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27
Sep 11

3 Places To See Fort Worth’s Wildlife

Take a look at some of Fort Worth’s best places to see wildlife.  You’re closely located to frenzies of birds, playful zoo animals and close encounters with exotic animals around Lincoln Trinity Bluff.

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Fort Worth Botanic Garden

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is full of chirping birds in the garden’s foliage and trees.  You’ll also see fish swimming through the ponds where you can reflect and relax.

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Fort Worth Zoo

At the Fort Worth Zoo, you’ll find penguins, primates, cheetahs, orangutans, parrots, and more in the 12 exhibit areas at the Zoo.  Join them October 21-23 for Boo at the Zoo during the Halloween season.

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Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

The Fossil Rim Wildlife Center allows guests to get up close to exotic animals.  You can drive through in your own car, where you can actually reach out to feed giraffes, or get a guided tour.  The Center works to preserve endangered animals and spread public awareness about endangered species.  Read more about safaris at Fossil Rim.

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23
Sep 11

Online Furniture For Your Fort Worth Apartment

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Find unique sofas for your apartment online.

Fort Worth offers a great selection of furniture stores to give your apartment Texas style, but for affordable and modern furniture, head to online shops.  You can find some of the best deals, most unique pieces and hard-to-find styles at home furnishing websites, and best of all, it’s delivered straight to your door, hassle free!  Make your living space at Lincoln Trinity Bluff comfortable, appealing and your own at these websites.

Shop these top home furnishing and decor sites for limited-time deals:

  • HomeSav: This website offers limited-time deals for subscribers on home furniture and decor designers.  Right now, you’ll find designer-selected modern chairs, Contemporary Living seating and tables, Modern Bar Furniture, and complimentary decor.  You can follow the Liv Savvy decorating blog for tips, and get instant updates on new deals on Facebook and Twitter.
  • One Kings Lane: This uber-trendy and chic daily deal site offers great, limited-time price drops on the most luxurious, gorgeous furniture and decor, and you’ll even find deals hand-selected by top interior designers!  Join now to shop Mehraban’s hand-knotted rugs, Thom Filicia’s modern sofas and tables, House of Honey-picked furniture, and more eye-appeasing pieces.

Buy the trendiest furniture at affordable prices at these other great home decor websites:

  • CB2: Crate & Barrel’s hipper line, CB2 offers modern sofas, seating, dining tables, desks, platform beds, and storage with clean lines.  Shop neutral colors or inject a pop of bright red or colorful patterns into your pad.
  • DWR: Design Within Reach offers affordable furniture with style.  Shop the sale section for better deals on curved, sculpted, tufted, and upholstered modern chairs sure to add showstopping style to your apartment.
  • Ikea: Get your main furniture pieces dirt cheap at this mega store, selling basic but modern platform beds, modular sofas and smart shelves and storage to organize your closets and books.
  • Pier 1 Imports: Buy fanciful, earthy, affordable, and internationally-inspired furniture like seagrass-covered headboards, Indian rosewood dining tables, wicker patio furniture, and more.
  • West Elm: This store combines modern style with earthy elements to create furniture perfect for an industrial loft or beachfront condo.  Shop airy beds with cut-out patterns, wrap-around bar stools and smooth sofas in light neutral colors.  Be patient for amazing seasonal sales.
  • World Market: This global-inspired store has the best dining tables, coffee tables and desks to make you feel like you’re eating, relaxing or working in a thatched-roof hut in Bali or in an Italian villa.  You can also find simple yet super affordable sofas, seating and beds to plop down on.
  • Urban Outfitters: You may be familiar with UO’s clothing lines in stores, but they also have fun, unusual and cheap furniture online.  Make your living space complete with kitschy, surprising accent pieces like tufted velvet sofas, patterned chairs, Danish coffee tables, bright coat racks, and upholstered headboards.

Read more about adding feng shui basics to your apartment and finding rent-to-own furniture in Fort Worth.

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19
Sep 11

Shop The Fort Worth Stockyards Station

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Shop Texas style and flavor at Fort Worth's Stockyards Station.

Spend your weekend touring one of Fort Worth’s fabulous, Texas-themed shopping and entertainment centers, the Stockyards Station.  It’s the perfect place to get Texified and get the perfect Texas gifts for out-of-towners while you enjoy Texas attractions and restaurants.  Check out the busy Stockyards Station shops near Lincoln Trinity Bluff.

