Month: June 2017

Destination Spotlight: 4ORE! Golf

When I was younger, my dad was an avid golfer. Naturally, I picked up the sport as well. By picked up, I mean I really only knew how to “pick up” the golf club. All jokes aside, I actually wasn’t half bad… until I realized I had a problem with letting go of the club

Happy National Social Media Day!

It’s National Social Media Day! So we thought we’d pull together our favorite posts from the first half of this year to celebrate. Take a look below! We really do have beautiful skies in West Texas. Our skies are bigger than your skies. • • • • • ???? :@embersbarbecue, @themarkwilson, @tom_athy, @thesignificanceof3, @coach_red_beard •

New In Lubbock – June 2017

Summer is in full swing on the South Plains, our ever-growing city has new offerings for visitors and locals alike. From a legendary Lubbock location with new life to fresh new stylings for both the guys and the gals, here’s what’s new in Lubbock. E&J Smokehouse and Grill at Spirit Ranch Once upon a time,

Fun and Fireworks on the Fourth in the “Hub City”

The Fourth of July is one of our favorite holidays, and celebrating in Lubbock makes the 4th even better! With live music, the best BBQ, parades and fireworks, the “Hub City” will be full of fun activities and patriotic spirit. Independence Day may be on a Tuesday this year, but that doesn’t mean the list of “Hub City” happenings

Evie Mae’s Lands on Texas Monthly’s List of Top 10 Barbecue Joints in Texas

If it’s melt-in-your-mouth brisket you’re searching for, Evie Mae’s Pit Barbecue has it covered. Named No. 9 on Texas Monthly’s List of Top 50 Barbecue Joints in Texas, this local dive impresses with monstrous beef ribs, green chile-cheese sausage, gluten-free sides and desserts, including a strawberry pie with more than two pounds of strawberries. Check out this video

What’s Coming Up in July

  This July is packed with Freedom Fest & 4th on Broadway, a performance by B.o.B, Sister Act, a musical production by Lubbock Moonlight Musicals, a Salsa & Sangria Festival at Llano Estacado Winery, Archaeology in Action at Lubbock Lake Landmark and Junior Rough Riders Corral at National Ranching Heritage Center.

Venue Spotlight: Spirit Ranch

Home to an oasis of tall trees, vibrant peacocks and calming waters, Spirit Ranch has long been known as an escape for Lubbockites. With ample meeting space and plenty of parking for guests, this venue plays host to business and personal gatherings. Returning to its delicious roots, Spirit Ranch is once again home to a

Now Open: Staybridge Suites Lubbock South

Whether you’re traveling for business or leisure, Staybridge Suites Lubbock South has you covered. The new hotel opened last month with 120 rooms and a slew of perks for its guests, like free parking and complimentary WiFi, a fitness center complete with free weights, a half basketball court and patio. Not to mention, the property is pet

Gluten-Free in the “Hub City”

From coffee shops to five-star restaurants to hidden local gems, one of my favorite things to do in any city is to explore the local fare, but navigating a city’s dining options while visiting can be equal parts adventure and challenge, especially when there are dietary restrictions to consider. Lubbock is home to almost 1,000

Late Night Bites in Lubbock

As much as we may wish it would, hunger does not limit itself to a nine-to-five schedule. If you’ve been out on the town, are leaving the late night shift or just craving a midnight snack, it may be challenging to find good grub that isn’t fast food. We’ve compiled a list of a few