9 Smart Cycling Rules to Bike By

Cycling is an active and environmentally-friendly mode of transit. And thanks to the addition of new bike lanes and other initiatives, several U.S. cities are growing increasingly bike-friendly. If you’re going to cycle, however, there are some general rules of etiquette and safety you should live by. Follow them in order to minimize the risk of injury to yourself and others. These rules can also help protect your bike and keep it in good working order.
Wear a helmet
If there’s a golden rule of smart cycling, it’s wearing a helmet. Purchase a comfortable, well-fitting helmet you won’t feel embarrassed to be seen in, […]

By |March 23rd, 2018|Apartment Life|0 Comments

8 of Seattle’s Finest Dining Experiences

Seattle’s diverse dining scene is dominated by casual-leaning restaurants serving relatively affordable fare. But the Emerald City is also home to a number of upscale dining destinations. Here’s a look at some of the best-rated high-end dining experiences you can find in Seattle.

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Formerly known as Naka, Adana serves Japanese comfort food in a fine dining setting. Treat yourself to the Capitol Hill restaurant for a taste of Chef Shota Nakajima’s inventive tempura, udon, yakisoba, and more. Adana is a five-minute drive from the new luxury Seattle apartments at […]

By |March 19th, 2018|Around the Area|0 Comments

The Essential Spring Cleaning Checklist

On February 2, Punxutawney Phil gave us the go-ahead to not worry about spring cleaning for a while. But today marks six weeks since the celebrated groundhog saw his shadow. And with the vernal equinox just days away, spring will soon be here no matter how you define the season’s start. Ensure you don’t gloss over anything important during this year’s spring cleaning by referencing this room-by-room spring cleaning checklist.
For most people, bedroom spring cleaning should start with a thorough decluttering. Sort through your wardrobe, and consider parting with winter clothes you didn’t wear at all this season. Move on to […]

By |March 16th, 2018|Apartment Life|0 Comments

8 Simple Ways to Use Less Water

Recent droughts in Southern California, Texas, and elsewhere have heightened awareness around the need to use water sparingly. Even if you don’t pay for water based on volume used or live in a city where the next water crisis always seems to be looming, it’s important to be mindful of your water consumption. Here are eight simple ways to use less water.
Take shorter showers
Challenging yourself to shower less frequently and for shorter durations is a great way to save water. You’ll save even more water if you turn off the tap while lathering up with soap, shampoo, or conditioner.
Cook with […]

By |March 15th, 2018|Green Living|0 Comments

6 Books Every Atlanta Reader Should Know

Reading up on the region you call home can help you better understand and appreciate its history, culture, and charm. There’s also something special about reading stories set in places you know. If you’re looking to improve your knowledge of Atlanta’s history or absorb a tale set in your stomping grounds, consider these essential literary works.
The Better Part of Darkness
Kelly Gay, 2009

The Charlie Madigan series imagines a future in which humans inhabit two starkly different dimensions. In the series’ first book, Integration Task Force officer Charlie Madigan seeks to uncover the source of an off-world narcotic whose use is quickly spreading […]

By |March 14th, 2018|Around the Area|0 Comments
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