News & Updates From The Albany Lofts at One Broadway

What size Albany, NY apartment do I need?

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You are on the hunt for your first Albany, NY apartment. This is an exciting time in your life. Perhaps it is your first time living out on your own and you are searching for the perfect studio or one bedroom apartment. Or maybe you are relocating your family for a new job and are deciding between a two or three bedroom floor plan. Whatever the reason, before you start your search it is best…

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5 Spring Inspired Decorating Ideas for Your Apartment in Albany NY

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Living in the Northeast, it sometimes feels like spring will never come.  Cold, gray days leave us all longing for some much needed sunshine and vitamin D. Unfortunately, we can’t change the weather outside, but your apartment doesn’t have to remain devoid of warmth and color, too! Try some of these spring inspired decorating ideas to refresh your apartment in Albany NY and help brighten your mood. Spring Apartment Makeover Flowers Nothing says spring like…

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7 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Albany Apartment

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Store Away Winter Bulky winter clothes take up a lot of space, so switch out your wardrobe and move those chunky sweaters and winter coats into storage. This goes for your linens, too.  Exchange your sofa’s flannel throw for a chenille one, and change out heavy winter comforters for lighter-weight blankets and sheets. Bonus: Flip your mattress. Dust, Mop & Vacuum Even if you do these things as part of your regular cleaning routine, now…

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Decorating Your Albany Apt for Valentine’s Day

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Even if you decide to go out for Valentine’s Day, decorate your apartment to create a romantic and relaxing place to walk into when you get home. Use rose petals, red pillows, flowers, pre-made decorations or homemade decorations. Decorate the Bedroom Add several red and pink throw pillows to the bed. This looks great if you have a black bedspread. Form a heart out of rose petals on the space that is not occupied by…

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On a Budget? Spend Valentine’s Day in Your Albany Apartment

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If you’d rather not break your budget, you can still have a great Valentine’s Day at home, in your Albany apartment. Make your own decorations or pick up some Valentine’s Day décor at a discount store. If you have children, this is a great time to get them involved with making holiday decorations that you can save for years to remember the fun you had. Decoration Ideas Using cheap construction paper, cut out hearts of…

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Day Trip From Albany, NY to Manchester, Vermont

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Getting to Manchester, Vermont from your Menands apartment is an easy feat. It’s a bit over an hour’s drive and well worth it! Take I-787 north to Exit 9E for NY 7 east. Stay on NY 7 eastbound to VT 279 eastbound. Staying left at the fork, follow the signs for US 7 northbound to Manchester and Rutland, Vermont. Stay right, taking US 7 northbound, and then get off at Exit 3 for Sunderland, Vermont….

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Day Trip from Menands to Lake Placid, New York

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Take a day trip from your apartment at Albany Lofts at One Broadway in Menands, New York to Lake Placid, New York during any season for some fun – or make it a weekend getaway trip. Lake Placid is just over 2 hours away from your apartment in Menands. Take I-787 northbound. Take Exit 9W for the merge onto NY 7 westbound. Then, take the exit for I-87 toward Saratoga Springs and Glens Falls. You’ll…

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5 Tips for Moving into a New Apartment in Albany NY

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There’s so much to remember when moving into a new apartment in Albany NY that the process can feel overwhelming. Reduce stress and make your move-in easier with these 5 tips. 1. Leave plenty of time to pack – Start packing weeks ahead of the move, so you can leave yourself plenty of time to get supplies, pack like with like, and clearly label boxes. Planning ahead like this will help you on the other…

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Use Indoor Plants to Liven Your Albany Apartment

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Whether you are just moving into a new apartment for the first time, you just changed apartments, or you have been in your apartment for some time, liven it up with indoor gardening. Not only do plants add to the décor, but they help recirculate the air in your home. For those who love the outdoors, this gives you a chance to have the best of both worlds. Plant a Garden at Your Albany Apartment…

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Winter Outdoor Activities Near Your Albany NY Apt

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How to Be Outdoorsy While Living in an Apartment Of course, Albany NY and the entire Capital Region are ideally located for day trips to the cities of Boston, Manhattan, and even Montreal while nearby lakes and hiking trails make for perfect summer afternoon destinations, but what is there to do in the winter? Well, those same mountain lakes and hiking trails are also winter outdoor sports destinations. Whether you want to stay within an…

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Albany Lofts at One Broadway

Albany Lofts at One Broadway