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The City Insider

Writers for Texas Highways cover a lot of ground. With more than a quarter-million square miles and some 3,000 communities…

Urban Scapes

Get out of the office. Flee that marathon meeting. Park your car. Exit the laundry room. Now: Find a bench…

Daytripper: Lubbock

Lubbock earned its nickname as the “Hub City” by being the center of activity for generations of Texans living in…

'Cowboy Songster' Andy Hedges revels in old-time music

Lubbock musician Andy Hedges has put out a fine new album featuring his characteristic interpretations of classic cowboy and traditional…

Texas Top 40 No. 40, Lubbock

Those who take time to explore the “Hub City” will find a notable wine scene, thanks to the High Plains’…

Texas Top 40 Travel Destinations

Last fall, we asked Texas Highways readers to share their favorite places in the state for our Texas Top-40 Travel…

The Sound of Silence

I grew up in a family devoted to road-trips, but they were not just a vacation thing. Weekends often found…

The Great, Grape Plains

A  six-foot steel sculpture of a corkscrew marks the entrance to McPherson Cellars in downtown Lubbock. Inside, the modern theme…

Web Extra: The Original Lubbock Lights

Lubbock made the national news in late August and early September 1951, when numerous area residents reported seeing a series…

Lubbock Lights: Barton House Memories

While covering the National Ranching Heritage Center’s Candlelight at the Ranch event last year, I had a chance meeting with…

Lubbock Lights

While South Plains settlers in the 1880s took a minimalist approach to holiday decorating—they were lucky to find a cedar…
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