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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 »
12/8/2017
Avenida Houston will soon become home to one of the largest backyard, concert and dining venues in Houston – The Rustic! Although its new location is in the largest city in Texas — fourth largest in the nation, but who’s bragging — The Rustic plans to stay true to the farm-to-table, homestyle dishes patrons have grown to love. Included in a robust list of flavorful menu... Read More »
6/7/2017
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 »
6/7/2017
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 , McAlister's Deli and Pappadeaux Seafood... 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 »
5/9/2017
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 »
4/4/2017
Lauded as Houston's " most anticipated new restaurant ," Xochi brings the flavors of Oaxaca, Mexico to Downtown Houston. Award-winning chef Hugo Ortega's second restaurant is located on the ground floor of the Marriott Marquis and has outdoor seating for guests to view Discovery Green and downtown life.  Every Sunday, Xochi offers a one-of-a-kind brunch buffet. With the... 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 »
1/25/2017
Guests to Avenida Houston, especially the southwest side of the George R. Brown Convention Center, will be pleased to know that Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen is now open! This destination offers fresh seafood and Louisiana-style favorites. While offering a wide variety of fresh and flavorful fish, salads and appetizers, Pappadeaux brings a carefully-designed specialty drink menu and delicious... Read More »
1/3/2017
Landry's trendy Grotto Downtown is now open for business in Avenida Houston With its new take on Italian cuisine, Grotto opened at 4 p.m. today at the north end of the George R. Brown Convention Center. As is always the case in new construction, workers were applying the finishing touches in the final minutes before opening. Grotto offers a fresh look with a modern, warehouse-style interior... Read More »
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