Category: Culture

Fall Fashion Trends in the Hub City

It’s that time of year where the leaves fall and so does my bank account. Fall shopping gets to the best of us, and Lubbock has no shortage of shops. Eager to find some of the latest trends in fall fashion this season, I ventured out in the “Hub City” to scout out a few

Top 5 Fair Food Must-Haves at the South Plains Fair

The air is crisp and the leaves on the trees are slowly fluttering to the ground. Horsedrawn wagons are gathering. Farmers and ranchers are comparing produce and livestock. Their wives are hard at work, preparing dinner, while their children run and play nearby. The year is 1914 and young Lubbock, Texas is experiencing the first

Love Wine? Check Out These 5 Wine Festivals in Lubbock

After traveling to the “Hub City,” visitors are amazed when they learn that about 80 percent of wine grapes grown for Texas wines are grown right here in the High Plains of Texas. The local wine industry boasts five major wineries that transform these grapes into a stunning array of award-winning reds and whites. While

December Happenings

Lubbock is in the holiday spirit this season with Candlelight at the Ranch, Santa Land, Ballet Lubbock’s performance of The Nutcracker, and more. Check all happenings in the “Hub City” this December.

Talking Lubbock Music with Booga Bradshaw

Lubbock has a remarkable music history. As storied as the past may be, the future is looking bright for artists like Byron Smith aka Booga Bradshaw. Like many Lubbock musicians before him, Boog is bucking trends and forging ahead pioneering a hip hop community, and he’s excited to be doing it in Lubbock. We sat

August 2018 Happenings

  Bring out your inner superhero at Hub City Comic Con, catch a show at a legendary Lubbock venue, ride along with ArtRideLBK for a tour of public art and so much more this August! For more events and happenings in Lubbock go to visitlubbock.org/events.

Cocina de La Sirena

Lubbock’s culinary scene is starting to make waves, and if you catch wind of this siren’s savory song, you may not be able to escape. Daughter of Lubbock restaurateur, Cat Traxler, Chef Jessica Fultz opened Cocina de La Sirena (Kitchen of The Siren or Mermaid), in 2016 after earning her culinary degree in San Francisco and gaining

Laugh Hub City: Lubbock’s Local Comedy Scene

Comedy Club

When you think Lubbock, you think stand-up comedy. Well, maybe not yet, but there is a group of dedicated comics working on making that a reality. Bouncing from hotel bar, to dive bar, to a full-staged venue, Laugh Hub City is building a following and a solid group of regular acts. I sat down with Caleb

Four Things to Do Before Back-to-School

It seems like only yesterday that we were celebrating the ringing of the final school bell and swapping pencils and backpacks for sunscreen and swimsuits. Now, with August winding down, it’s already time to start making preparations to return. But before you purchase the school supplies and start your back-to-school shopping, there are a few

Beat the Heat in the “Hub City!”

Here in the “Hub City” we enjoy an average of 263 sunny days every year, and we wouldn’t want it any other way. But with summer in full swing, it’s occasionally necessary to find a few ways to beat the heat. Here are a few of our favorite ways to do just that! Lubbock Water