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Holistic healing spa now open in Katy

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All is Well Massage and Spa opened July 26 at 2001 Katy Mills Blvd., Ste. I, Katy, and celebrated its grand opening Sept. 26. The holistic healing spa has 19 rooms and uses a variety of treatments, including Swedish, deep-tissue and acupressure massages; reflexology; ion detoxification; infrared heat treatments; and an herbal foot spa. Victoria Lu owns the business. 832-603-4567.... more >

Updated: Restoration Hardware opening second Houston-area store in Katy

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Updated Oct. 19 at 9:45 a.m. Katy Mills mall is getting a new tenant Thursday, Oct. 19: Restoration Hardware, the luxury home furnishings and decor store known for rustic and contemporary designs. Restoration Hardware sells seating, tables, linens and rugs, accents items, window drapery and hardware for cabinets and other pieces. Interior and outdoor products are available. The store is offering a 30 percent discount for the grand opening. The new store will be located at 5000 Katy... more >

Argentinian bakery coming to Katy

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Astor Café & Bakery will open at the Highland Plaza Shopping Center at 1520 S. Mason Road, Ste. A, Katy. Owned by Casey Castro, the restaurant will serve Argentinian pastries including empanadas, as well as steak and chicken dishes, and sandwiches. The cafe will also have a meal prep menu and a full bar. The business pushed back its original September opening date. www.facebook.com/astorcafeandbakery... more >

Pappa Gyros now open in Katy

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Pappa Gyros opened Aug. 8 at 23255 Kingsland Blvd., Katy. The fast-casual restaurant serves mostly Greek and some American dishes, such as gyros and pita sandwiches, mousaka, kabobs and burgers. Salads, soups and Greek desserts are also on the menu as well as children’s meals. 281-574-7764.... more >

Breakfast favorite Snooze opens in Katy Oct. 25

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Updated Oct. 10 1:07 p.m. Snooze an A.M. Eatery, a Colorado-based breakfast and brunch spot known for its seasonal pancakes and long lines, will officially open at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch in Katy on Oct. 25. Katy is the chain's third Greater Houston area location and its sixth in Texas. Snooze uses some local purveyors while its menu items include eggs Benedict, breakfast sandwiches, French toast and other dishes. Blueberry danish, sweet potato and pineapple upside down are some of the... more >

Ayame Hibachi & Sushi now open in Katy

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Ayame Hibachi & Sushi opened June 1 at 22762 Westheimer Parkway, Ste. 420, Katy. The restaurant serves a variety of sushi, tempura, hibachi dinners and other Japanese cuisine. 281-391-8833.... more >

KATY Aquatics building new facility on Peek Road

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KATY Aquatics will build a new facility at 5610 Peek Road, Katy, on 5 acres. The land was purchased May 31 and the design timeline is pending. The swim club announced July 26 that it is planing a 50-meter competition pool, an indoor teaching and programming pool, locker rooms, a dryland facility with a running track, office space and parking. Construction is not expected to begin before the 2019-20 school year. KATY Aquatics’ office is at 1806 Avenue D, Ste. 103, Katy, but the 30-year-old... more >

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria in LaCenterra updates cocktail menu

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Grimaldi’s Pizzeria at 2643 Commercial Center Blvd., Ste. C390, Katy, added a signature cocktail menu Aug. 1. The Cinco Ranch location’s new menu includes drinks such as the Strawberry Basil Smash, the Metropolitan Mule and the Grimaldi’s Bloody Mary, each costing $10. 281-574-0070.... more >

Aerial Fitness in Katy area grows 1 year old

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To celebrate its first anniversary in mid-July, Aerial Fitness offered some free classes for children and adults. The studio at 11605 S. Fry Road, Ste. 105, Fulshear, offers aerial silks, lyra, or hoop, classes; aerial yoga, traditional yoga and tumbling. A dance class will be added Sept. 1 for adults and children. 281-346-8454.... more >

Low-income health provider Christ Clinic in Katy gets new exec. director

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Lara Hamilton became executive director of Christ Clinic on July 17 after a board vote. The facility, located at 25722 Kingsland Blvd., Stes. 101 and 111, Katy, offers a primary care clinic Monday through Friday as well as an aftercare clinic Monday through Thursday. The primary care clinic is by appointment only and the after-care clinic accepts walk-ins. A pharmacy for patients only is on-site. Christ Clinic also offers patient education and a mental health facility. 281-391-0190.... more >

