FOOD & DRINK
Huge, Pot-Smoking Prairie Dog Becomes The Unsung Hero of Lubbock
Lubbock resident, Jay Jones, crochetted a massive stuffed prairie dog, affectionately dubbed "Puff The Prairie Dog". You'll notice, in the video below, that he's also holding a little joint in his hand. He was created to help bring awareness to a local movement that has been gaining popularity and turning heads in the 806.
Beautiful West Texas Airbnb Stays with Pools
Whether you have family coming to visit this summer or are looking for a fun staycation in the Lubbock, there are plenty of great Airbnb options in town. It is also always fun to go swimming on a hot summer day, so why not book a rental with a pool?
The New Lubbock Farmer’s Market Is An Absolute Treasure [Gallery]
I cannot say enough good things about this. The old Lubbock Farmer's Market was located on 19th and Buddy Holly. It had lots of adjacent parking and a wonderful vibe. People could easily see what was being made available and easily get it back to their cars. Really the only complaints I could see about the old location is the (at times) hot asphalt and the smell of old beer and the day-after awkwardness that clubs emit. Those things were a small price to pay for the location, but yes, they were present.
Wild Lark Books closing chapter on downtown Lubbock storefront
Lubbock's community of readers have one final month to visit a downtown bookstore, before this chapter of Wild Lark Books closes. Wild Lark Books first opened its doors at 513 Broadway in December 2021. Brianne van Reene, owner, initially opened her bookstore/publishing business/venue to create a space for authors, readers, and the community as a whole.
Bring Your Kids to the Frenship ISD Burger Bash for Free Burgers
It's summer vacation for kiddos all across the South Plains but some kids rely on school breakfast and lunch to keep them fed through the day. This means that some times summer vacation can actually become a dread for working parents or low income families who have to worry about keeping their children fed. One Lubbock school district is starting off the summer vacation time with two opportunities for a free lunch in the form of hamburgers.
Lubbock radio legend Dave King died Monday afternoon
Lubbock legend and longtime radio host Dave King died Monday afternoon after entering palliative care with Hospice of Lubbock in late May. According to a social media post from his son, Landon, the communications expert was diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer and had other malignant growths throughout his body.
Sunday Funday at Cotton Court Hotel & The Midnight Shift: The Ultimate Pool Party Experience!
Are you ready for some fun in the sun? 🌞 Then get ready for Sunday Funday at Cotton Court Hotel & The Midnight Shift! 🍹🎶. Join us every Sunday from 12 PM to 4 PM starting June 11th through August 27th, 2023, for the ultimate pool party experience! 💦🎉
9th annual Art on the Llano Estacado Art Exhibition and Sale
LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) - AThe Museum of Texas Tech University Association invites you to attend the 9th Annual Art on the Llano Estacado Art Exhibition and Sale. Our premiere Show allows for over 40 select artists to share their work with the Museum of Texas Tech University and art patrons like you!
West Texas Hidden Gems: Delicious Seasonings to Spice up Any Dish
Just outside of Lubbock, Texas, a hidden gem can be found. Woman-owned, inspired by family, and filled with love, Oli De Todo Un Poco is a must-try West Texas small business. Founded in 2022, the business is young but full of passion. They make small-batch Mexican seasoning that goes with everything from chicken to seafood and everything in between. You can also use it to season popcorn or add it to the rim of your favorite drink for an extra kick.
Pineapple is KLBK’s Pet of the Day!
The Lubbock Animal shelter & KLBK featured Pineapple as their Pet of the Day for Tuesday June 6. Reach out to LAS to adopt Pineapple at 806-775-2057. Watch the full video above to learn more about Pineapple!
Join us for the KRBL Inaugural Food Truck Competition: A Delicious Celebration of Local Eats and Good Vibes!
🚚🍔 Hey, foodies! Are you ready to taste some of the best food trucks in town? Then, join us at the KRBL Inaugural Food Truck Competition happening this Saturday, June 10th, at 12:30 PM at Cooks Garage. 🎉
Corner Kitchen: Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries
LUBBOCK, Texas (KJTV) - Recipe from United:. - optional toppings: chopped walnuts, unsweetened shredded coconuts, corse sea salt. 1. In a medium microwave safe bowl, heat chocolate chunks for 30 seconds, then stir. Repeat until melted. 2. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper. 3. Dip cherries in the chocolate,...
KCBD’s Pet of the Day: Meet Pucke
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Meet Pucke, KCBD’s Pet of the Day with Lubbock Animal Shelter! He is a one-year-old pitbull mix who’s been at the shelter for about two months. This sweet boy has a lot of personality! Staff says he is goofy, outgoing and loves being around people. He also gets along well with other dogs. Pucke is up to date on all his shots, is fixed and microchipped. He can be adopted for free today at the Lubbock Animal Shelter.
Laura Flanagan CD Release Party: A Musical Journey Around the World at Nashwell Cafe! 🎶🌍
🎉 Hey friends, are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? 🎶🍽️ Join me at the Laura Flanagan CD Release Party with Evan Powell at Nashwell Cafe! 🎻🎹. Laura Flanagan and Evan Powell will be performing dance tunes and songs from Ireland, Australia, and the Southwest United States on fiddle, voice, flute, and piano. 🎵🌍 They will also share stories and interweave tunes to create a unique, nostalgic musical picture. You won't want to miss this one-of-a-kind musical journey!
New Mexican Restaurant Opens At Old Roosters BBQ Location
Back in April, I told y'all that a local food truck is spreading its wings into a brick-and-mortar opening up very soon. Robles Taquería started as a food truck back in 2018. They said at first it was very rough because they were first-time business owners. They preserved and kept on growing their customer base, now shocked at how far they have come.
Female veteran showcases other female vets in West Texas through photography
MIDLAND, Texas — Whenever you think of veterans that have served, you might picture the men who served. But in today's day and age, there are also women who have served as well. One female veteran from Lubbock wants to help bring awareness to these female vets through her...
Bark in the Park: Join the Fun and Support a Great Cause! 🐶🌳🌭🍦🎉
Hey, hey, hey! It's time to get your furry friends ready for a paw-some event! 🐾 Bark in the Park- Lubbock, TX is happening on June 10th, and we're inviting all of our four-legged friends to come out to McAlister Park!
Ebony is KLBK’s Pet of the Day!
The Lubbock Animal shelter & KLBK featured Ebony as their Pet of the Day for Monday June 5. Reach out to LAS to adopt Ebony at 806-775-2057. Watch the full video above to learn more about Ebony!
Lubbock entertainment news in brief
The Dance Gallery School of Dance Arts will host its 42nd Anniversary with a Major Production, “Portrait", at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 4, in the Helen Devitt Jones Theater of Buddy Holly Hall. “Portrait” is a celebration of the arts and the artists who create them. The dancers will...
Lubbock’s Oldest Tattoo Shop To Celebrate With Art Show Case
Lubbock's oldest and most awarded tattoo shop Inkfluence (1408 Avenue Q) has shown off its team's incredible art skills on the bodies of countless Lubbockites, myself included. Now, you'll be able to see their skills up close and personal, without grabbing my arm at the grocery store (please don't do that).
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- 2Cuba Gooding Jr. settles rape lawsuit
- 3Prince Harry Unloads on British Press During Testimony in Privacy Case
- 4Boppy’s recalled infant lounger is now linked to at least 10 deaths
- 5Merck sues government to halt Medicare drug price
- 6California says second migrant plane landed in Sacramento after one linked to Florida
- 7NFL player under investigation for gambling
- 8Iran unveils its first hypersonic Missile
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