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How to Make a Music Room in a Detroit Loft Without Annoying Your Neighbors

How to Make a Music Room in a Detroit Loft Without Annoying Your Neighbors

July 24, 2020 | Apartment Living

There’s no doubt about it, you love music. Maybe you’re learning piano, or playing in a band, or hoping to audition for a spot in the brass section of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. It’s your passion. If you’ve moved into one of the nice apartments in Detroit, your neighbors want you to know: they think your musical passion is great, and…

Mouth-Watering Wednesdays on Woodward! Dining OUT in Detroit!

Mouth-Watering Wednesdays on Woodward! Dining OUT in Detroit!

July 22, 2020 | Detroit

Summer is that time when a lot of people hit their patio – and living in Downtown Detroit I have LOTS of patios to choose from! Cornerstone Barrel House, one of my favorites, just expanded theirs—and it is literally right across the street from my Downtown Detroit Luxury Lofts building! You’re going to want to sit down for their Lamb…

Food Storage Tips and Tricks for Small Apartment Kitchens

Food Storage Tips and Tricks for Small Apartment Kitchens

July 17, 2020 | Apartment Living

One of the perks of loft living is the feeling of space. Typically high ceilings, with windows that let in lots of natural light, create an airy, roomy atmosphere. But that may not always translate to storage space, especially in the kitchen. Many kitchens, even in Detroit luxury apartments, are pretty compact, and storage for food, as well as cookware…

‘Cheers Detroit’ Raises the Bar!

‘Cheers Detroit’ Raises the Bar!

July 12, 2020 | Detroit

This past Tuesday I was lucky enough to be one of the first customers to score a Shake at Cheers Detroit! Located in Detroit Athletix: CrossFit in The D, Cheers Detroit serves up Smoothies in a super-chill setting! The high ceilings and minimalist décor are only part of the open-air feel. A garage-style door opens right onto Michigan Ave, letting…

Moving from a Dorm to Your First Apartment: What You Need To Know

Moving from a Dorm to Your First Apartment: What You Need To Know

July 10, 2020 | Apartment Living

You’ve done it: You’ve made the transformation from college student to college graduate. Like a freed butterfly flexing new wings, you’re ready to go out and find your place in the world. What you might not have realized is that the dorm room you’re leaving really was a kind of cocoon. It offered a turnkey existence, complete with janitorial services…

Come Play Detroit Means Having ALL the Sports IN My Backyard!

Come Play Detroit Means Having ALL the Sports IN My Backyard!

July 03, 2020 | Detroit

In the winter, I play in a Broomball League just a block from my house. This summer, there are Softball, Soccer, Kickball, and Tennis Leagues on Belle Isle, which I can easily bike or walk to! If I head up my street to Detroit Shipping Company or Z’s Villa, there is Sand Volleyball. And beverages. Rehydration is key, but location…

How to Deodorize a Room and Keep Your Apartment Smelling Fresh

How to Deodorize a Room and Keep Your Apartment Smelling Fresh

July 03, 2020 | Apartment Living

Living downtown is exciting. Whether you have a place at the Lofts of Merchants Row or hang your hat at one of the other nice departments in Detroit, you get to enjoy the sights and sounds of a vibrant city. But beyond the sights and sounds, what about the smells? The ones inside your apartment, that is. Even in a…

Weekends = Workouts + Wine in Detroit!

Weekends = Workouts + Wine in Detroit!

June 26, 2020 | Detroit

I can actually simply walk next door from my Downtown Detroit Luxury Loft to the House of Pure Vin, scoring a great bottle of wine from the selection curated by their Master Sommelier. But this weekend I won’t need to get my steps in because Pure Vin is offering Pilates & Wine with Lisa Mills! Yep, they are treating me…

5 Apartment Décor Trends for 2020

5 Apartment Décor Trends for 2020

June 26, 2020 | Apartment Living

A welcoming, comfortable interior has become incredibly important in 2020, with everyone sheltering at home.  What you’re sure to discover, now that you’re spending more time as a homebody, is that your apartment could use a few timely updates.  Here are just a few décor trends for 2020 that are sure to make your modern abode at The Lofts of…