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Trust Us: There’s More Than Big Steaks and Buried Caddys in Amarillo

January 15, 2018 | By Jason Boyett

When I think of my Amarillo childhood, I think about Boots’n Jeans. Not the attire, but the retail store. The rustic wooden doors of Boots’n Jeans once beckoned shoppers beneath a life-size sculpture of a wild, rearing horse. Every year, for my birthday, my grandparents took me there for a new pair of ropers.

That was then. In the decades since, the store sold to a big corporation, transformed into a national Western-wear chain, and finally closed for good in 2016 after 43 years. A Jimmy’s Egg opened in its place a few months ago.

Cowboy Cloy

July 11, 2014 | By Rob Curran

If there were a rite of passage into the Texan tribe, surely it would be the 72-ounce steak challenge at The Big Texan Steak Ranch in Amarillo.

Daytripper: Amarillo

March 16, 2014 | By

Some may only know Amarillo as a Panhandle cowboy town, and there’s certainly truth to that reputation.

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