP—our beloved program relies purely on donations from individuals & businesses to make this effort possible. We appreciate any support, large & small! DONATE ONLINE: www.vdausa.org/flower-baskets CASH & CHECKS: Vancouver's Downtown Association 811 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 Your donation is tax-deductible due to our

Check out our recent lighting improvements at E Evergreen & Main Street! Video below. 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. Spruce the Couve will improve the quality of life of

CONGRATULATIONS to Dosalas Latin Kitchen, this year’s Ooh-Ahh! Award! The Ooh Ahh! Award—whether it’s the storefront activation, store design, or product offering, it makes you Ooh and Ahh! Dosalas Latin Kitchen creates an engaging, dynamic, and interactive dining adventure with Latin-inspired small-plate service and cocktails Over the last 11 years, the Van-Tastic Award Ceremony has been a celebration of our small businesses and Vancouver’s community-centric values. We encourage you to check out the full 8-minute program highlighting our downtown community, click here!  2021 was a year

CONGRATULATIONS to Hungry & Thirsty Sasquatch, the recipient of this year’s Believe and Achieve Award! The Believe and Achieve Award recognizes start-ups, expansions, and other small businesses growing in downtown. Hungry & Thirsty Sasquatch takes you back to the days of pinball, pizza slices and cocktails made with locally sourced ingredients. Over the last 11 years, the Van-Tastic Award Ceremony has been a celebration of our small businesses and Vancouver’s community-centric values. We encourage you to check out the full 8-minute program highlighting our downtown

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