Downtown Houston, Texas is located near the heart of the city's urban core. The eclectic blends of architectural styles and tree-lined streets, fuses culture and commerce to create a savvy looking place to hangout, work or visit.
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The best part is, there is always plenty of fun things to do downtown. Some people come to catch a few rays, or watch the Astros play baseball. Others enjoy its solace for reading, sightseeing or finding a cool places to dance.
Hook-up With A Downtown Houston Book Club
Some stuff you can do downtown this week and every 4th Tuesday of the month is discuss a broad selections of books, with members of the Fact or Fiction book Club. The group meets at the HPL-Central Library at high noon till about 1pm, for this brown bag friendly event.
One of the newest businesses in the downtown district is the creative roasters from Inversion Coffee. Their team artistically brews a first-class cup of java. The new shop inside the Central library will tempt you with their tasty array of snacks, artisan-baked pastries, and other sweets.
Hangout With Houston Texas Adventure Lovers
If you like the great Texas outdoors check out Bayou City Outdoors, it's a local group that organizes trips for outdoor enthusiast. Members get together and participate in all kinds of exciting outings and sporting activities.
The Bayou City Outdoors crew takes their fun inside to Lucky's on St Emanuel near Minute Maid Park. If you're looking for a few camping, hiking, biking, buddies? June 25th you'll get a chance to meet a few of the people who lead and participate in a variety of outdoor activities. This "BCO meet and greet" is a great time to ask any questions you have about joining an outdoor club.
Discover The City's Favorite Greenspace
The best addition to the downtown district in the past year is Discovery Green. It gaining a well deserved reputation as an Eco-park because of the attention that is given to sustainable design and green building throughout the construction and daily operation of the facility.
As you read this two arrays, 256 solar panels added to the Alkek Building and The Lake House buildings, are busy generating the electricity for the park office. The park's efficient irrigation system and how they recycle groundwater from the garage to fill Kinder Lake are some of the other sound green-living principles they employ daily.
Central City Co-op Green Market
The Downtown Green Market, sets-up its weekly co-op market in the park offering organic, locally-grown produce. You can also purchase a variety of other products and prepared foods made by local artists and craftsmen and women that participate in the co-op. Residents of the lofts and townhomes in and around downtown even use the park as a collection point for their recyclables.
If your travels take you near downtown Houston Texas stop in on any of these exciting Houston events and tell your friends, peeps and tweeps that you read about them here on Midtown Live