News & Updates From The Albany Lofts at One Broadway

4 Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving in Your Albany, NY Apartment

Posted in Holiday, News & Updates

Hosting Thanksgiving in your Albany, NY apartment this year? Read on for tips on how to make the most of your living space this Holiday. It’s your turn to host Thanksgiving. You’ve got enthusiasm, the right recipes, and even a plan for the tablescape. But you do live in an apartment not on a cul-de-sac in Suburbia. Here are 4 Tips for Making this Thanksgiving unforgettable, even if you’re not in your parents Brownstone. 1….

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6 Ways to be a Good Neighbor in Your Apartment in Albany

Posted in News & Updates, Tips & Tricks for Apartment Living

When you live in an apartment in Albany, you can’t exactly wave to your neighbors from the driveway or swap gossip over the fence, like one of those suburban sitcoms, but that shouldn’t stop you from being an awesome apartment neighbor. Here are 6 things you can do right now to build rapport with the people next door, starting with some simple apartment etiquette. Say Hello It should go without saying, but the first step…

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

Posted in Events, Holiday, News & Updates, Seasonal

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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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

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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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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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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“Petiquette” 101 for our Apartment Community in Albany

Posted in News & Updates, Pet Friendly

Adhering to apartment pet etiquette, or “petiquette,” is the key to a happy and harmonious apartment community 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 community petiquette, especially for dog owners: Location, Location, Location When walking your dog, make sure you take your…

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

Posted in News & Updates, Seasonal, Tips & Tricks for Apartment Living

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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