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11/6/2017
Good Morning, Los Angeles! We at Visit Houston struck up a friendly wager with Discover L.A. over the outcome of the 2017 MLB championship. The winner would take over the opponent’s social media pages for one day. And while we've got nothing but respect for the Dodgers, H-Town finally knows what it feels like to win the World Series! Don’t worry, y'all. We... Read More »
10/27/2017
Over a month after Hurricane Harvey swept across southeast Texas, many of Houston’s premier performing arts venues like Jones Hall, the Alley and Wortham Theaters are still out of commission. Just as they were entering the height of their season, members of the Houston Grand Opera found themselves forced to relocate, undone by 14 feet of floodwater throughout their beautiful facility.... Read More »
8/10/2017
August may be just another month of summer to some, but to others, it’s football season! The Houston Texans  will 10 home games at NRG Park this season (preseason included). With excellent hotels, events, and no need for parking, Avenida Houston is the perfect destination to make your next game, an experience.  Getting to the game Staying in Avenida Houston means that you... Read More »
6/21/2017
On July 20, 2017 Manchester United and Manchester City will face off in NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. For the European elite team's rivalry game, make it an experience with Avenida Houston.  What is known as Manchester Derby, will be a part of the 2017 International Champions Cup presented by Heineken. The match kicks off at 8:30 pm, and will be broadcasted on ESPN. To have an... Read More »
6/7/2017
Whether you're in Avenida Houston for work or for play, a hot cup of coffee or a delicious latte is always a great option. While you're here, check out these locations to get your caffeine fix.  Texas T Located on the ground floor of the Marriott Marquis Houston , Texas T serves up Starbucks coffee, breakfast tacos, desserts and more. Relax in the spacious lobby of the hotel and watch... Read More »
6/7/2017
Whether you’re coming to Avenida Houston for a game or one of the many activities happening in Discovery Green , you’re kids are by your side. To keep them full and entertained, check out these great kid-friendly restaurants in the Avenida.  Biggio’s  Located on the ground floor of the Marriott Marquis Houston, Biggio’s pays homage to the great Astro’s star... Read More »
6/7/2017
Nothing beats enjoying a meal outside on a nice day. In Avenida Houston, many restaurants offer al fresco dining for you to take in the city skyline, and enjoy delicious food.  Avenida Plaza Patios Along the George R. Brown Convention Center, four restaurants featuring various cuisines offer outdoor patio seating for customers. Grotto Downtown , Bud's Pitmaster BBQ , McAlister's Deli... Read More »
6/6/2017
Each Wednesday through May, various regional bands took the stage in front of the George R. Brown Convention Center as part of 2017's Party on the Plaza in Avenida Houston. This Wednesday, is something special.  June 7th is also the birthday of The Suffers lead singer, Kam Franklin. Kam has been with the Houston group for many years, performing on David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel and... Read More »
5/30/2017
The Houstonian-inspired pop-up fashion outlet will continue showcasing vendors from May, into June, while adding three additional designers. LAUNCH focuses on promoting local Houston-based designers by recreating the space at 701 Avenida de las Americas each month. With the full list of designers here , the three new additions include: E. Turner Coture Founded by Ellana Turner, E. Turner Couture... Read More »
5/30/2017
Avenida Houston's free events keep moving as Compagnie XY comes to Downtown Houston with their performance of "It's not yet midnight." This will be the group's first American performance. Afterwards, they will perform at the Spoleto Festival, Lincoln Center and in Montreal.  The acrobatic performance will feature flying, fighting, dancing and danger as 22 acrobats... Read More »
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