Now Open: Moe's Southwest Grill

The restaurant opened its Mason Road location on April 23. more »

Apr 24, 2015 12:00 AM Katy Impacts

Now Open: LJA Engineering

The engineering firm hosted an open house ceremony April 17. more »

Apr 24, 2015 12:00 AM Katy Impacts

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Kenneth D. Welch (left) and KISD Superintendent Alton Frailey visit the 30th annual Katy Folk Life Festival on March 28.

Jocelyn Kerr

Recent Highlights - Around Katy - April 2015

Katy-area residents celebrated history and the arts in April. more »

Apr 23, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Mid-Point Bar + Eatery owner Zach Kuru mixes up a wide range of cocktails behind the bar.

Jocelyn Kerr

MidPoint Bar + Eatery

MidPoint Bar + Eatery features a light menu of flatbread pizzas, gourmet sandwiches, salads and tapas-style “small plate” appetizers. It's known for a long list of cocktails and live music on Fridays. more »

Apr 23, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Executive director, Katy Prairie Conservancy

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Mary Anne Piacentini

When Mary Anne Piacentini was told she would receive one of the inaugural Terry Hershey Awards in Audubon Texas’s Women in Conservation program, she said it created an awkward situation. more »

Apr 23, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Jordan Gribble

Featured neighborhood - Cardiff Ranch, 77494

The community of Cardiff Ranch is located between I-10 and Hwy. 59 and features homes ranging from 2,531-4,844 square feet. more »

Apr 23, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

From the general manager - April 2015

At Community Impact Newspaper, part of our mission is to build communities of informed citizens. more »

Apr 23, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Wild West Brew Fest moves from Villagio Town Center to Katy Mills this year.

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Wild West Brew Fest

Four years ago the Katy Rotary Club found an innovative way to raise money for Katy ISD programs and local charities, said David Loesch, the chairman of the Wild West Brew Fest. more »

Apr 23, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

The staff at Segway Outback provide first-time customers with a Segway riding training session.

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Segway Outback

Bryce Brooks’s family has worked in the field of indoor entertainment since 2007 when they opened the first of 16 Jump Street indoor trampoline park locations, which span from Denver to Atlanta. more »

Apr 23, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Now Open: Fresenius Medical Care

The clinic opened April 13 at 21755 Provincial Boulevard. more »

Apr 23, 2015 12:00 AM Katy Impacts

Now Open: Five Below

The discount retailer opened its first Katy store April 24. more »

Apr 22, 2015 10:57 PM Katy Impacts

Now Open: Dimassi's Mediterranean Buffet

The restaurant opened its first Katy location at 22453 I-10. more »

Apr 22, 2015 10:49 PM Katy Impacts

Forum held for Katy ISD board of trustees candidates

Katy Parents of Gifted and Talented Students held their annual KISD candidate forum April 21. more »

Apr 22, 2015 6:51 PM Katy

Katy area shoppers can buy organic or local produce at stores such as Trader Joe’s, which opened in February.

Jordan Gribble

Organic, local food movement makes its way to Katy

Since 2013, six retailers and restaurants have opened in Katy to cater to consumers who want to eat locally sourced or organic foods. more »

Apr 22, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Autism education addressed at state, local levels

Katy ISD’s special education department is growing along with the district. more »

Apr 22, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

City approves ordinance for church to hold services in business district

At its regular meeting held Monday, April 13, Katy City Council approved an ordinance that will allow The Church at Cane Island to worship at Midway BBQ at 6025 Highway Blvd., Katy. more »

Apr 17, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

City of Katy approves purchase of fire truck

At its regular meeting held Monday April 13, the Katy City Council authorized the purchase of a $785,772 fire truck to be used by the city’s planned second fire station on Kingsland Blvd. more »

Apr 15, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

The 2014–15 Katy City Council, from left: Durran Dowdle, James Mendez, Mayor Fabol Hughes, Charles Brawner, Steve Pierson and Bill Lawton

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Katy City Council purchases, annexes land

At its regular meeting on Monday, April 13, the Katy City Council authorized the purchase of four tracts of land and approved the annexation of land west of the city of Katy. more »

Apr 14, 2015 12:00 AM Katy 1 Comments

The fourth annual Wild West Beer Fest takes place May 2 at Katy Mills.

Wild West Beer Fest

Wild West Brew Fest to hold fourth annual event May 2

The Katy Rotary Club will hold its fourth annual Wild West Brew Fest on May 2 at Katy Mills Mall. The event features more than 400 taps, a 100,000 square-foot festival area and performances by country artists J.T. Hodges and Curtis Grimes. more »

Apr 8, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

From the Editor

For those of you who have not seen me yet in and around Katy, let me introduce myself. Hi, I’m Jim Levesque, the editor of Community Impact Newspaper in Katy. more »

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