Month: February 2014

The Penguins Are Here!

For the first time in Lubbock’s history, we’re celebrating the arrival of penguins! Everyone’s favorite bird, right? From now through June 15, 2014, the Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater in Lubbock is hosting the Penguin Plunge! Exhibit. Visitors will get the chance to meet a loveable “waddle” or group of African Rock Penguins up close and

Live Love Lubbock with Tonja Hagy

When she’s not beautifying Lubbock as an active member in the local art scene, Tonja is living it up in the Hub City by frequenting live music shows, great local food and spending time with the ones she lives. Stay a while and Live Love Lubbock with our friendly neighbor, Tonja. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgqnxMyS5Ho

Viva Aztlan Festival – Q&A

It’s a big year for one of Lubbock’s most popular cultural events. The Viva Aztlan Festival is celebrating its 20th Anniversary, and we invite you to celebrate another year of the Mexican Mestizo culture through dance and music! To get more info about the event, we got a few questions answered by Zenaida Reyes, the festival

Destination Spotlight – Silent Wings Museum

This month’s destination spotlight is one of our favorite places to visit in Lubbock. The Silent Wings Museum tells the story of the World War II glider program and features one of the few fully restored glider planes in existence. We caught up with Donald Abbe, Ph.D., curator for the Silent Wings Museum to ask

Foodie Favorites from A to Z – Italian Garden

One of the newest restaurants to pop up in Lubbock is a MUST-TRY! I say that in all caps because it is really that good. Italian Garden (located at 1636 13th St.) will leave you satisfied yet wanting more. Let’s just say, I can’t wait to go back. Daniel and I had the chance to talk

Happy National Margarita Day

Although summer isn’t near, never fear because National Margarita Day has arrived to sweeten your seasonal blues. The margarita is a signature Mexican cocktail cherished by millions around the globe. Although the tequila drink is a fairly easy concoction, it is still a mystery as to who actually created the cocktail. Rumor has it that

West Crust is the Best in Texas

It was love at first bite! When the Food Network made their way across the United States in search of the best pizza in America, we’re sure they were pleasantly surprised when they stumbled upon West Crust Artisan Pizza Luckily for all of us here in Lubbock, we’ve known that these pizza pies were something special

Bottled with Love

Wine making is a lot like falling in love. There’s the courtship and the euphoric feeling you get at the very sound of their name. If you can persevere and face the peaks and valleys, the final product is worth the wait. Here’s a story about how the Llano Estacado Winery turned perseverance into a

Brad Paisley is coming to Lubbock!

Brad Paisley is coming to Lubbock

We’ve got some big news, Brad Paisley finally came through…and he’s coming to Lubbock, Texas! Brad Paisley just announced that he has extended his Country Nation World Tour through March, which includes a March 7 stop at the United Supermarkets Arena at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will range from $49.50 to $59.50 and can be purchased

Lubbock Loves Valentine’s Day

Love. Amor. Amore. Liebe. 愛 No matter how you say it, there are plenty of ways to express your feelings for the one you love. With the help of our local love birds on our Facebook page, we’d like to share some places that evoke the feelings that give you butterflies and make you weak