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2112, 2017

5 Ways to Decorate Your Apartment for the Holidays

5 Holiday Decorating Tips For Your Apartment The temperature is dropping, bright lights illuminate the streets and coming home to cup of hot cocoa has never sounded so appealing. The holiday season is finally upon us – are you ready to spread holiday cheer this season? Get some holiday shopping done in Old Town Alexandria or take a trip to Washington D.C. to see the National Christmas Tree – both a short distance from your home at Lerner Excelsior Tower. [...]

512, 2017

7 2017 Holiday Events in Alexandria, VA

Image via Pexels The holidays only come around once a year and Alexandria, Virginia is a prime location to celebrate them. The historic city not only has a rich background, but a lively spirit during the holiday season. Explore the city and keep an eye out for these exciting 2017 holiday events that Alexandria graciously provides for all those living or visiting the city! Kissing Under the Mistletoe Getting caught under the mistletoe can be the best, or worst, moment [...]

1209, 2017

6 Fun Fall Events in Fairfax County

Image via Pexels The summer blues have probably kicked in, but with fall almost here finding fun events that you can enjoy with family and friends is easy! Enjoy the weather by going outdoors, going to local events and simply enjoying time with loved ones. Check the list below to find events happening in Fairfax County this fall!   1. Gardens and Groves Tour at George Washington’s Mount Vernon If you are looking for the perfect tour, then this is [...]

108, 2017

7 Best Restaurants in Alexandria, VA

Image via Pexels Alexandria, VA is one of the best places to live. With their diverse mix of foods, you can try something new every day of the week! No matter what you’re in the mood for, these restaurants will satisfy all of your cravings. The best part? Most of the restaurants have Instagram-worthy food! Check out the list below to see the best spots to eat in Alexandria.   1.    Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster Barbecue This barbecue spot opened in [...]

1307, 2017

6 Tips for Renting an Apartment Near Alexandria, VA

Finding the perfect apartment can be difficult. When picking an apartment, there are a lot of specifications to consider: Do you want to be somewhere historic? Somewhere with nightlife? Somewhere with a thriving community? If you answered yes to all of these questions, Alexandria may be the right fit for you. Wondering what to look for on your next apartment hunt? This list will give you the top tips while looking to rent an apartment near Alexandria, VA!   1. Make [...]

706, 2017

5 Fun Events Happening in Alexandria This June

    Image via Pexels Alexandria, Virginia is a great place to be during the summer. From boat tours to beer yoga, there’s something for everyone. Alexandria is known for its award-winning culture, which ranges from live music to holiday celebrations. Even on days when special events aren’t happening, there is always something to do. New restaurants open often, new historical experiences pop up frequently and the relaxed, welcoming vibe of Alexandria is always present. We’ve compiled some of the best [...]

705, 2017

10 Storage Hacks for Your Apartment

Image via Pixabay   Apartment living is extremely rewarding, but often difficult when it comes to storage. Luckily it doesn’t have to be! With just a few of these useful storage hacks, you will be able to effectively maximize your space whether you live in a 1 bedroom or a 2 bedroom apartment. Check out some of these unique tips for making to help you store your items efficiently!   1) Maximize Your Closet Space All you need to increase [...]

3103, 2017

5 Ways to Bring Spring Into Your Apartment

Image via Pexels As the weather gets warmer and the scenery shifts from the dreary gray of winter to the vibrant, flowery hues of spring, you may find relief in the fact that the days of freezing temperatures and early sunsets are long gone. With shopping and dining options as well as proximity to public transportation, living in Alexandria, VA will allow you to enjoy every aspect of the spring. Since spring is right around the corner, here are a [...]

1603, 2017

7 Reasons an Apartment is Right for You

Image via Pexels Searching for your next home can be stressful. There are many things to consider before deciding to sign a lease, but how do you know for sure that you’ve found “the one?” Here are 7 reasons why an apartment is the best option for you. 1. It Fits Your Budget Before you start looking for apartments, come up with an ideal budget. Figure out a reasonable price you can pay every month and still have enough left [...]

802, 2017

5 Tricks to Get the Most Out of Your Furniture

Picking the right furniture for your apartment is key. In a smaller space, you want to have furniture that increases your storage ability and that you won’t have to replace for a long time. Here are five tricks to get the most out of your apartment furniture.   1. Buy Quality Furniture Many people choose furniture items that are more budget friendly, but that end up breaking after only a year or so. This means you have to replace your [...]

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