How to Use Your Phone Less Often

The average American now spends more time on his or her smartphone each day than he or she spends socializing with friends and family. For college students and young professionals of the millennial generation, smartphone ownership and usage rates are even higher. While smartphones are more or less an essential part of our society’s infrastructure, those who spend several hours attached to their phones each day are at increased risk of experiencing antisocial behavior, lost productivity, sleeplessness, depression, and anxiety. If you’d like to wean yourself off your smartphone addiction, here are six tips for using your smartphone less.
Examine your usage statistics
Before […]

By |April 6th, 2018|Apartment Life|0 Comments

7 Movies Set or Filmed in Colorado

Colorado’s dramatic mountain backdrop, breathtaking and timeless in its appeal, adds something special to a movie. It’s no wonder so many films have been shot on location in the Rocky Mountain state. Here’s a look at some of the best-known films shot in or set in Denver and or elsewhere in Colorado.
The Shining (1980)
In spite of it being filmed primarily in England, the 1980 film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel The Shining is set in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. And the 1997 miniseries was filmed in Denver, Arvada, and Estes Park. In the film, Jack Nicholson plays a struggling writer who becomes the […]

By |April 4th, 2018|Around the Area|0 Comments

AMLI Brings Solar and Clean, Green Energy to Dallas and Houston

This year, AMLI is tapping into green energy in a big way. All common areas in AMLI’s Houston and Dallas-area communities will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy. And by the end of fall, four Dallas-area communities will have rooftop solar panels.

Communities receiving solar panels are:

AMLI Campion Trail in Irving.
AMLI West Plano in Plano.
AMLI Frisco Crossing in Frisco.
AMLI at the Ballpark in Frisco.

These rooftop solar panel arrays vary in size, but promise to supply up 20 percent of each community’s energy needs in their amenity and common areas. AMLI Campion Trail and AMLI West Plano already have their solar panels up-and-running. […]

By |April 4th, 2018|Green Living|0 Comments

What to See at Miami’s New Frost Museum of Science

After a long wait exacerbated by construction delays and funding uncertainties, Miami area science enthusiasts have cause to rejoice. The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science opened just north of downtown Miami in May 2017. It’s not far from the highly-esteemed Perez Art Museum and Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. The $305 million, 250,000-square-foot Museum Park structure blows its long-standing Coconut Grove predecessor out of the water. Here’s a look at some highlights of the new Frost Museum, a 20-minute drive from AMLI’s Dadeland and Doral apartments.
Frost Museum Aquarium
The Frost Museum aquarium contains an array of captivating highlights. Devil rays, […]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Around the Area|0 Comments

Out & About: Things to Do in April 2018

Spring has sprung and people all over the country are scrambling to make the most of it. This month sees the beginning of the festival season start to kick off, with many focused around enjoying the great outdoors and noshing on wide varieties of cuisine. April might be bringing a little more rain into the weekly forecast, but even with these showers, the month brings a whole lot more things to do along with.

April 7: Food-o-Rama

This food truck extravaganza descends on Old Fourth Ward Park for a day of delicious eats along the BeltLine near the celebrated Ponce City Market. Food vendors serve […]

By |March 30th, 2018|Around the Area|0 Comments
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