Month: August 2023

5 Local Spots Red Raiders Love to Visit

By: Aubrie Harris Whether you’re an alumni coming back to Raiderland, an out-of-towner stopping in for a visit, or hoping to catch a game over the weekend, there’s something to do for every visitor. A wide variety of delicious food, tasty drinks and fun activities to try are located all across the Hub City. Here’s

10 College Student Discounts to Take Advantage of in Lubbock

By: Aubrie Harris Here in the Hub City, we are home to thousands of students. Our local businesses provide tasty food and fun activities to do all year round. Whether it’s spending a night at the movies or a quick stop at a local ice cream shop, here’s a list of discounts to get by

A Guide to the Wolfforth Farmers Market

There’s nothing quite like pulling into the gravel parking lot, turning off the engine and waiting to take in the sweet aroma of freshly fried donuts, homemade bar soaps and wooden wick candles.  From the bright flower blooms during the summer to the maple pecan-flavored pastries of the fall, there’s one wholesome Hub City stop

Group Friendly Dining in the 806

When traveling to Lubbock, whether it’s with a team for a sporting event, loved ones for a family reunion, or friends for a weekend getaway, knowing which restaurants can comfortably accommodate your group is a top priority. From our West Texas-sized hospitality to the large meal waiting to be devoured, these group-friendly restaurants are the

A History Buff’s Guide to Lubbock

By: Annie Kinnison A Look at the History of Lubbock Founded in 1876, Lubbock County was named after Thomas Saltus Lubbock, former Texas Ranger and brother of Francis Lubbock, governor of Texas during the Civil War. The great “806” was established in 1890 when two towns, Old Lubbock and Monterey, joined to be the Lubbock

A Guide for Back to School Shopping in the LBK

Here in the LBK, we are known as “the hub” for all things shopping in the region. From boutiques to department stores, there is something for everyone. In our search to find the best of the best shops around the 806, we met with retail expert and owner of Vibeage Boutique, Ruby Gabler, to discuss

How to Enjoy 48 Hours on the Lubbock Chilton Trail

Lubbock is the birthplace of the Chilton, a bubbly, vodka and lemon-based cocktail known for its refreshing qualities. Lucky for us, a variety of restaurants and bars in the Hub City make a great stop for craft cocktail enthusiasts and offer both classic and curated twists on the Chilton. If you have 48 hours to

23 of the Best Places to Get Married in Lubbock

By: Annie Kinnison Lubbock, with its charming blend of southern hospitality and captivating landscapes, is an idyllic wedding destination that promises an unforgettable experience for couples and their guests.  Planning your dream wedding begins with finding the perfect location to exchange your vows and celebrate your love. We’ve curated a list of diverse venues that

Incorporating the West in Your Meeting

From bright orange sunsets and tangled tumbleweeds to our Western heritage and pioneering spirit, Lubbock, Texas paints the perfect picture of the wild west. Founded on the West Texas values of grit, independence and hospitality, event planners will find the Hub City to be a unique venue offering attendees an escape from the big city.

Hub City Happenings: August

By: Annie Kinnison August 1 – One Night of Queen – #1 Worldwide Tribute – Live at Cactus Theater  Experience One Night Of Queen with Gary Mullen & The Works at the Cactus Theater! Join the electrifying live concert tribute to Queen’s legendary music and Freddie Mercury’s iconic vocals.   August 2 – High Noon