By Analisa Terrell Join us on Friday, November 4, 2022 for a lunch and learn celebration of Native American History Month on the Wharf at Avenida Houston. Enjoy musical and dance performances, "lite bite" foods, cultural displays and a featured discussion of the past and present of Houston's Native American tribes by Chance Locinda Landry of the Lipan Apache Nation and the Founder,... Read More »
Houston's iconic facility, the George R. Brown Convention Center is 35 years old. The facility has not only been an economic driver for the city, it has also been a place of refuge during crisis. From hosting the NFL Super Bowl 51 Experience to providing shelter for 10,000 people fleeing the high waters of Hurricane Harvey, the GRB as it's fondly known, is a source of pride for... Read More »
Houston First Corp. is presenting Recuerdos de Juventud , Memories of My Youth by local artist, Guadalupe Hernandez.  The public will be able to enjoy the exhibit on display daily through November 6, 2022 in Partnership Tower, 701 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010. (2 nd Floor Garage Lobby of Partnership Tower) Recuerdos de Juventud , Memories of My Youth examines Hernandez’s... Read More »
What better place to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month than at Avenida Houston, downtown's hottest entertainment destination! The Plaza will come alive with visual art, music, dance and other festivities Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. in honor of the contributions and achievements of Hispanic Americans.   This year a collection of experiences will include... Read More »
Been to downtown Houston much? Or are you looking to make your first visit? With many of the local sports stadiums, bars, restaurants, and luxury hotels literally a stone’s throw away from one another, a weekend downtown can be one filled with fun and excitement. Throughout the year, guests can enjoy free programming and activities at Avenida Houston - the city’s entertainment and... Read More »
Did you know that some of the coolest art can be found right inside of Partnership Tower at Avenida Houston? Well, it’s true! Just this past month, Avenida Houston ushered in its newest sculpture and wait until you see it!   Now through November 5, guests can come check out “Uneven/Parallel” – a sculpture made up of aluminum, wood, silk, and polyester – on the... Read More »
This summer downtown Houston will be all aglow as Houston First Corp. and Avenida Houston will be debuting its latest work of art, “Roseaux,” which is set to make its premiere this Friday, July 1.   “Roseaux” is a “particip’active” installation, which provides both an immersive and interactive experience for all passersby that choose to engage the... Read More »
  Downtown will be filled with live music once again as Avenida Houston will be returning its Blues & More music series this weekend beginning on Saturday, March 12! During the next few months, individuals will have the opportunity to check out live bands and musicians for both lunch and happy hour. Check out the schedule below for more info.   March 12 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. Charly... Read More »
Microgreens making a huge hit at the George R. Brown Convention Center   Ever wondered where the succulent, buttered shrimp in your entrée comes from? Or perhaps, what city your spinach was picked in? What if you had the opportunity see the process from start to finish? Well, that’s exactly what the George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB) has done with their hydro garden program.... Read More »
If you are near the Avenida over the next few days, you may witness history in the making. Internationally known muralist Dragon76, will be painting his largest and most ambitious work to date on the west side of the Hampton Inn and Suites Downtown. He is working in conjunction with Street Art for Mankind on a project of the World Food Program USA, in support of the mission of the United Nations... Read More »