Avenida Houston Now Open!


Party on the Plaza continued on May 17th with music from Gio Chamba and Mango Punch!, while KRBE 104.1 showcased their "Cake Party with Flo Rida," where the artist joined fans for a cake walk, photos and prizes.  Gio Chamba and Coffee Guzman together play a blend a type of music that is given the CHAMBA name. The duo that won a Houston Press Music Award for "Best Dance Music... Read More »
After showcasing its famous brisket and ribs with a temporary set up in Avenida Houston during Super Bowl, Bud’s Pitmaster BBQ is now open to the public. Since February, Bud’s has been finishing the build-out of their space on Avenida Plaza, developing an upscale and contemporary atmosphere with a patio and views of Discovery Green.  The location will serve a lunch and dinner... Read More »
Mother’s Day is all about celebrating the most important woman in your life, your mom. Give her a day to remember in Avenida Houston with these great options! Spa day Send your mother on a day of relaxation at any one of Avenida’s hotel spas. Inside the Hilton Americas-Houston is the Skyline Spa & Health Club on the 23rd floor. With gorgeous views of downtown, Skyline offers a... Read More »
From grades K-12, kids of all ages will descend on Avenida Houston for the FIRST Robotics Championship. With students from around the world participating, the organization generates STEM-themed excitement through robotics, human-animal interaction improvements and more. Many FIRST events are open to the public and run through Saturday, April 22nd with closing ceremonies at Minute Maid... Read More »
The George R. Brown Convention Center was named after Houston business leader and philanthropist George Rufus Brown, whose Texas Eastern Corporation donated six of the 11 downtown blocks required to build the convention center, in its original dimensions, in 1987. This donation brought future prosperity, in many forms, to Houston.  Brown was internationally known as an engineer and was... Read More »
With recent wins, it's now indisputable that the Houston Rockets will participate in the 2017 NBA Playoffs. Clinching the birth guarantees more games coming to Toyota Center , and more ways to make it an experience in Avenida Houston! Stay For an easy walk to the Toyota Center, plan on staying at the Hilton Americas-Houston or the Embassy Suites . Both hotels are within a couple blocks of the... Read More »
Given the requirement of the word "H-Town," local graffiti artist GONZO247 completed his third art piece in Avenida Houston between the entrance doors to the Hampton Inn / Homewood Suites conjoined hotels.  "My goal is to create a look that people from all walks of life can identify with, [so when] someone from one part of the globe is visiting the city and sees the wall, they... Read More »
Lauded as Houston's " most anticipated new restaurant ," Xochi brings the flavors of Oaxaca, Mexico to Downtown Houston. Award-winning chef Hugo Ortega's second restaurant is located on the ground floor of the Marriott Marquis and has outdoor seating for guests to view Discovery Green and downtown life.  Every Sunday, Xochi offers a one-of-a-kind brunch buffet. With... Read More »
April 3 marks Opening Day in Major League Baseball and, more importantly for locals, the Houston Astros. This year, the fan experience has been enhanced with the completion of Avenida Houston, offering options to turn every game into an unforgettable experience.  Fans won't want to miss meeting up for pregame festivities at Biggio's Sports Bar, named after Astros legend and... Read More »
After a successful run before and after Super Bowl, the original LAUNCH has been removed, and will reopen with new styles, fashion, art and more. Created by Sydney Dao, the store located at 701 Avenida de las Americas will be a pop-up shopping destination downtown that showcases Houstonian-made items that reflect the love and diversity of H-Town.  LAUNCH opens on April 1st, with hours of:... Read More »