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Lubbock Indoor Courts opens with eight new basketball/volleyball courts(0)

April 17, 2014

When the Adams and the Nettles families were applying for loans to build Lubbock Indoor Courts, their business plan included an optimistic one sports tournament a month. Tressa Adams referred to that plan as “very conservative,” even while acknowledging the massive 60,000-square-foot metal building houses four hardwood courts and four courts on a multi-use sports […]

Lubbock Indoor Courts opens with eight new basketball/volleyball courts

Steak ’n Shake opens on Milwaukee to eager eaters

Steak ’n Shake opened in late February to eager Lubbock diners who sought steakburgers and milk shakes. The first Steak ’n Shake opened in February 1934 in Normal, Ill., while Lubbock’s first franchise opened 80 years later. Barry O’Connor, president of Five Rivers Food Concepts LLC, said he and the restaurants’ employees are happy with […]

Covenant locates family clinic in Wolfforth

Growth in and around Wolfforth has drawn a new Covenant Family Healthcare clinic to the shopping center just south of Frenship High School at 502 N. Dowden Road. The Covenant clinic opened Feb. 3 and will host a community open house from 3-4:30 p.m. March 4. The clinic will also have a blessing given by […]

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers to open soon

When Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opens on south Milwaukee Avenue next month, it will be the only West Texas location. Ron Steele, regional manager of Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, said it will soon be joined by nine more locations in West Texas and one in Las Cruces, N.M. Steele said there will be […]

Frenship siblings open Pro Fitness Gym

Sports training and relationships between customers and the gym owners are what sets apart a new gym in Frenship. Pro Fitness Gym and Baseball Training Facility opened in January at 7201 Marsha Sharp Freeway. Ben Christian and Jessica Christian, siblings who grew up in the Frenship area, have opened the new gym next to Harvest […]

Churrasca Brazilian Steak House sees repeat business

Three months after the Churrasca Brazilian Steak House opened at 6015 82nd St., the manager said he is pleased with the traffic in the area and into his restaurant. “Lubbock’s growing a lot,” said Eric Wang, manager of Churrasca. With 14 years of experience in Brazilian steakhouses, Wang said he and other employees from similar […]

Milwaukee Avenue is “the new Slide”

When Canyon West was first being built, developers believed the Marsha Sharp Freeway would be the main area growing. But Justin Nairn, director of asset management for DeLaVega Development, said the growth along Milwaukee Avenue is actually faster than developers had foreseen. “Milwaukee is growing at a higher rate than the freeway,” Nairn said. “Milwaukee […]

Costco prepares for Friday opening

Workers were dashing around getting every product in the right place on Monday at the new Costco, which will open after a ribbon cutting with the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 a.m. Alarms went off throughout the building at Costco on Monday, where workers were issued earplugs to dampen the […]

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