News & Updates From The Albany Lofts at One Broadway

Holiday Events Close to Your Albany NY Apt

Posted in Albany, New York, Events, Holiday, News & Updates

Albany Capital Holiday Lights November 29 – January 3, 2019 (after dark) Drive through Washington Park for an incredible display of holiday lights now through the New Year. At the very end of the drive, the Park Lake House features favorite holiday characters, crafts, and refreshments. Only 11 minutes from the Albany Lofts at One Broadway, the Capital Holiday Lights show is the ideal before-or-after dinner entertainment to get you in the holiday spirit. Empire…

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Great Public Parks Near Albany, NY

Posted in Albany, New York, News & Updates

One of the many benefits of living in the Albany area is first hand access to the many public parks in the Capital Region that you can enjoy no matter the season. In the summertime, these New York State Parks that are filled with endless outdoor recreational opportunities like hiking, sports, swimming, and picnicking. And in the wintertime, many of these parks offer trails to delight cross-country skiers and snowshoers (in addition to providing ample…

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Winter Things to Do Near Our Albany Apartments

Posted in Albany, New York, Events, Seasonal

Yes, winters in Upstate NY are cold, snowy and sometimes long, but rather than hibernate, why not embrace the weather this time of year? Here are just a few of our favorite activities and things to do near our Albany apartments this winter. Albany Chef’s Food & Wine Festival Attend the northeast’s premier culinary event January 17-19, 2019 at the Empire State Plaza. The Albany Chef’s Food & Wine Festival is a 3-day event to…

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7 Top Things to Do on a Staycation in Albany, NY

Posted in Albany, New York, Events, News & Updates

You don’t need to travel far from your Menands Apartment to have a great time on your days off. Try embracing the modern trend of the “staycation,” or spending your vacation time participating in leisure activities within driving distance of your home, so you can save on expensive airline tickets and hotel stays. Staycations allow you the great opportunity to explore your local area through the eyes of a tourist and go to new locations…

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5 Best Burger Places in Albany

Posted in Albany, New York

Whether you like yours with a slice of cheddar and a side of fries or piled high with all the fixings, there’s nothing like a juicy burger to satisfy your hunger. If you love burgers as much as we do, you’re in luck, because five of the best burger places in the Capital Region are located just a few minutes from your Albany apartment at One Broadway. Druthers Brewing Company The only thing better than…

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Five Things to Do Within Walking Distance of the Albany Lofts at One Broadway

Posted in Albany, New York, Events, Family Friendly

One of the great advantages of making the Albany Lofts at One Broadway your home, is the variety of things to do in the surrounding area, including many hot spots within walking distance of your apartment in Albany. When weather permits, a stroll through the neighborhood to one of these local institutions is a great way to spend an afternoon or evening. Here are five nearby, sure-fire places to spend time (and money), without having…

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Pet Friendly Attractions and Activities Near Albany

Posted in Albany, New York, News & Updates, Pet Friendly

It’s official – you’ve become one of those people that brings their pet everywhere you go. Patty Cake the Pomeranian has hundreds on followers on Instagram and its time to scope out the best locations for a photoshoot near your pet friendly apartment in Menands. Stop leaving Patty tied up outside, in the car, or snuck in via your bag (we can totally see it moving) and start bringing Patty to her new favorite hangouts….

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Summer Fun Near Your Albany Apartment

Posted in Albany, New York, Events, News & Updates, Seasonal

Have you recently moved into an Albany apartment at Albany Lofts at One Broadway? Congrats! Our location in Menands, NY is full of fun and exciting summer activities. Whether you are into outdoor adventures, fine dining, music, or family-friendly activities, the Capital District offers something for everyone. For the Outdoorsmen Your Albany apartment is just a short drive away from endless outdoor activities. Enjoy boating, fishing, or kayaking on one of the local lakes and…

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Day Trip from Menands to Lake Placid, New York

Posted in Albany, New York

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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Winter Outdoor Activities Near Your Albany NY Apt

Posted in Albany, New York, Events, News & Updates, Seasonal

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