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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 »
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 »
4/10/2018
Party on the Plaza Starts with a Bang! The Party on the Plaza series kicked off last Thursday at Avenida Houston with an upbeat and oddly entertaining mix. The free outdoor concert, set in front of the George R. Brown Convention Center, opened with deejay and drum master DK the Drummer, who had the crowd moving to his high energy and hip house mixes. Dance the Night Away As the fun continued, fans... Read More »
4/2/2018
Opening is Here! The 2017 World Series Champion  Houston Astros  are back with a bang to defend their title. Being part of the Opening Day experience on April 2 won’t be easy. But using this guide might help make your visit to a game a memorable one. From April to September, fans flock to Minute Maid Park for baseball, food, and fun! The venue is conveniently located in... Read More »
3/13/2018
St. Patrick’s Day is approaching, a day when those who are Irish celebrate the patron saint of Ireland and those who aren’t technically Irish express their appreciation for all things Irish. Green is worn, beer is had (for those 21+, of course) and sometimes a pinch here or there. Surely with so many celebrations and things to do around town, one feels the Luck of the Irish downtown at... Read More »
1/9/2018
You will need to get set up early if you want a prime downtown spot at the finish line, which means setting that dreaded weekend alarm. But don't fret sound sleepers. No matter where you land along the race course, Houston has plenty to delight and entertain while you wait for the main attraction.   Experience Houston (and the marathon) along the race route   Breakfast at The... 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 »
10/27/2017
Over a month after Hurricane Harvey swept across southeast Texas, many of Houston’s premier performing arts venues like Jones Hall, the Alley and Wortham Theaters are still out of commission. Just as they were entering the height of their season, members of the Houston Grand Opera found themselves forced to relocate, undone by 14 feet of floodwater throughout their beautiful facility.... Read More »
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