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Local Artist: Kristy Kristinek

We sat down with a local favorite, Kristy Kristinek, to discuss all things Lubbock art! Take a look below for insight on what it means to be an artist in the “Hub City”! Where do you draw your inspiration?I draw my inspiration from not only my history as a ballet dancer but from contemporary movements

A-T-E in the 806: Savor the Slice

Even though West Texas may be known for its savory southern cooking, Lubbock is home to some of the best pizza pies in the state! Whether you’re into Chicago-style deep dish or New York-inspired crispy crust, the “Hub City” has something to satisfy your craving for the perfect slice. Giorgio’s Pizza | 1018 Broadway |

Spend Time Near Texas TechUniversity

Experience the heart of Lubbock through a cup of coffee, slice of pizza or walk around one of the beautiful parks offered in the “Hub City!” J&B CoffeeA local favorite since 1979, start your morning right with a diverse selection of coffees, teas and other specialty drinks at this popular spot that sits quietly in

Treat Yourself to Health

Looking to stay fit and maintain wellness in the “Hub City?” Check out these local spots to continue training, find your savasana and indulge in Lubbock’s favorite health foods. Vitality Bowls | 2400 Glenna Goodacre Blvd Ste 106-D | 806.701.4011Fill up on antioxidants and essential vitamins at this smoothie bowl paradise and cafe. With acai

A Look Back on 2020 Through the Lens of a Local: Lacie Freelen

Hey there! For those who don’t know me, I’m Lacie Freelen. I manage the social media accounts for Visit Lubbock and the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance. Like my fellow marketing team, I’ve spent the last 12 months promoting Lubbock during these “unprecedented times.” Whether that was learning new ways to support the community through social

Ring in the New Year with an At-Home Texas High Plains Wine Tour

Planning a New Year’s Eve party? Rather than relying on various potluck libations, opt instead for making the soiree a memorable one by hosting a wine pairing party featuring local vino. Although champagne is usually the go-to for most New Year’s Eve celebrations, tasting a wide variety of great wines can kick this holiday up

‘Twas a Hub City Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and across the Southern Plains Prairie dogs were heard echoing their joyous strainsThe locals were eating their Evie Mae’s feastAs the sound of laughter began to increase The children were jumping with pure joy and glee As the lights flashed colors on the Christmas treeAnd there we sat, a not so silent

In the Spotlight: Lubbock Symphony Orchestra

There is something about the sound of instruments being tuned that builds a feeling of anticipation for the performance to come. With the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra (LSO), we know that what follows the turn of the pegs is the unified sound of over 60 musicians filling an auditorium with the sounds of percussion leading your

Local Holiday Shopping Guide

I am pleased to announce that I have finished all of my holiday gift shopping and if you are anything like me, this is a feat in and of itself. If you are the type that finishes by the end of October, please share with us how you do it. With a year like 2020,

6 Lubbock Safe Venues for Your Next Event

From cancellations and postponements to venue restrictions and event guidelines, planning a socially distant meeting during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has presented meeting professionals with an unprecedented set of challenges. This is why the team at Visit Lubbock is well-prepared and ready to assist you in planning a successful and safe event, when the time