Get Creative with Art Classes in Charlottesville

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Art is perhaps one of the best tools we can use to express ourselves. Whether it be through painting, sculpture, ceramics, drawing, photography, or any other medium, art allows us to transform our most abstract feelings into something tangible. Being an artist doesn’t mean you have to paint like Picasso or capture photos like Annie Leibovitz. Art is about discovering … Read More

National Tell a Joke Day

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What would life be without laughter? National Tell a Joke Day is coming up on August 16th, so be sure to get a few one-liners and knock-knock jokes lined up! A smile can go a long way toward brightening someone’s day, so why not tell a joke and get someone to laugh? From the corny jokes that people snort at … Read More

Bowling in Charlottesville | Celebrate National Bowling Day!

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If you thought National Beer Day was fun, National Bowling Day is just around the corner! The best thing about bowling is there’s no age restriction, and it’s fun for the whole family. On August 13th, why not spend the day bowling in Charlottesville? Although there aren’t many bowling alleys in the city, AMF Kegler’s Lanes is a fantastic bowling … Read More

Visit the Charlottesville Downtown Mall

Charlottesville is known as a beautiful town filled with history. With roots dating back to the 1900’s, the historic Charlottesville Downtown Mall is one of the city’s most popular places to visit. If you’re a resident at the luxury apartment community Arden Place and haven’t visited the Downtown Mall yet, what are you waiting for? While most cities have downtown … Read More

Free Concerts in Charlottesville: Fridays After Five

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Free Concerts in Charlottesville Every Friday Beginning in April, Charlottesville hosts a favorite tradition for the spring and summer season — Fridays After Five! Lasting until the beginning of September, Fridays After Five is a series of free concerts in Charlottesville. The concerts are held at the Sprint Pavilion on the downtown mall. Featuring local artists in a variety of … Read More

Apartment Decorating for Young Professionals

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Congratulations! You’ve just graduated from college, landed a nice job in the city, and have moved into a new apartment. It’s time to ditch the jersey sheets, plastic drawers, and bed risers. Transitioning from college life to an apartment community for professionals, such as Arden Place in Charlottesville, doesn’t have to be overly difficult! There are a few easy things … Read More

Best Date Spots in Charlottesville

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Is there anything more romantic than a small town? Nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is a picturesque city, bursting with culture. From vineyards and hiking trails to local restaurants and shops, this gorgeous city has it all. Arden Place, the premier luxury apartment community in the area, is in the perfect location, near some of the best … Read More

Benefits of Renting an Apartment

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We all know the American dream — buy a nice home in the suburbs with a white picket fence, have approximately 2.4 children, and maybe even drive a minivan. But what if buying a house isn’t the only option? What if it isn’t the best option? With house prices and interest rates continually on the rise, many people choose to forgo the … Read More

Celebrating Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday in Charlottesville

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As you walk by the stunning architecture of the Rotunda or waltz through the gardens at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s influence on the quaint city of Charlottesville becomes quite evident. As Albemarle County holds a special place in its heart for the third U.S. president, Thomas Jefferson’s birthday in Charlottesville is a holiday in itself. Every April 13, the community hosts … Read More

Ice Skating in Charlottesville, VA

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If you’re looking for a fun way to stay active even when the weather doesn’t permit outdoor activities, look no further than the Main Street Arena for ice skating in Charlottesville, VA. A short twelve minute drive from Arden Place luxury apartments brings you to the indoor arena conveniently located in the downtown mall. The rink is open to the … Read More