Amarillo Real Estate News

 

Oct. 28, 2018

Amarillo Property Gets a Little Wild

Wild times are had all around on Amarillo property. The world’s animals are footsteps away at the Amarillo Zoo. Over 80 species from about the globe wait to be discovered. From the tiniest of creatures to those larger than life everyone’s favorite is sure to be here.

Since opening its doors in 1955, the Amarillo Zoo has been educating folks living in Amarillo and beyond about the importance of conservation. Leading by example, efforts of conservation are visible throughout the zoo. Youngsters getting their faces painted like tigers feel ferocious. Proceeds from painting stations benefit tigers in the wild. With only half a dozen species left prowling around in their natural habitats intervention is more than necessary.

Learn How to Conserve Resources when Living in Amarillo

It’s important to conserve Mother Nature’s resources and collecting rainwater is an easy step to take. Rain barrels are scattered about the Herpetarium with each barrel filling to the brim during rainy weather. Those who find inspiration can recreate the barrels to place around their own Amarillo property and collect their own rainwater. Do it yourself instructions can be found here.

The Amarillo Zoo is certified as an official Monarch way station. Landscaping efforts support the needs of Monarch butterflies and include the plantings of butterfly friendly plants and flowers. The grounds also provide a haven for Purple Martins, the largest species of swallow. Nesting boxes are placed between the mustang and bison yards for the migrating birds.

General admission to the zoo costs under $5.00 making it an affordable excursion for any budget. Open seven days a week from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. there’s always a perfect time to come play. Annual memberships are great ways to help support the park while allowing for enjoyment of the zoo on a regular basis. Get to know the animals. Come and spend some time on the grounds today.

 

Posted in News
Oct. 28, 2018

Greet the Morning with a Smile when Living in Amarillo

While the early bird gets the worm, the early riser living in Amarillo gets the best breakfast. Welcoming one and all Ye Olde Pancake Station has been serving folks starting with the rise of the sun for almost 40 years. A family friendly neighborhood place this is the hotspot for hungry tummies.

Boasting a large and varied breakfast menu there are items to suit everyone’s palate. However, as the name of the eatery suggests, pancakes are a no brainer. Ye Olde Pancake Station is flipping flapjacks left and right. From chocolate chip to banana nut to seasonal pumpkin they’re all lip smacking good. Locals regularly leave their Amarillo homes for what many in the area consider the “world’s best pancake”. Syrups seem endless with pours of maple, blueberry, and butter pecan oozing all over the hotcakes. Waffles and French Toast are just as delicious and have their own following in town.

Locals from Amarillo Homes Come Hungry and Leave Well Fed

Traditional options range from hearty omelettes to combination egg plates. Choose wisely from the Country Bumpkins menu or end up coveting your companion’s plate. Belgian waffles or French toast is paired with eggs, bacon and sausage. Breakfast sandwiches also hit the spot. Homemade country biscuits and gravy combine with eggs, bacon or sausage. Big breakfast burritos are filling as well. Go traditional or spice it up with an across the border burrito stuffed with jalapenos and other good stuff. Station skillets mix it altogether. Rave reviews circulate for the country fried state skillet and meadow muffin skillet.

Ye Olde Pancake Station is open for lunch as well. Friends often gather to shoot the breeze while enjoying a simple sandwich or salad. Daily specials place a spotlight on favorite dishes. Entrees feature steak, fish and pork complete with side dish options. Special menus present perfect portions for youngsters living in Amarillo. Kids happily make up their own minds from hamburgers, mac and cheese and chicken with mashed potato and gravy.

Ye Olde Pancake Station is open seven days a week. Stop in for a friendly hello and hearty portion of good, old fashion food.

 

Posted in News
Oct. 27, 2018

Become a Part of the Game on Amarillo Real Estate

An air of intrigue surrounds Amarillo real estate. It’s ready, set, go at Amarillo Escape and Mystery where escape games and mystery dinners put participants right in the middle of the action.

Escape games are the latest in the entertainment craze and are sweeping across the nation. Based on popular board and internet games groups solve whodunit mysteries within a timeline. Locked together, the timer shows 60 minutes and the countdown begins. Riddles and clues encourage working through a variety of scenarios with the optimum goal being to “solve the mystery and escape the room.” Current themes include trekking through the jungle, journeying back in time to the Old West and winding up in a haunted house. Rooms are designed for ages over 16 but all are welcome to attend. Participants are asked to arrive twenty minutes prior to game time, and the doors close promptly on schedule.

Mystery Surrounds Folks Living in Amarillo

Add a bit of spice to dining by attending a mystery dinner. Held at the Wolfen House at 11925 South Western the scene is set for mayhem. Guests are encouraged to come in costume and ready to play. Tables work as teams and together set out against all others to solve the mystery and claim success. Dinner is delightfully prepared and enjoyed by all. Decadent desserts follow the main course and adults living in Amarillo are welcome to BYOB if they prefer. After the meal is complete and the mystery solved folks can pose for fun filled pictures. The entire experience last about two and a half hours.

Mystery dinners and escape rooms experiences are are especially fun for special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, family reunions, rehearsal dinners and more. Private events on Amarillo real estate are carefully planned by staff members. Large groups are easily accommodated as well. Reservations can be made and more information found online. Check in and play today.

 

Posted in News
July 31, 2017

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