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3/25/2019
Along with KHOU 11 and The University of Houston, we hosted two freaking awesome watch parties for the UH Mens Basketball game's this past week and it was nothing short of a blast. Check out some of our favorite shots from the events and... GO COOGS!!! 😍😍😍😍         View this post on Instagram                       A... Read More »
2/10/2019
Love is in the air this year and there will be tons of things to do for Valentine’s Day. So, now is the time to make those reservations. Restaurants at Avenida Houston and downtown have sweetheart menu items that will melt hearts and save money. Valentine’s Day deals include: Brasserie du Parc - Enjoy a “Bonne Saint Valentine” three-course meal for $58 on Valentine’s... Read More »
1/31/2019
Ask any coffee lover around and they’ll say, “please, talk to me after my coffee.” But where someone find the best coffee in Houston? Luckily, Avenida Houston has great options to take care of any caffeine fix, whether visiting for work or play. So, customize a mobile order to get the best latte or espresso. Or, grab a favorite mug and find a quiet place to enjoy a nice selection... Read More »
1/30/2019
Looking to kill a couple of hours in Avenida Houston? Aside from the delicious dining options like the award-winning Kulture or Xochi, there are several things to do during a 1-2 hour break in the area. Find your inner kid at Discovery Green and breeze through pinwheels at GUST: Celebrating a Decade of Discovery , ending March 20. Lunchtime can be a real treat with Blues & More at the Brown !... Read More »
1/3/2019
One question that I get asked all the time is, “where is a good spot downtown for dinner?” Instinctively, I have to take a moment and really think about “where” are actual good dining options. Well, I now have several really good recommendations to suggest to people when I’m approached with that question. Avenida Houston (Houston’s downtown campus surrounding... 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 »
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 »
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