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Author: Gabrielle Olmo

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1/15/2020
If you live in Houston, chances are you're a sports fan. With the long list of winning teams, how could you not be? Nothing quite beats the rush of witnessing a winning game in person, with some quality, guilt-laden concession stand snacks in hand.  There's only one thing that could possibly put a kink in such a glorious day: finding parking.  Houston's a big city. With good... Read More »
12/31/2019
Chances are, you've heard of Marcus Davis'  Houston restaurant staple, The Breakfast Klub. What if we told you that the same visionary that brought you the legendary Catfish & Grits recipe from TBK has a restaurant right here on the Avenida? 👀 Dubbed “an urban komfort kitchen,” Kulture explores food, spirits, art and music through cultural contributions of the... Read More »
12/11/2019
We've all heard of or witnessed the legend that is the Hilton-America's Holiday House (if you haven't, this is your chance), but THIS year marks the beginning of a new era. In the whimsical style of everyone's favorite children's storybook author, Hilton Americas-Houston Pastry Chef Mahesh Weerasinghe and Pastry Sous Chef Glenna Artripe joined forces with the hotel's... Read More »
12/2/2019
It's the most wonderful time of the year! This holiday season, LAUNCH is the go-to for all of your holiday gift needs. To help you get in your creative zone when it comes to gift giving, we decided to gather up some of Houston's hottest holiday items and give you the 4-1-1 on the masterminds who create them. ✨ Jan M. Stephenson Designs A graphic designer and a freelance major since... Read More »
11/20/2019
We know, we know, ever since Impulse left the Avenida there's been a void inside many of you... No more light up see-saws? How could it be?! We hear you. So, in the spirit of giving, the Avenida would like to give you a sneak peak of what is kicking off the holiday season with a bang–and more Instagram-worthy photo ops!   Our hottest new interactive art installation, Prismatica... Read More »
11/14/2019
So you've broken out the ugly sweaters, cranked up the holidays jams and are scouring the internet looking for the latest holiday bash? On November 22nd from 6-10pm, Discovery Green transforms into Frostival, the winter wonderland of your dreams, and it's FREE! ✨ Experience an ice-carving demonstration by the one and only Reverend Butter and the DLG Ice Factory. Snap an... Read More »
10/28/2019
It's holiday season, y'all! Also known as the most magical time of the year. ✨❄️ It's also the most magical time on the Avenida! As we transition into sweater weather, we have a lot of exciting events for you to jam-pack into your already busy calendar! Here's a look at the top events happening on the Avenida this November: Dia De Los Muertos- Nov. 1 st Come celebrate Day of... Read More »
10/17/2019
It's October, and the Halloween activities have commenced! There are quite a few wonderfully spooky and festive activities available Downtown.... but our personal favorite is Discovery Green's FREE annual Halloween celebration, "Scream on the Green" on October 25 th from 6-10 pm 😉 In the spirit of everything Halloween, the park will host a variety of ghoulish fun. From... Read More »
10/3/2019
Fall is finally here and here on the Avenida we have a lineup of festive, fun activities happening! Here are some upcoming events that we think will leave you FALLing head over heels.  😜 Party on the Plaza: The Marcus King Trio featuring Sir Woman- October 3 rd , 6-10pm Party on the Plaza's fall season has officially arrived! Back and better than ever, come out to the Avenida Plaza to... Read More »
10/3/2019
As we continue our celebration of Hispanic Heritage month on the Avenida, we can't forget about the many Hispanic designers that bring such talent and joy with their creations. Our boutique, LAUNCH, is full of many beautiful items crafted by local artists. Many of them are of hispanic origin. Here's a breakdown of all the amazingly talented young, latin designers, whose products live... Read More »
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