Vinnie's Pizza is rich in family history—with Vinnie Jr. being first generation Sicilian from his father’s side, and the homegrown dough recipe created by his grandfather on his mother’s side. Family tradition and recipes made for the perfect mix to own and operate a pizza restaurant. “Vancouver provides community…people care for each other!” MENU: https://www.vinniespizzavancouver.com/ HOURS: Wed-Thu 11-8, Fri-Sat 11-9, Sun 12-8 LOCATION: 1000 Main

Check out our recent lighting improvements at 9th & Main! 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. These improvements are a part of our clean and safe initiative, Spruce the Couve. Graffiti removal, power washing, new trash cans, improved lighting, and community clean-ups are all

Lucky Loan Pawn Shop could be considered a business pioneer in Vancouver—open for sixty seven years in the downtown core, third generation family-owned establishment. Co-Owners, Jeff Lanford and Kelly Cloepfil have announced their decision to retire and officially close on August 31, 2021. “Vancouver has its own vibe now and the waterfront has been the most positive addition to downtown,” Lanford said.

VDA’s newest initiative, JumpStart Downtown is live! JumpStart Downtown is an e-commerce assistance program providing businesses located in the downtown core tailored services to improve their online presence. These services will help mitigate the negative impacts of COVID-19 and will ensure business resiliency post-pandemic. SERVICES OFFERED: Website Assistance E-commerce development Competitive analysis Content strategy Search engine optimization Local listings development Social Media Assistance Branding /

Last month, we challenged our downtown businesses to gather a group of coworkers to take on a beautification project of their choosing in conjunction with our annual spring clean-up. Approximately 60 volunteers took on a variety of projects ranging from landscape beautification, mural installations, graffiti removal, litter pick-up, and power-washing. Seven wonderful projects were submitted for a chance to win a prize sponsored

Over 70 hard working volunteers gathered 14.5 yards of debris & trash and planted 1,200 flowers in Esther Short Park for the Spruce the Couve downtown clean-up event on Saturday! THANK YOU to our dedicated volunteers and Frontier Landscaping for spending their Saturday enhancing our beautiful downtown as we welcome back the public. This was a collaborative effort between the Vancouver’s Downtown Association,

We are excited to announce that our Launchpad winner, Dandelion Teahouse Apothecary, will be opening on Saturday, May 22nd. Downtown Vancouver businesses provided monetary resources and in-kind services to make this business dream a reality. Check out today's Columbian article highlighting Dandelion's story & offerings! The Columbian—Launchpad winner Marianne Wilson Stein will open Dandelion Teahouse & Apothecary on Saturday, May 22nd, in downtown

Six Shooter was envisioned by 3 business partners that wanted to open a bar that reminded them of their small hometowns—a place with delicious food & drink, country rock, pinball, and pool.⁣ Located at 611 Main St, Six Shooter awaits you!⁣⁣ HOURS: Wed-Sun 4-12⁣⁣ HAPPY HOUR:⁣ Wed-Sun 4-6⁣⁣ MENU:⁣ https://www.sixshooterbar.com/menu

We are thrilled to announce that VDA's parklet initiative was featured in the Urban Land Institute's newest international publication, The Pandemic and the Public Realm. Vancouver was featured alongside 10 other cities including Paris, Melbourne, and Buenos Aires. This effort was a collaborative partnership between VDA, LSW Architects, Riff Creative, FrontdoorBack, and Vancouver, Washington City Government. Check out the publication here (download PDF

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