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bike to work

If you’ve ever envied those cyclists whizzing by your car, you might want to look into the option of riding your bike to work. Not only will your commute be more pleasant, but it’s a great way to stay in shape. However, being in the right location is key, as well as a few other factors. Here’s some things to consider in your quest to bike to work.

NextDoor app

While asking for recommendations on Facebook is one way to handle that, you may not live near most of your friends. That’s where Nextdoor comes in: this handy app not only helps you connect with your neighbors on a community level, but lets you reach out to people who live near your home.

community garden

For many apartment or urban dwellers, living near a green space is a non-negotiable. When people don’t have yards of their own, they often want to be near a community garden or park to help fill that need. Many cities are now building and maintaining community gardens that also frequently help feed underserved neighborhoods

best elementary school districts

Before searching for a new apartment, knowing the best elementary school districts and where your child might attend is key. With help from Niche.com, Apartment Guide has put together a guide to help you find the best apartments near the top-rated elementary school districts for your little ones.

St. Louis Neighborhoods A Guide

St. Louis is known as the "Gateway to the West" to tourists, but locals are more than happy to simply call it the "Lou." No matter what you like to call this Midwestern hub, one thing's for certain: There are…

Arlington, Virginia Neighborhoods A Guide - Westover

Arlington, Virginia is a city of harmonious contradictions. Much of Arlington is small, quiet suburbia steeped in history and tradition. However, sprinkled throughout you'll find bustling metropolises, eclectic shopping districts, and a thoroughly modern feel. All of this is set…

Chicago Style Hot Dog

Is there anything better than a well-prepared tube steak? If you're a fan of encased meat on a bun, then July's National Hotdog Month is the season for you. As simple as this food may seem, a hot dog you…

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