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Oscillating fan on a sideboard in a living room. Photo credit: Filios Sazeides

AC or a Fan? What to Use When

July 2021   It’s summer in Rochester. And while we love summer in the South Wedge, some days can be just a little too hot…

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Creating a Gallery Wall

June 2021 If you have art or photos that you love but they’re too small for the wall space you want to fill, creating a…

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Layer Rugs Like a Pro

May 2021 Adding a rug is an easy way to add texture, color, and warmth to a room. But why would you want more than…

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Try This Homemade Natural Cleaner

April 2021 If you’re trying to reduce the chemicals and toxins in your life, one place to start is cleaning supplies. These represent some of…

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Bike Buying Basics

March 2021 Now that warmer weather is returning, you might be thinking about taking up cycling or replacing your old bike. The South Wedge is…

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Apartment Toolbox Essentials

February 2021 While our mighty South and Hickory Place maintenance staff will take care of any repairs to apartment needs, there are some basic hand…

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The Magical Wooden Spoon

December 2020 Wood is one of the oldest materials used to make cooking utensils. And while many new options have come along – hello silicone…

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Preserving Fresh Cut Flowers

November 2020 As we get deeper into winter, one way to brighten up your apartment – and your life – is with fresh cut flowers….

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Choosing a Pillow You’ll Love

October 2020 While your mattress is an important part of getting a good night’s sleep, people don’t often think about their pillows. Your pillow largely…

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VIP Program Spotlight: Habitat ReStore

September 2020 If you’re redecorating your apartment and want to donate some of your old furniture or find “new-to-you” furniture and accessories, the Habitat for…

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Apartment Fire Safety

August 2020 Fire safety is an important part of apartment living. To help keep everyone as safe as possible, be aware of the fire safety…

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Local Trails: 5 Gems You Should Hike

July 2020 Remember in late winter and early spring when we were all sick of being stuck at home and social distancing? As soon as…

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