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26
Feb 13

Check Out Unique Art at the Sid Richardson Museum

It doesn’t take aficionados of art to really to see why a place like the Sid Richardson Museum is so incredible. This place is home to images from moments frozen in time and is certainly worth checking into, especially since it’s only minutes away from Lincoln Trinity Bluff.

Check Out Unique Art at the Sid Richardson Museum

View artwork depicting the Old West at the Sid Richardson Museum.

Sid Richardson developed an affinity for the works of Frederic Remington and Charles Russell. It was their romantic images of the legends of the Old West that so drew Richardson in and this was the genesis of the Sid Richardson Museum.

It’s not just Remington and Russell which line the walls here. Western landscapists like Bierstadt and Moran, pre-Civil War documentarians like Catlin, Bodmer, Miller, Kane, and Wilmar, and other lesser known artists like Gilbert Gaul and Charles F. Browne are some of those included in the Richardson museum.

It’s not just sweeping landscapes or wide open spaces which drew Richardson’s eye. In fact, many of the works in his collection include those which had epic scenes of action or drew out gasps of suspense and amazement.

If you would like to see some of what is here why not come check out unique art at the Sid Richardson Museum? You too may be drawn into history’s mythic allure.

19
Feb 13

Tips for Mixing Your Own Non-Toxic Furniture Polish

If you have decided to make this year the year that you go green, congrats! You are taking a positive step for your home and the environment. One of the biggest hurdles to get over is green cleaning. When you have the right ingredients, homemade green cleaners will work just as well as the chemical based products that you are used to.

Tips for Mixing Your Own Non-Toxic Furniture Polish

Clean off your wood surfaces with one of these eco-friendly polishers.

For your varnished wood table, pick up a bit of lemon oil. Mix a few drops of this natural oil with water in a spray bottle. Spray the wood and work the mix in with a soft cloth.

For wood that is unvarnished, you want to create a mix of two teaspoons olive oil and two teaspoons lemon juice. Work this mixture on your unvarnished wood furniture with a soft cloth. The oil will help protect the wood and the lemon will kill any errant bacteria.

If there are any grease or food stains on your wood furniture, use a small amount of baking soda and water to scrub the spot. The baking soda is abrasive enough to clean yet soft enough so that it will not scratch your wood surface.

What are your favorite homemade green cleaners?

For more apartment living advice, jump to the blog at Lincoln Trinity Bluff.

13
Feb 13

We’ve Got Positive Reviews On Renter’s Voice

One of the greatest things about living in Lincoln Trinity Bluff is that there is truth in advertising. This community is touted as being great and the responses from our residents online makes us sparkle! We’ve got positive reviews on Renter’s Voice and it’s something that will hopefully be borne out to continue.

We've Got Positive Reviews On Renter's Voice

Check out the positive reviews Trinity Bluff has garnered online.

10 out of 10 current reviewers on Renter’s Voice have had good things to say about our community, and the same 10 out of 10 would recommend our community in their inner circle.

Some of the comments speak volumes about our staff here. A reviewer on December 16, 2012 said, “The staff was friendly and welcoming,” before giving their five star ranking. Other reviews have shown how well the community is maintained. On November 29, 2012 one reviewer noted, “The property is kept very well. The leasing office, landscaping, hallways, and garage were flawless.” Before giving their five star reviews this reviewer said, “I can tell that the staff pays close attention to detail.”

Other reviews noted things like the “resort style pool,” “the community finishes and décor,” or our “close proximity to cultural activities, downtown and major transportation corridors.”

What do you think of our community? Share your thoughts with us on Facebook!

 

7
Feb 13

Indoor Plants that are Safe around Pets

Echeveria is a unique plant that is also safe around pets.

Echeveria is a unique plant that is also safe to grow around pets.

Certain plants and pets don’t mix! There are lots of pretty plants out there that attract kitties and puppies to eat them, but can land them with an emergency trip to the vet or worse. This is why knowing which plants are safe to keep in the house at our Fort Worth apartments is vital.

Here are a few great plants to grow indoors that won’t hurt your pet if he or she takes a bite or two:

  • Bamboo – from tiny plants to huge reeds, bamboo makes for a wonderful house plant.
  • Blue Echeveria — these look like giant blue roses and are just stunning pieces of decor in the house.
  • Ponytail Palm — lush and inviting, these potted palms give any room a stunning look.

Keep plants out of reach to keep them beautiful, but don’t worry about these perfectly safe indoor plants if your pet decides to munch, and visit the ASPCA for a full list of both safe and toxic house plants.

What kind of plants do you prefer to keep in our Fort Worth apartments? Tell us on our Facebook page!

5
Feb 13

Sports Bars In Fort Worth for Watching March Madness

Sports Bars In Fort Worth for Watching March Madness

Catch the NCAA Tournament at these popular sports bars in Fort Worth.

What’s better than watching March Madness in the springtime? Well, watching it at a great sports bar where you can get amazing food, hang out with fellow sports fans, and not have to worry about cleaning up is a plus, as well!

If you’re looking for the perfect sports bar around our apartments in Fort Worth to celebrate the games, check out these top three sports bars in our area:

  • Boomer Jack’s on West 7th Street will be showing all of the March Madness games and they offer up amazing sauces for their wings, juicy burgers, and great steaks.
  • Frankie’s Sports Bar on West 3rd Street will thrill you with their craft beers and amazing game time food choices. If you’re a vegetarian sports fan, you’ll adore The Manny Pacquiao, a black bean burger with Portobello mushroom that will keep you coming back for more.
  • The No Frills Grill on Eastchase Parkway offers up a great time with good food and March Madness entertainment. Try the stuffed jalapenos or chipotle wings for two amazing treats.

Grab a brew, eat some wings, and cheer on your favorite teams for this March Madness 2013 — it’s one of the most fun things to do in Fort Worth for sports fans!

1
Feb 13

Tips for Eating Vegan in Fort Worth

Tips for Eating Vegan in Fort Worth

Sit down to a guilt-free meal at one of these vegan hot spots in Fort Worth.

If you’re living a vegan lifestyle and having trouble eating finding places to eat in Fort Worth, you’re not alone. Luckily, there are a surprising amount of options in our area for the strictest vegetarians and vegans out there.

  • The Spiral Diner & Bakery, located at 1314 West Magnolia Avenue, has amazing vegan choices with familiar comfort food, blue plate specials, delectable desserts, and even beer that’s vegan.
  • The Mellow Mushroom on Blue Bonnet Circle has Daiya ‘cheese’ that will make you think you’re getting an animal based pizza, with absolutely none of the guilt or fat!
  • When you’re shopping to cook for yourself at home, there are two great places to stop by to get your vegan supplies. Central Market on West Freeway, and Sprouts Farmers Market on SW Loop 820 are the best shopping spots for your plant-based meals.

Enjoy going out to eat again and shopping for great vegan food at these local hot spots. For more vegan Fort Worth restaurants and markets, check out Happy Cow.

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