  • Big Texas Style: Create your own Texas style with jewelry from Brazos Collection and Kokopelli Jewelry, women’s accessories and fashion at Sassy Pantz, western boots for kids from Texas Gold Minors, and big gallon hats from the Stockyards Trading Post and the Leather Trading Co.
  • Fort Worth Art & Souvenirs: Give a piece of Texas to your friends and family with authentic southwestern jewelry and art from Stockyards Treasures, fan wear from Destination Ft. Worth, country music from Ernest Tubb Record Shop, and fine art from Stockyards Station Gallery.
  • Lone Star Culinary Gifts: Bring home hot Texas spices from Texas Hot Stuff, old-fashioned sweets from The Candy Barrel, fresh spices and teas from The Spice and Tea Exchange, and local labels from Stockyard Wines.

Don’t miss upcoming events and specials at the Stockyards Station, like the October 1 Woodstock Tribute Show!  Check the calendar before you go, and connect with Stockyards Station on Facebook and Twitter.

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14
Sep 11

Get Your Fort Worth Foodie News On Local Blogs

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Be the first to know about new Fort Worth food on local blogs.

Read the latest on new restaurants, new chefs, upcoming food festivals, and more foodie news on local blogs in Fort Worth.  Find out where to eat, drink and be merry around Lincoln Trinity Bluff with insider tips and reviews to navigate the city.

  • Eat This Fort Worth: This blog reviews local restaurants with an unpretentious voice, promotes local food, shows you how to eat on the cheap, and fills your calendar with other Fort Worth happenings.  Get the lowdown on local food trucks, where to find farm-to-table menus, holiday guides to restaurants, and more.  Connect with Eat This Fort Worth on Facebook.
  • Food & Fort Worth, Texas: This blogger reviews local restaurants and slips little Fort Worth news, musings and other tid bits into the blog.  Get your guide on where to have coffee, lunch, frozen yogurt, and more, and see recommendations on Fort Worth’s top attractions.  Connect with Food & Fort Worth, Texas on Facebook.
  • Fort Worth Hole in the Wall: Get foodie news snippets and the latest on what’s new in Fort Worth here.  Find out what places now serve breakfast, where food carts disappeared, where you can find new locations of your favorite places, and more up-to-date articles.
  • Fort Worth Beer: See pubs, beer-focused bars, saloons, or taverns in Fort Worth with ratings on this site.  You’ll even find a handy dandy map of the beer watering hole locations.  Learn more about Fort Worth’s new Barcadia bar, see why you should visit Wired Willy’s Taphouse and see ratings on unique craft beers.
  • VegFortWorth: This blog makes sticking to vegetarian diets on the go a cinch.  Get updates on vegetarian food trucks, bakeries, recipes, and restaurants in Fort Worth.  Connect with VegFortWorth on Facebook.

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12
Sep 11

5 Convenient Amenities At Your Fort Worth Apartment

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At Lincoln Trinity Bluff, you're located right in Downtown Fort Worth.

Lincoln Trinity Bluff not only offers downtown, upscale living but also ensures that your life is made as easy as possible.  You’ll always know what’s going on in your neighborhood, you can pay rent hassle-free online, you’re minutes away from Downtown Fort Worth’s scene, and you can stay in shape and climb the corporate ladder with fitness and business amenities.  Check out five ways Lincoln Trinity Bluff offers you convenience amidst luxury.

  1. Community Updates: Connect with Lincoln Trinity Bluff online at Facebook, Twitter or the community blog to get weekly updates on what’s new at your community and around Fort Worth.  You can also search for local resources with Lincoln Trinity Bluff’s online local directory.
  2. Online Services: Never worry about late fees again by setting up automatic online payments to Lincoln Trinity Bluff.  You can also request maintenance in minutes or contact staff for other questions at the online resident portal.  Just moving to Fort Worth?  Connect your services at the best prices all at one place at Lincoln Property Connect.
  3. Downtown Location: At Lincoln Trinity Bluff, you’re within walking distance to Downtown Fort Worth’s restaurants and new businesses, Sundance Square shopping and events and Trinity River’s trails and recreation.
  4. Onsite Fitness: It’s easy to stay in shape with a resort-style swimming pool and athletic center right outside your door.  You also have easy access to Trinity Trails, and as a pet-friendly apartment community, you can work out with your dogs around Fort Worth!
  5. Business Amenities: Don’t stop working while you play and lounge in luxury at Lincoln Trinity Bluff.  Stay connected with your business online at the community business center, and meet with colleagues at the conference center.

Read more about the apartment perks of living at Lincoln Trinity Bluff and how to choose your floorplan.  Is there another convenience of living at Lincoln Trinity Bluff you’d add?  Share it by commenting below!

