Month: March 2021

Art and Culture Come to Life on Stage with Ballet Lubbock

Sashay onto center stage with Lubbock’s premier dance academy, Ballet Lubbock. Whether you have a ballerina at home bursting with excitement at the sight of her first pair of pink ballet slippers or are a long-time admirer of the art, there is something for every level and age of dancer at Ballet Lubbock.  Since 1969,

Experience Lubbock Like a Local With These Locally-Sourced Products

Experience the “Hub City” like a Lubbockite by trying products which are sourced and produced right here on the Caprock. Whether you have a sweet tooth for local honey and jam or prefer a salty mix of peanuts and pecans, Lubbock has it all. From coffee beans to vodka, sit back, relax, and taste the

Visit the North Side of Lubbock

Follow your tastebuds north and visit the neighborhood that knows how to prepare spicy Mexican, tangy barbecue and classic American dishes best. While there, take a loop around Lubbock’s most endearing attractions. Adventure awaits you north of Loop 289.  He-Brews CoffeeWhether you prefer an afternoon pick-me-up on the patio or a cozy nightcap in the

The Midnight Shift: Side B of the Cotton Court Hotel

By: Kayla Omukawila The Midnight Shift is the perfect downtown destination with its Texas-American inspired cuisine paired perfectly with the rustic backyard atmosphere that opens into the Cotton Court Hotel courtyard where local artists are featured on stage every weekend, giving guests a front-row look into the “Hub City” culture.  You do not want to

A Tour of Lubbock’s Art Community with Chad Plunket

By: Chad Plunket My grandfather wore paisley ties. I know this because I remember my mother and aunts telling me not to touch grandfather’s tie with my muddy, little boy fingers. I tell you this to prove that as long as I have been alive, paisley has existed. But paisley hasn’t always existed. Someone created

Top 5 Must-Try Queso Dips in the 806

By: Camille Hughes If there is one food item that Lubbock does best, it’s queso. It serves as a delectable appetizer or a tasty dip and pairs best with a pint of local craft beer or the “Hub City” created cocktail, the Chilton. If you have been on the hunt for the best queso in

St. Paddy’s Day the Lubbock Way

Lubbock is creating the perfect brew and you need to get in on the action. What better time than the week of March 17th to plan and execute the perfect 806 brew crawl? From downtown views to the “Hub City’s” newest hidden gem, check out these five local spots below to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day

Lubbock Through the Lens of a Local: Tristin Lain

Hey there! My name is Tristin Lain and I’m a freelance photographer here on the South Plains. Over the years, I’ve been able to develop my own style, primarily focusing on outdoor adventure and western lifestyle. I was consumed by producing artwork that conveys the seldom noticed backbone of a true western lifestyle and the natural

Local Artist: Lubbock Brewmaster Daniel Badillo

We sat down with an up-and-coming local brewmaster, Daniel Badillo, to discuss all things beer! As a new business owner, Badillo gives us a glimpse into his experience opening a craft brewery, Mano Negra Brewing Co., in the “Hub City.” Check below for a look into Lubbock’s art of craft beer. Why choose Lubbock as

The Great West Texas Outdoors

By: Trevor Bowden West Texas is home to some of the best outdoor attractions in the Lone Star State. From exploring the stunning nature trails at Buffalo Springs Lake, to mountain biking at Mae Simmons Park, there are many ways to explore Lubbock’s backyard in the “Hub City”. Buffalo Springs LakeWith Lubbock boasting more than