Author Archives: Poplar Ridge

Prevent the Spread of COVID-19: Tips for Social Distancing in Community Apartments

COVID-19 has dictated many aspects of our personal lives and changed our daily routines. Social distancing efforts are one of the best ways to help prevent the spread and flatten the curve. In apartment communities, it’s not always clear how … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Electric Bill Low During Fort Wayne’s Hot Summer: 4 Ways to Cool Off

These Fort Wayne summers can get unbearably hot. With temperatures regularly in the mid-80s and 90s the past month, it’s become a full-time job trying to stay cool. Air conditioning helps, but running your a/c at a lower temperature all day … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Decorate a Studio Apartment to Add Some Personality

Over 100 million, (or 37%) of Americans live in an apartment they rent and call home. For a variety of reasons, many people choose to rent instead of buying a home. It could be to save money or because they … Continue reading

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The 5 Best Fort Wayne Restaurants Near Poplar Ridge Apartments

If you love food as much as we do, you know that Fort Wayne is home to many great national and local restaurants. And while we love the national chain restaurants, right now, due to COVID-19, our local restaurants could … Continue reading

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Maximizing Summer Fun While Social Distancing in Fort Wayne

Don’t let the COVID-19 pandemic keep you away from summer fun. While many of our summer festivals have been canceled, there are still plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in Fort Wayne, Indiana while practicing social distancing. From the zoo … Continue reading

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How Much of Your Income Should Go to Rent? A Useful Guide

Whether you’re leaving home for the first time or relocating to a new city, there is always a lot to consider when looking for a new rental. And not least of which is the question of how much of your … Continue reading

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10 Things to Do Inside Your Apartment During the COVID-19 Quarantine

COVID-19 has the world coming to a grinding halt. Schools are closed, events have been canceled, and self-quarantine is recommended to flatten the curve. It doesn’t take long for boredom to set in after days at home. If you’re looking for things … Continue reading

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Living the Happy Life You’ve Always Dreamed of Inside Your Apartment

Some people long for the American dream with a white picket fence and a flat-screen TV. However, you can be just as happy inside of your little apartment with the right mindset. The truth is, a happy home isn’t just … Continue reading

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Moving into Your First Apartment? Here Are 5 Apartment Decorating Ideas

You’ve signed your lease and are preparing yourself to move into your first apartment. Once the excitement settles you realize that you’ve only ever decorated your bedroom at your parent’s home or a college dorm. You don’t know what to … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Ways to Love Your Cozy Apartment

  You’ve put a lot of thought into choosing the right apartment, and want a cozy and lovable atmosphere. Check out these five ways to create a cozy apartment that feels like home. 1. Invest in a Statement Piece You … Continue reading

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