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In this week’s digest: Volunteer for a mobile food pantry, support small businesses and enjoy brunch at the same time, exercise while you explore public art, and a nearby drive-in movie theater expands its offerings.
Help veterans with food insecurities
Register to volunteer or start emptying your cabinets in advance of this joint effort from Combined Arms, the Houston Food Bank and the Travis Manion Foundation. Volunteer shifts for Operation Legacy will be 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on January 30th.
Brunch and shop in the same hip spot!
This Sunday, 1/17, Pitch 25 Beer Park is hosting “The Brunch! Mixer and Market.” The event, which will also feature $5 yoga classes and $5 fitness bootcamps, will run from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Masks are required to enter.
Go on a bikeable public art tour
On Saturday 1/30, the Tour de Mural will take you on a bike ride from the East End, through EaDo, into Downtown Houston and beyond. Throughout the trip you’ll see many of artist Betirri’s stunning murals. Don’t have a bike? Houston BCycle will have one for you. Tickets are $8.
“We’re going to need a bigger screen”
Rooftop Cinema Club — now known as The Drive-in off Navigation — is just a stone’s throw from EaDo. Its recent name change and installation of a 64-foot, permanent screen (the largest in Houston) was recently covered by Houstonia Magazine.
Local Business Love
CafeTH – You know what sounds nice? A warm bowl of Pho to get you through these chillier winter days.
8th Wonder Brewery – Despite the cooler temperatures, the weather has been beautiful lately, perfect for enjoying a beer on the 8th Wonder patio. They’ve got Cougar Paw, Hopston, SLAB, Haterade, Dome Faux’m (x2) and Viet-Irish Coffee on tap. Plus, Eatsie Boys treats.
EaDo Bike Co. – From routine tune-ups to specialty packages, you can now schedule service appointments for your bike online.
EaDo Fitness – Their new “4 Pack Promo” includes one physical therapy treatment, one 30 minute massage, and two personal training sessions!
Indianola – The perfect weekend dining experience, featuring the tastiest of Gulf Coast Texas cuisine. Reservations for Thursday through Sunday can be made at Resy, and Indianola now offers to go for those who want to enjoy at home.