Sunny view of Erie Station across the pond


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Give Your Pillows the Shoe Test

August 2021   For something people use every night, we tend to forget about our pillows. But just like virtually every other product, they have…

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How Much Furniture is Too Much?

August 2021   When you first move into an apartment it’s rare that you bring the perfect amount of furniture. You end up with some…

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Using Mirrors in Your Décor

July 2021   When you think about hanging a mirror in your apartment, it’s usually for the purpose of checking out how you look. That’s…

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Erie Station Village’s Canadian Geese

July 2021   If you’ve spent any time around our pond and the trail that goes around it (and we hope you have), you’ve likely…

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Choosing the Right Coffee Table

June 2021 When it comes to furnishing their apartment’s living room, people tend to focus most on sofas and chairs. But the coffee table is…

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Keeping Your Kids Busy This Summer

June 2021 As the school year ends, parents everywhere will face that annual challenge of how to keep their little ones occupied. It will probably…

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Apartment Container Gardening

May 2021 Just because you live in an apartment or townhouse doesn’t mean you can’t be a gardener. And based on our local growing season,…

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Cardboard Box + Child = Fun

May 2021 You can’t live in Rochester, have kids, and not know about the Strong Museum. But did you know that one of the inductees…

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Managing Zoom Burnout

April 2021 If your apartment has become your office, you’ve probably been on countless Zoom calls over the past year. And while the platform has…

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How and When to Clean Your Coffee Maker

April 2020 Is your coffee maker the first thing you unpacked when you moved into your apartment? Are you pretty much unable to function until…

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It’s Time to Fertilize Your Houseplants

March 2021 The arrival of spring means it’s time to fertilize your houseplants. If you already fertilize, you probably know that it’s better not to…

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Creating a Color Palette

March 2021 When decorating an apartment, some people opt for whatever the trendiest colors of the moment are. While that works, living with a trend…

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