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Fun Things to do in South Denver

Posted on 1/12/16 3:40 PM

South Denver is comprised of several standalone communities where you can find beautiful apartments (such as Vela Meridian) and all the amenities and entertainment you need. Whether you're looking to relocate to Lone Tree, Parker, Denver Tech Center, Meridian or Englewood, you might be surprised at just how many fun things there are to do and see in South Denver!

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Denver Grub

Posted on 12/4/15 12:16 PM

 Denver is a city that’s renowned for dishing up some good grub. The only problem is that it’s one heck of a big place – so where on earth do you even begin looking for the kind of eateries that’ll get your taste-buds tingling?

Listed here are some of our favorite restaurants in Denver and the immediate surrounding area.

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Five Top Companies to Work For in the Silicon Valley

Posted on 11/5/15 10:04 AM

The world of Silicon Valley is one unlike any other. It’s a hotbed for opportunistic, hard-working graduates with creative minds, and is home to some of the most exciting positions in the entire technology sector.

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Tags: Work

Shea It Forward Supports Students In Need with Back to School Donation Drive

Posted on 8/27/15 9:52 AM

Throughout the month of July, Shea Apartment Communities led the Shea It Forward: Back to School Backpack Drive, a campaign to provide support for local families in need.

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Tags: Apartment Life, shea it forward

Summer Fun in Denver

Posted on 8/14/15 10:37 AM

Ah, good old Denver. The Mile High City. The Wall Street of the West. The illustrious, booming capital of Colorado. There remains so much to see and do in this area of Mid-West America; you’d be hard pressed to conquer it all in a single lifetime. Indeed, the title of the Andy Garcia movie "Things To Do In Denver When You’re Dead" suggests that it may even be worth temporarily returning from the afterlife to experience some more of the joys that the city has to offer.

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How To Lease a Car Like A Grown Up Person

Posted on 5/29/15 8:19 AM

So, you're really coming up in the world. You got a real job and you're pretty familiar with the fact that business casual means Banana Republic. The trouble is, all your coworkers have fancy cars and you're rocking your Jetta from college. 

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Netflix Day In! Top-Picks - Netflix Original Series

Posted on 5/15/15 12:29 PM

Your apartment, the rain and Netflix = the perfect lazy-day in. Now that you have decided to stay indoors, your next important decision is what to watch on Netflix -- Netflix Original Series? Movies? Documentaries? The options are endless, but my vote goes to binge watching Netflix Original Series (N.O.S.), because well, they’re addicting. If you’re not familiar with N.O.S., not to worry, strap in and get ready for a streaming adventure with our top Netflix picks for the perfect day in.

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Brunch in the OC

Posted on 5/8/15 2:49 PM

Still haven’t made your Mother’s Day reservations but want to spoil your Mom in style? Well if you’re like me, the un-planner, then you are most-likely scurrying around, looking for fabulous OC brunch locations. In an effort to help in your last minute search, below are a few of my favorite spots that happen to have Mother’s Day brunch menus to die for.  

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Tags: Local: So Cal

Ask a Neat Freak - How To Do Dishes

Posted on 5/1/15 3:45 PM

There's a lot of things we do on a regular basis without giving it any real thought. File "dishes" under that category. Given the invention of the dishwasher and the set-it-and-forget-it mentality it brings us, there's a knowledge gap when it comes to hand washing dishes. 

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How to Get Along With Your New Co-Workers

Posted on 4/17/15 3:30 PM

Most likely the one place you spend more of your time than your zen-den-apartment is your place of employment. Eeeek, spreadsheets. Whether you work at a tech-startup, an office, a restaurant or Forever 21, there's a good chance you're surrounded by people, people with whom you have to interact. 

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Tags: Work