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  • Best Weekend Getaways From DC

    Best Weekend Getaways From DC

    Living in Washington, DC is a commitment to a rapid pace of life. Whether you’re involved in the omnipresent political world or live in DC because you enjoy the buzz of all it has to offer, even...

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  • Unusual Facts About Portland, OR

    Unusual Facts About Portland, OR

    Portland is a beautiful, diverse city in the Pacific Northwest, and one of many reputations. The city’s (unofficial) motto is “Keep Portland Weird” and it does a pretty good job of living up to...

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  • Best Weekend Getaways from NYC

    Best Weekend Getaways from NYC

    We get it: after a while, the buzz that brought you to New York City in the first place becomes overwhelming. You need to escape your tiny apartment, you just can’t squish yourself into the subway...

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  • Interesting Facts About San Francisco

    Interesting Facts About San Francisco

    Whether you’re a recent transplant into the city or a proud native, there are likely a lot of things you don’t know about San Francisco (or as you may call it, simply The City). Read on for some...

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  • Best Weekend Getaways from Chicago

    Best Weekend Getaways from Chicago

    It seems like everyone has the travel bug bad these days — but what to do when your busy work schedule or tight budget dictates that you stay a little closer to home? Luckily when you’re living in...

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  • Donating Furniture? Charity Organization that Will Pick Up Your Stuff

    Donating Furniture? Charity Organization that Will Pick Up Your Stuff

    Sometimes, the simplest way to deal with moving furniture to a new location is to not move it at all. It can be nice to buy new furniture to adorn a new home — and hey, sometimes it even ends up...

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  • Fun and Cheap Things to Do in Boston

    Fun and Cheap Things to Do in Boston

    Now that you have moved to Boston, it seems like everyone wants to come visit. Of course, there are tons of things to do — theater and concerts to see, museums to visit, and oh the classic Duck...

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  • Date Night Ideas for Geeks

    Date Night Ideas for Geeks

    Nerds of the world, rejoice! We know you aren’t necessarily interested in the cliche date ideas that get tossed around ad nauseam — you want to surprise your date with something smart, something...

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  • Best Weekend Getaways in NJ

    Best Weekend Getaways in NJ

    New Jersey has gotten an undeserved reputation: this is no “Dirty Jersey”. Though it may be tiny — especially compared to its neighbor New York — The Garden State is home to some serious gems....

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  • Weekend Getaways from Austin

    Weekend Getaways from Austin

    Even when you live in an action-packed city like Austin, there still comes a time when you need to getaway. Refresh, reboot, and get a little perspective so you can come back and really appreciate...

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  • 6 Tips on How to Maximize Closet Space

    6 Tips on How to Maximize Closet Space

    Sometimes moving into your dream home means you get everything you’ve been wishing for: the gorgeous yard, the extra bedroom, the light-filled kitchen… but sacrificing a lot of closet space. (Who...

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  • Hot glam! This is one gorgeous apartment community. Check out Modera Midtown's gallery.

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  • How Much Does it Cost to Hire Movers

    How Much Does it Cost to Hire Movers

    So, you’ve found a new home and with that comes all of the excitement of exploring your new neighbourhood, settling into your new space, and finally having a good excuse to upgrade the sofa to...

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  • Best Home Inventory Apps

    Best Home Inventory Apps

    Once upon a time, people would write long, detailed lists of all of the furniture and appliances in their house in order to keep track of what needed to be moved to their new home. Now, there’s an...

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  • Best Coworking Spaces in Denver, CO

    Best Coworking Spaces in Denver, CO

    So, you’ve moved to Denver, and after looking for a job around the city, you’ve decided it’s time to do your own thing. After all, with all of the beauty this place has to offer, why put yourself...

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  • Best Way to Pack Artwork for Moving

    Best Way to Pack Artwork for Moving

    Art is usually purchased one piece at a time, a collection of sentimental artifacts or artistic masterpieces accumulated over the years to decorate and tell a story in your home. Now that you’re...

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  • How to Budget for a Long-Distance Move

    How to Budget for a Long-Distance Move

    Moving across the city — or even within the same state — is a whole lot easier than moving interstate. Moving costs are typically higher due to the distance to be traveled, but that doesn’t have...

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  • Tips for Moving House in the Rain

    Tips for Moving House in the Rain

    Unless you’re planning a slip-n-slide party, there are very few events that are improved by a rainy day. And moving is certainly not one of them. But when you’ve scheduled the movers and...

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  • Tips for Selling Furniture on Craigslist

    Tips for Selling Furniture on Craigslist

    You’ve perused Craigslist plenty of times. Maybe you’ve scored some great furniture, found a new apartment, or even sold some of your stuff — but you certainly don’t consider yourself a pro. It...

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  • Best Apps for Selling Stuff

    Best Apps for Selling Stuff

    Though we’d like to think that the classic garage sale will never die, these days there’s an app for everything — including selling your used stuff. Not all apps are user-friendly though, so...

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  • Things To Do with Kids in Tulsa, Ok

    Things To Do with Kids in Tulsa, Ok

    There’s nothing more dangerous than bored kids, so it’s best to have a list on-hand of ways to keep them entertained. If you’re looking for things to do with kids in Tulsa, OK, we’ve got you...

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