Rich in history and hospitality, Lubbock is currently home to 260,823 people. The great “806” was established in 1890 when two towns, Old Lubbock and Monterey, joined to be the Lubbock we know and love today. Our humble beginning was built upon the prosperous farming and cotton industry, which currently produces nearly four billion cotton
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While Lubbock may bring to mind Texas Tech University and its agricultural roots, a trip to the “Hub City” is most notably characterized by live music and artistic expression experienced in both galleries and wine glasses. As you begin to experience Lubbock as the locals do, you’ll find that West Texas has plenty of personality
Whether it’s the house brew, a Cuban or an iced Chai Latte, Visit Lubbock has a list of coffee shops to satisfy your caffeine craving. Check out our roundup of the kings of caffeine in the 806 and enjoy some sweet and savory dishes with your beverage of choice. Monomyth Coffee The newest addition to
One of my favorite attractions in Lubbock is the National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC). You can not only see, but fully experience the Old West at this magical place. I couldn’t wait to feature them as the Destination Spotlight! I caught up with Julie Hodges, the Helen DeVitt Jones endowed manager of education, to learn
This Halloween, are you looking for a thrill or something chill? Whether you’re seeking ghosts and goblins or pumpkins and pixies, there are plenty of ways to celebrate this season in Lubbock. Keep reading to find thrilling tricks for adventure seekers and tame treats for the family-friendly crowd. THRILLING TRICKS Spooky Halloween Wine Tour Oct.
There are two types of people in this world: those who pre-plan their Halloween costume months in advance, anxiously awaiting the arrival of pumpkins, haunted houses and the annual screenings of Hocus Pocus on TV. And there are those of us who, truthfully, are only into it for the candy and frantically search our closets
It seems as if overnight there are all kinds of new businesses popping all over town. If you are looking for your next caffeine fix or the perfect spot for date night, keep reading for all of “Hub City’s” latest! The Bent Nail Mesquite Rotisserie Smokehouse Location: 5217 98th Street Follow on Facebook. Raising the “bar”
I’d like to think I love all seasons equally. I love spending my days poolside (with plenty of SPF) in the summer. I love when the ground begins to thaw in the spring. But each year as temperatures begin to mellow, sweaters rotate to the front of closets across West Texas and everyone seems to
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.
It’s not every day you get to wind your way through a cotton themed corn maize during the fall. At’l Do Farms, just a few minutes outside of Lubbock, has continued The Maze attraction for the 18th year in a row. Don’t forget to conquer the challenge this fall! The Maze finishes its season on