Dogs & Beer at Caps ‘n’ Taps

Here’s how beer and dogs are alike: Both beer and dogs help you relax. Beer ranges in color

The North Bank’s Best Homebuilders

The Building Industry Association of Clark County (BIA) presented awards for the NW Natural Parade of Homes, Columbia Credit Union Tour of Remodeled Homes, and the 2014 Building Excellence Awards at an awards ceremony hosted at the Heathman Lodge on Thursday, Aug. 21. There were three awards categories: the NW Natural Parade of Homes (July

Camas Vintage & Art Faire

It’s enough to make a bargain-hunter weak in the knees: the Camas Vintage & Art Faire, co-hosted by

Vancouver Farmers Market Turns 25

The Vancouver Business Journal recently published this sweet-as-a-ripe-berry piece of local news: the beloved Vancouver Farmers Market—Southwest Washington’s number one tourist attraction—is celebrating its 25 anniversary this Saturday, Aug. 23, starting at 9 a.m. Market staff will be honoring those who have influenced the market over the last quarter-century. There will be live music, treats

Fukushima at Angst Gallery

Poet Leah Stenson, editor of “Reverberations from Fukushima: 50 Japanese Poets Speak Out,” will be at Angst Gallery

Dog Wash for Dogpaw

It’s been a long, stinky summer for your dog, and your furry friend probably needs a bath. Well,

Wine & Jazz Festival

The North Bank’s much-anticipated Wine & Jazz Festival is coming to Esther Short Park from Thursday, Aug. 21, through Sunday, Aug. 24. This year’s festival features Grammy-winning jazz, blues, pop, and gospel bands, including: Blind Boys of Alabama, Lee Ritenour, Don McLean, Stanley Jordan, Coco Montoya, Heritage Blues Orchestra, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Dan Brubeck Quartet—plus local

Mama to Be Tea

Cotton Babies, a natural parenting boutique serving the Vancouver area with popular brands that can’t be found in most stores, is hosting a “Mama to Be Tea” to help expectant mothers connect with other mamas-to-be and with the natural birthing community. Experienced mothers are also welcome to attend, to share their insight into the wild,

Bluegrass & Barbecue

Cellar 55 Tasting Room is capitalizing on the classics: from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22,

Genuwine Artist

Vancouver’s first wine-and-paint shop is now open: Genuwine Artist, located in Uptown Village on 1709 Broadway Street, between 17th and McLoughlin—just south of Bad Monkey Bikes. Painting-while-sipping classes have become extremely popular in recent years, and many local establishments such as Latte Da Coffee House and Wine Bar and Cellar 55 Tasting Room host occasional

Poetry & Music at Niche

Get ready for CouvFestNW with a little poetry and jazz at Niche Wine & Art Bar on Saturday, Aug. 23. Clark County Poet Laureate Christopher Luna and Five Guys Playing Jazz will be at this downtown Vancouver hotspot with…well, with poetry and jazz…starting at 7 p.m. This evening of wine, words, and wonderful sounds—sponsored by

‘Couve Bros. Variety Hour

Here’s some good ol’ home-grown fun: the ‘Couve Bros. Variety Hour, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21. (Think “Blues Brothers” but with local flair.) The ‘Couve Bros are supporting “Dancing Dan Wyatt” in his bid to win Dancing with the Local Stars, a fundraiser for the Fort Vancouver National Trust to be

Sunday Supper & More at Lapellah

Lapellah, the extremely popular grill and bar just off Highway 14 at Grand Central, is in the process