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Keeping it Fresh with Larry Simmons at the Downtown Farmers Market

Ripe fruit, fresh veggies and friendly faces await you at Lubbock’s Downtown Farmers Market. Every Saturday from now until October, Lubbockites and visitors will experience an authentic connection between farmers and local artisans. We caught up with the man behind the plan, Larry Simmons, for an in-depth Q&A about how he keeps things fresh and

Happy National Running Day

Regardless of the shoes you wear, where you run or how graceful you may look doing it, today we celebrate National Running Day. Here are some fast facts about the history of running. The history of the marathon can be traced back to ancient times. The legend states that Pheidippides was sent from the battlefield

Congratulations to the class of 2014!

While the days of 8 a.m. classes and the long nights of studying with a pot of coffee in your belly may be coming to an end, graduation is only the beginning. As cliché as it sounds, graduation is a lot like traveling. Graduating from college allows you to explore different things and discover new

Are you the next Ironman?

After getting an up-close-and-personal look at last year’s Ironman 70.3 at Buffalo Springs Lake, I knew triathlons were hard, but not that tough! I got thirsty by just watching them swim, bike and run up, down and around the lake. It was unreal! But, hey, that’s what separates these athletes from the regular weekend warrior

Day 6’s “Hub City Hot Spot” is…

Silent Wings Museum In celebration of National Travel & Tourism Week (May 3-11), the Visit Lubbock Team surveyed thousands of past visitors to Lubbock asking them to share their favorite places to visit, eat and see. Based on those responses, we determined the top nine locations that past visitors feel every local and future visitor

Football is Back in Raiderland

Football has returned to West Texas. 19,500 fearless Red Raider fans rallied together this past Saturday for Texas Tech’s Spring football game. This was the 8th largest attended NCAA Spring Game in the country, which is no surprise considering all the attendance records that were broken during the 2013 season. Coach Kingbury’s “Too Turnt Up”

Destination Spotlight – American Windmill Museum

Latest Update: The American Windmill Museum recently opened a brand new Wind Energy Experience building, featuring 33,000 square feet of new exhibits and displays. The main purpose of the new exhibit is to educate visitors on the history and relationship of trains and windmills. In fact, one of the main features in the new building is a G-scale train

Foodie Favorites from A to Z – Jazz, a Louisiana Kitchen

I have some great news for lovers of Cajun food. You do not have to go all the way to New Orleans to experience mouthwatering Cajun cuisine. Jazz, a Louisiana Kitchen, located at 3703 19th St., is truly a taste of Bourbon Street on 19th Street. So you might be asking yourself what makes me

A Trip to the Legacy Play Village

I grew up in Lubbock and have always heard about the Legacy Play Village at McAlister Park (off Spur 327 and the Brownfield Highway). While I was too old to “play” at the village when it was constructed, it always had an heir of magic and discovery for children. I decided to test it out

The Color Run is Back!

Were you one of the crazy and colorful runners during last year’s Color Run in Lubbock, Texas? If not, you have another chance! The Color Run is back and better than ever with their brand new Kaleidoscope Tour. This year’s race will weave in and out of Lubbock’s Mackenzie Park on March 29, 2014. What