All right, let’s get this out of the way, right up front. Dining alone in a restaurant is neither a shameful thing nor an experience to avoid. Maybe you've had an experience like Jason Segel in "Forgetting Sarah Marshall." Sometimes a server does make a fuss, but, really, most are happy you're there -- if you are happy to be there, yourself. There’s an art to the solo dine. In the right frame of mind and with reasonable expectations, a solo diner can have a delicious experience. It helps if you like to eat, of course. These tidbits should help the reluctant learn from my own mistakes. Know thyself, dear diner, and feel free to enjoy a great meal, regardless of situational solitude!
How would you like to live in a community where your grocery store is right around the corner, work is a 10-minute walk, and everything else you need just a quick light-rail ride away? No car necessary!
Moving to a new place often involves adjusting to a different pace of living, and the experience can be disorienting. If you’re having some trouble with the transition, it helps to understand how others have dealt with the challenge.
Looking to save some money on renting an apartment in 2017? Though the idea of heading for the west coast is tempting, all that sunshine is going to cost you. With 29 of the top 50 most expensive places to…
A culinary medium lending itself to unique combinations, outrageous toppings and crazy shapes, the doughnut is one of the most versatile foods around. The Dutch are largely credited with inventing doughnuts in the 19th century, but you don’t have to travel to Europe to try this treat, as some of the best fried rings can be found stateside (and no, we’re not talking about Krispy Kreme).
Bans on smoking have drawn both controversy and congratulations in varying degrees across the country. In many apartment communities, there are rules are in place restricting smoking. Now, the introduction of a new technology that looks and feels like smoking -- without actually being tobacco smoking -- is reigniting the debate about where and when it’s appropriate to "light up." Should electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, be restricted along with other nicotine products to protect nonsmokers?
According to Pantone, Ultra Violet communicates “originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us towards the future.” Well, we could all use a little bit more of that in our lives, so let’s get decorating with Ultra Violet! Here are 5 tips to help you incorporate the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year into your home decor.
Opening your home to others for Christmas can be daunting. For one, hosting Christmas is particularly stressful because there is the added pressure to make the holiday special and memorable. Just remember: hospitality is about showing your love and care for your guests. Make them feel welcome and comfortable, then no matter what goes wrong, they'll appreciate your effort and kindness. To insure a little holiday magic and cheery atmosphere, you need to carefully plan ahead. Apartment Guide has put together a helpful checklist to help you host Christmas with f
Your local public library is much more than a great place for books. It can save you big bucks, help you with a career or education transition, and even hosts many activities for kids, teens, and adults. Here are the reasons to check out the library near your apartment.