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Getting Together with Friends for a Great Time in Detroit!

Posted on February 27th, 2017 in: Apartment Living, Detroit, Detroit Events, Detroit Food with the tags:
You hear a lot about trendy new eateries offering culinary delights from name-recognizable chefs popping up in Detroit. And thankfully there is no shortage of those—and they are definitely must-try dining destinations!! But, you don’t always hear as much about the tried-and-true and (literally) cornerstones of [...]

Silent Sweat: A No-Gear Apartment-Friendly Workout

There’s a lot to consider when it comes to designing an apartment-friendly workout! Among other things, you have to decide whether you want to work out in front of the massive windows that will let all of your neighbors see you, or in one of the rooms that has no windows but also [...]

What is Detroit’s Cost of Living?

As one of the premier living spaces right in the beating heart of downtown Detroit, one of the questions we get from tons of people who want to take advantage of the D’s rise is the one in the title. How much is Detroit’s cost of living? Fortunately, there are several groups [...]

Genuine Loft Apartments Explained: Why the Long Corridors?

When it comes to loft apartments, there are basically two kinds: the kind that are called ‘lofts’ for no reason other than that they’re downtown, and the kind that are genuine loft apartments. As in, the kind that were originally industrial or commercial space built [...]

The 7 Best Valentine’s Dates in Detroit & the Metro Area

Our last post was full of powerful but fairly generic advice about how to set up an intense romantic evening in your apartment. But what if your partner isn’t the kind who wants to stay in? Well, don’t worry — we’ve got you covered there, too. Here are our ideas [...]

The Lofts of Merchants Row Progressive Party

Be part of the Lofts of Merchants Row, Detroit’s premier loft apartments. The Lofts of Merchants Row in downtown Detroit consists of 157 units with 51 unique floorpans. Each month the residents of The Lofts of Merchants Row are treated to planned events and this months event was [...]

How to Put On a Romantic Apartment Valentine’s Day

Romance is in the air! It’s that time of year again when we celebrate the torture and death of a man famed for illegally marrying young Christian soldiers (right before they were sent off to die in the name of Rome) by eating chocolates and making out. Yep, it’s Saint [...]

How to Make Your Loft Apartment Inviting

There’s an art to making a home inviting — the kind of place that says, ‘come in, be comfortable.’ Unfortunately, that art is in danger of getting lost, at least among the busy apartment-dwellers of Detroit’s urban core. So here’s a quick primer in [...]

Progressive Parties: The Perks of Living in a Downtown Detroit Loft!

One of the perks of living at The Lofts of Merchants Row is that every month they host a Resident Event where we can get together with friends from the building and meet new neighbors. This month ‘peeks’ were added to that perk, as we got to visit our neighbor’s homes in a [...]

Maximizing Your Spice Rack, Apartment Kitchen Style

We all know those people who never put enough salt in their food, and seem to be limited in their seasonings to ‘pepper and seasoning salt.’ We also all know those people who keep an alphabetized spice rack with 48 individual canisters, unlabeled because they know what each [...]