Author: Houstonfirst Staff

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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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, and Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen all allow you to... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »