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Eight Dining Destinations on the Lubbock Food Trail
The Hub City of the High Plains becomes a culinary destination
"...At 373 miles northwest of Austin, Lubbock is a good stopping point on the long drive..."

Jan. 19, 2024 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: John Wayne’s Head in Lubbock
Hefty chunk of California sandstone becomes John Wayne’s head in Lubbock library
"...a corner in the back of the library at Lubbock Christian University in Lubbock, smirking at the students with..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Life After Lubbock
Playwright Jaston Williams gathers his Lubbock musician pals
"...playwright also counts as friends some famous musicians from Lubbock, near which he was raised. The panhandle’s outpost of..."

Feb. 19, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Alamo Drafthouse Is Lubbock-Bound
New location planned for Panhandle college town
"...its plans to expand to the Panhandle town of Lubbock...."

April 17, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Day Trips: Lubbock Tornado Memorial, Lubbock
Monument commemorates havoc wreaked by two twisters in 1970
"...The Lubbock Tornado Memorial commemorates the twisters that tore through town..."

May 13, 2022 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Lubbock Calling: Joe Ely Remembers the Clash
The only punk rock band that mattered, and why they still do
"...on my record. This was 1978 and coming from Lubbock; we had no idea what was going on in..."

May 19, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Day Trips: McPherson Cellars, Lubbock
Meet Kim McPherson, the High Plains vintner
"...McPherson Cellars in Lubbock is the quintessential Texas winery – relatively small, family-owned,..."

Nov. 3, 2023 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Landslide in Lubbock
Texecutioners show West Texas Roller Dollz why they're the best in the west
"...That's why the Texecutioners went out to Lubbock to take on the West Texas Roller Dollz (see..."

Jan. 26, 2009 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

'Is There Life After Lubbock?'
Jaston Williams, Joe Ely, and Jo Carol Pierce say, 'There is, there is'
"...plains in an evening titled Is There Life After Lubbock?..."

May 24, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Hightower Report: Lubbock County Judge Goes Nuts
Tom Head gives Todd Akin a run for his money
"...America's golf courses. Sud­den­ly, however, a dark horse from Lubbock has shot into the lead. Perhaps suffering from the..."

Sept. 7, 2012 News Column

Horns Upset Tech 31-22 in Lubbock
Could maligned Texas defense stop Seth? Yeth, yeth yeth!
"...In Lubbock, they call it Jones AT&T Stadium, but to the..."

Nov. 4, 2012 Sports Post by Michael Corcoran

Terry Allen Revisits His Definitive Albums
Lubbock musician on Juarez and Lubbock (On Everything)
"...Allen grew up in Lubbock, son of a major league baseball player turned wrestling..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

The Wind in Your Face
Jaston Williams explains why life in Lubbock blows
"...An eternal mystery of Texas life is how Lubbock can spawn so many creative people. Tonight three escapees..."

May 28, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Tale of a Tale Spinner
How a ballplayer, a piano player, beatnik poetry, and Lubbock made Terry Allen an epic storyteller.
"...So when they sold the house and moved to Lubbock, they took the plans, and when they got enough..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips
Archaeology site in Lubbock uncovers mysteries of the past
"...Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark on the edge of Lubbock..."

Aug. 2, 2013 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Naked City
Cute Rodents 1, Lubbock 0
"...stay of execution last week, rescinding the city of Lubbock's highly controversial plan to kill the animals that city..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Feature by Dave Mann

The Luv Doc: A Couple of Days
There's probably a decent La Quinta in Lubbock
"...the last five years we have driven up to Lubbock to spend Thanksgiving with his parents because his mom..."

Nov. 25, 2022 Column by The Luv Doc

Not Without a Fight
Authors Spivey and Sublett spin a complex tale of a Lubbock visionary's downfall, revenge
"...Here's the basic plot: Curmudgeonly Lubbock builder/entrepreneur Homer Maxey gets talked into transferring his assets..."

Sept. 26, 2014 Arts Feature by Joe O'Connell

Fearless Texas Singer-Songwriter and Playwright Jo Carol Pierce Has Died
Known for honky-tonk manifesto Bad Girls Upset by the Truth
"...Firebrand singer-songwriter and playwright Jo Carol Pierce, a Lubbock native who launched her career in Austin, has died..."

Dec. 5, 2022 Music Post by Doug Freeman

The AggreGAYtor: November 24
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Lubbock gets fightin' mad, trans folk are remembered, and Winnie..."

Nov. 24, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Ponty Bone (1939-2018)
They didn’t call the accordionist Mr. South Austin for nothing
" remembered as a charter member of the so-called Lubbock Mafia. Attending Texas Tech, he emerged from the Panhandle..."

July 13, 2018 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Fake Press Conferences Concerning Texas Football: Nov. 3, 2014
Booster Red McCombs stops in to discuss weekend win over Texas Tech
"...Texas dispatched Texas Tech Saturday night in Lubbock, winning 34-13. The Red Raiders were shorthanded at QB..."

Nov. 3, 2014 Sports Post by Eric Sollenberger

SXSW Interview: Colin Gilmore
Austin’s Flatlanders scion grew up with the right mentors
"...of Jimmie Dale Gilmore. The scion grew up in Lubbock and moved here when he was 14 to live..."

March 15, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Jeff Wentworth's Summer Tour
San Antonio senator holding Jurisprudence committee meetings around state before next session
"...Lieutenant Governor's interim charges: Houston, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Lubbock and … Edinburg? Is it any coincidence that the..."

May 21, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Red-Light Cameras on Trial
State Reps. Fred Hill, Carl Isett Collide Over Red-Light Cameras
"...a few delicious highlights. OK, the highlight was watching Lubbock Rep. Carl Isett squirm his way through an aggressive..."

May 16, 2007 News Post by Amy Smith

Ice Bats Eliminated From Playoff Contention
" in the CHL's Southern Conference over Odessa and Lubbock and excluded Austin from playoff contention. The Ice Bats..."

March 21, 2007 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Letters @ 3AM
Americans no longer look or sound like, and will never again look or sound like, this country's rigid image of an "American"
"...Let us consider Lubbock, Texas...."

Dec. 7, 2007 Column by Michael Ventura

Roadside Playboys and Texana Dames
The Hancock Family's long, strange, supernatural musical journey
"...At 75, the eldest of the Lubbock-bred musical clan performing for this unusual audience, Hancock can't..."

Dec. 31, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Letters at 3AM: For All Reasons
Terry Allen's music reflects the Lubbock mindset
"...You would have just passed through Clovis, N.M., where Lubbock-born Buddy Holly recorded. An hour before that, you'd have..."

July 30, 2010 Column by Michael Ventura

Lubbock or leave it, with Buddy Holly, the Flatlanders, and some dude who says he's James Dean's bastard son
"...John and, obviously, Elvis Costello; and the shy, down-to-earth Lubbock High graduate and former Cub Scout who loved honky-tonk..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

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