Spring into SPRING at These Local Businesses

The cherry trees on the waterfront are in full bloom and all around the city folks are breathing a sigh of spring relief! Spring has sprung in Portland and business districts have everything you need to seize the day and enjoy these first days of Portland’s favorite time of year. Head into a local business district to support a local business today!

  • 82nd Ave: Kick off the new season with a clean car at Washman! This full service carwash has cleaned more than 26 million vehicles and offers a range of wash tunnel sizes to accommodate any vehicle up to 11 feet tall.
  • Beaumont: Freshen up how you look and feel for spring with a haircut at Honeydew Salon! Head next door for nails, a facial, and wax at Retreat Beauty Salon.
  • Central Eastside:  Whether you are a kayaker, climber, snowboarder, hiker, camper, skier, cyclist, disc golfer, or mountaineer, you’ll find the right gear for the right price at Next Adventure. They sell new and used gear for the whole family!
  • Foster: Thinking about planning some camping or outdoor adventures? Foster Outdoor is a fantastic place to get all of the gear and supplies you might need, new or used! They also offer consignment if you are looking to sell any of your gently used outdoor gear.
  • Hawthorne: Tone up your beach body, mind, and spirit at The People’s Yoga. This inclusive and accessible yoga studio has a goal to foster a diverse, non-dogmatic, warm, and encouraging environment free of competition and expectations.
  • Lents: Zenger Farm is a working urban farm that models, promotes, and educates about sustainable food systems, environmental stewardship, community development, and access to good food for all. They have Open Farm Night once per month where they offer education to the community. Consider attending their event on March 21st.
  • Lloyd: Get a glass of something to suit the spring season at Amphora Wine Merchant. This retail wine bar offers simple, delicious food and a thoughtfully curated selection of wine. They even have a “wine cave” event space for up to 24 people!
  • Midway: Thrive East is a coalition supporting underserved and underrepresented residents in 13 East Portland neighborhoods by increasing resources and services that promote community resilience. Considering attending their tree planting event in Lents Park!
  • Montavilla: Springtime is the time to start anew and sometimes this means a new business in a new space! Consider Eric Larpenteur of SVN Imbrie Realty if you are in the market for commercial real estate. He is known for being the best at helping dreams come true.
  • Old Town: This time of year is perfect for a visit to Lan Su Chinese Garden. Lan Su was built by Chinese artisans from Suzhou and is one the most authentic Chinese gardens outside of China.
  • Parkrose: Parkrose Hardware is a one-stop-shop for all of your spring home and garden needs!
  • St. Johns: Reading a book in a park is a great way to celebrate the change of seasons. Pick up something new to read at Revolutions Bookshop a small, independent bookstore specializing in a curated selection of mostly used books, some new books, vinyl, and collectibles.

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