Month: May 2017

Making the Most of Summer Weekends in the “Hub City”

For those of us who aren’t blessed with summers off (enjoy it while you can), weekends are when we can experience the joys of summer. Luckily for Lubbockites, the “Hub City” has an endless list of ways you can make the most of those summer weekends such as playing at an amusement park, watching a movie

What’s Coming Up in June

Lubbock is kicking off the summer with a farmers market, Wine & Clay Festival and Ironman 70.3. For more of what’s happening this June in the “Hub City,” check out the video.

Girl’s Guide to Bargain Shopping

Whether you’re searching for the perfect outfit for your summer vacation or just feel like adding a new piece to your wardrobe, shopping in Lubbock can be fashionable and affordable! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite boutiques where you can find trendy styles without breaking the bank. T.C. Elli’s This eclectic boutique provides affordable

Savor Local, Organic Fruit at The Orchard

As you venture a few miles east of Idalou, lines of apple and peach trees break up the landscape along US-62. In the summer months, fresh fruit hangs off the branches and show the year-round efforts of the Crawford family at The Orchard. From apple picking to hayrides, The Orchard offers it all for visitors

New in Lubbock – May 2017

Summer is quickly approaching, and there are countless ways to spend one of Lubbock’s 263 days of sunshine. Whether it’s live music at McPherson’s Patio Night and Buddy Holly Summer Showcase or practicing your swing at The Range, the “Hub City” has outdoor activities for locals and visitors alike. May brought with it a new way

2017 National Travel & Tourism Week

It’s National Travel & Tourism Week! During the first full week of May each year, the nation joins together to celebrate the tourism industry. The U.S. Congress passed a joint resolution in 1983 to designate this week for cities to recognize the local economic impact of tourism. What does that mean in Lubbock? An astounding 5.81

Lubbock’s Gift-Giving Guide for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so it’s time to find the perfect present for the mother in your life. Whether she’s a new mom, mom-to-be or a veteran in the ways of motherhood, giving a great gift can show her how appreciated she is. Every mom is special in her own way, and

Destination Spotlight: The Garden

The nice folks at Disney World may have it wrong. For me, the happiest place on Earth is in front of a live band, the outdoors, with delicious food in one hand and an ice-cold beverage in the other. The Garden provides all of that in an amazing atmosphere, making it my new happy place.

6 Reasons to Host Your Next Event at Buffalo Springs Lake

With summer right around the corner, we’re always looking for any excuse to spend more time outside. What better place than Lubbock’s own Buffalo Springs Lake? The lake is the place to cool off here in the “Hub City,” offering swimming beaches and great fishing, hiking, camping, dining and live music. Not only that, it’s a fantastic venue for special events large and small. If you’re looking to add a bit

On Campus: Four Texas Tech Event Venues to Consider

Lubbock offers meeting planners numerous venues to choose from when selecting a site for their event. Texas Tech University is a great place to start when narrowing in on the perfect spot. Tucked away on campus, we found four venues to consider as the next backdrop for your event in the “Hub City.” Kym Ruiz, event planner for the Texas Tech University