GR Life | An apartment living lifestyle blog

Simple Tricks That Make Giving Your Dog A Bath At The Pet Wash Easier

1 Minute Read | Aug 19, 2019

Do-it-yourself dog washes allow you to save money and bond with your dog without the mess and logistical can of worms that comes with washing your dog in your own tub. Even better, dog-friendly apartment communities like our own...

A Cider Expert in a fruited headband pours a taster out of a barrel at the Cider Summit in Seattle Washington.

Things To Do In Seattle Before The End Of Summer

2 Minute Read | Aug 05, 2019

Another summer is almost in the books. It can be a bit of a drag to know that pool time, extra-long days and barbecues are ending, and back-to-school is upon us. That means it’s time to squeeze the most out of...

Group Shot of Friends Sitting on a Lawn in Front of a Cityscape.

How To Make Friends After Moving To A New City

2 Minute Read | Jul 22, 2019

When you’re in grade school, it’s a cinch. Then college comes along and it’s not so bad. Then you become an adult, move to a new city, and, yeah, it can be a little awkward. We’re talking about making new friends.

Fresh vegetables on a table at a farmers market.

How to Pick the Best Produce at the Farmers Market

2 Minute Read | Jul 15, 2019

Did you know there are 8,720 farmers markets in the US, according to the USDA? That’s an average of about 174 per state. So no matter where you are, you shouldn’t be that far from a local farmers market.

A Bed in a Guest Bedroom in an Apartment.

How To Prepare For Out Of Town Guests

2 Minute Read | Jun 24, 2019

They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Granted, any houseguest likely already knows you quite well. Still, welcoming them into your home, and doing...

Griffis Cherry Creek, Denver CO

Griffis Residential Acquires 240 Apartment Homes in Denver, Colorado

1 Minute Read | Jun 20, 2019

Griffis Residential is pleased to announce it has acquired Talavera Apartments, a 240-unit Class-A multifamily community located in Denver's vibrant Cherry Creek neighborhood.

Father and Daughter Gazing Out of an Airplane Window.

Unique Father’s Day Gift Boxes For All Of The Dads Out There

2 Minute Read | Jun 10, 2019

Dad. He’s the guy who gives you that look. You know, the one that lets you know he’s disappointed before he even says a word. The guy who tells the bad joke...

Neon Image of a Band Playing at Beer Land in Austin.

The Best Concert Venues in Austin

2 Minute Read | May 28, 2019

If you live in Austin you already know, and if you’re new to the area, you’ll find out soon enough: the Austin music scene is legendary for a reason. It’s the place where...