This month the Alexander at Patroon Creek Blog is focusing on fall-themed movie suggestions. We think watching one of these movies in your apartment is the perfect way to ease into autumn here in New York. Take note of the exceptional fall-flavored cinematography displayed in these films. (more…)
Escape room games have taken over the country, and with a little help, an escape room game can take over your apartment here at Alexander at Patroon Creek — or you can head to one of the escape room venues in the Albany, NY area with a group of friends to try your hand at getting out before time runs out. If you haven’t heard of escape room games, you may not be alone, which is one of the reasons we thought it would be fun to highlight them in today’s blog post. (more…)
Members of our apartment community already know we provide awesome amenities, like two pools, for our residents to use, so today our post is all about pool games to play at your next pool party. Go gather up some friends and neighbors at Alexander at Patroon Creek and head on over to the pool for some summer fun. To get you started, we’ve got six fun games to try out. (more…)
Throwing a barbecue can be as simple as texting your friends in Albany, NY and letting them know you are planning on grilling and inviting them over. You can also plan a full-fledged themed gathering, complete with invitations and favors. One of the perks of living at the Alexander at Patroon Creek is having gas grills on-site. Whatever type of barbecue you like to do, we’ve got some tips to help you out. (more…)
Things are warming up here in Albany, NY and that means escaping the heat. There’s no better place to do that than your Alexander at Patroon Creek apartment! What to do while you are in escape mode? How about getting a head start on some summer reading? We’ve got three books that are the perfect fare to read over the weekend from old favorites to new authors. (more…)
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…)
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…)
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.
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