Two Downtown Brooklyn Museums That Won’t Bore

Two Downtown Brooklyn Museums That Won’t Bore

Raise your hand if you read that CNN opinion post, “Why I Hate Museums” or the Telegraph’s later post, “21 Reasons Why I Hate Museums?” Durston, the senior producer for CNN Travel – and self-proclaimed museo-phobe – called these venerable establishments “graveyards for stuff” and “tombs for inanimate things.” How… Read more

DIY Interior Design, Avalon Bloomfield Station

DIY Interior Design Tips for Your Apartment

Once you’ve decided on the perfect apartment at Avalon Bloomfield Station, nothing beats decorating it with your own personal style. Best of all, creating a lux environment yourself is easier than you might think. The following are some practical ideas that can make even the least artistic person create a… Read more

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Four Fantastic Boston Parks to Explore this Spring

Birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and the last of the snow has melted! Spring has finally arrived in Boston, and we at AVA Theater District could not be more ready to stretch those weary limbs and get outdoors. A quick game of fetch with a four-legged friend or Frisbee… Read more

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Family-Friendly Living for the Urbanite at Avalon Falls Church

When you have kids, it seems like moving to the suburbs and giving up your glamorous city life is mandatory. But at Avalon, you really can have it all. Our family-friendly apartments in Falls Church are ideal for singles, couples and families with children because of our abundance of features… Read more

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Spruce Up: Barbers, Salons and Spas Near Avalon Marlborough

In a few short weeks this long winter will start to burn off and make way for a glorious and long-awaited spring. But now for the bad news: hat season will be officially over and a lackluster winter hairstyle won’t be as easy to conceal. We know that Avalon Marlborough… Read more

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Meet Tod Salmonson, Community Manager at Avalon Marlborough!

There’s nothing like getting to know your neighbors – especially when they happen to be the Senior Community Manager at Avalon Marlborough! Tod Salmonson is passionate about what he does, and he shares some tips (best restaurants, anyone?) and tricks for getting the most out of your Avalon experience:

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Spring Cleaning Tips For Residents Of Avalon Roseland

Although there might still be a chill in the air, getting started on your spring cleaning is one of the best ways to set the tone for a pleasurable living experience throughout your lease at Avalon Roseland. Whether you decide to go through old clothes you haven’t worn for years… Read more

Escape the Heat this Summer: Best Beaches in NYC

Escape the Heat this Summer: Best Beaches in NYC

Temperatures in NYC are already in the 80s, and summer 2015 is poised to be a hot, muggy one. It’s unfair, isn’t it? You make it through the sleet and snow of winter, and you’re rewarded with a pleasant (but fleeting) spring, and a long sweaty summer. Well, don’t lose… Read more


Are Multi-Use Kitchen Gadgets Worth It?

Kitchen tools have come a long way since the days of hand-powered egg beaters and steel coffee percolators. Today, many kitchen tools do double duty. This unique piece of equipment, the Bin 8 Multi Kitchen Tool, actually performs eight. It breaks apart into layers to do everything from grating cheese… Read more

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5 Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets That Save Space

Having a small kitchen means getting creative with your space. The cabinets might not have quite enough room for a traditional strainer or an 12-cup food processor. Perhaps there isn’t enough counter space for a dish drainer to stay stationed by the sink at all times. Don’t worry, though, because… Read more