Posts about Local History and Culture

  • Adding Heirlooms to Your Apartment Decor

    We all have them, boxes that we lug around from place to place, but never unpack. And perhaps, in one of those boxes, you have carefully packed family heirlooms treasured bits and pieces from yesterday, that are safely cocooned...

  • A Brief History of Pool

    In todays blog, we will take a look at the history of billiards, which comes with its own vocabulary and rules, and the popular American pool game, eight ball. Evolved from lawn games like croquet, billiards refers to a game...

  • Can I Stay with You Hosting Overnight Guests

    The phone rings and its your sisters husbands cousin calling to say hes going to be in town, and asking if you can put him up for a few days. Of course you are willing to have him stay, but you dont have a dedicated guest room,...

  • Hosting a Dinner Party in Your Apartment

    Dinner Party. Do the words bring up warm fuzzy feelings of the last time you got together with friends, or does it bring up memories of a frustrated frenzy as you were trying to get a meal out with everything hot that was supposed...

  • Games Games Games

    Its great to have a clubhouse on site, but how often do you actually use it? The clubhouse is a great place to get together with friends, family, and neighbors. So unplug the electronic devices and sit down to an old favorite...

  • Checking In to Work Out

    Youve got a great fitness center on site, but have you been there since you toured the place before moving in? (If you are a regular user, kudos to you; invite a neighbor to work out with you, soon.) Todays blog will focus on...

  • Its a Classic Tonight

    Pop some popcorn, grab the Junior Mints, Milk Duds, and Gummis, bring the beverages, and now all you need to do is decide what movie to watch. Whether you have scheduled the big screen at the clubhouse or you are planning to...

  • Making Homemade Pizza Step Two, The Toppings

    In our last post, we focused on what youd need to make both a quick and more high-quality dough. And now that weve gotten that out of the way, we can supply you with a few of our favorite mouth-watering homemade pizza recipes. We...

  • Making Homemade Pizza Step One, the Dough

    Whether youre tired of the pizza you can get by ordering by emoji, or just want an excuse to make and toss your own dough on a neglected pizza stone, well outline what you need to make some of the best homemade pizza youve ever...

  • Making the Most of Public Transportation

    Perhaps you use public transit every day, perhaps you used it years ago, or perhaps it is a foreign term to you entirely. By definition, public transportation, or transit, is a shared passenger experience which is available for...