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7/11/2019
Mark your calendars for July 20 th at 6 p.m because that's when all the fun kicks off at Discovery Green's "A Giant Leap" to celebrate the 50 th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. ✨ From 6 to 10 p.m., Discovery Green will be an oasis of all things space-themed. Did we mention it's all FREE?!  From a paratrooper landing by the Golden Knights and the United States... Read More »
7/3/2019
July is finally upon us, and the Avenida has never been more ready to celebrate! With #SpaceCity month and Independence Day gracing the long list of festivities happening this month, there's a lot of fun to choose from. Here are some of the big things happening during July that we think you'll enjoy! 🌘💥   Drink The Flag at The Rustic- July 4 th Still looking for plans for the... Read More »
6/24/2019
After a long day of work, we're all ready to hit happy hour. The problem is, there are so many options and so little time!  To make it easier on you, we've hand-picked some of the Avenida's best happy hour specials. 🍹✨ Kulture The party simply never stops at this urban comfort kitchen restaurant! Kulture offers a week long happy hour from 4- 7 p.m. The Happy Hour menu offers... Read More »
6/14/2019
L ast night,  Houston Insiders, local bloggers, and staff and community members joined together to celebrate the kick off of Avenida Houston's newest interactive art exhibit, IMPULSE! The installation officially opens today, June 14 th and will run until September 2 nd . Here are some pictures we've rounded up of last night's fun to show you what you're in store for with these... Read More »
6/5/2019
With June comes the summer season, and that means tons of exciting activities going on around the Avenida! With so many options and so little time, we decided to compile some of this month's events that we think you'll really enjoy! The Ultimate Prince Party 3 with Mr. Chris  (June 7 th ) Come pay homage to the legend that is Prince at MKT Bar's FREE Ultimate Prince Party 3,... Read More »
2/15/2019
February is Black History Month, and here in Houston, there are amazing cultural contributions all around from African-Americans. Here are things to do to experience Black History Month in Downtown Houston. African American Library Archives at GRB Feb 12-28 - When walking through the George R. Brown Convention Center, stop to take a look at the new display. In celebration of Black History month,... Read More »
11/15/2018
The NBA Houston Rockets basketball season is already a month in and it’s off to a great start! After becoming the number one seed in a stacked Western Conference and reaching the Western Conference Finals last year and taking the defending champions, Golden State Warriors, to seven games, the Houston Rockets are looking to improve on the success of last year. Chris Paul, one of the... Read More »
11/2/2018
Live music in Downtown Houston just got better! The Rustic  planned a one-of-a-kind grand opening celebration to prove why it’s Houston’s new go-to destination. In celebration of its highly anticipated debut, The Rustic hosted an amazing grand opening party that was top notch! Not only will the celebration complete weekend plans, but The Rustic has events with FREE live music... Read More »
10/31/2018
People really show their creative chops when it comes to costume ideas for Halloween. And, what better way to show those skills than to enter Downtown's best Halloween costume contest event - Discovery Green's Scream on the Green. This year, we picked the top 5 costumes at the annual All Hallows' Eve event. 1. The Kiddos ​ 2. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz  3. Puppy Love 4. Pirates of... Read More »
8/31/2018
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer. But fortunately, it gives us another excellent excuse to have a great time! It's time to start crafting those three-day weekend plans, and what better way to do that than right here in Houston. Here are a few favorite holiday-specific things to do and deals going on. Things to Do Black White Party Date/time: Aug. 31 from 9 p.m. to 2... Read More »
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