The Busy Person’s Guide to Having Holiday Guests

Everything’s buzzing by swimmingly this holiday season for you until you receive the dreaded call (and we’re NOT talking about a political-esque robo caller)—out of town guests are headed your way. What should you do? We break it down by how much time you have … Continue reading

OHIO IN NOVEMBER

3 Things to Do in Ohio in November

What is the best thing about living in Ohio? This vibrant state never ceases to amaze residents and visitors alike with the endless supply of fun and interesting activities to do. Before you fill up your schedule with holiday activities, make sure you set some … Continue reading

EAT BETTER, EAT TOGETHER

Celebrate National Eat Better, Eat Together Month!

October is designated National Eat Better, Eat Together Month to encourage families of any size to spend quality time together over the evening meal. Eating evening meals together not only encourages bonding time, but it also saves you money and can help keep your waistline … Continue reading

New to the Area? 5 Tips for Making New Friends in Dayton

People come and go but the charm of Dayton is forever. However, if you’re one of the people who just arrived in downtown Dayton and need to build up a new friend base just read ahead. We’ve got 5 great tips for making new friends … Continue reading

DOWNTOWN DAYTON EVENTS

Love It Up With These 2018 Downtown Dayton Late Summer Events

We are midway through summer, but there is no shortage of exciting events that are just steps from your front door. Living in downtown is a happening place and it is simple to find an activity to match your interests. Whether you are already taking … Continue reading

ADOPT A CAT

How to Get Your Apartment Ready for a Cat

June is National Adopt a Cat Month and with the pet-friendly policies of the luxury living at First Place Apartments, you can definitely add a furry friend to your household this month! Go ahead, visit the Humane Society of Greater Dayton or stop into Dayton’s … Continue reading

APARTMENT LIVING BETTER

How to Get the Most out of Apartment Living

We love our residents at First Place Apartments and want everyone to enjoy living with us as much as possible. Whether you recently downsized or are just starting out, living in an apartment does have some vast differences than living in a single family home. … Continue reading

APARTMENT LIVING ROOM IDEAS

The Best Apartment Living Room Ideas

Let’s let someone else deal with constraints of limited spaces. The ideal apartment living room will allow residents to flow effortlessly around the room living life while defining spaces to uses. How can you layout your existing furniture to best utilize and stylize your space? … Continue reading

TRENDY FOODS

5 Trendy Foods You Should Know (but You May Not)

Try as you might, sometimes you may not be on the cusp of all things 2018 new and trendy. That’s why we’ve got a rundown of the foods that are pinned, posted and pictured on your friends and acquaintances feeds and phones. Read up on … Continue reading

PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR 1-min

How to Decorate Using the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year

Every year the color gurus at Pantone select a “Color of the Year” that represents the hopes and ideas for the upcoming year. This year, they selected a vibrant shade of purple to illustrate “originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future,” … Continue reading