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Discover the distinctive apartment home you’ve been looking for in one of Metro Atlanta’s most convenient locations, Stratford Arms Apartments is accessible to all major conveniences in the area. The lovely, serene setting is walking distance from schools and minutes from Atlanta Interstate highways and Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
Atlanta apartments are warming up in May with the arrival of yet another Hotlanta summer. Stratford Arms apartment residents and Riverdale apartment dwellers can beat the heat at the city’s amphitheater which kick starts the weekend on Thursday evenings with its After Work Cool Down Music Series. The community comes together to enjoy food and performances by local artists from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. each Thursday. Beginning Friday, June 6th Riverdale residents will experience “100 days of summertastic fun” on Fun Friday a free community event to celebrate summer with free arts & crafts at the amphitheater from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Then on Friday, June 13th the city of Riverdale Cultural Affairs & Leisure Services hosts Friday Night Flicks at the amphitheater. A family friendly movie will start at dark or around 9 p.m. Attendees are invited to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets to watch. More information including any changes due to inclement weather is available on the cultural affairs website.
Atlanta apartment dwellers don’t have to hunt long to find a local Easter egg hunt with several communities and neighborhoods as well as the governor hosting extravaganzas this spring!
Riverdale residents can hop over to Town Center to participate in mayor Evelyn Wynn-Dixon’s egg hunt on April 19th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free. The location is convenient to Emerald Pointe Apartments and Stratford Arms Apartments as well as all apartment communities in Clayton County.
DeKalb County renters don’t miss out on the eggstraordinary fun as the Decatur Business Association presents its Easter egg hunt in downtown on Saturday, April, 12. The festivities begin at 11 a.m. sharp on the front lawn of Decatur First Baptist Church, minutes from Linden Ridge Apartments in Decatur. Admission is free.
At the same time on April 12th, north Fulton County residents in Alpharetta and Roswell apartments can spring into action at the City of Alpharetta Recreation and Parks Department’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the North Park softball fields, 13450 Cogburn Rd, Alpharetta. Pre-hunt activities start at 10 a.m. and include: face painting, animal balloons, inflatables and the Easter Bunny of course!
JAMCO Properties wishes everyone the best of luck and if you’re hunting for that special Atlanta apartment this spring, we have the home for you!
Sticking to the budget you created for living in your amazing Atlanta apartment isn’t always fun, but you can have fun in Atlanta on a tight budget. After you itemize the cost of living at your Atlanta apartment community with rent, utility bills, groceries, car payment… you might find there is less left over for entertainment than you originally thought. Don’t worry! Here are 5 FREE(ish) things to do for residents in metro Atlanta apartments.
Give back to the community where you live. Your free time is valuable to many non-profit organizations around Atlanta and you’re certain to find a volunteer opportunity that suits your interests. Animal lovers and pet owners may volunteer at the Humane Society or shelter while amateur chefs can donate time to a soup kitchen. Being nice doesn’t cost extra, so why not have fun while helping out? Cost: $0
Stay healthy in your Atlanta apartment home. Bike rides, nature hikes or walks around the neighborhood promote better health and they cost little to nothing to get started. With a window or patio garden you can even save money on fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs. Take advantage of your apartment community’s fitness amenities or park-like setting. Exercise and eating well also reduce stress. Cost: A few calories
Experience the culture and diversity that is abundant all over Atlanta, inside and outside the perimeter. Adventure awaits right here in our own city so you won’t travel far. Annual public festivals take place all year long, ITP and OTP. The High Museum of Art hosts “Fulton Free Saturdays,” admission to the museum and its exhibits is free for Fulton County residents the first Saturday of each month. Brush up on local culture so you can be a better tour guide when company comes to visit your Atlanta apartment. Cost: $0
Meet new people in your community that share similar interests. Meetup.com is loaded with groups that meet routinely to share knowledge and experiences of a common hobby or interest. If you can’t find one you like, you can create your own and invite others. Ask your leasing staff about using the community clubhouse to host your meet up. Participating in community events hosted by your apartment complex lets you meet your neighbors and helps build a friendly community too. Cost: Varies
Learn something new. Today, well known universities like Stanford and Harvard are offering FREE online courses on a variety of subjects from physics to Shakespeare and everything between the two. Maybe learn your way to a better paying job too. Grab your study buddy and gain some knowledge! Cost: $0 and pizza
Entertainment can have great physical, social and financial rewards with little or no investment. Start with an affordable Atlanta apartment from JAMCO Properties, Inc; then help grow your community, your mind and your bank account!
Stratford Arms Apartments knows spring is just around the corner (hopefully). The American Cleaning Institute found that 62 percent of people engage in spring cleaning. The top three priorities are the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. This year, spring cleaning doesn’t have to be a long, dreaded process. Follow these quick tips to get your house clean in no time.
- Skip the feather duster – it just spreads dust around. When you dust, work from the top down.
- Cut back on dust by making sure your vacuum cleaner bags and filters are clean and in good working order. That will keep dust and debris from being blown out into the air as you vacuum.
- Use steam to clean the inside of the microwave. Bring two cups of water to a boil in the microwave, keep the door closed and let the water sit for a few minutes. The steam loosens dried-on food particles, making it easier to wipe them away.
- Don’t forget to clean the outside of the refrigerator and freezer. Clear off the clutter of notes, coupons and photos, and then clean the doors, handles and seals.
- Clean the tub and shower with a foaming cleanser that does most of the work for you, and simply rinse it off. Wash shower curtains and liners according to label instructions.
- To help prevent soap scum buildup in the future, try switching to a liquid shower gel. Bar soaps have binders that are a primary cause of soapy residue. You can also use a towel to quickly wipe down the tub and faucets after each shower.
- To discourage mildew, use the bathroom fan during a shower and for about 30 minutes after. You can also use a dehumidifier or open the window.
Must Have Tools
- Adhesive lint roller – Great for quickly sprucing up fabric and upholstery. You can also use it to remove dust from lamp shades.
- Baking soda – Helps neutralize odors in sinks, refrigerators, upholstery and carpets.
- Sponges – Good for removing scuff marks and smudges from walls and furniture