A friend needed to buy some books at Barnes and Nobles and for some reason we decided to do this in Houston.
While this tip is not about Barnes and Nobles, it's about the malls we went to while looking for one.
The Malls in Houston, the 3 I saw anyways, were huuuge and so clean and fancy looking. I was really impressed how clean the appeared and how friendly the people were to two bums from Canada walking around with confused looks on our faces.
Either this meeans we happen to be a rich area of Houston, or that all malls and people in Houston are really nice, then whatever, it was refreshing to see a friendy smile instead of frowns.
Go Housont go!
Fondest memory: Nice people. Group hug everybody!
Favorite thing: The galleria is over-priced (see tourist trap), but it does have its perks with the ice rink, and my favorite site, the waterwall. The waterwall is this huge wall of, well, water! It is absolutely beautiful at night and is very close to the galleria. A must see! Oh, by the way, it was voted as the best place to kiss in Texas in 2001.
Favorite thing: I love all kinds of sticks. The Galleria has great shopping for those looking for sticks and more. There's a wonderful park (William's Park)with a waterwall that will mesmorize you. It's a great photo op day or night.
Visit the Galleria. The shopping area across from the Galleria allows mink to mingle with fleece in the name of shopping. It feels like an extension of the Galleria, except with a laid-back atmosphere, fresh air and sunshine. The Post Oak Centre and its surrounding streets define the Galleria Area and offer a mix of stores, including upscale Sakowitz Furs and Old Navy. Plenty of parking allows you to zip in and grab what you need, whether it's a new putter at American Pro Line Golf, or a snappy new pair of black crocodile cowboy boots -- with the pointed toes -- at Boot Town. Get them in time for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Don't worry, you don't have to look like a million bucks to hit these stores, as you might in the Galleria. Jeans and a T-shirt will bring a pleasant smile and no sneers at Marshalls or Tall-E-Ho. There are a plethora of shops for clothing, dining, novelty, & sport. There is a very nice ice-skating rink there and across the street (south) you'll find the Transco tower, the tallest building in that area of town. Like any other mall, there are many food courts to choose from, some of which include Chili's, Bennigan's, & Masraff's on 1025 Post Oak Lane (they serve a Euro-American Cuisine).
Fondest memory: My fondest memory of Houston would have to be 1999's 4th of July. The festival was enormous and the bands and people were a lot of fun! I took a lot of pictures.