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: Test your arcade skills, quench your thirst at a beer festival, and celebrate Juneteenth virtually with Emancipation Park.
There’s still time to buy your tickets to experience 17 of Houston’s best breweries at East End Backyard. Doors open at noon on Saturday for VIPs. Live music lasts until 10 p.m.
A relatively new arrival to EaDo, Eightytwo is serving up your favorite drinks with a side of gamer nostalgia. The bar’s rotating selection of 60 vintage arcade games and pinball machines lets you showcase your joystick skills once again.
Nearby Emancipation Park will host a series of virtual Juneteenth events this week, leading up to the newly declared federal holiday on June 19. These #WeAreJuneteenth programs celebrate Black and African American influence while also spotlighting local businesses and history.
Local Business Love:
WonderKegs are restocked and ready for your weekend (and July 4th) gatherings. Swing by soon before they’re guzzled down by other Houston beer lovers.
EaDo’s innovative wine bar impresses with nominations for both “Best New Restaurant” and “Wine Program of the Year” at the CultureMap Tastemaker Awards.
The duo behind the savory treats is joining forces with Facet Seven Fitness for a Sweat with Pride event benefitting LGBTQ homeless youth. Join them on Saturday, June 19 at 2 p.m.
Stop in for the perfect summer combo: A delicious burger and a glass of G.O.A.T., the newest addition to their lineup of beers on tap.
Save 10% on your escape to the Wonderland or 70s suites through the end of July. Use the discount code summersolstice when booking.
Mark your calendars: The Vegan State Fair Summer Splash is happening next month, July 17. Get ready for food trucks, music, sand volleyball and family fun for all.