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The Return of Moon Tower Inn

"Moon Tower's food is gourmet and serves what's expected from a classy joint but we're in the East End where people work to live. Brandon and I live here too – this is our neighborhood," says Evan in an interview with EaDo Life. "I've lived in the East ...



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Superior Med Spa Presents A Holiday Special

Superior Med Spa is offering an "End of the Year Special" for BOTOX at $6.99 per unit and JUVEDERM at $299 per syringe. Office hours will be : Dec 11 to Dec 14  9am to 4 pm.                                   Dec 17 to D...


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Feel like eating out these Holidays? No worries… Here are some options!

This Holiday season don't loose your holiday cheer by missing out on a fabulous Christmas dinner. Here are seven great places to choose from: 024 Grille *Christmas Day - in addition to the spectacular menu, 024 Grille at the Westin Memorial City will...



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Inside Dandee Warhol’s Winter Wonderland

Dandee Warhol preemptively, and unofficially, kicked off Houston Fashion week last night with his "Winter Wonderland" art/fashion/music show at downtown's Engine Room. Working with local boutiques Langford Market, Co. Sign Vintage, French Fries & ...



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Dynamo Advances in the Playoffs as fans “Dream, Scream & Believe”

Where has this 2012 Dynamo Season gone? In the flurry of games this year Dynamo has yet to be defeated at home and this past Sunday's game was no exception once again defeating Kansas City Sporting 2-0. Houston woke up to a cloudy and wet morning this ...



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There’s A Good Meal For Every Appetite At Farrago’s World Cuisine

We all have days where you know you're in the mood for a good dish, something that's a little special, but we're just completely clueless what's going to satisfy our appetite. That's where Farrago's wittingly comes in! The name Farrago literally means...


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Kami Kreaps & Going Vegan in Houston

Going Vegan was, and still is, a very fun experience for me. I met a Vegan guy, went on a date to a Vegan restaurant and the rest is history!  It's been a little over a year now since I have “gone vegan” and  I've enjoyed all of the interesting thin...



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Canned Acoustica VI: Tomorrow is Only 4 Cans Away

Do you like great music? Do you like supporting your community? GOOD NEWS, tomorrow night at 7:00 at the Green Room at Warehouse Live you can do both! No, you’re eyes aren’t deceiving you – Canned Acoustica is BACK my friends and better than ever...



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Michael Buttaccio of the Fox Derby

Photographed above from the left: Zach Burns, Matt Strickland, Leah Cables, Kenneth Pardue, Michael Buttaccio, Gard Parkinson How did you guys end up together? While attending college in Austin a friend (Darren Shultz) and I began writing so...


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Plastic Fantastic – An artistic ode to plastic

Deborah Colton Gallery is pleased to present Plastic Fantastic, an exhibition inspired by plastic pioneer Dr. Harry D. Anspon. The exhibition is curated by Dr. Anspon's daughter, Catherine D. Anspon, the visual arts editor for PaperCity magazine (Houston ...



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Cha Champagne & Wine Bar: Where The Bubbly Flows, Smooth Music Pours & Wine Geeks Rule

Cha Bar is a classy bar that combines all the qualities of a serious, tasteful wine list without adding a high brow attitude that articulates, “Oh, you like what” or, “Oh, you don’t know if you want an Old World Wine?” No I don’t know how t...



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This Saturday: Define the Future Art Show

Visit the art show "Define the Future" this Saturday at PEVETO. The event will feature a collection of the young new artists cultivated by Newspring. The artwork will be available for purchase by collectors. 100% of the proceeds will go directly to the Ne...



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The Music Video Release of Johnny Bee

Tonight at OTC Bar, singer/songwriter Johnny Bee is releasing his new music video for his single “By My Side” featuring Calvin Parker and Justin Peña. It was shot by David Nguyen of David Nguyen studios, in a sweet, old convertible capturing the grea...



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The Chicken Fried Festival

This weekend saw Houston's first Chicken Fried Festival taking place in EaDo, however there weren't scores of people out to enjoy it owing, perhaps, it the scorching heat. There also wasn't any "chicken fried" foods available or a cook off with 10 teams c...


Food & Drinks EaDo


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The Chronicles of Deadbeat Darling: Soundscaping, Near Death Experiences and a Record that Deserves Your Attention

Making my way to the Continental Club’s back patio with the Rolling Stones’ hit “Honky Tonk Woman” blazing, the happy hour homies getting their drink on and the bouncers setting up for what is about to be a bangin’ evening. Shortly after sitting...


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Cirque du Soleil Kooza: An Experience to Remember!

Kooza. Kooza. Kooza. Cirque du Soleil has done it once again. The Canadian circus has produced another spectacular and amazing show. From the first act until the last act, we went through a variety of emotions: ecstatic, worried, anxious, enthusiasm, just...



