News & Updates From The Albany Lofts at One Broadway

5 Tips for Moving with Kids

Posted in Family Friendly, Tips & Tricks for Apartment Living

Packing and moving into a new home is challenging enough, but try doing it with a family and it can seem downright impossible. If you’ve never moved with kids, you’re probably feeling pretty anxious, but the good news is, we’ve had many parents with children of all ages move into our family-friendly Albany apartments over the years, and everyone survives! Here are a few tips to help keep you and kids both sane and safe…

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Fresh New Ways to Use an Extra Bedroom in Your Albany Apartment

Posted in Tips & Tricks for Apartment Living

Whether you moved into a new place with more bedrooms than you need, or you’ve found yourself with a vacancy because your kids have grown and gone, or your roommate got married and moved out – this is a good problem to have! While the obvious solution is to turn it into a guest bedroom, what about when no one is visiting? Seems like a waste of a perfectly good space, right? Check out these…

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Apartment “Petiquette” 101

Posted in News & Updates

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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Moving Into Your Menands NY Apartment With Pets

Posted in Pet Friendly

As if packing up your whole life and moving to a new home isn’t challenging enough, you’ve decided to do it with a pet. If you’ve never moved with pets, you’re probably feeling pretty anxious, but the good news is, we’ve had many tenants with dogs and cats move into our pet-friendly Menands apartments over the years, and everyone survives! Here are a few tips to help keep you and your pets both sane and…

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Hosting Out-of-Town Guests in Your Albany Apartment

Posted in Tips & Tricks for Apartment Living

Whether you’ve got family flying in for the holidays or an old college roommate visiting for a weekend, at some point, overnight guests are bound to show up at your Albany apartment looking for a place to stay. If you’ve got a spare bedroom, you’re in luck, but for most apartment dwellers, hosting out-of-town guests means doing so without a guestroom. Don’t panic. With a little planning, hosting family and friends in a one-bedroom apartment…

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

Posted in News & Updates, 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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Hosting a Party in Your Apartment in Albany | Tips and Ideas

Posted in Tips & Tricks for Apartment Living

Just because you live in an apartment in Albany, doesn’t mean you can’t entertain, especially during the holidays. While it may be more challenging to host an unforgettable soiree in an apartment rather than a sprawling house, you can still make it happen—and ensure your guests have a wonderful time—by getting creative with the space you do have, and how you use it. Here are some tips for making your apartment-party an absolute smash: Don’t…

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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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DIY Thanksgiving Decorations for your Albany Apartment

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Fall’s rich colors and abundance of natural materials make for the perfect DIY craft season, especially as Thanksgiving draws near. Whether you’re hosting a massive feast for the extended family or just looking to add some fall flair to your Albany apartment, the following ideas for DIY décor will get you off and running for a Thanksgiving that looks as great as it tastes. Corn Husk Wreath To make a lovely seasonal wall-hanging, wrap corn…

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