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20
Nov 17

Thanksgiving Trivia — Plus Book Suggestions

Thanksgiving Trivia — Plus Book Suggestions

November has arrived and with it, our thoughts turn toward that all-American holiday, Thanksgiving. While the focus of this month is often on food, family, and football, the basis of the Thanksgiving holiday is all about gratitude. Let’s jump back in time and take a look at that first Thanksgiving many years ago. (more…)

6
Nov 17

Ideas for Black Friday Shopping from Your Baltimore Apartment

Ideas for Black Friday Shopping from Your Baltimore Apartment

In today’s post, The 501 Blog is writing all about Black Friday. We have recommendations for shopping strategies as well as venues. Check out local stores like The Gallery at Harborplace, Mondawmin Mall, and Village of Cross Keys in the Baltimore, MD area for all your shopping needs. (more…)

16
Oct 17

Ideas for Barbecue from Your Baltimore Apartment

Ideas for Barbecue from Your Baltimore Apartment

This month, The 501 Blog is bringing residents local barbecue restaurants near your apartment in Baltimore, Maryland.Today we are featuring Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Harbor Que, Urban Bar-B-Que, and Hungry Andy’s. Read on to learn more about these local restaurants in today’s blog post. (more…)

2
Oct 17

Host an October Movie Night

Host an October Movie Night

This October host a Halloween themed movie night in your apartment at The 501 here in Baltimore. We’ve got some treats and movie suggestions to get you started. Bring on the popcorn and drinks! (more…)

18
Sep 17

Finding a Roommate for Your Apartment

Finding a Roommate for Your Apartment

Living with a roommate can be a great thing — many lifelong friendships begin with moving in as roommates, and it’s certainly never unpleasant having some help with the rent! But we’ve all had, or at least heard about, horrible roommate experiences. We’d hate for your time here at The 501 in Baltimore, MD to be spoiled by roommate difficulties; so if you’re planning on searching for a new roommate, we’ve got a few tips for you. (more…)

5
Sep 17

Meals in Minutes for Busy Days

Meals in Minutes for Busy Days

Welcome back to The 501 Blog. Sometimes when you get home the last thing you want to think about is cooking, so instead of eating at your apartment, you head out to one of the fast food places in Baltimore to grab a quick dinner. But fast food gets old and expensive — fast. In today’s blog post, we have some great ideas for quick-to-fix dinners to help keep the fast-food blahs away, plus some tips to make mealtime easier. (more…)

21
Aug 17

Getting to Know You

Getting to Know You

August hosts a lesser known, but rewarding holiday — National Friendship Week. This week, and here at The 501, we think it’s a great opportunity for members of our apartment community to get out and make friends with each other. We have rounded up some ideas about how to get to know our neighbors right here in Baltimore, MD.   (more…)

7
Aug 17

Laundry Day Etiquette at The 501

Laundry Day Etiquette at The 501

One of the perks of living at The 501 here in Baltimore, MD is having a community laundry facility available for use, and not just any community laundry, but a smart community laundry complete with text notifications! Which of course makes completing your laundry that much easier. It sure beats driving around town looking for an open laundromat! Today we have some etiquette guidelines for members of our apartment community as well as some laundry day tips. (more…)

17
Jul 17

Best Ice Cream Shops in Baltimore

Best Ice Cream Shops in Baltimore

July is National Ice Cream Month, so go ahead and eat some ice cream this month! Ice cream is the perfect sweet treat for hot summer days so head on over to an ice cream shop near you and enjoy a scoop or two. Here are some of the best ice cream shops in Baltimore, MD. (more…)

3
Jul 17

Baltimore Farmers Market & Bazaar

Baltimore Farmers Market & Bazaar

Summer is the perfect time for eating fresh, healthy food that won’t weigh you down as you are out and about having all kinds of adventures. Pick up some fresh, locally grown food or a unique handcrafted rug from the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar. Every Sunday from 7 am to 12:00 pm the market & bazaar is held underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday & Saratoga Streets. We recommend buying fruits and veggies that are in season to be sure you are getting the best tasting ingredients. (more…)

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