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: Veterans celebrate diversity, an art tour tries again, and the allure of burlesque.


Honor Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Join an in-depth discussion about creating inclusive workplaces and promoting employee engagement to combat the uptick in anti-Asian bias. EaDo nonprofit Combined Arms is hosting a May 20 webinar that features employee and veteran resource groups. Register now. 


Tour de Mural: Take Two/Three

After getting rained out earlier this month, a second attempt at round two of the Tour de Mural is set for Saturday, May 15. Pedal around the city on a guided tour of murals by local artist Betirri. Free bike rentals from Houston BCycle and discounted scooters from DTS are available. Reserve a spot today. 


Boozy Burlesque is Back

Don’t miss the return of Valentina J’Adore and friends on Saturday, May 15. The 8th Wonder Follies offer an unforgettable combination of beauty, talent and tasty drinks. Get your tickets before they’re sold out.


Local Business Love


Brother’s Taco House

Cinco de Mayo shouldn’t be the only day you celebrate EaDo’s amazing taco offerings. Fresh, custom creations await you at Brother’s Taco House whenever the craving hits. 


Facet Seven

You’re running out of excuses to stay on the couch. This EaDo gym has extended it’s Saturday hours, now open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to support your fitness goals.  


Nancy’s Hustle

Seasonal inspiration has never tasted better. Jasmine ice cream and strawberry sauce make these profiteroles a can’t-miss way to cool down (as Houston starts to heat up). 


Alchemy Hair Salon

A top-notch team of hair and makeup artists is ready to help your special day exceed all expectations. Wedding season is here, so book them for your date ASAP.  


Celadon Coffee

Great coffee deserves a fantastic mug. Gorgeous, handcrafted pieces from Sarah Keymer Ceramics are back in stock. Stop by and grab one to go along with your favorite java blend.  


Magpies & Peacocks – A new cohort of MAKRs are beginning their journey toward fashion industry success, and it’s all thanks to the continued growth of an EaDo nonprofit and its critical upskilling efforts. 


Don’t have tickets for the Astros games this weekend? 

Grab a beer and tasty treats, and watch Houston take on their Texas rivals, the Rangers, at Little Woodrow’s EaDo or Pitch 25