New Social Pub & Grill coming to Spring Green Bouelvard in Katy

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The Social Pub & Grill is coming soon to 1721 Spring Green Blvd., Ste. 700, Katy. The independent restaurant will serve dishes including chicken, steak, cocktails, beer and “stuffed burgers.” The burgers are cooked with toppings inside the patty. The eatery will also feature outdoor seating and an outdoor bar on a patio that is dog-friendly.... more >

Toasted Yolk Cafe planning new Katy location off I-10 and Grand Parkway

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The Toasted Yolk Café will open a new 4,500-square-foot location in the Shoppes at Grand Crossing in Katy, near the southwest corner of I-10 and the Grand Parkway. The breakfast and lunch restaurant is expected to open by early December. The restaurant will have a patio and offer menu items, such as meat and vegetarian egg scrambles, griddle items and sandwiches. The company has two Greater Houston area locations while more restaurants are planned for The Woodlands and Spring.... more >

Tigers Martial Arts Group opens second location in Cinco Ranch

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Tigers Martial Arts Group opened a second Katy location Aug. 4 at 27278 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy. The office is now open for student registration, and classes began Sept. 5. The martial arts studio hosts taekwondo classes for students from 4 years old up to adults. The black belt program also includes Yongmoodo. The first location is at 1717 S. Mason Road, Katy. 281-929-8888.... more >

New Advancial Federal Credit Union branch open off I-10 in Katy

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Advancial Federal Credit Union opened June 13 at 23525 I-10, Katy. The banking institution, which got its start working with oil and gas companies, offers checking and savings accounts, mortgage and loan services. The credit union has multiple pathways for membership including its “seg-based” program in which employees of a member company can open banking accounts. Individuals who are not part of a member company may join through the “connex” program but pay a $5 fee. Members can also... more >

Independent Katy coffee shop relocates to bigger space

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Serene Beans reopened July 22 at its new location in a house at 1933 East Ave., Katy. Owned by Karen Howard, the serenity shop serves coffee, tea, smoothies and baked goods, and has a shop featuring nondenominational inspirational gifts. Live music is held in the spot’s backyard, which features seating and allows pets. The business is also remodeling its garage into a meeting space, which will be available for groups by reservation. 832-437-5567.... more >

Local tea shop opens second location at Katy Mills mall

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Leafology opened a second location—a kiosk—at Katy Mills on Aug. 5. The kiosk is accessed from entrance 6 near the H&M and the Gap stores, at 5000 Katy Mills Circle, Ste. 250, Katy. The kiosk sells all Leafology tea drinks and some pastries, such as cake pops, cupcakes and muffins. Paninis, flatbreads, slushies and smoothies are not available at the kiosk. 832-913-6030.... more >

Mediterranean restaurant DOCO Grill and Bar opens on Katy’s Kingsland Boulevard

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DOCO Grill and Bar opened Sept. 12 at 25551 Kingsland Blvd., Ste. B-104, Katy. The Mediterranean restaurant features Turkish, Greek and Italian cuisine. Their signature dish is the Doner Pita Marinara which offers a choice of beef and lamb meat or chicken served over pita bread, covered with marinara and sides of red cabbage slaw and tzatziki sauce. 832-437-1135.... more >

The Goddard School opens for the fall semester on Katy’s Westridge Creek Lane

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The Goddard School opened Aug. 23 at 27528 Westridge Creek Lane, Katy. The school’s instructors teach children a full curriculum through play. Ages 6 weeks to 6 years are served, while before- and after-school programs are available for children up to fifth grade. 281-392-1133.... more >

Budget Blinds of Katy and Sugar Land celebrates 20 years of business

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Budget Blinds of Katy and Sugar Land marked its 20th anniversary Sept. 1. The business offers in-home consultations for services, including blinds, shades, plantation shutters, screens and custom draperies as well as some bedding. The company’s warehouse is located at 21819 I-10, Ste. B111, Katy, but the business serves the Sugar Land and Richmond areas as well. Husband-and-wife team Doug and Loree Brazil own the franchise. To celebrate the anniversary, the business is offering... more >

Harris County Smokehouse will open a new location in Katy by 2018

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Harris County Smokehouse will open a location at 222 W. Grand Parkway South, Katy, in front of Costco, by the start of 2018. Owned by Tammy and Harry Chambers, the new spot will be similar to locations in the Cy-Fair area and Tomball. The restaurant will offer barbecue dinner plates, sandwiches, sides, burgers, family meals and other items.... more >

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