Month: October 2014

Foodie Favorites from A to Z Peace O’ Cake

If you are looking for a way to make your life sweeter, Peace O’ Cake is a great place to start. Touted as Lubbock’s first cupcake shop, this local business opened its doors in 2009 and has been delighting taste buds ever since. Made from scratch daily, the tasty confections are available on a first-come,

It’s All About The Maze, No Treble

Patti and James Simpson started At’l Do Farms in 2001 with 12 acres of land, a small concession stand and a ticket booth. More than a decade later, that 12 acres of land has turned into a sprawling 60-acre site that’s filled with two mazes, concessions, a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch and a corn

2014 Wines & Vines Festival

If you love wine, food and live music, look no further than the 3rd Annual Wines & Vines Festival on November 8 – 9. As the weather starts to cool off, enjoy the atmosphere at McPherson Cellars (1615 Texas Ave.) for this fun event. You won’t want to miss out on the great wine and the

The Flatland Film Festival is Upon Us

The Flatland Film Festival

For as long as I can remember, going to the movies was a way to take a break from the outside world and get totally lost in a story. Mix that with the aroma of buttered popcorn, a fizzy soda and the occasional sticky floor that temporarily glued your feet to the ground, going to

Lubbock’s Halloween Happenings

Halloween is just around the corner, and we’ve come up with a quick list of Lubbock’s Halloween hot spots! Whether or not you like to be spooked or have a good time just trick-or-treating, here are some options: At’l Do Farms Corn Maize This is a great place to bring the whole family during the

Happy National Fossil Day

Fossils are a window into the past. They show us how ancient organisms lived and relate to each other. They also help us recreate scenes from the past, the players in a food web and the climate of a particular time and place. Today is National Fossil Day, and to celebrate, we’re looking at the

Destination Spotlight – Lubbock Symphony Orchestra

This month, I am thrilled to feature the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra (LSO) as the Destination Spotlight. After talking with Alexis Arnold, director of marketing and community relations for LSO, it’s easy to see why this symphony is one-of-a-kind and an experience all Lubbockites and visitors must have. Check out my one-on-one with Alexis, and learn

Live Love Lubbock with Ashley Higley

Take one look at her passport and you’ll see why travel is so important for our our friend, Ashley Higley. Although her travels have taken her across the globe, she will be the first person to tell you, “there is no place like home”. Ashley’s adventurous spirit made her the perfect candidate for this fun

Happy National Taco Day

Saturday, October 4th is National Taco Day. Tacos may be a traditionally Mexican dish, but last year Americans ate 4.5 BILLION tacos. For a dish so widely available, the history of the taco is really unknown. But according to taco expert (where do we sign up for that job?), Jeffrey M. Pilcher, the word originates

McCartney’s Lubbock Playlist

Before “Hey Jude” or “Yellow Submarine” there were other hits that inspired Paul McCartney and helped pave the way for a young group of rock ’n’ roll lads that called themselves, The Beatles. It was Buddy Holly’s unique sound and hits like “That’ll Be The Day” and “Rave On” that set The Beatles’ imaginations on