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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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Texans Open 2016 Season with New Stadium Food

Houston Texans and NRG Park officials announced stadium renovations and new food and beverage options just in time for Super Bowl LI in Houston. Along with stadium-wide WiFi and a new artificial turf field, local chefs presented a variety of new Houston-centric dishes and beverages that will be offered throughout the season. Ronnie Killen (Killen’s Barbecue, Burgers, and Steakhouse) and Chris Shepherd (Underbelly) presented their new dishes alongside Aramark’s latest menu additions. Ronnie…

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The Next 365 Days

The 50th Super Bowl is a milestone of astronomical value. For Space City, it means the dawn of a new countdown. There are now 365 days until Houston hosts its 3rd Super Bowl, with many large projects and events happening before kickoff. Hotel Boom In the heart of Houston, the Convention District and other parts of Downtown Houston have transformed to accommodate major events like the upcoming NCAA Final Four along with hundreds of booked conferences and meetings following a record year for…

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Houston, TX is Sports City, USA in 2016

Houston will become the hottest sporting venue in the country this year. The city is hosting world-class sporting events that range from Olympic qualifying soccer matches and the NCAA Final Four to rodeos and Super Bowl LI. February The action begins in February 2016 when Houston will host both the America Rugby Championship and CONCACAF Women’s soccer Olympic finals matches at BBVA Compass Stadium downtown. The rugby match brings fifth ranked Argentina to town to take on Team USA (February 6…

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Gateway to Hobby Gets $24M Super Bowl Facelift

Broadway Street, the road leading travelers from I-45 to Hobby Airport, will undergo a $24 million beautification renovation. The two-mile-long corridor will feature over 600 live oak trees, landscaping with 30 different types of local plants and flowers, enhanced crosswalks, and new street light infrastructure. The $17 million road renovation portion of the project is being funded by the city of Houston and TXDOT. An additional $7.5 million raised by Scenic Houston will be used to beautify the…

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