5 things to do this Memorial Day weekend in the Houston area
HOUSTON With Houston-area businesses beginning to reopen just in time for Memorial Day, Houstonians are ready to have fun in the sun after two months in quarantine. We found five things you may consider as Memorial Day weekend inches closer for Houston. Visit Moody Gardens, opening just in time for Memorial Day. Moody Gardens in Galveston announced they will be reopening Memorial Day Weekend, starting Saturday. We are opening just in time for Memorial Day Weekend!
Here’s how you can show your support for Chinatown and get a free beer
HOUSTON – Following the coronavirus outbreak, Houston Chinatown businesses have been suffering amid rumors of the disease in the area. In an effort to help some of the struggling Chinatown businesses, Axelrad Beer Garden is putting out a call to action for people in the Houston area. The craft-beer joint shared a post on Facebook asking people to go show Chinatown some support. In return, Axelrad “will give you a canned beer for your receipt showing you ate a meal at any Chinatown restaurant or any business in the Chinatown area,” according to the post. The beer garden is encouraging other businesses to also do the same and encourage their customers to also support Chinatown.
Get in the holiday spirit with these FREE events this weekend
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Who doesn't like free stuff? Take a look at what you can get gratis this weekend and beyond!941 W 18th St6:30 p.m.Discovery Green7 p.m.Axelrad (Free admission)7:30 p.m.Woodlands Heights6 p.m. - 9 p.m.Kemah Boardwalk6:30 p.m.2222 Shearn St8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Discovery Green7 p.m.3516 South Shepherd Dr (Free admission)6 p.m.Levy park4:30 p.m.Axelrad8 p.m.2405 Navigation Blvd (Free admission)8 a.m. - 1 p.m.2400 University Blvd9 a.m. - 12 p.m.abc13.com
L.O.L. Monday through Friday with these 5 Houston comedy spots
Located in Midtown, Axelrad holds weekly stand-up comedy shows at 8 p.m. TUESDAYThere is no secret when it comes to the Secret Group in East Downtown. A bar and performance venue, Secret Group offers, live comedy, music and everything in between. They offer comedy performances throughout the whole week, but you can join the stage every Tuesday at 12 a.m. with their open mic. The bar and lounge has a plethora of nightly events, but make sure to swing by on a Thursday night for their weekly comedy show.
Rad on the Bend wants to cool off Houstonians with mocktails, music every Saturday in August
Getty ImagesHOUSTON - Houstonians can cool off with mocktails and music at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens every Saturday in August. The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Axelrad and Decatur & Pop-up Factory have teamed up to create a special mocktail series, Rad on the Bend. Guests can also enjoy Axelrad's new menu and sunset-inspired popsicles made by Popston. Here's what you need to know about the event:Music by dates:Aug. 3 - Arthur YoriaAug. 10 - Tom & Haley LynchAug. 17 - Sara Van BuskirkAug. 24 - Tom & Haley LynchAug. 31 - Sara Van BuskirkWhat type of mocktails will be served? - Jalapeo Watermelon Aguas Fresca- Ginger Honey Lemonade- Aguas Frescas- Cucumber Mint SpritzerTickets cost $10 each and the event will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.For more information, click link.
Tee Vee Discusses New Tempest LP, Pop Music, and Mental Health Following Scorching Axelrad Performance
Inside the building, Tee Vee, and everyone in the audience, is sweating up a storm. About a week and a half after the benchmark performance, Tee Vee is sipping a vodka soda (But its a nice vodka.) in the backyard of Montrose mainstay Poison Girl. It was fun.EXPAND Tee Vee performing her new record upstairs on a dangerously hot night at Axelrad on June 8, 2019. Her first project was with local act Rosette, but she eventually began making music under the solo moniker Tee Vee. If Im in a really low space, pop music can actually be a really negative thing for me.houstonpress.com