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.
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
For 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…)
We had twenty years to prepare. So did they. They are back, and more insidious than ever. Earth is threatened with extinction. Will the genius of a few brave women and men be enough to stop them this time? Independence Day: Resurgence opens in theaters nationwide this month. Summertime is the perfect time to revisit some great action movies to while away an afternoon or evening. We’ve put together a list of must-see dramas for you to enjoy while you wait for the next blockbuster. (more…)
Here in Albany, summer is coming! And for many, that means it’s time to turn off the oven and say hello to salads. Salads are the perfect fare for lunches, picnics, and they can even be the theme for a party. That’s right, a party. Host a salad party in the clubhouse here at The Alexander at Patroon Creek, and you will be set with recipes for all summer. And we’ll tell you how to do it in today’s blog post. (more…)
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