Monthly Archive: October 2012

Cat in a box

How to Make a Pendant Lamp out of an Old Cardboard Box

The folks at Poppytalk have come up with an ingenious way for you to reuse your corrugated cardboard boxes to make a pendant light, or at least contributor Chelsea has. So whether you live in Columbia, Manassas or Glen Burnie,...

Friendship Arch in Chinatown

4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Penn Quarter/Chinatown

Penn Quarter is quite a trendy area, and along with its little neighbor Chinatown, it’s a favorite hangout for 20/30-somethings. But no matter your age, there are some good reasons to rent an apartment here. 1.       Location – In Penn...

Mousetrap

Mouse in the House? Here’s a Humane Way to Get Rid of Rodents

So you’re the type of renter in Columbia Heights who loves all animals, and the thought of catching a mouse in a trap that kills or injures them just isn’t acceptable. But we all know that mice exist and, unfortunately,...

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Bethesda Row Arts Festival is Sure to Please Your Palate

It’s that time of year again … how often have you heard me trot out a hackneyed phrase like this at ApartmentShowcase.com? Probably more times than I’d care to admit. But hey, it is that time of year again, time...

Puppet Show

Book a Trip to the Kids Euro Festival This Month

We profiled this thing last year, a kid-friendly extravaganza taking place all over the metro region, and we’re doing it again: the Kids Euro Festival. Like many decentralized festivals such as the DC Jazz Festival and Fringe Festival, the Kids...

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8 Tips to Ensure a Smooth Move Into Your New Apartment

One of the most stressful things about renting a new apartment is moving, particularly if you’ve collected a lot of stuff. You don’t have to be a hoarder to have myriad possessions, particularly if you’ve been at your place of...