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11/15/2018
The NBA Houston Rockets basketball season is already a month in and it’s off to a great start! After becoming the number one seed in a stacked Western Conference and reaching the Western Conference Finals last year and taking the defending champions, Golden State Warriors, to seven games, the Houston Rockets are looking to improve on the success of last year. Chris Paul, one of the... Read More »
11/2/2018
Live music in Downtown Houston just got better! The Rustic  planned a one-of-a-kind grand opening celebration to prove why it’s Houston’s new go-to destination. In celebration of its highly anticipated debut, The Rustic hosted an amazing grand opening party that was top notch! Not only will the celebration complete weekend plans, but The Rustic has events with FREE live music... Read More »
10/31/2018
People really show their creative chops when it comes to costume ideas for Halloween. And, what better way to show those skills than to enter Downtown's best Halloween costume contest event - Discovery Green's Scream on the Green. This year, we picked the top 5 costumes at the annual All Hallows' Eve event. 1. The Kiddos ​ 2. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz  3. Puppy Love 4. Pirates of... Read More »
10/22/2018
It’s that time of year again. Time to get dressed up in that old favorite or super popular costume for Halloween 2018. Even though Halloween happens to fall on a Wednesday this year, there’s no reason why people should wait to start having fun. Here are a few fun activities to think about, right here at the Avenida Houston campus: Friday, Oct. 26 Fridays on the Avenida : Come on... Read More »
10/8/2018
The George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB) is buzzing with excitement about its new bee colonies. That’s right! Bee Colonies!! The GRB kicked off the new sustainable farm project in partnership with its hospitality partner, Levy, at the beginning of fall 2018. This is all part of the GRB and Levy’s efforts to create an on-site garden and promote local flavors. With four new honeybee... Read More »
10/5/2018
UPDATE: Mayor Sylvester Turner declares October 9, 2018 as "KHOU-TV Day" in Houston.  Coming to you live from Avenida Houston, it’s KHOU! That’s right. The downtown Houston area welcomes its latest, one-of-a-kind additions with the opening of the area’s first satellite news studio, KHOU Avenida Studio.  The CBS news affiliate plans to use the Avenida... Read More »
9/25/2018
Ever wondered what it’d be like to see the moon up close? Wonder no more because Lucion’s larger-than-life art installation, moonGARDEN , arrives in Downtown Houston this Saturday. Over 20 illuminated spheres, ranging from six feet to 30 feet in diameter, will transform Discovery Green and the Plaza at Avenida Houston into an ethereal moonscape. Designed by Montreal art collective... Read More »
9/19/2018
There’s nothing quite like the resilience of Houston. Neighbors helping neighbors. Strangers helping Strangers. Everyone coming together as one community. One year after Hurricane Harvey, Houston’s own Sarah Fisher reflects on the amazing people who lent a helping hand in a time of need through a larger-than-life sized artwork. “To commemorate the magnanimity of... Read More »
9/7/2018
Avenida Houston’s iconic Party on the Plaza returns on Thursday, Sept. 13 with an award-winning lineup this fall. Presented by Bud Light, the free concert series presents live performances by local and regional bands, as well as food and a craft brew station every other Thursday from 6 to 10 pm through October 25. But the music doesn't stop there. With Discovery Green, The Thursday... Read More »
8/31/2018
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer. But fortunately, it gives us another excellent excuse to have a great time! It's time to start crafting those three-day weekend plans, and what better way to do that than right here in Houston. Here are a few favorite holiday-specific things to do and deals going on. Things to Do Black White Party Date/time: Aug. 31 from 9 p.m. to 2... Read More »
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