As we enter a new decade, it's a good time to look back and take stock of growth in The District over the last 10 years. Memorial City is the site of a lot of noteworthy development, including the opening of the first luxury midrise in 2010, the Westin Memorial City, new office buildings, restaurants, retail centers and more. The most recent development include Hotel ZaZa, a new office tower on the north side of I-10 and Gessner and new luxury living at the McAdams. And there is more is on the horizon with the redevelopment of Memorial City Mall. Read more about these developments on our blog.
The new year brings new opportunities to reshape your health. It’s a time to start fresh — recharge your mind, body and soul. But with so many diet and exercise options, it’s hard to decide which healthy lifestyle choices to embrace and, more importantly, the ones you can stick to. To ease your burdens, Memorial Hermann Wellness Coach Sarah Sagullo provides some expert advice on the topic. Read her recommended five health goals worth sticking to in 2020.
Ready to hit the restart button on your closet? Doing early spring cleaning in your garage or storage space? Visit Goodwill Houston to donate gently used belongings and pick up goods that are new to you. Stop by Goodwill Houston in the Memorial District at 10521 Katy Freeway to do a little shopping or to make a donation. Learn more on our blog about how your purchases and donations help this truly wonderful non-profit.
The Memorial District was made for Valentine's Day! Where else can you find so many places to celebrate with your special someone and find gifts to fit any taste?
Check out Liberty Kitchen at The Treehouse for a special Surf ‘n’ Turf 3-course menu available from February 13-15. The menu includes a Petite Filet Mignon and Butter-Roasted Lobster Tail with a Red Velvet Cheesecake for desert, for just $29.95 per person. Or head to The Rouxpour on February 14 and enjoy a special New Orleans-themed Valentine’s Day menu on the patio, where you can watch the classic musical “Grease” on The Square’s giant 24’x14’ HDTV screen. The film starts at 7 p.m.
If you are looking for something unique for your true love, visit The Lawn on February 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to see what's happening at the annual Valentine's Day Market, held next to Hotel ZaZa Memorial City. Local artists and vendors will be showing off their best work. And, The American Lobster & Seafood food truck will be set up from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for those who want to shop during their lunch hour.
It’s not too early to start thinking about summer camp. Plan your family’s summer in just one day at the Houston Family Magazine Camp Fair on Saturday, February 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Dozens of representatives of local camps will be at the Xfinity Fireplace to talk about their programs including music, sports, adventure, technology, drama and so much more. This is a free family event. There will be fun activities and a drawing to win a free week of camp. Details here.
Super Bowl is just around the corner, but the Souper Bowl of Caring Food Drive is happening now. Until January 31, donate goods at the Memorial City Mall Central collection bin at the clock tower by the food court. Most-needed goods include:
And then return February 2 for the big game! Come to The Square at 5 p.m. on Super Sunday. Watch the game on the 24 ft. x 14 ft. Big Screen HDTV with surround sound.
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and cheer on your favorite team. There will be complimentary popcorn and football-shaped beach balls for the kids, while they last!
You can also grab a patio seat at The Rouxpour, The Cheesecake Factory or Maggiano’s Little Italy to enjoy a meal and drinks with the game!