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Five Ways to Use Our Local Business Map

February 6, 2024
Five Ways to Use Our Local Business Map

Discovering hidden local gems in your backyard is made easier than ever before... Our Local Business Map is designed to be your go-to resource for exploring new places to eat, shop, and access various services, right in your surrounding neighborhoods.

The advanced filtering allows you to find a wide range of businesses that are women-owned, BIPOC-owned, veteran-owned, AAPI-owned, LGBTQ+ owned, and Latino-owned, fostering a strong sense of diversity and uplifting so many businesses in our community.

When you choose to spend your time and money at local, small businesses, you're directly contributing to the prosperity of your neighbors and adding to the character of your community. Local businesses are the backbone of our towns! Your support plays a crucial role in their success, allowing them to thrive and continue making an impact in our local economy.

Here are five ways to use our Local Business Map, but the possibilities are endless!

Take a look for yourself and consider ways YOU can use the map on a daily or weekly basis to discover new local businesses.

1. Birthday Present Shopping: You can find a treasure trove of locally crafted gifts by using our map to find specialty stores, boutiques, and artisanal shops. These shops often offer one-of-a-kind items that will make the perfect birthday present for a loved one, all while supporting the creativity and craftsmanship of local businesses.

2. New Family Dining Adventures: Plan your next family outing by exploring the diverse culinary scene across Lake Oswego and West Linn. These towns have so many incredible cuisines to choose from! Our map allows you to filter eateries, so check it out and go have a delightful dining experience while supporting local chefs and entrepreneurs.

3. Home Goods Shopping: Whether it's stylish new décor, handmade furniture, or unique household goods for gifting, our map guides you to local shops that offer a wide array of home goods. Elevate your living space while supporting businesses that bring a personal touch to every item!

4. Fitness & Wellness Exploration: Looking to enrich your well being in 2024? Use our map to discover local wellness businesses and services that cater to your health goals, such as yoga studios, Crossfit gyms, and more. Supporting these businesses contributes not only to your personal fitness journey, but also to the overall health of our community!

5. Art & Culture Experiences: Immerse yourself in the local arts scene by using our map to find art galleries and cultural spaces. These creative spaces and businesses truly showcase the incredible talent our community has to offer, all while supporting the arts and preserving our cultural identity.

Dive into our Local Business Map and discover the multitude of ways you can engage with your community. Learn more and find out how you can get involved in the local scene by following Wander Willamette on Instagram and Facebook, too. Let's continue to make a positive impact together throughout 2024 and beyond!

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