7
Sep 11

Fort Worth Remembers September 11

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Donate phone cards to overseas troops at Hulen Mall.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the falling of the World Trade Center, and the new 9/11 Memorial will open to the public after September 11.  See what’s going on around Lincoln Trinity Bluff on September 11 with opportunities to pay tribute, volunteer or donate in Dallas/Fort Worth.

At the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, check out the free public 9/11 tribute.  The public ceremony will feature community leaders speaking and local organizations paying tribute to those in service on September 11, and following this, you can see the new 9/11 Tribute exhibit, featuring an actual 6,500-pound beam that supported the World Trade Center.

The exhibit will feature the largest 9/11 artifact in the State and stories from Fort Worth residents impacted by the event.  Connect with the Museum on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr for more updates and upcoming events, and to learn more about the exhibit.

At Fort Worth’s Hulen Mall, you can buy prepaid, refillable phone cards at stores like AT&T, T-Mobile or Verizon and donate them in the designated Operation Troop Talk box in the lower level at Center Court.  You can donate August 30 through September 11 to help troops overseas connect with their friends and family at home.  Connect with the Mall on Facebook, Twitter and Yelp to learn more about these opportunities to help out on the Day of Service.

You can also find opportunities to donate or volunteer at 911day.org or post a tribute on Facebook.  Find many more events in the Dallas/Fort Worth area on September 11 at The Dallas Morning News.

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4
Sep 11

Work Out In Fort Worth With Online Fitness

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Explore new fitness programs right in your apartment.

With a pool, close proximity to Trinity Trails and an athletic center, it’s easy to stay fit at Lincoln Trinity Bluff, but you can also stay healthy without even leaving your apartment with online fitness programs.  Get exercise advice and routines from pros online when it’s rainy, when you have limited time or when you don’t feel well enough to leave home.  Check out these sites to explore new ways to stay fit and healthy at your apartment.

  • Personal Training: For just $10 each week, you can get fitness plans, meal plans and online tracking with real online personal trainers at FitOrbit.  You can also get trained like a celebrity with online, personal programs and support from Bravo’s Jackie Warner and The Biggest Loser’s Jillian Michaels, both trainers to the stars.
  • Yoga: Practice your sun salutations and twists with easy access to tons of yoga instructors online.  Check out Les Leventhal, a renowned yogi, online videos available for purchase, where you’ll get beginner to advance yoga classes with a top expert. You can also subscribe or sign up for free trials to streaming yoga videos at YogaYak, My Yoga Online, YogaGlo, Yoga Vibes, and many more.
  • Latest Fitness Crazes: Subscribe to Vital Juice emails for the latest and greatest in fitness and health, and they’ll introduce you to the hottest new fitness routines around the country.  Check out the workouts of the month on YouTube, like this introduction to barre3 Total Abs.  The videos not only get you exploring new ways to stay fit but also offer free ways to integrate new exercises right in your apartment.
  • Meditation: Begin or end your day by clearing your head and relaxing your body in minutes with guided meditation right in your inbox.  If anything, take the trial of 10 Headspace meditation emails to explore the practice of meditation.  The videos, infographics and expert guide will enlighten you and lift the heavy load of stress off of your shoulders, and you only need minutes of your day to practice.

Read more about Lincoln Trinity Bluff’s fitness center, Trinity Trails and other budget-friendly workouts.

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1
Sep 11

Fort Worth’s Flying Saucer BeerFeast

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Get your flying saucer plaque when you drink 200 types of beer at the Flying Saucer.

Get away to beer heaven at the upcoming October Beerfeast with the Flying Saucer in Fort Worth.  Get your typical Sam Adams, or expand your beer repertoire with an expanded list of beers and rare beer tappings.  Located in Sundance Square and within walking distance of Lincoln Trinity Bluff, the Flying Saucer is a great nearby bar where you can try to score your own saucer plaque on the wall when you drink 200 types of beers!

Taste rare international and domestic craft beers with German bratwursts, Bavarian pretzels and brews by the pint at the Beerfeast.

Get your tickets for the Fort Worth Flying Saucer Beerfeast on Saturday, October 8 for $25 per adult or $30 per person starting October 1.  For this ticket price, you’ll get a commemorative glass and 10 beer samples.

The Fort Worth Flying Saucer also offers regular live music and brewery events.  Taste from a long list of beers with cheesy appetizers, big sandwiches and pretzels or meats and cheese.  Watch sports inside by the bar, or enjoy your bar fare on the rooftop deck.

Like the Flying Saucer on Facebook to stay updated on new events.  Read more about other rooftop restaurants in Fort Worth.

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