Feb 12

Fort Worth’s Fascinating Facts You Didn’t Know


See cattle drives through the Fort Worth Stockyards!

Fort Worth is a city rich in culture and tradition.  If you are living in an apartment near downtown Fort Worth, it is likely you are nearby some famed destinations.  Here are some things about the city you may find interesting.

  • Biggest Art Museum: The Modern art museum is the largest art museum in the entire state of Texas.  In fact, it is so large, the only art museum bigger in the country is the MoMa in New York.
  • Downtown Cattle Drives: The Fort Worth Stockyards, located very close to an apartment near downtown Fort Worth, is the only place in the world where you can see a cattle drive not once, but twice in one day.
  • The First Texas Zoo: The Fort Worth Zoo, a famous zoo located near your apartment in downtown Fort Worth, was the first zoo in the state to open its doors.  The zoo currently houses many animals in natural habitats and has a respected conservation program in place.

Which of these Fort Worth facts surprised you?  There are many interesting places to visit that are located very close to your apartment near downtown Fort Worth.  Visit one today!

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Feb 12

Fort Worth’s Best Museum Gift Shops


Yeehaw! Get your cowgirl memorabilia at the National Cowgirl Museum gift shop.

Located in North Central Texas, Fort Worth is the fifth largest city in Texas.  Fort Worth city is known for many historical buildings and museums, and staying in your upscale Fort Worth apartment is all about enjoying these splendors.

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, National Cowgirl Museum, Kimbell Art Museum, and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth are some of the museums where you can buy gifts for your loved ones.  Popular gift shops in Fort Worth include:

  • Coffee Table Books & Modern Home Decor: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has a fabulous gift shop where you can purchase toys, educational books, t-shirts, toys, jewelry, and decorative gift items for your home.
  • Cowgirl Swag: Another good Museum gift shop is located in National Cowgirl Museum.  You can buy apparels, toys for kids, jewelry, and attractive home decorative items for family and friends living around Fort Worth.
  • Fine Art Prints: Residents living in upscale Fort Worth apartments can also enjoy shopping at Kimbell Art Museum.  You can buy art posters, books and games for children’s and various other gift items.

What do you think is the best gift shop in Dallas?  Cast your vote now for the next “Best of Big D” polls!

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Feb 12

Fort Worth’s 3 Hottest Places For Live Music


Rock out like a cowboy at the White Elephant Saloon.

Fort Worth has popular bars, theatre, a concert hall and dance clubs to keep you entertained at night.  Check out three places for nightlife and live music near Lincoln Trinity Bluff.

  1. Bass Performance Hall: Your Fort Worth apartment is not very far from Bass Performance Hall – you can drop down any time to enjoy live music at the Bass Performance Hall.  Various music concerts and events are held in the hall.
  2. Billy Bob’s Texas: A visit to Fort Worth is incomplete without Billy Bob’s Texas.  Billy Bob’s is known for a huge dance floor, bars, a western store, pool tables, music club, and a bull-riding ring.  The best part of being a resident at Fort Worth apartment is that you can enjoy music concerts at Billy Bob’s – just be careful to book your tickets in advance.  Before letting loose on the dance floor, you can also join dance classes at Billy Bob’s and become a pro.
  3. White Elephant Saloon: White Elephant Saloon is located at the center of the Fort Worth Stockyards.  The place is renowned for the lively and vibrant country music it churns out, and the cozy, fun bar right at the heart of the stockyards will entertain you with live music and shuffle board.  People living near Fort Worth apartment have the privilege to enjoy live music at the White Elephant Saloon.

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Feb 12

Bored? Tour Fort Worth’s Free Attractions


Get away from the city at Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

If you’re short on cash but you have a free weekend, you’re lucky to be living in an apartment in Fort Worth.  There are no shortage of fun things to do that won’t cost you a penny.

  • Botanic Gardens:  The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is a great way to spend a sunny day in the city of Fort Worth.  The gardens feature an amazing rose garden, perennial gardens and the Japanese garden.  Bring your camera because there are some fabulous places to take gorgeous pictures.
  • Kimbell Art Museum:  The Kimbell Art Museum is a piece of art in itself.  The beautiful museum houses a beautiful permanent collection that includes Picasso and Matisse.  Traveling special collections are featured throughout the year, too.  Stroll through the museum and admire the gorgeous works of art for free.
  • Stockyards:  Fort Worth Stockyards are a perfect piece of Texas.  Located nearby your Fort Worth apartment, the Stockyards boasts colorful country charm in the form of restaurants, shops, nightclubs, and an atmosphere you can’t beat.  Take in the country music, people strolling horses or Longhorn cattle down the street and the upbeat atmosphere of this friendly, fun area of town.

What’s your favorite part of the city?

