5 Tips To Make Your Apartment Feel Larger

Living in an apartment in NYC can often feel a bit tight, especially if you have recently moved from the suburbs or have a growing family! But, don’t worry! There are some easy, great tricks to help create a larger and more open feel to your apartment. Whether you live uptown or downtown, these tips can change the atmosphere of your entire apartment. Check out Glenwood’s tips on how to create the feel of a larger space below!

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How To Pick Art For Your Apartment? Visit The Armory Show For Inspiration

NYC’s biggest art week is almost here. As art fairs begin to take over Manhattan for Armory Week, our guide will help you keep track of everything this week has to offer.

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Snow Day Apartment Essentials

Whether or not you are a fan of winter, there is always something magical about a snow day. If you have kids, you know they are hoping for a snow day from school, which means superstitions like sleeping with their pajamas on inside out or with a spoon under their pillow just as you may have done as a child! If you are an adult, being snowed in and having to work from home can be a nice treat! Yes, winter storms come with a lot of necessary maintenance, but they can also become a fun or relaxing day! Below are our suggestions on how to make the most out of your snow day in your Glenwood apartment.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for 2014: Refresh Your Living Space

spring cleaning of a lamp shade with a lint brush

Seems like it actually might be warm now for the duration (though let's not forget the April blizzard of '82!). Spring ushers in lots of activites in New York, such as the flower shows we wrote about recently. But it's also time to clean your home. Ugh, I know, but remember: there are few chores that feel more satisfying when you're done than a big (or even semi-big!) spring cleaning. Now, I am no expert on the subject as my kids will tell you, but we scoured the internet and found a number of sites with some stellar-sounding advice.

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NYC Apartment Living Links

Because, as a friend of ours once said, "it takes a long time to read the internet", you may have missed a few of our favorite apartment living links (however tangentially related) from these past few weeks, just as we probably missed a few of your favorites. Thus: link swap. We'll go first.    There are many reasons why it's unlikely we will ever go on a cruise, but these photographic floor plans of Norwegian Cruise Lines cabins–from "studios" to "penthouses"–obtained by the crew at Core 77 made us think we should get a round bed for our kids' room. Kidding! BUT it is smart, using those space-saving curves and at-first-glance odd angles… and they all made us feel grateful for every square foot we have!   

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