FOOD & DRINK
Longtime Lubbock broadcaster Dave King dies
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Longtime Lubbock broadcaster Dave King died Monday, according to his son and fellow prominent radio personality Landon King. The sad news came the same day the latest South Plains Honor Flight is returning to Lubbock. Dave King served as chairman of the inaugural South Plains Honor Flight, helping to launch the local chapter to take World War II veterans to memorials in their honor in the nation’s capital. More than a decade later, this latest flight included Korean War and Vietnam War veterans.
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.
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! 💦🎉
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.
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.
Sunday Funday: Live DJ, Refreshing Drinks, and Delicious Food at Cotton Court Hotel!
📣 Hey, friends! Are you ready for some Sunday Funday? 🎉🌞. Join us at the Cotton Court Hotel on Broadway Street this Sunday, June 4th, from 12 PM to 4 PM for an awesome event! The Sunday Funday event is open to everyone aged 21 and above, so don't forget to bring your ID.
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. 🎉
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.
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...
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!
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!
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!
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).
New York Donut Shop Open A Location In Lubbock
Back in May 2022, I told y'all about a new donut shop that opened up in the area from New York. The owners came all the way from New York. Tara Fineout said her son and husband's job brought them to Lubbock. She said it's definitely a change from New York, but they love the weather. Crazy, right?
Burger Heaven: A Guide to Lubbock's Most Unique Burger Joints
Lubbock, Texas, is home to several restaurants that serve mouthwatering burgers, each with its unique twist. Evie Mae's BBQ, located a few minutes' drive from the city center, offers a one-of-a-kind smash burger made from fresh brisket, smoked on the pit, and finished on the griddle, topped with cheese, caramelized onions, and served with thin-cut fries and a toasted bun. Christaki's mom-and-pop shop serves a fan-favorite burger topped with pastrami and melted Swiss cheese, along with savory tots, fries, and onion rings. Caprock Cafe's Queso Burger is topped with the restaurant's iconic Pecos Queso, while Burklee Hill Vineyards offers the classic Cab cheeseburger and modern Kress burger with gruyere cheese sauce, arugula, and house mustard.
Free donuts at Dunkin’ on Friday June 2
LUBBOCK, Texas—Dunkin’ treated us to donuts and coffee. Friday, June 2 is National Donut Day and Dunkin’ restaurants in Lubbock are offering guests a free classic donut of their choice with the purchase of any beverage, while supplies last. Whether it’s the time-honored Glazed Donut, the irresistible creamy Boston Kreme, or a delightful Strawberry Frosted with Sprinkles, every guest has a delicious reason to nab their free donut at Dunkin’. Download the app to be a Dunkin’ Rewards member at dunkindonuts.com.
Join the Ultimate Weekend Fun at The National Flea Market of Lubbock - Eat, Play, Shop!
🎉🛍️🍔 Hey, hey, hey! Are you ready for the ultimate weekend fun? I've got a fantastic event for you! 🎉🛍️🍔. This Sunday, June 4th, head over to The National Flea Market in Lubbock for the biggest event of the year - The National Flea Market of Lubbock - Eat, Play, Shop! 🛍️
Get Ready to Rock and Roll with the Seger System - The Ultimate Bob Seger Tribute! 🎸
🎉 Hey, folks! Get ready to rock and roll this weekend! 🎸. On Saturday, June 10th, at 7:30 pm, don't miss the Seger System - The Ultimate Bob Seger Touring Tribute at the legendary Cactus Theater, located at 1812 Buddy Holly Ave, Lubbock, TX 79401.
- 1Convicted spy Robert Hanssen dies in prison
- 2Wagner boss Yevgeny Prigozhin, who spent months on the ground in Bakhmut, said the Kremlin's claims about inflicting heavy losses on Ukraine are 'wild and absurd science fiction'
- 3No survivors found after plane that flew over DC and led to fighter jet scramble crashes in Virginia
- 4Major dam destroyed in southern Ukraine
- 5Mother of 6-year-old who shot Virginia teacher charged with federal gun crimes
- 6Mike Pence files to run for president
- 7A man wants to trademark ‘Trump too small’ for T-shirts. Now the Supreme Court will hear the case.
- 8'Bling Empire' Star Anna Shay Dead from a Stroke at 62 (Exclusive)
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