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Feb 12

3 Fort Worth Restaurants For Healthy Meals On The Go


Try healthy options in Fort Worth at Zoe's Kitchen.

Moving to a new place is filled with uncertainty.  You wonder about where you will hang out, what you will eat and all kinds of other concerns.  Finding an apartment near downtown Fort Worth means that you will not have to worry about these things, as the city is filled with attractions and delicious food.  In fact, some of the best food in Fort Worth is surprising healthy.

Check out just three of the many places near Lincoln Trinity Bluff where you can find healthy meals and takeout.

  1. King Tut: For those of you looking for something a little more exotic, you should check out King Tut.  This Egyptian restaurant pairs exotic flavors with healthy recipes.
  2. Yofe Cafe: Yofe Café is another favorite among locals, and best of all it is easy to access from your apartment near downtown Fort Worth.
  3. Zoe’s Kitchen: Zoe’s Kitchen is one of the top spots for healthy takeout in Fort Worth.  Their menu is packed with guilt-free items like delicious pita sandwiches and a variety of salads.

These restaurants show that you can eat amazingly well in Fort Worth without having to worry about busting your gut.  This is just one of the many reasons that finding an apartment near downtown Fort Worth has more benefits than you may have initially realized.

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Feb 12

Hulen Mall’s Movie Tavern Offers Dinner & A Movie


Double up on dinner and a movie at Hulen Movie Tavern.

If you live in the apartments in Fort Worth near Hulen Mall, you’re likely quite familiar with all this mall has to offer.  Just in case you haven’t had a chance to check it out, or are considering moving to Lincoln Trinity Bluff, there is a super cool movie spot that offers dinner and a movie called the Hulen Movie Tavern.

The Hulen Movie Tavern features stadium-style seating and shows first-run movies on 10 state-of-the-art big screens starting at 9 a.m. each day.  Regular movie prices are $7.50 for adults and $5.50 for seniors, children, students, and military.  On Tuesdays, admission is only $5 for everyone, all day long!

So come relax in one of the Tavern’s super comfy, high-back leather rocking chairs while you enjoy a dinner of steak, signature sandwiches, salads, or pasta.  Don’t forget to grab a beer, glass of wine or a cocktail, which is conveniently served seat-side in the auditorium.  For those who’d rather eat or drink before or after the movie, there is also a beautiful lounge and outdoor patio to enjoy.

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Feb 12

3 Creative Dates At Fort Worth’s Best Attractions


Take your Valentine to the Fort Worth Water Gardens.

Your Fort Worth apartment is close to tons of top attractions in the city, including museums, architecture, fountains, zoos, and more, where you can romance your Valentine.  Check out three creative dates this February where you can get to know that someone special.

  1. Browse a Museum: Keep the conversation flowing while you look at creative art at Fort Worth’s museums.  The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is a great place to go, featuring edgy art exhibits, films and a wate-view cafe for your date.
  2. Tour Fountains: Enjoy the romance by the water at the Fort Worth Water Gardens.  This urban water oasis is a free way to cozy up to your Valentine by stunning, gushing water fountains nestled between the city’s buildings.
  3. Visit the Zoo: The Fort Worth Zoo is a great place to get to know someone while you get to know the animals around you.  As a unique Valentine’s Day gift, the Fort Worth Zoo is also offering Valentine’s Day Adoption Packages, which include a certificate and photo of the animal you adopt for your Valentine.

You can also hang out with your Valentine at the resort-style swimming pool and spa at Lincoln Trinity Bluff, by spectacular views of Downtown Fort Worth and Trinity River.  Call the leasing office today at 1-888-318-9702 for more information on this luxury apartment community near downtown Fort Worth.

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Feb 12

Tune In To Fort Worth’s Top 5 Radio Stations


Check out Fort Worth's top radio stations on your drive.

Make your morning commute or evening workouts more enjoyable with top radio stations in Fort Worth.  There are a number of radio stations with hit songs, up-to-date news and country favorites to tune in to at our luxury apartment in downtown Fort Worth.  Check out the top five radio stations in Fort Worth for good tunes and commentary.
  1. KHKS 106.1 FM: KHKS is also known as KISS FM.  It plays a mix of Top 40 hits and some of the most popular songs in the radio industry.
  2. KTDK 104.1 FM: This station is also known as “The Ticket” and features sports of all kinds.  If you are a sports lover living in a luxury apartment in downtown Fort Worth you will want to place this station on your stereo’s memory buttons.
  3. KDMX 102.9 FM: This station is often referred to as Mix 102.9.  It place hot adults contemporary music with many of the popular songs of today mixed with a few songs from yesterday.
  4. KSCS 96.3 FM: This station is the country leader in the area and features classic and contemporary country songs.
  5. KRLD 1080 AM: This station plays news all day everyday.  If you want to stay informed, tune into this channel.

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