News & Updates From The Albany Lofts at One Broadway

Day Trip From Your Apartment in Albany to Saratoga Springs, NY

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When you have an apartment at Albany Lofts at One Broadway, you’re just a short commute time from numerous Albany area locales like Troy, Schenectady, and Clifton Park. Drive a little further up I-87N (about 45 minutes) and you’re in the historic city of Saratoga Springs! Saratoga is the perfect destination for a mental health day or weekend day trip. Below we’ve constructed the perfect itinerary for a fun day exploring all that Saratoga has…

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Great Public Parks Near Albany, NY

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

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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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When is the Best Time to Move

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Many homeowners and renters in the Albany area assume that summer is the best time to move – mostly because lugging boxes through a snowstorm seems rather unappealing – but choosing the ideal move-in date is about more than just the weather. In fact, the best time of year to move really depends on what’s important to you. Is saving money at the top of your list, or are lots of options and convenience the…

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Apartment “Petiquette” 101

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Adhering to apartment pet etiquette, or “petiquette,” is the key to a happy and harmonious apartment-dwelling experience, for both you and your pet. If you adhere to some basic guidelines, you’ll stay in the good graces of both your neighbors and property manager, rather than becoming an animal-owning outcast. Here are some essential elements of apartment petiquette, especially for dog owners: Location, Location, Location When walking your dog, make sure you take your pet to…

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Spending Time in Your Albany, NY Apartment During Winter? Here’s How to Beat the Blahs

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Winter in the Albany, NY, area can be a long, cold season, prompting many residents to spend a good deal of time indoors. As the season wears on, filling all those indoor hours with activity can become quite a challenge. So, if you’re not out skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing, and are spending those winter hours indoors, despair not; there are plenty of ways to make good use of that time, and keep your sanity,…

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Easy DIY Holiday Decorating Tips For Your Albany Apartment

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Holiday decorating can be both fun and wallet-friendly when you take a DIY approach to your festive décor. And by focusing on simple designs, you can deck the halls of your Albany Apartment in no time, then sit back and enjoy the rest of the holiday season. Here are some suggestions for simple, yet eye-catching winter holiday decorations. Most require only a few basic materials; the rest is up to you. Cool Candy Cups Fill…

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Fall Frights: Halloween Events Close to Your Albany, NY Apartment

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New York’s Capital Region is an annual hotbed of fall activities, particularly during Halloween, when the area’s long tradition of spooky folklore and haunted happenings drives a month’s worth of celebratory events and activities. Whether you’re a parent in search of family-friendly Halloween fun or a thrill-seeker looking to push your threshold for fear, there’s something for everyone in the Albany region once September fades into October. This year, highlights include multiple haunted hay rides,…

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5 Fall Inspired Decorating Ideas for Your Albany, NY Apartment

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With the start of school coming soon, you can almost smell the pumpkin spice in the air. There’s something about fall in Albany that is comforting, cozy, and warm. Show your fall spirit and make your Albany, NY apartment feel inviting with these five fall inspired apartment decorating ideas. Fall Foliage and Gourds Centerpiece Create a simple, natural centerpiece by combining fiery fall leaves with miniature gourds in all kinds of fun sizes and shapes….

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Pet Friendly Attractions and Activities Near Albany

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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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Albany Lofts at One Broadway

Albany Lofts at One Broadway