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4 Tips on Gardening Without a Yard

In Apartment Life by Tammy Brown

Do you have goals of starting a garden, but feel discouraged without a backyard to grow it in? Not to worry! Believe it or not, there are many ways you can start a garden from the comfort of your balcony or patio. What better time to start a new hobby than now? Check out our tips for gardening without a …

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Decorate Your Apartment for the Holidays

In Apartment Life by Tammy Brown

The holiday season is finally here! Baking cookies, sipping cocoa and watching holiday movies are activities we wait for all year long. Of course, we can’t forget about decorating the house! Nothing puts you more in the spirit than string lights, holly, and the scent of pine. For some inspiration, check out these tips on how to decorate your apartment …

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Things to Consider Before Bringing Home a Puppy

In Apartment Life by Tammy Brown

With the recent flood of cute puppy pics on Instagram for National Puppy Day, you may have found yourself thinking you’re ready for a pup of your own. Dogs are easy to love with their adorable face, sweet nature, and unwavering loyalty. It’s easy to convince yourself that you need a dog as a companion, but are you prepared for …

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Why Vaccines For Dogs are Important

In Apartment Life, Tips for you by Tammy Brown

In many ways, puppies are just like babies. You have to clean up after them, they put everything in their mouth, and they need lots of attention. Once you bring your new little bundle of joy home, you’ll have to take them to the veterinarian. Just like infants, dogs need vaccines in order to keep them safe and healthy. World …

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Benefits of Cooking At Your Apartment

In Apartment Life, Food & Drink, Tips for you by Tammy Brown

Living in Beacon on 5th luxury apartments is convenient to some of the best restaurants and local eateries in Charlottesville. However, cooking at your apartment can actually save you precious time and money. There are many reasons why you may want to opt for creating your own pizza from scratch instead of ordering Pizza Hut. Perhaps you may want to …

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Adopting a Dog in Charlottesville

In Apartment Life by Tammy Brown

Did you know that International Homeless Animals Day was on August 19th? Let’s talk about adopting a dog in Charlottesville. Choosing to adopt a dog is a big decision. You must think heavily before heading down to the local animal shelter. Many people adopt dogs thinking they have time to love them, walk them, and take care of them. However, …

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6 Closet Organization Tips to Maximize Your Space!

In Apartment Life, Tips for you by Tammy Brown

Even though our luxury apartments at Beacon on 5th are optimized with plenty of closet space, there are still some closet organization tips that can help you to make the most use of your closet, regardless of size. These tips can also help you to stay organized so you can find just want you need quickly. If you’ve ever been …