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10.21
2016

Whiskey Cake opens Katy location

Tagged in: restaurants, Katy

Whiskey Cake, a restaurant that specializes in made-from-scratch, farm-to-table foods, has recently opened a location in Katy. The resturant is open for dinner, brunch and lunch, and also has a full bar with specialty cocktails. The chain features its signature dessert, Whiskey Cake, which is made up of a toffee torte, bourbon spiced pecans and whipped cream to top it off.

Whiskey Cake Katy is located at 23199 Grand Circle Blvd. For more information, visit here.

10.14
2016

Katy ISD Education Foundation announced as finalist for Chick-fil-A Inspiration Awards

The Katy ISD Education Foundation was recently named a southwest region finalist for this year's Chick-fil-A Inspiration Awards, an annual awards program that recognizes organizations whose values align with Chick-fil-A's. The Katy ISD Education Foundation invites the Katy and greater Houston community to support its campaign by voting for the Education Foundation by Monday, October 17. The Education Foundation could potentially receive $75,000 for the Katy ISD "Inspiring Imagination" teacher grant program.

Votes can be cast electronically through the Chick-fil-A One app, with a READ MORE »

10.7
2016

Katy Rice Harvest Festival to be held this weekend

You won't want to miss the 36th annual Katy Rice Harvest Festival, voted by the Katy community as the Best Annual Community Event. This year's festival will feature two days of action-packed fun, with food trucks, a carnival, craft and food booths, and two stages of continuous live music and entertainment. 

The Katy Rice Harvest Festival will be held this weekend, October 8 through October 9, from noon to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children ages 10 and under, senior adults, military and law enforcement (with proper ID). $15 wristbands will also be READ MORE »

06.9
2016

Aristoi Classical Academy breaks ground on new K-12 campus in Katy

Tagged in: Katy, education

On May 14 Aristoi Classical Academy broke ground on Phase 1 of its four-step plan to build a brand new, 22-acre K-12 campus at 5610 Morton Road in Katy. Phase 1 Includes the construction of a 20,000 square foot multi-purpose building and gymnasium, a 4,000 square foot kitchen and cafeteria, portable classroom buildings and an athletic field. Construction is expected to begin in late June to early July. For more on this story, visit READ MORE »

05.28
2016

Katy's Typhoon Texas to open tomorrow!

Katy's own Typhoon Texas waterpark, located on Katy Fort Bend Road, is set to open tomorrow! The grand opening of the 25-acre waterpark will feature fireworks and live musical performances by the Saints and Sloppy Joe Band and Shane Smith. Typhoon Texas features over 30 slides and nine water rides, as well as a huge wave pool and other fun activities. Don't miss out on the Memorial Day fun this weekend! For more information, visit here.

05.5
2016

Katy's Typhoon Texas waterpark set to open Memorial Day weekend

Tagged in: Katy, family fun

Typhoon Texas, Katy's own waterpark, is set to open at the end of the month! The waterpark, located off of Interstate 10, will feature several towering slides and 25,000 gallon wave pool for kids and adults of all ages to enjoy. With its Texas theme, Typhoon Texas will feature a symbolic Texas lazy river and a large Texas flag at the top of one of the slides. The park will also feature new, innovative water slides, including one with a trap door and one where patrons shoot lasers at targets as they slide down.

Both season passes and single day tickets will be available when the park READ MORE »

04.6
2016

Falls at Green Meadows New Home Showcase Gift Card Drawing Winner

The Falls at Green Meadows New Home Showcase promotion ran from March 5 – 27. 

On Saturday and Sunday, March 5th and 6th, guests stopped by the new Gehan Homes and Lennar models for free Spring Creek barbecue and learned more about the community. 

During this time visitors were invited into model homes in Falls at Green Meadows and enter their names in our $1000 gift card drawing. Carlos Franco of Katy won the gift card.

03.4
2016

Literary & Fine Arts Festival to be held on April 16

Mark your calendars for the third annual Literary & Fine Arts Festival & Parade, hosted by Fort Bend County Libraries and Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Commissioner Andy Meyers, in partnership with Katy SummerFest. This fun event will be hosted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Dr, Katy. This fun-filled day will include an essay and art contest for Katy, Fort Bend and Lamar ISD students, the "cutest character parade," food trucks, activities for kids, live entertainment and more. You won't want to miss it. For more READ MORE »

02.4
2016

Preparation continues for Typhoon Texas Waterpark in Katy

Tagged in: Katy, family fun

Construction on Typhoon Texas Waterpark, the newest addition to family fun in the Katy area, continues to progress as the grand opening date, May 28, quickly approaches. This new waterpark will be located 1.5 miles west of the Grand Parkway at 555 Katy Fort Bend Rd. When the park opens in late May, it will feature numerous large and twisty water slides, splash pads for kids, the new "X-Boarding," food and drink vendors and more. The park will be open from 10:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. daily from May 28 through Labor Day. Follow the progress of Typhoon Texas on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at READ MORE »

01.29
2016

British International School of Houston to relocate to $80 million facility in Katy, TX

The Katy area has attracted yet another private school, as the British International School of Houston will be moving to a brand-new $80 million facility in Katy. This brings the total number of charter or private schools in the Katy area to approximately 20. Due to Katy's top-rated public school district and the number of prestigious private schools in the area, Katy is known as an education hub. The British Internaitonal School of Houston brags a teacher-student ratio of 10.7 to 1, providing more one-on-one attention. For more on this story, visit READ MORE »

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