There is, in my opinion, no relationship so tumultuous as the roommate relationship. It is complicated, often fickle. One second you are laughing together over a shared bottle of wine, the next you're leaving snarky messages taped to the fridge "reminding" each other to do the freaking … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to Finding a Quality Roommate
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Ahhh, college. No matter what your age, a thriving collegiate community can greatly enhance the quality of life of whatever town it is in. But not all college atmospheres are created equal. The best college towns will provide the perfect mix of intellectual curiosity and tomfoolery. As long as … [Read more...] about The Top 6 College Towns in America
If you’re looking for apartments for rent a new city, it can be very difficult to get some good inside info on what it’s actually like to live in certain areas. Promotional websites will spoon feed you fluff on how fantastic their own area is, while you’ll only find hyperbolic and unreliable … [Read more...] about Want to Get the Inside Scoop on a City? Read These Blogs
When trying to find apartments for rent in different cities, one of the biggest draws to a particular town is its music scene. But no matter how long you browse through apartment listings, you won’t find any good information on a city’s music scene within. While any city is never more than a few … [Read more...] about The Best Music Cities in America
Anyone who has traded in evergreens for skyscrapers and fall foliage for subways knows that the urban jungle doesn't quite hack it when it comes to real nature. And while city life has it perks – coffee shops on every corner, ethnic food, public transportation – there is a part of everyone's soul … [Read more...] about 5 Houseplants That Will Give Your City Apartment a Hint of Nature
So you've found it: that perfect pre-war/loft/converted-warehouse/fill-in-the-blank that you've coveted since your first viewing of Flashdance. Sure, it might be pricey, and don't even get me started on the water pressure, but it's your dream home, right? Many of us can adapt to creaky floors and … [Read more...] about Is an Awesome Apartment Worth Giving Up Your Closet?
You have $1,200 in your pocket and a messenger bag on your back. What is that going to get you? Well, it depends on which neighborhood you plan on parking your fixie in. Take a look at these hipster hotspots around the country and figure out which one is right for you. $1,200 Apartments for Rent … [Read more...] about Living the Hip Life on a $1,200 Budget