Houston phone app saves Black Friday shoppers from parking lot madness

HOUSTON — One way to keep your cool in the packed parking lots during Black Friday is to use the GGP Malls app.

It has "heat maps" that let you know which parking spaces are open and it works for General Growth Properties owned malls: Baybrook, Deerbrook, First Colony, Woodlands and Willowbrook.

But when the parking pain is over, it's time to shop 'til ya drop!

Here's a few tips from Black Friday blogger Kyle James on his site Rather-Be-Shopping.com.

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