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Houston Dynamo crushes DC United this Sunday & remains undefeated at home

Still undefeated at home by an MLS Team, the Houston Dynamo crushed DC United by 4 nil this Sunday. This was the second time Dynamo defeated United at the new BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston and the win sees the Dynamo advance in the Eastern Conference. ...



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Cirque du Soleil is to return to Houston with a new big top touring show KOOZA. The critically-acclaimed production opens Thursday, July 26 for a limited engagement under the white Big Top at Sam Houston Race Park. Since its premiere in April of 2007, ...



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Summer Music Series at La Carafe

La Carafe is Houston's oldest commercial building that is, like Warren’s Inn, is across from Market Square downtown. It’s also owned by the same person as Warren’s Inn, Carolyn, who considers herself more of a Stewart of La Carafe than an owner. ...



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Fourth of July from Miller Outdoor Theatre

Houstonians looking for a fun, fireworks-filled 4th of July celebration trekked over to Miller Outdoor Theatre for the Houston Symphony’s annual free concert, ExxonMobil A Star-Spangled Salute. For this year’s concert Principal Pops Conductor Michael ...



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Dog Owners: BARC gives helpful advice for pet care on the 4th

July 4th is an exciting time that brings friends, family and even pets together for celebrations and festivities. Although pets are an important part of the family, pet owners must take important precautions to keep their pets safe during the holiday. ...



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Exclusive Interview With The Architect Behind The BBVA Compass Stadium, The New Home of the Houston Dynamo

The Houston Dynamo played their first home game on May 12th in their brand new home, the BBVA Compass Stadium. The stadium design, inspired by european soccer stadia, was completed by POPULOUS, a world class architectural firm that specializes in stadium ...



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Acoustical Music at Notsuoh Every Thursday Night

Acous’mix Re*View brings in acoustical musicians every Thursday at Notsuoh on 314 Main Street downtown. There are two sets each week, the first at 8:30pm and and second at 10pm with doors opening at 8pm. Tonight you can see three acts playing to make...



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Rock ‘n’ Sandwiches Food Truck has a Rocking Playlist of a Menu!

Please say hello to one of Houston's newest road warriors: Daniel Ierullo. One sleepless night of playing video games with his brother, Nick, and a late night hunger spell led Daniel to stumble to his fridge for food... Lo and behold there were couple of ...


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USA Rugby clashes with Italy: USA lost the game but gained new fans

USA Rugby team confronted the Italian Rugby team this Saturday... USA put in a great effort but eventually succumbed to Italy. Still, what a great game indeed! 2001 was the last time an international rugby game was last played here in Houston, and now ...



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“Viva Azzurri,” exclaim Italian Rugby Team supporters at the reception honoring the Team

Last night Houston's Italian community, the Italian Consulate and Rugby USA Officials welcome the Italian Rugby Team to Houston ahead of this Saturday's International Rugby match between Italy and the USA. "It's a great honor to receive the Italian tea...



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YUMMY 247: Where YUMMY! food meets Gonzo 247

An exhibition of GONZO247’s spray paint and plexi-glass series explores Phoenicia Specialty Foods’ diverse selection of "YUMMY! nourishment, love for food, and internationally-infused displays throughout the store." The artwork will express GONZO247...



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Explosions in the Sky: Mind Blowing Apocalypse

Last night I had the pleasure of catching the experimental post-rock band, Explosions in the Sky, and I can happily say that they successfully melted my face off!! I had seen them twice prior, once at Numbers back in ’08 and the other at the first FPSF;...



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Free Press Summer Fest IV: Revived, Replenished, Revisited

Just when you thought you had read everything out there on FPSF IV [KAPOW!] we hit you with a reminder of how fantastic it was! Now that you have had ample time to recover, let’s revisit the summer kick-off party that continues to be on the tip of every...



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FrenetiCore and Houston Zombie Walk present the Apocalypse Ball

The End is Near! Houston Zombie Walk and FrenetiCore are teaming up to bring you a party like no other this August 4th. Find shelter from the fallout at Frenetic Theater and have a blast while you help raise funds for the Houston Fringe Festival, a 3 w...


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14th Annual Art Climb Show

14th Annual Art Climb Show 14 years ago two elderly ladies decided to have a look at the newest venue addition to the Houston Art Crawl, then in it's 6th year. Four flights of stairs in the midst of a November heat they reached the top of EaDo's Fransi...



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Voyages Into the Unusual

The delightfully peculiar Hendrick's Gin is kicked off a year-long series of "Voyages Into the Unusual" with three nights of extraordinary experiences in Houston. Filled with awe-inspiring scenes, creative cocktail creations and a scintillating cast of ch...



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“Aquiles in Houston” comes for his American dream

Fine mezcales, tequilas from Tampico, Mayan liquers and if you think that wasn’t enough, Mexican wines, yes Mexican wines invade us, and also a very fine, impressive cocktail list accompanies us at “La Fisheria”. All of this occurs at the new aut...


