Month: May 2016

New in Lubbock – May

While we were all readying ourselves for the end of the school year, graduations and daydreaming about Memorial Day weekends filled with brew and barbecue, a few new businesses opened their doors this month. Here’s a look at what’s new in Lubbock for the month of May! Tikka Shack If you’re craving Indian food in Southwest

Foodie Favorites from A-Z: A Look Back

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If you’ve been following along with us the last couple of years (and I sincerely hope you have been), then you know we’ve been eating our way through the alphabet and sampling some of the best local cuisine that Lubbock has to offer. Following last month’s trip to Yellow House Coffee, we’ve made it all

Now Open: Best Western Plus – Tech Medical Center Inn

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Lubbock’s hotel scene is booming, and the newest lodging to open is the Best Western Plus – Tech Medical Center Inn. Find out more about the new hotel and what to expect: Location: 4703 N. Loop 289 – conveniently located with quick access to restaurants and attractions Rooms: 92 (74 non-smoking rooms, 18 suites) Amenities: free

Top Restaurants for Big Groups in Lubbock

Give your group a true, authentic taste of West Texas at these seven top restaurants for big groups in Lubbock. Cagle Steaks Location: 118 Inler Ave.Can accommodate: Up to 50 people for small gatherings; 375 people for large groupsThe vibe: A red clay adobe building houses country-style decor with wooden tables and chairs and old-fashioned

Color the “Hub City!”

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As a young child, all you ever wanted was to be one year older. But at a certain age, the roles reverse, and you find yourself wishing you could be young again without a care in the world. No projects, no work, no bills, no…need I go on? The difference between our problems as children

Foodie Favorites from A-Z: Yellow House Coffee

How do I take my coffee? “Um, only with my oxygen,” is the Lorelai Gilmore-inspired response that comes to mind. While my love of coffee is not quite up to Gilmore standards, coffee remains my morning necessity. I am the classic example of, “first I drink the coffee, then I do the things.” And that’s

Tex-Mex vs. Barbecue

Throughout much of Texas, barbecue is king, but when you get to Lubbock and this area of West Texas, true Tex-Mex gives barbecue a run for its money. So which cuisine is more authentically Lubbock? And where can you find the best Tex-Mex and barbecue in town? We’ve pitted some of the top restaurants in Lubbock against

Lubbock’s Music Legend

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Lubbock’s musical heritage inspires talent in every genre, from Texas Country to Opera. Buddy Holly kicked off the “Hub City’s” music scene back in the 1950s, and since his passing, there have been many legends who have kept music alive in Lubbock. From Waylon Jennings and Mac Davis to today’s stars such as Josh Abbott

Drinko Music Fest – A Chat with Dalton Domino

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Drinko Music Fest may still be in its infancy, but it is certainly not suffering from the “Terrible Twos.” This year’s lineup (listed below) may be the most robust to ever play a Tuesday. With heavy hitter headliners at night and future frontrunners during the day, the 12-hour, duel-staged music festival will be one for