How to Host Holiday Guests in Your Durham Apartment

It's time to tidy up your home for the holiday guests you'll be hosting this season.

You will probably find yourself inviting guests over this holiday season. Hosting holiday guests in your Durham apartment may take a little thought and rearranging, but it can be done in an effective manner. Use these tips to prepare for your holiday guests: Clean Up – One of the easiest ways to prepare for holiday guests is to clean up and straighten. … [Read more...]

3 Effective Ways to Manage Your Stress Levels


Life is so hectic and fast paced these days, it comes as no surprise that more people are being diagnosed with stress related illnesses than ever before. Try these practical ways to manage stress to bring your life back under control. Learn to say no. Taking on too much at work, offering to volunteer when you don't have the time and trying to be supermom … [Read more...]

Make Dinner Plans at Pizzeria Toro


As the temperatures drop, warm up with some of the best pizza in Durham at Pizzeria Toro. This local favorite serves delicious wood-fired pizzas, topped with ingredients from local farmers in the Durham area. Toro's gorgeous, open design and tasty menu brings our strong sense of community in Durham to the table. Enjoy dining with friends at … [Read more...]

Helpful Tips for Decorating for the Holidays in Durham


Everyone can use a fresh eye when it comes to decorating, especially when you're decorating for the holidays! Sometimes changing the way you approach decorating for the holidays is all it takes to transform the look of your apartment for the season at hand. Below are a few tips for decorating for the holidays might come in handy: Plan your … [Read more...]

Helpful Tips for Playing on Our Putting Green


Our Durham apartments with a putting green provide a great source for working on your golf game. If you're new to golf and not sure where to get started, check out the following golf putting tips: Grip: Grip your putter firmly enough to "control its head path and face alignment" but not so tightly it affects the ability to swing naturally using the … [Read more...]

Tour the Historical Bennett Place in Durham


If you enjoy exploring all of the historical sites in Durham, don't forget to visit Bennett Place. It is located on Bennett Memorial Road. This farmhouse and site represent the lifestyle of the average Southern farmer during the Civil War. History: The Bennett farmhouse was the site where commanders signed one of the American Civil War's biggest troop … [Read more...]

Effective Cardio Workouts to Try in Our Fitness Center


There is no time like the present to get that rocking’ beach body, even in the fall and winter here at the Lodge at Southpoint apartments. We make it easy for our residents to achieve a fit body here at our Durham apartments with a fitness center. There are effective cardio workouts that will help you get into great shape and stay in shape all year … [Read more...]

Cocoa Cinnamon: Best Coffee in Durham


Are you looking for the perfect pick me up spot? The best coffee in Durham can be found at Cocoa Cinnamon. The staff is highly trained and passionate about their work, and the result is a brilliant experience with excellent food, coffee, and service. Cocoa Cinnamon is named after the two spices that played huge roles in the history of civilization. … [Read more...]

Why Kids Should Play on Playgrounds


Every child must have the chance to play outside. Not only is being physically active beneficial to muscle development, but it also helps with balance and cognitive development. When living in a space like an apartment, it might be difficult to let your child enjoy the outdoors. If you are interested in living in a apartment where your child can play on … [Read more...]

See Top Baristas Compete at the Coffee Championships


The sound of your coffee machine percolating in your kitchen is music to your ears and the tantalizing aroma of your favorite coffee brings a smile to your face. Pouring that steaming hot cup of coffee and taking the first sip every morning always starts your day just right. If you love coffee, you should attend the Big Eastern 3 day event Coffee … [Read more...]