Quality Suites North
150 Overland Trail
Houston, TX 77090
Phone: (281) 440-4448
Fax: (281) 440-4492
Thirty-five different dealers offer a large variety of American antiques under a single roof. Not surprisingly, some of the antiques border on the edge of the junk classification, but most are wonderful finds at prices that easily compete with other popular outlets, like those found in the nearby Old Town Spring shopping village. Furnishings include popular oak and mahogany tables, dressers and beds. Popular collectibles, including depression glass, can also be found in many of the booths.
Captain's Choice Seafood Market, this popular fish market is strategically located inside the Captain's Choice Restaurant. The selection includes scallops, several varieties of shrimp and lots of other fish from the waters of the nearby Gulf and beyond. The efficient staff will help you find exactly the right fish for your tastes and will even offer cooking suggestions. If you are in the mood for something spicy, the nice selection of Cajun and Creole seasonings and mixes might be just what you need. You will even find file de gumbo - a popular Cajun thickener.
This town started during the middle 1800s as a railroad boomtown and has seen many changes over the years. From farming community to saloon town to quaint shopping village, it has always attracted a variety of people. The area is a tourist's dream, with antiques, art, crafts, gifts, restaurants, specialty services and more all within a few blocks of each other. Annual events that take place here include the Texas Heritage Festival, Home for the Holidays Celebration, Texas Crawfish Festival and Spring Music Fest. Tours are available on request.
Judging by the sweets lining the shelves, the Dutch know their licorice. You will find every variety, including extra strong pastilles, salty drops and mild balls covered with powdered sugar at the Little Dutch Girl. If you prefer something richer and sweeter, peek at the assortment of Dutch chocolates and fanciful varieties of American fudge. All the goodies are made fresh daily and sugar-free offerings are available for the health conscious. Beyond the realm of sweets, you will also find a nice assortment of gift items, including wooden shoes, Delft figurines and Dutch china.
They say Texas is hot regarding its weather but it is also HOT, HOT, HOT with its spicy foods and salsas. This store has the hot (and milder) tastes about which everyone raves. There is also a tasting bar in case you are a little apprehensive about what to purchase. You can choose from hot sauces, salsas, barbecue sauces, seasoning, peppers or a cookbook filled with Texas recipes. There are rumors that hot peppers and spicy seasonings promote a longer life.
This store is for the birds, literally. With so many birds and bird lovers in this area, the owner just had to open this little shop. You will find the cutest and most unique bird feeders ever, such as the Droll Yankee Feeder and Wooklink feeders and houses. This shop also carries some videos and books concerning birds along with squirrel feeders and bat houses. You are sure to find something to hang somewhere. Call ahead to know other details.
There are many unique gift items at this little shop called Metals, Petals & More, items for home, garden or gifts for someone special. Do not miss the unusual birdhouses on display here. Depicting churches, these sweet birdhouses will add a charming aspect to any backyard. There are also metal sculptures available to compliment any garden or home decor. All items are not only decorative but also unique and perfect for any setting.
Behind the imposing Spanish-style door, find treasures much more interesting than doubloons and pieces of eight. Some of the silver creations look like they come straight from the Spanish Main, but most designs have a very modern artistic style. Silver is the specialty, but gold designs and gemstones are also available. Choose from bracelets, necklaces, crosses and much more. All pieces are unique, handcrafted designs.
Almost anything you could want or need can be found in this mall. Featured stores include Dillard's, Foley's and Sears. Specialty stores include Things Remembered and Barry's Jewelers plus more than 80 other shops that offer a variety of merchandise. You will find interesting imports, clock shops, furniture, leather products, unusual jewelry and much more. If a day at the mall makes you hungry, grab a bite to eat at one of the 19 eateries or coffee shops. If you need a longer break, take in a movie at the Greenspoint Cinema. The latest Hollywood movies are always available.
Your kitchen sink, the tile around your sink and even the dinnerware in your sink can all be beautiful works of art that were made just for you. Pottery of all types is the specialty of this home accessories store the Potter's Wheel. Fun classes are also available if you would like to learn to make your own creations. Once you have selected or created the perfect accessory, browse the selection of fine antique furniture for the perfect piece to display all your household works of art.
This modern and convenient mall will satisfy your need for variety. The anchor stores include Dillard's, J.C. Penny, Sears, Foley's and Lord & Taylor, but the specialty stores offer shoppers a wealth of additional choices. There are approximately 150 stores selling gifts, apparel, shoes, sports clothing, electronics, toys, books and much, much more. To put it simply, the mall is definitely a one-stop-shop for all your needs. Even your appetite will be satisfied by one of the many food vendors, and you can enjoy a movie without leaving the building.
The plywood castle surrounding the trailer that holds all the goodies is not exactly authentic, but it does create a general impression of what you will find inside. In fact, the shop offers what is believed by many to be the best tea in the world, Whittard of Chelsea. The Summer Pudding tea with its dried berries and spices is also worth repeat sips. Various teas are sold in bags and in loose form for the purists. Loose tea enthusiasts will find a large selection of silver tea strainers and seeping balls to complement their selection.