• 6 Amenities You Really Should Have

    I’ve previously written two blogs about amenities that might not be worth the investment (here and here). Maybe you think I don’t want any amenities. Maybe you’re starting to think I’m a little surly, or overly pessimistic, or the human equivalent of that grumpy cat meme all the kids are talking

    National 18 December 2012 22:25
  • Ways to Keep Your Community Safe from Bad Guys (Or Bored Teens)

    The other night, I was sitting in my apartment watching some TV with my husband. Then these two guy drove up in a van, parked in front of my building, and sat there. And blasted music. For two hours. I was totally creeped out. And not only was it creepy that these

    National 13 September 2012 17:09
  • Motherly Advice For Moving into a First Apartment

    Mother’s Day is upon us again. And, whether you’ve had your brunch reservations made months in advance or you forgot and are seriously debating whether that “Mothers Day Roses Shipped 4 Free” spam email you got is legit, it’s time to sit back and thank your mom for all she’s

    National 11 May 2012 19:32
  • 7 Apartment Security Tips

    There’s just something about a man in uniform that makes me feel safe. (It’s why Fleet Week in Manhattan is one of my all-time favorite holidays. Well, that’s one of the reasons. Seeing cute sailors on every block certainly doesn’t hurt, either.) And it’s not just me—that’s why police officers

    National 20 April 2012 15:53