Month: September 2013

Expect the Unexpected at the 2013 Flatland Film Festival

The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA) is building momentum as they prep for their 9th Annual Flatland Film Festival in Lubbock, Texas. The festival is an international short film competition that received more than 60 entries from five different countries. With such an overwhelming amount of entries, Tonja Hagy, marketing coordinator for LHUCA, is anxiously awaiting

Girls’ Guide to Bargain Shopping

  Shopping is my thing. Be it online, in store, bargain shopping, etc. No matter what I’m shopping for, I love a good deal! Because shopping isn’t too fun when you’re breaking the bank, right? Today, I’ve compiled a list (for the ladies and guys shopping for their ladies) of Lubbock’s gem shopping destinations when

Foodie Favorites from A to Z – Durango’s Restaurant

It’s Alyssa filling in for Holly this week! I had the urge for some great Mexican food and knew just the place to fill my hunger for our Foodie Favorites blog! I ventured out to Durango’s Restaurant (5004 Frankford Ave, Ste.100) and discovered why this place is so popular with Lubbockites. At just 11:30 a.m.,

WIN PRIZES with the team at Visit Lubbock

If you can spin it, you can win it! Join the Visit Lubbock Team at the second annual Celebrate Cotton Game on Saturday, Sept. 21, when the 25th ranked Red Raiders host the Texas State Bobcats at Jones AT&T Stadium.  Our team will be there for all the pre-game festivities with a couple special games

Isn’t Lubbock Pinteresting?

Visit Lubbock on Pinterest

Your next visit to Lubbock is just a pin away. With 17 boards and more than 350 pins, our Pinterest page covers everything from wine, photography, art, food and more.  So whether you’re a longtime Lubbockite or planning a weekend getaway for some Red Raider football or wine tastings at one of our wineries, our

Live Love Lubbock – A Chat with David Cho

Lubbock is a wonderful place to visit, live and play. So we decided to seek out local individuals who embody the warm, friendly and outgoing personalities that highlight true West Texas charm. Every month we will feature one individual who will give you his/her take on what they like to do for fun. They’ll spill

An Interview with The Crickets

On the weekend of what would have been Buddy Holly’s 77th birthday, his old band mates, J.I. Allison, Joe B. Mauldin and their old pal Sonny Curtis came together for the ribbon cutting ceremony at J.I.’s childhood home. It was here that Buddy and J.I. wrote the famous song, “That’ll Be the Day” and other

Cowboy Symposium: It’s a Wrap!

We had a great time this year at the 25th Annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration. There was live music, mouthwatering food, the famous Chuck Wagon Cook-Off, a live horse demonstration, exhibit hall and much more! Here are some of our favorite pictures from the event:

The Zombies are Coming!

Your toe is on the starting line. Your heart is racing. The butterflies in your stomach are about to erupt as you anxiously await the sound of the starting gun. But during this race, you better watch out because there will be flesh-eating zombies waiting for you around every corner! I’m fibbing about the flesh-eating

Happy Birthday, Buddy!

Today would have been Buddy Holly’s 77th birthday. Although we lost him too soon, his legacy lives on in his music that still impacts people’s lives. Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Buddy, HAPPPPPY BIRTHDAYYY to YOUUUU! If he had a cake, we think he’d love this one!