The History and Charm of Old East Dallas

Until 1890, East Dallas and Dallas were two separate cities. Although it’s been longer than a century since the latter annexed the former, the Old East Dallas community retains a distinct, independent feel. Old East Dallas, the western border of which is a 10-minute drive from AMLI on Maple and AMLI Quadrangle, consists of 16 adjacent neighborhoods. Several, including the Swiss Avenue Historic District, Munger Place, and Junius Heights, are populated by stunning historic homes Others, like Deep Ellum, are hubs of social activity. Here are some of Old East Dallas’ most winning charms.
Natural beauty
Green space is abundant enough in East Dallas that the area Chamber of Commerce affectionally nicknamed […]

By |November 1st, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

Out & About: Things to Do in November 2017

November is here and the holiday season is quickly approaching. Things have wound down considerably since last month and we’re beginning to settle for more and more dark in our mornings and nights. Still, this month offers many more reasons to go out than not. Find some of the best events around AMLI communities across the country listed below.

Nov. 4 & 5: Cotton States Cat Show

Cat lovers abound at the 79th annual Cotton States Cat Show. See pampered felines and rescue cats competing and available for adoption, as well as a host of vendors and a raffle.

Nov. 11 & 12: Free […]

By |October 31st, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

7 Kitchen Gadgets that Will Save You Time and Effort

Dicing, slicing, and mixing ingredients are often the most cumbersome tasks involved in food preparation. If you prepare meals from scratch, a few kitchen gadgets can save you bundles of time and energy. Acquire these affordable, convenient, and intuitive kitchen tools to appreciate the difference for yourself.

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Breakfast sandwich maker
Do you like breakfast sandwiches? Would you eat them more often if you had an easy, mess-free way to grill them in your apartment kitchen? Thanks to appliances like the Hamilton Beach® Breakfast Sandwich Maker, this is possible. Choose the bread […]

By |October 27th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments

Musicals and Plays to See in Houston’s Theater District This Season

Season tickets for Broadway in Houston’s 2017-2018 lineup sold out in a hurry. Three productions will make their world premieres at the Alley Theatre between now and May. The 2017-2018 season promises to be a banner year for Houston’s esteemed theater district. Here are the season’s most highly anticipated performances, all on stages within 10 minutes’ drive of AMLI Memorial Heights.
The Santaland Diaries
Holiday classics A Christmas Carol and The Nutcracker are both making runs in Houston this theater season. But if a dose of holiday humor would serve you well, add David Sedaris’ Santaland Diaries to your holiday watchlist. The outlandish tales in the stage adaptation […]

By |October 25th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

Most Impressive 21st-Century Buildings in Downtown Denver

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about the Denver skyline’s soaring potential. If Greenwich Realty Capital’s bid for Six Fifty 17 is approved, Denver will acquire its first “supertall” building in 2021. At 1,000 feet tall, Six Fifty 17 would rise 286 feet above Denver’s current recordholder, Republic Plaza. Six Fifty 17 would transform the Mile-High City’s skyline, but it would not be Denver’s first attention-grabbing 21st-century building. Here are six magnificent recent additions to the downtown cityscape, including one that’s still under construction.
1144 Fifteenth
1144 Fifteenth is still a few months from opening its doors. But the Hines project recently reached its full […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments