FOOD & DRINK
Lubbock political advocate, cartoonist Jay Leeson dies at 44
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - West Texas media personality, political advocate and cartoonist Jay Leeson has died. Leeson, a self-described “Prairie Populist”, was a regular contributor to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, drawing Texas Tech and Big 12 mascots in the style of former longtime cartoonist Dirk West. The newspaper reported Leeson’s passing on Thursday night, stating he had been battling a long-term illness.
Texas Tech grad sells out of sauce online after viral videos
Just in 24 hours, Wes Wicker, a Texas Tech graduate, has completely sold out of his Big Wick's Jalapeno Glaze sauce.
Food for Thought: Ants found in kitchen of low performer
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - More than 80 kitchens were inspected this week, including all of your favorite fair food booths. Those aren’t included in this report, but don’t worry, they all passed the test. There are five top performers and one lower performer on the menu this week.
Somali Ostrich | Buffalo Springs | Zebra Plains On Tour
Visit Samburu County and experience interacting with a unique crowd of Somali ostriches. A wildlife expert lets you explore the astonishing Buffalo Springs and Zebra Plains virtually. The online channel offers further details, real-time updates, and appealing content to subscribers. So jump in now and experience the captivating side of wildlife!
Mosquitoes run rampant in Lubbock, here’s why
After some much-needed rain and cool weather, Lubbock has fifteen times more mosquitos in the air than two weeks ago when researchers trapped 200 mosquitos in Lubbock.
West Texas Walk of Fame Welcomes 4 New Artists
Discover the latest four artists to be honored with a spot on the prestigious West Texas Walk of Fame. This video unveils the talented individuals who have made significant contributions to the arts and culture of West Texas. Tune in for the grand reveal!
Lubbock restaurant expands to new location with bakery, bistro
LUBBOCK, Texas — The Co-Op Public House announced on Wednesday that it will be expanding the restaurant with a bakery and bistro. The restaurant, which opened at the beginning of 2023 at 4637 50th Street, made a social media post that said, “The cat is out of the bag! The Co-Op family is expanding!” The new […]
Love Food? Don’t Miss West Texas Taste of the Field Fundraiser
Now this is an awesome night. You will get a six-course meal, wine and help a good cause. Every year Alström Angels gathers up five of their top local chefs to showcase their culinary creativity with unique dishes not served in their restaurants as a fundraiser. This event is called West Texas Taste of the Field.
Lubbock Boutique Moves To New Location, Big Giveaways Coming
A local Lubbock boutique is moving location and having its re-grand opening this weekend. Bucketheads offers electric boutique-style clothes and house decor. It is mainly women's fashion clothing but they also have some stuff for men and home decor. They also have accessories, candles, gifts, and weekly new items. The...
Have You Tried This South Plains Fair Delicacy?
The South Plains Fair is officially open in Lubbock and that means lots of fun rides, great memories, and of course, lots of delicious food. While most people go for the corn dogs, fried cheese, funnel cake, lemonade, and turkey legs, there are other great options that are less popular and just as delicious. Some of those hidden gems include corn in a cup, fried pies, cheesecake on a stick, and my personal favorite, the baklava.
The Irresistible Popularity of Funnel Cakes at the South Plains Fair
Dive into the delicious world of the South Plains Fair's funnel cakes! Discover why these sweet, crispy treats have become a beloved tradition and a crowd favorite. It's more than just a dessert, it's a taste of Southern hospitality!
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in lubbock, TX?
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around lubbock..
Famous country band to host concert at Cactus Theater in October
LUBBOCK, Texas— Well-known country music band, The Frontmen, with Lubbock native lead singer Richie McDonald, announced it will host a “very special show” to support the historic Cactus Theater’s fundraiser. The Frontmen concert will be on Friday, October 6 at the Cactus Theater at 7:30 p.m. According to the press release, the show will be […]
Where to Find a Late Night Snack in Lubbock
Whether you are leaving the bars during the weekend, up late studying for you next big exam, or work a night shift, it can be hard to find somewhere to satisfy a late-night craving. Fortunately there are a variety of options here in Lubbock. From pancakes to burgers and even...
Grab Your Bottle Now: Popular Lubbock-Born Condiment In High Demand
An uber-popular Lubbock-born condiment has sold out online after a major shoutout from the venerated Meat Church YouTube channel. But don't panic- I've got the lead on getting your goods ASAP. First, here's the video to tantalize your tastebuds:. Big Wick's Jalapeno glaze has become a staple in many Texas...
Lubbock Will Be Well Represented At Texas Monthly BBQ Fest
Lubbock, be proud- as two of our own will represent us at the iconic Texas Monthly BBQ Fest, BBQ World Fair, and Top 50 Picnic in Lockhart, Texas, this November 4th through 5th. Texas Monthly Magazine is a well-respected publication in our state, particularly for its food reviews. To be included in this event is a serious honor.
Enter To Win An “Escape With Journey”
JOURNEY – will take the stage in 30 cities across North America with their catalog of global chart-topping hits, including "Don't Stop Believin”, "Any Way You Want It", "Faithfully", "Lights" and more. The tour will makes its stop at Lubbock’s United Supermarkets Arena Friday, March 22. Tickets...
Texas Tech ‘Pledgetok’ Goes Viral with Hilarious Video
We are around a month into the 2023 fall semester, and students are really getting into the swing of things. Classes are going steady, we’ve had a couple TTU home football games, and students are really settling into campus life. This is also an extra important time for some...
Levelland hosts Petticoats on the Prairie in October
LEVELLAND, Texas — Levelland will host the Petticoats on the Prairie vintage market on October 13 and October 14. The market will be hosted at the Mallet Event Center and Arena. A press release said the market will host over 100 vendors all under one roof such as boutiques, furniture, antiques, art and handmade goods. […]
Lubbock, Heal My Heart & Find This Missing Tortoise
I have never personally met Bob Fred the tortoise, but if he doesn't get found soon, I fear my heart will shatter. I mean, just look at him:. AN ANGEL. I bet he has the temperament, if not the actual reincarnated soul, of a sweet, elderly man. Bob Fred went missing from Northwest Lubbock (near Erskine and Milwaukee) three days ago and has not yet been located.