11 Famous Atlantans

Long considered the cultural capital of the South, Atlanta is no stranger to high-profile celebrities. A list of famous Atlantans throughout history would include civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and literary icon Margaret Mitchell, both born within walking distance of AMLI’s Old 4th Ward apartments. In this list, we focus on contemporary actors, authors, musicians, and media personalities. Here’s a look at 11 household names who were born, raised, or discovered in the ATL.
1. Alan Ball
Brilliant screenwriter, director and producer Alan Ball was born in Atlanta and grew up in Marietta, Georgia. Ball’s most celebrated work includes Six Feet Under, True Blood and American Beauty. […]

By |January 15th, 2018|Around the Area|0 Comments

Best Charging Cases for Your iPhone or Android Smartphone

The frustration that stems from a low smartphone battery with no charger in sight is all too relatable. It’s also avoidable. Since Apple and Samsung started selling their own smartphone charging cases, it’s been easier to keep your phone charged in perpetuity. Although more expensive than most competitors’ charging cases, Apple and Samsung’s cases are both reliable. Here is a list of other manufacturers’ highly-rated smartphone charging cases. Consider dimensions, weight, charging capacity, price, and protective features when deciding which battery case is right for you.
Cases for Apple and Android
Emtec Power Pouch
One of the more versatile phone charging cases, the Emtec […]

By |January 12th, 2018|Apartment Life, Travel|0 Comments

Studio too Small? 5 Apartment-Hunting Preparations to Follow While You Upgrade

Upgrading from a small apartment is something that many young people find themselves wanting to do. Although studio apartments are just fine for someone with an organized, minimal lifestyle, they can seem cramped for someone with lots of stuff. If you are planning to upgrade from a studio to a somewhat larger apartment, there are several simple steps you can take to make the process easier. Here are five things you should consider during your apartment search and move.
Talk to your landlord
Many landlords and apartment companies own more than one property, meaning they usually have a range of different apartments […]

By |January 11th, 2018|Apartment Life|0 Comments

Home Design 101: How to Make the Most of a Small Master Bedroom

Master bedrooms serve as a retreat from the chaos of the day. They also serve as a much needed sanctuary. Many houses, however, have smaller bedrooms that, when entered, feel cramped and stifling. Even if your master bedroom is small that doesn’t mean that it can’t serve the purpose intended. In fact, it can be extraordinary. Here are some ideas to get you started and ensure you create the perfect retreat in your own home.
Change your color scheme
By selecting new colors for the room, the appearance of volume can be easily achieved. A monochromatic scheme is one of the easiest […]

By |January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 Places You Can Find Snow in Southern California

Southern California is not exactly known for its winter wonderlands. And, by and large, this is for good reason. But if you’re craving some fresh powder and can’t escape to the Sierra Nevada or Rocky Mountains, you’re not out of luck. Here are eight places where you can enjoy snow in Southern California this winter. Check weather forecasts and snow reports before you visit to avoid disappointment.
Big Bear Lake
Big Bear Lake (6,752′ ) accumulates an average annual snowfall measuring 67 inches, making it popular with snow sports enthusiasts. If you’re not looking to ski or snowboard, try snow tubing at Big Bear Snow Play or the […]

By |January 8th, 2018|Around the Area, Travel|0 Comments