EaDo

EaDo

Ah East Downtown, belovedly known to all Houstonians as EaDo. (We get cool kid cred when we abbreviate things.) The neighborhood has a rich history, is conveniently located next to Downtown and hosts sport fan pilgrimages every weekend. We’ll be defining it as north of 45, east of 59 (and thereby Downtown Houston) and west … Continue reading

A Houstonian’s Guide: Oktoberfest in Munich
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A Houstonian’s Guide: Oktoberfest in Munich

In the self-proclaimed city of laptops and lederhosen, here’s everything I learned about surviving opening weekend at the infamous Oktoberfest festivities in Munich, Germany. Some Background Oktoberfest was found in 1810 as a wedding celebration for Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese. The fair grounds are named Theresienwiese after her and it originally took place in the middle … Continue reading