Why Restoring Lubbock Matters

Why Restoring Lubbock Matters

Most of us don’t understand restoration and redevelopment, but we benefit from it every day. While in-progress construction tends to annoy us, we all take for granted the rapid growth that Lubbock (and West Texas) has seen. We all benefit from the expansion and growth of our beloved LBK. There’s also many perks: more restaurants … Continued

The Pioneer Pocket Hotel

History In phenomena that have become quite familiar to Texans from West to East, many of the beautifully crafted buildings of a bygone era have fallen victim to deterioration and demolition. The old Hotel Lubbock building was, at one time, close to becoming another statistic in this category. Thankfully, it’s time has yet to come. … Continued

Reasons to visit LBK’s Pioneer Building

The past, present, and future of Lubbock’s famous Pioneer Building.   It’s a historic landmark. The Pioneer Building, formerly known as Hotel Lubbock, is an 11-story building marking almost a century of Lubbock history and the ebb and flow the West Texas economy. Constructed during the roaring twenties by architectural firm Sanguinet-Statts & Hedrick to … Continued

Why Young Professionals Should Move to LBK

The Hub City is the ideal place to build a career for young Texans. The 806 is a hub for higher education Texas Tech University There are opportunities abound for young professionals seeking higher education. Texas Tech University main campus has almost 40,000 students, and the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and Texas Tech School … Continued

6 “Instagram Worthy” Locations in Lubbock

While many say that Lubbock is one of the most boring places in the United States, many local and Texas Tech University residents beg to differ. One of the ways to tell is the many Instagram-worthy places in Lubbock that not only offer a stylish selfie, but a fun time as well. Holly Hop Ice … Continued

Downtown Lubbock Landmarks

  You can’t really know the 806 until you make it downtown. So, where are all the landmarks? Buddy Holly Center-1801 Crickets Ave. As a tribute to the late Buddy Holly (a Lubbock Native), the Center focuses on bringing the arts to the Lubbock community. Within the center are the Buddy Holly Gallery, the Foyer … Continued

Bike lanes, gateway memorial on deck for downtown

A-J MEDIA As the long-awaited underground utility projects continue in downtown Lubbock, a few other ventures are in the works by the city’s Tax Increment Financing Board. Two coming to fruition in the near future are the first downtown gateway structure and bicycle lanes that would connect Texas Tech to downtown Lubbock. Final details for … Continued