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.


What’s happening this week: a new food hall is coming to EaDo, Be Fit Gym makes a list of Houston’s best gyms, Koffeteria features pastries from former Top Chef contestant. 


Ambitious new food hall projects slated for EaDo, Galleria and Midtown

EaDo’s Chapman & Kirby bar and restaurant space at 2118 Lamar will be reopened in April of 2020 to house the Conservatory food hall (formerly located at 1010 Prairie) and Prohibition Supperclub & Bar (formerly located at 1008 Prairie). The new concept will also include a rooftop lounge. 

New Year, New You: The best gyms in Houston to start your New Year right, according to Yelp

Rated 5 out of 5 stars, EaDo’s Be Fit Gym at 2420 Rusk Street made Houston Chronicle’s list of top 16 gyms in Houston. Members rave about the supportive environment created by owners and coaches. Gym features tons of equipment stations and machines, showers, lockers, yoga classes and more. Drop-in prices available. 


Our Latest Obsession: Pistachio Baklava Croissant at Koffeteria

Want to try a Hot Cheetos croissant? How about a pistachio baklava croissant? Vanarin Kuch, a former Top Chef contestant, is serving up both at EaDo’s Koffeteria. Stop by to try these Instagram-worthy pastries!


Flu Shot Season

It’s flu season, and it’s important to take it seriously—though some strains are common, the flu can be deadly. The Houston Health Department offers flu shots at its health centers to uninsured and underinsured people on a sliding scale that ranges from free to $15. The nearest health center for EaDo residents is La Nueva Casa De Amigos Health Center, located at 1809 North Main Street. To schedule an appointment or find another health center, people can call 832-393-5427 or the City of Houston 311 Help and Infoline. Health center locations and hours of operation are also available here.



Latin with AD in Eado

Alchemy Salon Houston is taking a break from hair styling to host Latin dance lessons! Join them on the first Monday of every month for beginner/intermediate salsa and bachata lessons lead by AD Montante. Salsa will run from 7:00-8:00 p.m. and bachata will run from 8:00-9:00 p.m. Cost is $15 for one class and $20 for both classes.


Donkeeboy & Friends Art Show

Donkeeboy is a local artist with murals across Houston. Chosen to make an Astros mural for the “Take It Back,” campaign he’s also behind the 8th Wonder Brewery Wonder Woman piece. His mom Sylvia will also be a part of the show, a talented artist in her own right. 


Foreigner, Santana, and Tom Petty Tribute Concert

On Jan. 4, catch the Renegades – Tribute To Styxx + Double Vision – Tribute To Foreigner + David Delagarza’s Tribute To Santana at the Studio at Warehouse Live (813 Saint Emanuel Street, Houston, Tx 77003). Doors open at 6:00 PM and the show starts at 7:15 PM. GA tickets are free, $15 Pit, $200 VIP Table For 4. 

Saturday Yoga at Combined Arms

Free yoga on Saturday, January 4 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at the Combined Arms Fitness Center (2929 McKinney St, Houston, TX). Modifications offered for knee and back sensitivity, and more.

Mario Kart 8 Tournament at Neil’s

Folks ages 21+ are invited to join the Mario Kart 8 tournament happening on January 7 at Neil’s Bahr (2006 Walker St). 1st place prize is $100 cash, 2nd place is $40 cash.