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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 »
4/26/2018
Friday is right around the corner, which means it’s weekend prep time! With so many options to enjoy around H-Town, it’s just a matter of what fits the mood and where to go. That’s where things can get tricky. So, where can people go to see a movie, explore art, hear live music, watch sports or get a bite to eat? Luckily for families, friends and just about anyone looking to have... Read More »
5/30/2017
After opening in late 2016, the Marriott Marquis Houston has gained national attention for its all-star lineup of restaurants, elegant rooms and its famous Texas-shaped lazy river. Its position within Avenida Houston provides guests with countless opportunities for adventure.  About the Marquis The Marriott Marquis is a 1,000-room hotel that offers over 150,000 square feet of meeting space.... Read More »
4/7/2017
UPDATED APRIL 3, 2018 Start planning your 2017-2018 Houston Rockets season with a stay in Avenida Houston! With fine dining, activities and excellent hotels, you'll find the right plan to make your next game, an experience.  Next Games Tuesday, April 3 vs Washington    |    Thursday, April 5 vs Portland      Saturday, April 7 vs Oklahoma... Read More »
3/30/2017
After a successful run before and after Super Bowl, the original LAUNCH has been removed, and will reopen with new styles, fashion, art and more. Created by Sydney Dao, the store located at 701 Avenida de las Americas will be a pop-up shopping destination downtown that showcases Houstonian-made items that reflect the love and diversity of H-Town.  LAUNCH opens on April 1st, with hours of:... Read More »
2/28/2017
The Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash have captivated fans in BBVA Compass Stadium for several years now. 2017 marks the first year that Avenida Houston will be just a few blocks from the action.  With weeknight and weekend games throughout the spring, summer and fall, you can plan your next game to be an Avenida Houston experience.  Dine Avenida isn't short on excellent places to eat... Read More »
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