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3
Apr 17

As American as Pie

As American as Pie

The Alexander at Patroon Creek Blog has several recipes to share this month featuring that all American favorite pie!. Schedule the club house and plan a pie tasting party. Everyone brings a different kind of pie to share — yum. Plan a pie-eating contest or bring along the Pie in the Face game just for fun!  Whatever you decide to do, we have included several recipes — hopefully at least one fits your tastes. (more…)

6
Mar 17

Laundry Day Tips

Laundry Day Tips

One of the awesome things about the amenities at Alexander at Patroon Creek is that they make life easier for members of our apartment community. Case in point: our in-apartment washers and dryers. It’s so much easier to simply do laundry in your apartment when you want to do it, and not have to haul it to your car and drive around Albany looking for a clean, open, affordable laundromat. In today’s post, we’ve got some tips for making laundry day go smoothly. (more…)

6
Feb 17

Movies for Valentine’s Day

Movies for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day will soon be here, breaking up the monotony of our Albany, NY winter, and the Alexander at Patroon Creek Blog has some suggestions if you opt to stay in for movie night* with your valentine. So grab the drinks and popcorn and settle in your apartment for the evening with one of these classic love stories.

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2
Jan 17

Let’s Shoot Pool!

Let’s Shoot Pool!

Alexander at Patroon Creek is pleased to provide a variety of amenities for our apartment community — including a billiards table. In today’s post, we will be sharing a bit of history about billiards and some fun facts, too.

 

A Brief History of Billiards/Pool

 

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5
Dec 16

Tips for Beating Holiday-Induced Stress

Tips for Beating Holiday-Induced Stress

We all know that December can become filled with plenty of additional activities than our day-to-day ones. We find ourselves running from event to event all over Albany until we are overbooked, overlooked, and over it. In today’s post we have some tips about how to relax amidst the stress-filled holiday season. Although your holidays may not always be picture perfect, read on so they can be relaxed and fulfilling.

 

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7
Nov 16

Fall’s Best Soup Recipes to Try this Month

Fall’s Best Soup Recipes to Try this Month

It’s November, and that means the menu is planned for Thanksgiving dinner, right? But what about the 29 other dinners this month? We’ve got some ideas for filling in some of those nights with hearty, savory soups, including a recipe that uses leftover turkey. Plus, if you’re on-the-go and don’t have a lot of time, we’ve included several slow-cooker soups that let you come home to a dinner ready to eat, right in your Alexander at Patroon Creek apartment. Enjoy!

 

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3
Oct 16

Take a Look, We’ve Got Books!

Take a Look, We’ve Got Books!

Fall is upon us, with its changing colors and cooling weather, and it’s the perfect time to read a book! So make a cup of hot cocoa or a mug of tea, grab a cozy comforter, curl up in your favorite spot in your Alexander at Patroon Creek apartment, and settle in for a good read. To help get you started, we’ve put together a list of titles we think you’ll enjoy, complete with reviews from Goodreads.com.

 

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6
Sep 16

Don’t Take It for Granite: Caring for Your Countertops

Don’t Take It for Granite: Caring for Your Countertops

Here at Alexander at Patroon Creek we are delighted to provide apartments that feature the latest in convenience, function, and beauty. Our granite countertops are an example of that commitment. In today’s blog post, we are providing some tips for keeping those countertops looking like new!

 

First, let’s get the don’ts out of the way, and then we’ll move on to best practices for cleaning and maintaining granite countertops.  

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1
Aug 16

Beating the Heat at Patroon Creek

Beating the Heat at Patroon Creek

Summer is awesome, with so many things to do, places to see, and the heat is a fact of life in Albany, but we’ve got some tips to help you keep your cool when you’re out and about in today’s blog post.  

 

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5
Jul 16

Frozen Treats to Beat the Heat

Frozen Treats to Beat the HeatFor many, Ice cream is a favorite dessert. Coupled with a slice of apple pie, it can’t help but be an all-American favorite! (To be truly all-American, throw in a baseball game, too!) With July’s summer heat scorching down, what better time to indulge in the creamy goodness of a frozen treat? Whether you stay at home at The Alexander at Patroon Creek and make your own frozen dessert, or head into Albany to the local ice cream shop, you’re sure to feel refreshed afterward. (more…)

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