9 Delectable Craft Coffee Shops in Denver

Denver is known around the country for its outsized craft brewing scene. Thankfully for coffee snobs, the Mile-High City has also developed an exceptional craft coffee culture. If you’re looking to impress a coffee connoisseur or simply find a better cup of morning joe, try one of these third wave coffee shops.
Amethyst Coffee Company
Open since 2015, Amethyst Coffee Company serves Commonwealth Coffee and a carefully curated selection of rotating beans from other roasters. In addition to quality craft coffee, Amethyst is known for its white-and-wood geometric design and chia pudding.
Black Eye Coffee
An exposed brick wall and reclaimed wood tables give […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

6 Ways to Stay Cool in Houston this Summer

Where living without air conditioning is concerned, there are three types of cities. There are cities in which it’s relatively easy, cities in which it’s manageable, and cities in which it’s virtually impossible. Houston falls into the third category, and not only during the months of July and August. But the summer months are especially brutal. Hopefully, your Houston apartment and workplace have reliable A/C. But if you do find yourself stuck without A/C for a while or are looking for more exciting ways to stay cool this summer, here are some ideas:
1. Splash around somewhere convenient
City planners and developers are […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

8 Great Baseball Bars in Chicago

Most sports bars in the Windy City’s south suburbs are dominated by White Sox fans, while Cubs find themselves in like-minded company in Chicago proper and the north suburbs. But with the 20th anniversary of the first Crosstown Classic coming up on June 16, die-hard Cubs and White Sox fans are used to watching their teams duke it out in divided company. Regardless of whether you wish to be in exclusive or mixed company, here is a list of Chicago’s most beloved baseball bars.

We’ve got a whole slew of summer cocktails, just in time for patio season! 🎉 The question […]

By |May 17th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

10 Enchanting Day Hikes Near Seattle

Many luxury Seattle apartments have balconies and rooftops ideal for viewing the Cascades and Olympic Peninsula. They’re also a great base from which to explore the PNW’s diverse ecology and awe-inspiring peaks. Whether you’re an outdoors-y type who’s just moved to Seattle or a Seattleite looking to get into hiking for the first time, here’s a list of superb hikes near the Emerald City to get you started. All of these hikes can be completed in a day, but overnighting near the trailhead is recommended for a few of them. The following day hikes are arranged in order of proximity, starting […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

Watching the Congress Bridge Bats

So you want to see 1.5 million bats take off from their “cave” under Austin’s South Congress Bridge? Or perhaps you’ve done it before. Maybe you’d like to secure a better vantage point or to be better prepared the next time around. Regardless your interest, it’s worth the sight. Learn more about this visually stunning phenomenon and how to get the most out of the Congress Bridge bat experience here.
Who are the Congress Bridge bats?
Mexican free-tailed bats, also known as Brazilian free-tailed bats, roost in extraordinarily large numbers. In peak season, the population under Austin’s Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments