Katy Mills

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Christmas Crunch Time: Five (Kind Of) Shopping (And Thieving) Related Songs

    ​So, did you get all your Christmas shopping done? Oh, haven't started? You're not alone. Tons of us procrastinate and leave it all until the last possible weekend (or if you're really ballsy, Christmas Eve) and then we're super screwed, forced to brave Memorial City, Katy Mills or e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Get Lit for the Holidays at Book Signings This Week

    ​It's definitely too early to start putting up Christmas decorations, but it's not too early to start stocking up on presents for the holidays. And although this may just be me, a signed book is always a fantastic gift to open up on Christmas Day or after singing Ma'oz Tzur or however your fam ... More >>

  • News

    October 29, 2009

    Get All Dressed Up

    There's plenty of places to go this Halloween.

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Inquiring Minds: Teen Country Queen Katie Armiger

    Traci GoudieWhat did you do your senior year? Studying? Prom? So did Sugar Land native and eventual Austin High School graduate Katie Armiger, but she also spent it writing, recording and promoting her second album, 2008's Believe. Armiger, who co-wrote ten of Believe's 11 songs and wrote "Gone" and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Feuding Friendswood Bands to Throw Down at Baybrook Mall

    Rocks Off been so far removed from mall culture that we had almost forgot that Hot Topic existed. Not that we ever meditated on where on 14-year old girls get their "Twilight" shirts and metal gauntlets from or anything... Apparently local Hot Topic locations have been hosting acoustic shows by loc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    Downtown Store No One Ever Thought Was Open Is Closing

    Downtown retail just can’t win for losing. Less than six weeks after the grand opening of the Houston Pavilions mixed use project, one of the classics bites the dust. Standard Shoes, the pimp-a-riffic footwear and accessory shop on the corner of Austin and Pease, is imminently shuttering. A S ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 20, 2005
  • Calendar

    November 18, 2004

    Book of the Month

    Learn to pen your own novel with a 30-day guarantee

  • Calendar

    June 17, 2004
  • Music

    April 22, 2004

    An Avril Afternoon at the Mall

    Lavigne's top-secret tour comes to Katy

  • News

    December 18, 2003

    Wild Kingdom

    The furries are fighting like animals, just for a little respect

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2003


    Court TV gives kids a lesson in solving crimes

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001
  • Calendar

    February 15, 2001

    A Day Late, at a Bookstore Close

    Terry McMillan gets her groove back

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Low and Outside

    Welcome to the ballpark. And brown fields and barren expanses of a still-not-rejuvenated section of downtown.

  • Dining

    March 9, 2000

    Jungle Fever

    At the Rainforest Café, the atmosphere roars like a lion, but the menu purrs like a kitty

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Real Life

    Migraine Mills. All-consuming paths converge at Katy's megamall

  • Dining

    December 9, 1999

    Dinner and a Movie

    Local Restaurant News

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Dubious Deal

    Special tax zones are already stimulating growth-a thriving cottage industry of attorneys, lobbyists, high paid consultants, developers and questionable financial projections

  • News

    July 29, 1999


    The city of Houston is being carved into special taxing districts, promising windfalls for some, financial burdens for others

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    The Mall That Ate Katy

    Big money, big lobbyists, big tax breaks. The Mills Corporation is bringing one of its "megamalls" to Katy, and it's hardly business as usual in the little town on the prairie.