When Katy Mills opened in 1999, city of Katy officials envisioned the mall as an engine for growth for the city. The City of Katy and the Katy Development Authority now have plans to protect that vehicle and promote the city’s future growth.
Plans for a boardwalk and park surrounding a retention pond behind Katy Mills began over a year ago by the Katy Development Authority. Those plans have since ballooned to encompass an estimated $49 million project that will include a two-mile boardwalk and surrounding park as well as a convention center complex complete with hotel and a parking READ MORE »
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 »
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 »
Health care providers and advocacy groups are working to bring improved pediatric health care options to communities around Houston. As population numbers continue to increase, health industry leaders say trips downtown to the Houston Medical Center have become too burdensome for patients.
“In Houston, we don’t realize how fortunate we are to have the Medical Center,” said Ellen Schwaller, project coordinator for Children at Risk, a nonprofit child advocacy group in Houston. “But when you talk to parents, particularly those with special-needs children, one of their biggest problems 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 »
The annual Katy Rice Harvest Festival is two big days of excitement and family fun with two stages of continuous live entertainment, craft and food booths, carnival and more. It will take place Saturday, October 12 10:00 AM to Midnight and Sunday October 13 Noon to 6:00 PM.
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Katy ISD trustees officially called for a Nov. 5 student activities facilities bond election Aug. 19 to fund the construction of a second stadium, STEM project center and agricultural sciences center.
“We’re fortunate because of the growth here in Katy that we won’t need a tax increase to pass this bond,” said Tommy Harrison, bond committee chairman. “Student activities need to keep pace with the growth, and we want to make sure the type of facilities we provide for all three of these projects are not so-so, but the best.”
The second stadium would cost $69.5 million to build READ MORE »