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Free Press Summer Fest IV: New and Deja Vu (Part Deux: Sunday)

Welcome back! Hope you enjoyed a little taste of what you’re in for. Now it is time for SOME of the Sunday picks; however, before I delve into all that jazz, I would like to begin with a small list of helpful packing tips for what you might need to surv...



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Free Press Summer Fest IV: New and Deja Vu (Part One: Saturday)

Aloha amigos! It's about that time again, the time of sunscreen, heat exhaustion, water bottle lines, and stages on stages of fantastic jams. Oh yes, Free Press Summer Fest is upon us, and I personally have been counting down the months, days and hours! ...



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Pre-Game: Valencia F.C. v Houston Dynamo

Within 24 hours of the initial whistle, the “orange fever” will confront its newest rival, Valencia F.C. (Spain). In this edition of the “BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup” which this year will benefit Junior Achievement, an organization that help...



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St Arnold’s Santos Skull Is Now Looking Upon Houston Thanks To Gonzo247

When popular local artist Gonzo247 posted a photo of his recent St Arnold's project in-progress on Facebook this week it peaked our interest and asked him a few questions about it: Eado Life: When were you first approached by St Arnold's for the mural ...



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Here Are Five Nightlife Spots You Should Visit!

These bars all have their own unique charms, busy happenings or quite corners and they’re all worth visiting every now and then or all the time. You decide for yourself, but here’s my latest nightlife run-down. Food Truck & Craft Beer Haven ...



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What a Game: Houston Dynamo Wins Their First Match At Their New Stadium

A few weeks ago I wrote that the moment you walk into the Dynamo’s new home, the BBVA Compass Stadium, is a dream come true for the team and thousands of Dynamo fans. On May 5th that dream came to life as over 22 thousand fans came for the inaugural gam...



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Scenes From An Absolute Vodka Swedish House Party

Eight local bartenders took up a challenge from Absolute Vodka to create a sensational summer cocktail. Climbing on the stage in front of a packed house at the Celtic Gardens in Midtown the bartenders used mixes that are often readily available with Absol...


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Warhaus Hosts Star Wars Show: May The Fourth Be With You!

Hundreds joined Dandy Warhol at his Midtown Art Gallery WarHous on Star Wars Day which has been dubbed as “May the fourth be with you” on Friday May 4, 2012. Warhol has been cooking up an event in his mind that will give a new perspective to the ever ...


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A Fun First East End Street Fest! We’re Sure Many More Will Come!

The First East End Street fest on Cinco de Mayo had the sound of children playing, meat sizzling to go on tacos, live music by local performers including the renowned singer Norma Zenteno and dozens of stalls for local businesses, community organizations ...



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Another Successful and Fun Houston Dragon Boat Race For 2012!

Scores came out to attend with over 5000 people with 30 teams participating in the 12th Annual Houston Dragon Boat Race, including several year round teams, from leisure teams all the way to professional traveling teams competing. The Texas Dragon Boat As...



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The Dynamo Stadium is officially open!

The Dynamo Stadium is officially open after yesterday’s (forever orange) ribbon cutting ceremony! Roughly 100 people attended the closed event including Houston Mayor Annise Parker, U.S. Representatives Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Houston) and Al Green (D-...



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A Home To Be Proud Of: The BBVA Compass Stadium, Home of The Houston Dynamo

From the moment you walk into the Dynamo Stadium you realize it’s a dream come true… for the team and the thousands of Dynamo fans. It’s clear the Stadium was built for the Dynamo’s with everything trimmed in orange from top to bottom! There is...



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Shape of Things Foto Narratives

Andy Howell recently showed a selection of talented local artists' work at his art gallery Shape Of Things in Montrose. 'Foto Narrative Art Show' included the works of Cris S Rosas, Brian Ellison, Ray Dunlap, Jonathan Felton, Stacey Gilliam Carr, Mythra G...



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Paradoxe Poetic

Wade Wilson Art and guest exhibition curator Laure Parise recently held the art show Paradoxe Poétique – an exhibition of paintings and photography representing the work of two young French artists, Jean-Baptiste Lyonnet and Antoine Grospiron-Jaccoux. ...



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L’Olivier: Montrose’s Newest Sophisticated Neighborhood Brasserie

Houston’s Lower Westheimer area has been exploding with several exceptional restaurant openings recently, and the latest to join is L’Olivier Restaurant & Bar, a French brasserie by acclaimed Chef Olivier Ciesielski, formerly executive chef at Ton...



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Hundreds of hungry foodies Go Pig!

There were a lot of little piggies that didn’t get to go wee all the way home last Sunday night. Instead, they became the latest throwdown ingredient at Kata Robata, host of the First Annual Suckling Pig Throwdown – Go Pig! or Go Home! Thirteen top lo...



Vera Icon: A Bad Girl, Artful Woman

The Heights Art Gallery is currently exhibiting artwork from female artists in the show called "Bad Girls and Artful Women” including the debut display of artwork from young artist Vera Bayer; an enthusiastic, beautiful and intelligent young artist who...



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