Best bets for your Houston weekend: Mind-bogglingly massive holiday markets, dizzyingly dazzling light displays and more
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Ways 2 Save: 4 rules for saving the most money at liquidation stores
We know you are paying more for just about everything these days. As we get into the holiday shopping season, we are looking for ways to help you save money on items like toys, bikes, home goods and more. There are different types of liquidation stores all over the Houston area and if you go by a few rules, you might be able to save even more.
Toys ‘R’ Us returns with 8 Houston-area locations; Where to find the beloved childhood chain 🦒
We are living in the age of reboots and remakes – anything can get a second chance and stores are included! Toys ‘R’ Us is now open in 25 Macy’s stores across Texas, eight of which can be found in the Houston area.
A gift for the ‘Whata-fiend’ who has everything: A tiny, sterling silver ketchup tub
Whataburger is a true Texas icon. Its orange-and-white-stripe A-frames are just about everywhere in Texas, as are its fans. We double-patty dare you to find a Texan who’s not gaga for its honey butter chicken biscuits, spicy ketchup and Texas-sized burgers.
Let’s go shopping for ‘The Rose!’
Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. on Houston Life, it’s October and that means breast cancer and breast health awareness month. All this month, you can help raise funds for The Rose just by shopping at your favorite stores. Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. on KPRC 2, merchandise you can buy with proceeds benefiting The Rose.
🔒 Gear up Sam’s Club members (and civilians): Secret codes, best days to shop, and sample insights to help you save, hack and work that warehouse system
We know you know: Sam’s Club has some amazing deals. That’s why you signed up for the membership (or are seriously considering it if you landed on this story).
Comparing popular leggings: Costco vs Sam’s Club vs Lululemon
Knock-offs, dupes, imitations or whatever you want to call them, but finding a product that works or looks like the brand name original can save a lot of money. It’s why when we heard some store-brand workout pants fit just like the much pricier brand for a fraction of the cost, we had to check them out.
Fall extravaganzas: From craft fairs to art markets, this is where to drool over handmade goods in the Houston area
Want to purchase quality items from the person who made them? Here are several craft fairs, art markets and festivals where you can shop for unique goods while supporting local artists and businesses.
SUPPORT LOCAL: 5 brand-new businesses in Spring you can help stay afloat
HOUSTON KPRC 2 is continuing to feature local businesses as the Houston economy re-opens. In this feature, we have listed some newly opened or reopened businesses in Spring to support. Address: Old Town Spring, 26408 Preston AvenuePhone: (832) 244-1516Hours: Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and from 10 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Address: 6633 Spring Stuebner Road #325Phone: (346) 236-6988Hours: Closed Mondays, open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from noon to 9 p.m. Sundays. Tapout Fitness - Opened September 2019Tapout Fitness offers explosive boxing, kickboxing, boot camp, and martial arts classes for adults and kids.
SUPPORT LOCAL: Get to know these 7 minority-owned businesses in Katy that offer great food, quality haircuts and creative design solutions
Today were featuring minority-owned businesses in the Katy area:Lone Star Bike is a brand new bicycle repair shop that specializes in repairing, upgrading and servicing road, mountain, cruise, urban and vintage bikes. Address: 23530 Kingsland Boulevard Suite 100Phone: (832) 844-1470This burger restaurant in Katy has a five-star rating on Yelp and Facebook. Text: (786) 302-7612This tire dealer and repair shop in Katy has a five-star Facebook rating. Address: 18703 W Little YorkPhone: (281) 656-8559Since 2006, this Katy shop has specialized in designing, manufacturing and installing contemporary modern kitchens, closets, bathrooms and more. Address: 21815 Katy Freeway Suite C-106Phone: (832) 291-3911
DEAL: Brooks Brothers flash sale up to 70% off ends tonight
Brooks Brothers two-day flash sale offering customers up to 70% off ends Tuesday night. The offer applies to select merchandise purchased online or by phone only. The discount will be applied at checkout. The flash sale promotion can not be combined with student, military, or corporate membership discounts. Customers can take advantage of this promotion until 11 p.m. Tuesday, May 19.
Roast beef bath salts? Check out these 7 super weird things Houstonians have purchased during the quarantine
HOUSTON If youve been adding some weird things to your shopping cart while in quarantine, youre not alone. We asked our viewers to share with us some of their 'boredom buying purchases and were surprised at just how weird things got. Roast beef sandwich bath saltsYes... roast beef bath salts are a thing, and looks like our viewer Darrin bought them! A mini tricycle... for a stuffed animalBecause who DOESN'T need need a tiny toy tricycle?! A truck bed poolThis truck bed pool will turn any gathering into a PARTAY!
Meet the local mom-daughter duo who built a gift shop with a touching mission
HOUSTON If you're looking for gifts and want to support a local business, there's a unique gift shop in town with a heartwarming story behind it. But even more unique than the shop is the bond between the owners of that shop -- a mom and her high school-age daughter with special needs. Valerie and Ellie Cassidy opened Pepperlou Gifts almost a year and half ago, a dream they had for years. Its a lot of the items that she picks herself, so theyre kind of more the fun items in the store. For more information about Pepperlou Gifts, click here.