Sep
9
No resident was safe from Jerrold Benford's bit. Photo by Marc Steiner/Rich Hall

No resident was safe from Jerrold Benford’s bit. Photo by Marc Steiner/Rich Hall

Last summer, we brought food trucks. Last winter, we brought boutiques to create a home holiday shopping experience. To kickoff Summer 2014, we brought the beach to your backyard. This fall, AVE brought the funny with live comedy entertainment right at home.

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May
30

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There are many benefits to renting – not having to mow the lawn on weekends, not having to get up extra early to shovel the driveway before work, enjoying a resort-style pool without having to maintain it – BUT many renters pine for a little garden space. AVE reached out to some of our favorite local florists to find out what renters can do inside to exercise their green thumb.

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Apr
22

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AVE residents won’t have to leave home to enjoy all things sun and shore this Memorial Day Weekend! To kickoff Summer and pool season, our teams are hosting special beach-themed Resident Receptions, serving food and booking entertainment reminiscent of our native Jersey Shore or Maryland and Delaware beaches. Read more

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Apr
21

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After a long, cold winter, your look may need a spring-cleaning as much as your apartment. AVE reached out to our Clifton neighbor, Moxie Blow Dry and Beauty Bar in Ridgewood for some tips to spruce up your look for spring. Read more

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Apr
16

AVE-Bike-DSC_0111-edit7-screen-sizedThe bicycle has been popular for transportation and leisure in America since the late 1800s. But in recent years, due to Millennials foregoing cars in favor of bikes, business travelers replacing golf with cycling as the new networking activity, the health and wellness craze, and bike share programs like Citi Bike in Manhattan, biking is experiencing a boom. Read more

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Feb
28

Radiant Orchid was Pantone’s Color of the Year in 2014. Daniela Palumbo, founder of Ella Allure Interior Design Center in Westfield, shares how you can infuse this enchanting purple hue into your home décor.

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Palumbo says to veil your space and explode your canvas – your walls – with this glamorous purple paint. She points out that you can also add a pattern and texture with a variety of wallpapers available in this lush hue.

Paint: Try Valspar, Radiant Orchid 18-3224

 

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PANTONE UNIVERSE Paint Collection by Valspar available exclusively at Lowe’s Stores Nationwide.

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Jan
29


We couldn’t be more excited that the first cold-weather Super Bowl is being played right in our backyard! Even if you can’t get a seat at the Big Game, there are plenty of ways right in our neighborhoods to celebrate the Super Bowl. Read more

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Jan
24


Statistic Brain ranked the top 10 resolutions for 2014. It was no surprise that “Lose Weight” was No. 1. “Staying Fit and Healthy” — a lifestyle, we at AVE, always set out to support with our 24-hour fitness centers and health and wellness programs – took the No. 5 spot. Whether you want to lose weight or stay in shape, these goals are difficult to maintain with our busy lifestyles. Read more

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Jan
6

When corporate travelers are polled about the stresses of business travel, “interrupted fitness routines” and “eating poorly” always make the Top 5.

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Dec
26

The AVE team is excited to have the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl being hosted right in our backyard at MetLife Stadium! We welcome the teams, the fans and vendors, to our home.

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