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9/11/2019
Here on the Avenida, we have beautiful art year round. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, here's some inspired works to check out by some of Houston's finest Hispanic artists. ✨ INFINITUS, Mariana Sammartino (pictured above) Location: GRB Level 1, Inside Welcome Center Born in Mendoza Argentina, and educated in both Argentine and the USA, Mariana Sammartino began her studies in... Read More »
9/5/2019
Saying goodbye to summer doesn't have to be sad! Here on the Avenida, we've got a great fall line-up of fun events for you and your loved ones to attend. Down on the plaza, the fun keeps rolling as long as the clock's still ticking! Here are some events we think you'll love. ✨ KHOU's Countdown to Kickoff Watch Party (September 7 th) Join KHOU 11 to celebrate the start of... Read More »
8/14/2019
We all know that Avenida has a list of happy hours that are to die for, but did you know that the restaurants on the Avenida also have some pretty spectacular seasonal drinks on their menu too? Here are some drinks that we think you'll enjoy after a long, hot summer's day. 🍸✨   The Grove's "Pomegranate Margarita"- $6 Margarita's are always a cult favorite, but... Read More »
8/8/2019
August is here and it's time to soak up the last few weeks of summer! Even though summer is winding down, the Avenida is still overflowing with fun activities. We've rounded up some of the top upcoming events you HAVE to experience before you say goodbye to summer 2019. ✨ Houston Restaurant Weeks (August 1 st - September 2 nd ) Nothing screams fun like food, and with Houston... Read More »
8/1/2019
It's here! Houston Restaurant Weeks has arrived and the Avenida restaurants participating have curated the most amazing specials for their customers. The month long event runs from August 1st to September 2 nd and is the largest annual fundraiser for America's largest food bank, the Houston Food Bank. The extravaganza is planned by volunteers in order to allow restaurants participating to... Read More »
7/25/2019
It's here! After much anticipation, the long-awaited Welcome Center has graced the Avenida. And like everything on the Avenida, its doing so with a bang! The center is hosting a celebratory event in honor of its opening with Pan Dulce HTX and artist David Maldonado. On July 26 th from 7-10 p.m. guests are encouraged to come socialize and participate in an environment that celebrates learning... Read More »
7/22/2019
As we near the end of July, we're over the moon with so many memories of all the Space City adventures that took place on the Avenida. From Discovery Green's 50 th lunar landing celebration to space-themed refreshments and exhibits, this month has been truly remarkable. Three of those remarkable adventures currently live in the GRB. The space-themed art installations Apollo Redux,... Read More »
7/16/2019
In honor of #SpaceCity month, we thought we would share with you some of our favorite moments on the Avenida with our star space cadet 😎✨         View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Spacey Casey (@spaceycasey713) on Jun 25, 2019 at 10:10am PDT Here he is checking out our... Read More »
7/11/2019
Mark your calendars for July 20 th at 6 p.m because that's when all the fun kicks off at Discovery Green's "A Giant Leap" to celebrate the 50 th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. ✨ From 6 to 10 p.m., Discovery Green will be an oasis of all things space-themed. Did we mention it's all FREE?!  From a paratrooper landing by the Golden Knights and the United States... Read More »
7/8/2019
As we progress further into Space City month, the list of space-themed fun around Houston continues to grow. The Avenida is no exception!  With Discovery Green's highly anticipated 50 th anniversary celebration of the lunar landing and specialty spaced themed menu items to choose from, the Avenida is where you can come to make all your wildest space dreams come true. We've rounded up... Read More »
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