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: First-time home buyers are heading for EaDo, whiskey barrel art, and a chance for some retro shopping. 


EaDo is Awesome AND Affordable 

CultureMap recently ranked EaDo among the six most affordable neighborhoods in Houston for first-time homebuyers! The Polk District retail project, a thriving brewery and restaurant scene, and proximity to many of the city’s top destinations made our historic neck of the woods an obvious choice for buyers. 


Paintbrushes + Whiskey barrels

Looking for some creative inspiration? East End Backyard will be hosting 10 local artists for “Barrels & Brushes” on Saturday, April 10. Enjoy Jack Daniels drink specials, music, food trucks and giveaways while you watch whiskey barrels being transformed into art.


Pick up some groovy threads this weekend 

Psychedelic Sunday returns to Vintage Street Fest on Sunday, April 11. Find all the tie-dye, ‘70s-style denim and funky prints your closet is missing while also supporting local artists and makers. Shop from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Local Business Love

Vinny’s – Pedal your way to a tasty discount on Tuesdays. Arrive for your favorite slice of pizza via bike and receive 20% off your order.


Alchemy Hair Salon – Earth day is just around the corner, so treat your hair to a cleaner, greener alternative. Save 10% on Tea Tree products, use the code TEATREE in Alchemy’s online store. 


Pitch 25 – Stuff yourself with all the mudbugs you can eat during the “Who Is Your Crawdaddy?” Crawfish Boil. A $30 all-you-can-eat special starts at 12:30 and lasts until all the crawfish are gone. Live music kicks off at 1 p.m., and beer is on tap all day. 


The Green Bone – Treat your pups to a staycation that will keep their tails wagging for weeks. Don’t let them miss out on a fun-filled weekend featuring movie night, a foam party and spa day.  


Rodeo Goat – Celebrate the return of Baseball in Houston! Catch an Astros home game on TV while enjoying a $4 Crawford Bock or $3 Moontang. Offer through Saturday.


EaDo Fitness – Congratulations to the four gym members and coaches who made the 2021 CrossFit Quarterfinals. Cheer them on as they compete for one of 300 semifinal spots during the April 8-12 online competition.