Our weekly digest spotlights local news and EaDo-related events to keep you in the loop when it comes to the best neighborhood In the Loop. Catch it every week to stay informed.


In this digest: A virtual community briefing, soccer is back and fashion makes a difference.  


A Walkthrough of Completed, Active & Future Projects in EaDo  

Attend a virtual community briefing on Tuesday, March 23 at 6 p.m. to learn more about redevelopment projects in EaDo. The Board of Directors of the East Downtown Redevelopment Authority will be holding a joint meeting with the Board of Directors of the Reinvestment Zone Number Fifteen, City of Houston, Texas. You can join the meeting via video or telephone: 


Video: https://meet.google.com/iys-ofox-yoh 

Telephone: 929-367-7902, PIN: 646 329 337# 


Houston Dash to host the opening match of 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup

Women’s pro soccer kicks off with a rematch of last year’s Challenge Cup final. The Dash will host the Chicago Red Stars on April 9 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets—yes, tickets!—start at $10. 


In honor of Women’s History Month, the Dash are also encouraging fans to join their “Choose to Challenge” ticket donation campaign, which provides young women with the opportunity to attend a Dash game in the Challenge Cup. 


Magpies & Peacocks’ first Trunkshow of 2021

Enjoy a specialty cocktail while browsing the newest zero waste luxury looks from Magpies & Peacocks. The EaDo nonprofit design house’s first trunkshow of the year, in partnership with Collectivo, will be this Saturday, March 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


Local Business Love

East End Backyard – Are you ready for 4 straight days of can’t-miss food from some of Houston’s best mobile kitchens? Of course you are! 


8th Wonder Brewery – High Grade will launch the 8th Wonder 2021 IPA Series. Keep an eye for the dank West Coast IPA on tap and in cans at your go-to spot for craft beer soon. 


Tout Suite – How do you make a macaron even better? Add tequila, of course. Celebrate National Macaron Day with Margarita macarons and other specialty flavors. $2 each. Or choose from 24 traditional flavors for just $1 each. Available only on Saturday, March 20. 


East End Hardware – Don’t miss local vendors, fantastic food and lively music this Saturday. The Los Jefes Market will be enjoying the spring sun outside the local bar from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Furesh – Pamper your pooch with a Pawdicure featuring a soothing paw massage. The dog groomer’s spring specials from Furesh will have your four-legged friend begging for more. 

Little Woodrow’s EaDo – Fairytales and vexing villains await: Disney Trivia Night is Wednesday, March 24, 7 p.m. Stop by for your favorite beer and take a stroll down memory lane.