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Top Ten Things to Do Downtown during the World Series

We're back, baby! For the second time in three years, Houstonians are painting the town orange in honor of the 'Stros heading to the 2019 World Series. As the baseball team takes on the Washington Nationals, there will be much to cheer for, and celebrate in Downtown Houston. Whether you're watching the game at a bar, or cheering in Minute Maid Park, here's your top 10 things to do downtown: View this post on Instagram A post shared by LAUNCH…

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Astros Baseball Watch Bars in Houston

The Astros are back in the World Series for the second time in three years! With the series starting on Tuesday, October 22, you need to figure out where to watch the game. Minute Maid Park will be filled to capacity, so whether the 'Stros are home or not, here are the top watch bars to root for the home team. Schedule Game 1 on Tuesday, 10/22 - Nationals at Astros Game 2 on Wednesday, 10/23 - Nationals at Astros Game 3 on Friday, 10/25 - Astros at Nationals Game 4 on Saturday, 10/26 - Astros…

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Father's Day in Houston

Dad has been looking forward to Father’s Day all year long. Instead of a tie or handkerchief, how about a great father-son or father-daughter experience instead? Houston has a playground of activities on deck for Sunday, June 16, that’ll help create memories to last a lifetime. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 3rd i Visuals 🎞 (@3rd_i_perspective) on May 15, 2019 at 11:17am PDT Museums Galore There are plenty of restaurants around…

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Very Superstitious: Your Guide to Astros Post-Season Rituals

For some, it’s a lucky pair of underwear or socks. For others, it’s neglecting to shave after the latest win. Superstitions are real and they hit the Houston area hard in the Astros post season. Foolish? Maybe. Necessary? Definitely. After last season’s World Series-winning run against the Dodgers, there’s no shortage of quirky habits that almost certainly contributed to our World Champion’s post-season juju. We’ve assessed some of the Astro’s super fan rituals from last year and decided to…

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H-Town Guide to 2017 World Series Specials

For the first time since 2005, the Houston Astros are gearing up for the World Series. Read on for tasty food and drink specials unique to the World Series. Just one more thing to celebrate! Xochi Set in Downtown’s Marriott Marquis Houston, Xochi (pronounced so-chee) represents another creative endeavor from James Beard award-winning Chef Hugo Ortega. Special during the series, enjoy a Houston Strong Margarita, Astros Alphabet (Diplomatic Venezuelan Rum (for Altuve), Calvados, Mezcal Vago…

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12 Things We’re Excited About in 2017

Houston was recently named one of the top trending travel spots for 2017 by TripAdvisor, and for good reason. 2017 will be one of Houston’s most exciting years on record. From hosting Super Bowl LI to opening new museums and outdoor parks, Houston is the place to be this coming year. Check out a few highlights from our most anticipated projects and events. Super Bowl LI For the first time in over a decade, the Bayou City will host the biggest game in sports. Super Bowl festivities have already…

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Torchy’s Tacos and Shake Shack Coming to Minute Maid Park

The Houston Astros announced yesterday that Torchy’s Tacos and Shake Shack would be available to fans at Minute Maid Park in 2017. Last season, it was announced that Minute Maid Park’s center field wall, affectionately nicknamed “Tal’s Hill” would be removed and scaled back to make way for new seating and restaurant options. The wildly popular restaurants have been Houston fast food favorites since opening this past year. “We couldn’t think of a better partner for our first venture into baseball…

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Biggio’s Sports Bar Set to Open this Fall

Astros fans rejoice. Houston baseball legend Craig Biggio announced yesterday that his sports bar Biggio’s is set to open across from Minute Maid Park this November. The two-level restaurant will be a part of the new Marriott Marquis hotel and convention district downtown. Biggio’s menu is fit for foodies as well as sports fans. The upscale sports bar plans on offering high quality steaks, burgers, and wings as well as local craft beers, wines, and cocktails. Diners can watch all the big games…

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Astros Open 2016 Season with New Ballpark Menu

As baseball season returns to Houston once again, fans have more to look forward to than just exciting games at Minute Maid Park. Fresh off its success with last year’s Chicken Waffle Cone phenomenon, Aramark, the food concessions operator for the Astros, released a roster of delectable new menu options for the 2016 season inspired by fan favorites and even a celebrity chef. The Astros are also set to debut Fastball Foods, the first self-ordering food stand in a Major League Baseball stadium…

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