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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 »
10/22/2018
It’s that time of year again. Time to get dressed up in that old favorite or super popular costume for Halloween 2018. Even though Halloween happens to fall on a Wednesday this year, there’s no reason why people should wait to start having fun. Here are a few fun activities to think about, right here at the Avenida Houston campus: Friday, Oct. 26 Fridays on the Avenida : Come on... Read More »
10/8/2018
The George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB) is buzzing with excitement about its new bee colonies. That’s right! Bee Colonies!! The GRB kicked off the new sustainable farm project in partnership with its hospitality partner, Levy, at the beginning of fall 2018. This is all part of the GRB and Levy’s efforts to create an on-site garden and promote local flavors. With four new honeybee... Read More »
10/5/2018
UPDATE: Mayor Sylvester Turner declares October 9, 2018 as "KHOU-TV Day" in Houston.  Coming to you live from Avenida Houston, it’s KHOU! That’s right. The downtown Houston area welcomes its latest, one-of-a-kind additions with the opening of the area’s first satellite news studio, KHOU Avenida Studio.  The CBS news affiliate plans to use the Avenida... Read More »
9/25/2018
Ever wondered what it’d be like to see the moon up close? Wonder no more because Lucion’s larger-than-life art installation, moonGARDEN , arrives in Downtown Houston this Saturday. Over 20 illuminated spheres, ranging from six feet to 30 feet in diameter, will transform Discovery Green and the Plaza at Avenida Houston into an ethereal moonscape. Designed by Montreal art collective... Read More »
9/7/2018
Avenida Houston’s iconic Party on the Plaza returns on Thursday, Sept. 13 with an award-winning lineup this fall. Presented by Bud Light, the free concert series presents live performances by local and regional bands, as well as food and a craft brew station every other Thursday from 6 to 10 pm through October 25. But the music doesn't stop there. With Discovery Green, The Thursday... Read More »
5/10/2018
Mother’s Day. It’s the one day dedicated to spoiling the person who keeps it all together - Mom. Loved by all and the family’s number one fan, life just wouldn’t be the same without them. For all the planners out there who’ve already picked out that perfect card that says everything and found that beautiful arrangement of flowers, Congratulations! The only things left... Read More »
5/2/2018
Cinco de Mayo is this Saturday, May 5, and there’s no better neighborhood than Avenida Houston that celebrates the holiday. Whether someone is a resident or visitor, one can’t be in the area on May 5 and not either learn a little history from a proud Houstonian on Mexico's victory over France or see a beautifully-ornate parade that celebrates Mexican culture. But what would a... 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 »
4/19/2018
Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! In this day and age, introducing eco-friendly habits into a daily routine is easier than ever. Carpooling, using a stylish water bottle, buying green products or bringing reusable bags to the store are just a few ways to recognize Mother Earth. There are also plenty of fun ways to celebrate Earth Day, in addition to sustainable acts, with family and friends. Here are 5... Read More »
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