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In this digest: A double dose of soccer, the Kentucky Derby, and fashion reaches new heights. 


A Full Weekend of Soccer 

It’s a soccer lover’s dream with both professional teams taking the pitch in EaDo this weekend. The Dynamo will kick things off at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. The Dash then take the field at 6 p.m. on Sunday. Get your tickets here: Dynamo vs Los Angeles FC or Dash vs Portland Thorns 


Talk Derby to Me

Join Houston’s most stylish race fans for brunch, drink specials and a best-dressed contest at Chapman & Kirby on Saturday, May 1. Don’t delay, this Kentucky Derby soiree is likely to be packed from noon to 8 p.m. Reserve your spot today. 


Tour de Mural: Take Two

The second round of Tour de Mural is set for Saturday, May 1. Pedal your way through a guided tour of gorgeous murals by local artist Betirri. No bike? No problem. Free bike rentals from Houston BCycle and discounted scooters from DTS are available. Did we mention there will be empanadas? Reserve your tickets today!


Houston’s first Rooftop Fashion Show

Dream House Beauty Society is breaking new ground in the Bayou City with its Cosmo Vibes fashion show. The event will be hosted by Sunset Rooftop Lounge on Sunday, May 2, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Come early to snag a front-row seat for the latest creations from local designers. 


Local Business Love

Alchemy Hair Salon  

Save some green by going green. Enjoy a 10% discount on your retail purchase when you bring in your empty product bottles to be recycled. 


Truck Yard

This year, celebrate Cinco de Mayo early and often. Drink specials, chihuahua races and adult piñatas are just some of the fun during the Cinco Days of Cinco.  


Brass Tacks

Take some Earth Day spirit home with you. Pick up a new plant when you stop in for a change of scenery and a tasty cup of your favorite brew.


Start planning for Mother’s Day! 

Make it a special day for Mom while supporting EaDo favorites. Pre-order gifts/treats and make your restaurant reservations early. Some suggestions: Tout Suite for sweet treats, Indianola for brunch or dinner, Nancy’s Hustle for dinner, and Magpies & Peacocks for fashionable gifts.