Katy Mills will offer South Texas-area children a safe place to take part in Halloween activities as the Simon Kidgits Club® presents its annual Boo Bash event on Friday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the AMC Plaza.
“Katy Mills is the perfect place for families looking for Halloween entertainment in a fun, safe community environment,” said Sabrina Scruta, director of marketing and business development for Katy Mills. “Whether kids want to show-off their new costume or take home some Halloween-themed crafts, there is an activity, here, to suit superheroes, princesses and not-so- READ MORE »
Join us in the courtyard for a special screening of "HOCUS POCUS" to celebrate Halloween!
The movie will begin at dusk. (approximately 7/8 p.m.)
Fri, Oct. 24, 2014
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard
Katy, TX 77494
HOCUS POCUS (rated PG) is a 1993 American horror comedy film directed by Kenny Ortega. It stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy as a family of witches, known as the Sanderson Sisters, who are inadvertently resurrected by READ MORE »
Right now homebuyers can take advantage of Lennar's Sizzling Summer Savings event. Sales offices are open daily all across Houston.
The city of Katy is making progress toward creating a $1.3 million boardwalk just south of Katy Mills. The project could provide residents and visitors with an up-close view of an area teeming with wildlife. City officials said they are working with a land planner to decide how best to approach the project and expect to purchase the needed land in coming months. Future plans for the area include a full-service hotel and convention center.
Meanwhile, nearby homeowners are waiting to see how the project might affect them.
Boardwalk soon underway
During the mall’s READ MORE »
Chevron has purchased 103 acres of land off Grand Parkway and Clay Road in Katy, for future use. The oil company does not yet have any specific plans for the site, according to company officials.
“Chevron is simply acquiring the land to give the company future R&D facilities flexibility as we grow and expand our presence in the greater Houston area,” said Justin
Higgs, spokesperson for Chevron. “No specific use or employee decisions have been made as it pertains to this location.”
Chevron officially closes on the land in the third quarter of 2014.
Harris County READ MORE »
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch will celebrate its second new store in a three-week period when Torchy’s Tacos opens June 12. Langford Market, a Houston-based fashion boutique opened on May 24.
Torchy’s Tacos announced its LaCenterra location early in 2014. The Austin-based Tex-Mex chain offers a variety of specialty tacos for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The LaCenterra location will offer local craft beers from Katy’s No Label Brewery and Houston’s Karbach and St. Arnold breweries.
For the June 12 grand opening, Torchy’s will offer one free breakfast taco for each customer from 7 a. READ MORE »
Every year on Thanksgiving evening, thousands of Houstonians and out-of-town guests gather along Post Oak Boulevard for the annual Uptown Houston Holiday Lighting. This FREE family event features festive music by local groups; holiday characters including larger than life Santa’s reindeer; a special appearance from Santa; lighting of more than a half million twinkling lighting on 80 trees and an incredible fireworks extravaganza.
But it does not end there. The holiday ambiance created by 80 brilliantly-lit holiday trees standing guard over Post Oak Boulevard, as well as numerous READ MORE »
New voter identification laws in Texas—passed by the state Legislature in 2011—will be enforced in the November 2013 election. The laws are being enforced by Attorney General Greg Abbott on the heels of a June 25 Supreme Court decision striking down a key part of the Voting Rights Act.
Voters who do not have a valid form of ID can apply for an election identification certificate for no cost at any driver’s license office, said Hector de Leon, director of communications with the Harris County Clerk’s office. The EIC is valid for six years, but any EIC issued to a voter older than 70 READ MORE »
Tickets are on sale for the Katy High School Athletic Booster Club’s first “A Night of Champions” football kick-off celebration scheduled for Aug. 16 at the Merrell Center.
About 800 tickets are on sale for $25 per person for general seating and $250 for a reserved table of 10. Tickets can be purchased at www.katyabc.org and with cash or checks only at Brammer's Athletic Warehouse, 5017 E. 5th St. Event co-chairwoman Deb Haring said about 75 percent of the available tickets for reserved tables were sold as of July 2.
The fundraiser will run READ MORE »
Fifth grade girls in Girl Scout troop 17384 from several Katy-area schools worked together on their Bronze Award projects during the spring. Though they all worked together, half of the troop focused on hand-making ABC and 1-2-3 books and acquiring book donations from friends, family, neighbors, and local stores. The other half of the troop knitted caps for premature babies and cancer patients for those at a Katy-area hospital.
When the girls delivered their first collection of book donations, they enjoyed a tour of the 5th Ward Head Start preschool in Houston and meeting the READ MORE »