Style Tricks That Make Small Rooms Look Larger

Just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean your space should feel cramped! You can make your home feel spacious, despite the square footage, if you use a few of these tips and tricks from design pros. Choose like colors (preferably neutral ones). Fight the temptation to go for dark, bold colors and big prints. […]

How to Add Dimension to a Rental With Area Rugs

If you want to spruce up your space without doing a total home makeover, you might only need to add a single accent: an area rug. The huge variety of shapes, styles, and hues mean that there’s an area rug out there for everyone, regardless of your taste. Here’s how to bring some extra dimension […]

Sept. 21: The Conscious San Jose Festival at St. James Park

Self-care looks a little different for everyone, but the minds behind the Conscious San Jose organization want to use the concept to bridge gaps in the community. That’s why they’re putting on a full day of self-care activities on Saturday, September 21st, fittingly called the Conscious San Jose Festival. From 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., […]

Roommate Drama? Here’s How to Keep the Peace

Living with other people can be fun and rewarding, but it also comes with certain challenges. It takes a while to learn how others operate on a daily basis, and there can be bumps along the way. If you find yourself butting heads with one of your roommates, follow these tips to bring everything back […]

Save the Date for the Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival on Sept. 15

Many of northern California’s top vineyards will be on hand for the Almaden Valley Art & Wine Festival this month! The annual event will return to Almaden Lake Park on Sunday, September 15th to celebrate its 43rd anniversary. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., reps from the vineyards will dole out drinks as local artisans […]

Working From Home? Here’s How to Be More Productive

Working from home comes with countless perks—the zero-minute commute, the flexible hours, the option to stay in your PJs all day. But there’s also one major drawback: It can be hard to focus outside of a traditional office space. Follow these tips to boost your working-from-home productivity. Set the stage. Before you even open your email, […]

Working From Home? Here’s How to Be More Productive

Working from home comes with countless perks—the zero-minute commute, the flexible hours, the option to stay in your PJs all day. But there’s also one major drawback: It can be hard to focus outside of a traditional office space. Follow these tips to boost your working-from-home productivity. Set the stage. Before you even open your email, […]

Aug. 16 Near Creekside Apartments: Silicon Valley Comic Con

Arnold Schwarzenegger. Jason Momoa. Lou Ferrigno. Some of the biggest players in action and fantasy films will be on hand for this year’s Silicon Valley Comic Con (SVCC), and this list is just the beginning. Whether you’re a fan of Harry Potter or obsessed with The X-Files, you’ll recognize some of the actors in the […]

Quick and Easy Updates for a Rental Kitchen

Just because you don’t technically own your kitchen doesn’t mean you can’t make any upgrades. As long as it’s temporary and won’t cause damage upon removal, you’re welcome to add as much flair to your rental kitchen as you like! Here are a few ways to do it. Dress up your cabinets. You don’t have […]