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In this digest: Gucci supports Magpies & Peacocks, while cold beers are on tap with your choice of live jazz or casino games.
EaDo nonprofit receives a huge honor
Congratulations to Magpies & Peacocks, the nation’s only 501c3 nonprofit design house, for receiving a grant from the 2021 Gucci Changemakers Impact Fund. Selected from more than 250 applicants, the funds will support the group’s MAKR Collective upskilling program.
Let the good times roll at Casino Night
Feeling lucky? Try your hand at roulette, craps or blackjack at Pitch 25 Beer Park on Friday, March 5. With nearly 100 beers to choose from, everyone’s a winner at Casino Night.
Start your weekends early with some smooth and boozy jazz
Take advantage of the fantastic spring weather with a live, outdoor jazz performance by Houston Ensemble. Presented each Thursday by 8th Wonder Brewery, the music starts at 6:30 p.m. in the beer garden.
Local Business Love
CafeTH – Fresh, tasty, and convenient? Pre-order by 11 a.m. and enjoy free, same-day delivery of a three-course, Vietnamese-fusion dinner.
Vinny’s – Wings are back, and they brought a new sauce! Try the new Midwest BBQ, or order a dozen of any flavor for just $12.
Rodeo Goat – Cast your vote in the latest burger battle. A spicy newcomer known as The Sturminator takes on a proven fan favorite, the Rise N Grind.
EaDo Fitness – Work off the calories from your burgers and wings with a free Crossfit class at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 6. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a free spot at Community Day.
Sunset Houston – It’s crawfish season! Spring can’t officially begin without some spicy bugs and zydeco music. Noon to 6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday
Despite the state’s decision to end the mask mandate, several EaDo businesses have announced they will continue to follow COVID-prevention efforts, including required masks, to protect the health and safety of employees and patrons. These businesses include (but are not limited to): Alchemy Hair Salon, Tiny Champions, Rodeo Goat, EaDo Fitness, Dumpling Dudez, East End Hardware, Indianola, Miss Carousel, Nancy’s Hustle, and Vinny’s.