Month: November 2015

Thanksgiving Wine Pairings

Thanksgiving just isn’t Thanksgiving without the turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. But there’s another delicious reason to start a new Thanksgiving table tradition – Lubbock wine. With Lubbock and the surrounding area being responsible for 80 percent of the wine grape production in Texas, there’s even more reason to make sure local grapes are on

Now Open: Arbor Hotel & Conference Center

Southwest Lubbock is one of the fastest-growing areas of Lubbock, home to many restaurants, the Canyon West Shopping Center, Main Event Entertainment, the South Plains Mall and much more. Now it’s also home to the new 100-room Arbor Hotel and Conference Center, giving event planners and leisure travelers another option for a place to meet and

Lubbock Shopping Spotlight: Holiday Gift Guide

With Christmas festivities rapidly approaching, I am in peak holiday-planning mode. I’m finalizing family visits to Lubbock, marking holiday events down on the calendar and last-minute Christmas shopping for family and friends. I know people say, “it’s the thought that counts,” but with all the shops our fair city has to offer, it’s easier than

Lubbock Shopping Spotlight: Mountain Hideaway

From camping at Lake Alan Henry or hiking at Buffalo Springs Lake to navigating the walking trail at Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark, Lubbock’s fall weather is perfect for those outdoor experiences. But before you head out, it’s important to make sure you have all the necessities to make sure your experience is stellar. Luckily, Lubbock has

Top Spots for Happy Hour in Lubbock

Problem: You want to find a cool happy hour spot in Lubbock with great drink specials and enough room for you and your friends to hang out. Solution: This guide. The variety of spots to choose from runs the gamut. You want to do pickle shots at a pinball-themed restaurant? Done. Tacos for 99 cents

Lubbock’s 5 Can’t-Miss Holiday Events

When it comes to Santa, nutcrackers, eggnog and Christmas carols, there are plenty of options in Lubbock for yuletide celebrations. Check out our list of Lubbock’s five can’t-miss holiday events! The Polar Express Train Ride Dates: November: 21-22, 27-29; December: 3-6, 9-13, 15-23, 26 The Polar Express™ returns to the West Texas & Lubbock Railway, recreated to match all