Michelle Thana

Former Director of Marketing at Visit Vancouver WA.

Support Black-Owned Businesses in Vancouver and Beyond

As we continue to look for ways to support our small business community, we want to take this moment to highlight Black-owned businesses in Vancouver and Clark County. We discovered many of these businesses through and, which are great resources to…

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Soup Spots: 9 Places to Warm Your Soul this Winter

There is nothing quite like slurping up a bowl of hot soup on a blustery day. From savory ramen and spicy chili to classic comfort favorites, here’s where the soup’s on in Vancouver. 1. Dediko Cozy up with a bowl of creamy lentil soup filled with the namesake legumes and fresh local vegetables at…

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Where to eat outside in VanWA

We’re all doing our best to stay safe and support our community during this difficult season. Looking to safely enjoy a meal outside your home? Read on for our list of patios and outdoor spaces where you can eat, cheers, and support local businesses throughout Vancouver and Clark County. While our…

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Eat local and support your faves during COVID-19

We’ve been incredibly impressed at how this community has rallied together in this unprecedented time. Thank you to all of you who are supporting each other, finding creative ways to help the businesses you love, and showing us the true heart of Vancouver. We wanted to create a central repository to…

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Veg Out in Vancouver

Whether you’ve fully embraced a plant-based lifestyle, you’re cutting back for health (or moral) reasons, or you just want to enjoy the bounty of summer, check out some of these awesome spots to indulge in vegetarian, vegan, and cruelty-free eats, drinks, and products—with gluten-free highlights…

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