Openings and Closings: So Long, Bombay

Bombay Store in the Rice Village, Going Out of Business

  • Reopening: Cactus Music (or at least a new version of it) sets up shop again, not too far from its original location. The new store will feature records and art, across the street from Stag’s Head in Shepherd Plaza.
  • Closing: The going-out-of-business sales at Bombay and Bombay Kids are real and nationwide. You’ll still be able to find Bombay stores in Canada, though! Seven Houston locations are having sales sales sales: Rice Village, Galleria area, Town & Country Village, Champions Forest, Sugar Land Town Center, Baybrook Mall, and Kingwood Commons.
  • Opening: The first of a few Zoe’s Kitchen franchises, in the former Blockbuster-and-Bell-Cleaners strip center across Shepherd from Shepherd Plaza, just north of 59.
  • Closing: The Hotel Derek near the Galleria has new owners. First to go: Bistro Moderne.