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Live Love Lubbock with Mary Ruth Matthews

Known to her friends as M.R., Mary Ruth Matthews is a true patron of the Lubbock arts, from wine and letterpress to coffee and music legends. You can find her leading brainstorms and making friends downtown throughout the week and at Ralph’s Records on the weekend. She tells us all about her favorite artist, the new

5 Reasons Lubbock is the Perfect Destination for Corporate Events

As an event planner, you work hard to organize conferences, meetings and seminars that will keep your clients coming back for more. At Visit Lubbock, we know that planning a successful event is no easy feat, which is why we offer a broad range of services to help everything run smoothly. While our services alone

Live Love Lubbock with Garrett and Addison Kitten

The Kitten twins, Garrett and Addison, are a couple of the coolest kids in town. They shared some of their favorite things about Lubbock with us. Find out where they like to go for macaroni ‘n’ cheese, a day of jumpin’ fun and more in this month’s Live Love Lubbock. Visit our YouTube page for more Live Love

Live Love Lubbock with Amanda Rodriguez

If you’re looking for Amanda Rodriguez, you’re likely to find her at the First Friday Art Trail or at a Ryan Todd Garza show. In our latest addition to the Live Love Lubbock series, she tells us where to get a scoop of ice cream, update your wardrobe and her go-to spot for girls night. Grab

Live Love Lubbock with Cleto Cordero

Cleto Cordero, best known as the frontman and chief songwriter for Flatland Cavalry, came to Lubbock, following in the footsteps of Pat Green, Josh Abbott and countless others. Since then his band has released an EP (Come May) and full length album (Humble Folks) to major success. When Cleto isn’t topping the iTunes country chart or landing on Billboard,

Live Love Lubbock with Ben and Stacey

Ben and Stacey are some of Lubbock’s biggest fans. Hailing from Portland, Oregon, they have made the trip to the “Hub City” eight times over the past six years. We caught up with the couple when they flew in for Don Caldwell’s surprise celebration. Don and the Cactus Theater are pivotal to their love story. Hear

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

Lubbock’s Music Legend

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

Destination Spotlight: Charles Adams Gallery

For art lovers in Lubbock, the Charles Adams Gallery shines bright. Having been in business since 1982, owner Charles Adams has a knack for what keeps a gallery thriving over many years. We caught up with Adams to learn more about this famous Lubbock landmark and what makes it truly unique to Lubbock. What is

Live Love Lubbock with Jim & Patti Douglass

Patti is a red wine gal and Jim is a white wine guy. You’ll find them “cutting loose” at The Funky Door Bistro & Wine Room or enjoying traditional Salvadoran food and bragging about the “Hub City.” These love birds are having a whole lot of fun in the city, so we couldn’t think of a better couple

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