Our blog is updated regularly with Faces of the Northwest, interviews with creative Northwest business owners, and Northwest Moments, photos of some of our favorite places in the Northwest.

It is almost spring break time, and time to enjoy a little mini-vacation time with the kids. If you are a stay-at-home spring breaker like me, you may be looking for day trip exploration ideas to do with your kids here in the PNW. Here are a few ideas for… Read More

Monti’s Cafe is for people who love character. Ambience is key at Monti’s for those that love history, books, vintage, antiques, nostalgia, or just like someplace homey. Mismatched tables and chairs, bookshelves, vintage lamps, turn-of-the-century coat racks, all combine to create an inviting and cozy atmosphere.    Stop by for… Read More

Art and imagination go ’round and ’round in the Willamette Valley and the Albany carousel will give you a spin. The creative and imaginative creatures on their historic carousel go beyond the prancing horse. The project to create this carousel started with inspiration from carousels being restored in Montana and… Read More

The American Empress Cruise the Columbia River Gorge aboard the American Empress with a special discount now offered with up to $500 off per person, plus a $100 on board credit. The special price is extended now through the end of March. The Northern Dream The Northern Dream Yacht is… Read More

When you think of Chuck’s Produce, just by the name alone, you think “they just sell produce.” Think again. Chuck’s Produceis a family owned and operated full service grocery store and has two locations in the Vancouver, Washington area. They are a busy hub of activity, with much more than… Read More