New Year, New Apartment: It’s Time to Declutter Your Space

Though it’s on everyone’s to-do list, cleaning isn’t exactly the most exciting task. Unless you’re Monica Geller from Friends. Regardless if you like it or not, cleaning is a necessary evil and there’s no better time than at the start of a new year. We know what you’re thinking. You’re looking around and wondering how […]

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4 Resolutions to Start Your New Year Right in Shadyside

Tomorrow is a new day and a new year! For many that means sticking to a new years resolution while others are just trying to remember to write 2019 instead of 2018 when it comes to the date. Regardless of what you’re trying to accomplish this year, it’s important you know about all the amenities available […]

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Last Minute Amazon Gifts Under $30 for Renters

Is it really too late to do a little Christmas shopping? It’s true, the holiday is just a few days away, but that’s why Amazon Prime exists! In case you’re still on the gift hunt for your favorite apartment dweller, we got you covered! For the Plant Lover Apartment plants are the biggest trend right […]

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Here’s How to Take Part in the Holiday Cheer this December

As temperatures begin to fall into the 20s and snow makes its arrival here in Pittsburgh, we know it’s officially time for the holidays. With joy and merriment in the air, we gathered a list of our favorite holiday events near Shadyside. Here are some events you’ll want to mark down on your calendar for […]

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Get into the Holiday Spirit at The Frick Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is home to many winter traditions. One local favorite and our must-do winter tradition is visiting The Frick Pittsburgh. From the historic home of the Frick family and the 5 plus acres of gorgeous gardens to the truly awe-worthy art exhibitions, The Frick is absolutely Pittsburgh’s hidden gem! The Frick’s Clayton Holiday tours are […]

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The Best Small Business Saturday Bargains You Need to Know About

Is there anything better than shopping for bargains and supporting local business? We couldn’t think of anything either. Small Business Saturday is on November 24th this year and we’re very excited! In case you didn’t know, Shadyside is home to over 80 independent and national businesses. Oh, the treasures you will find! During the biggest […]

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7 Local Ways to Volunteer this Year

Pittsburgh is a community of hard-working and wildly supportive people. You’ll see us come together, wearing our black & gold, screaming with pride for our Steelers, Penguins, and yes, even our beloved Pirates! As Mister Rogers taught us, we’ll be the first to help out a neighbor. When tragedy strikes or our neighbors are in need, […]

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List of Winter Reminders for Our Residents

Anyone else dreading the coming of winter? Before we know it, we’ll wake up to frost on our cars, and not too long after, Pittsburgh will be covered in a blanket of snow. That thought is making us shiver already! Unfortunately, there’s no avoiding it. Soon, winter will be here. At Franklin West, it’s important […]

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Beers of the Burgh: One of Pittsburgh’s Favorite Festivals

Want to expand your love for a good brew? Are you new to the Burgh and looking for something to do? Beers of the Burgh is returning. This year, the best fest is happening at Hunt Armory in Shadyside! Whether you’re a beer connoisseur or someone who’s up for a good time, Beers of the […]

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12 Fun & Spooky Activities for the Family to Enjoy

October is chalk full of awesome things to do in Shadyside! From fitness to local parties, and, of course, all things Halloween themed. We’re making sure you have all the dates and times you need to know about. Friday, October 5th Steel City Improv Theatre Mixer Does the thought of improv scare you? Steel City […]

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