5 Gym-Free Ways to Burn Calories Near Renaissance Village

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Working out at the gym is a great way to burn calories and stay in shape. However, gym memberships can be expensive. Furthermore, with the increasing popularity of gym memberships, crowded gyms can be a frustrating place to work out. Our Houston apartments' fitness center is a fantastic alternative to a gym membership. These great gym-free workouts are … [Read more...]

Add Extra Storage Space With Multi-Purpose Furniture

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Photo: Libby Langdon Interiors, Inc. via Houzz When choosing furniture for your Houston apartments. you want to think function as well as style. You can get some great pieces that will reflect you and meet your needs. It takes some innovation in order to be able to create both style and need. If you have too much stuff than what you need is … [Read more...]

Stuck in a Rut? Best Summer Date Ideas in Houston


Some of the best date ideas in Houston are the dates that you wouldn't normally think of. Dinner and a movie, fancy dates, they are great but sometimes you get stuck in a rut with dating spots. Liven up the date scene with a few fun and adventurous ideas and locations. Don't be afraid to bring out the child in you and your date. Some of the best date ideas … [Read more...]

‘Active Outdoors’ Ranks Summer Fun From Mild to Terrifying


Whether you like extreme or mild activities, you may find the "Active Outdoors"  list of summer activities worth a look. The list features everything from sightseeing to rock climbing, and you might be surprised how many can be done near our Renaissance Village at Shadow Lake Apartments in Houston. One fun outdoor activity is go-kart racing, which … [Read more...]

Glow Stick Jars Make Perfect Summer Party Accessories

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One of the latest party crazes around the Houston apartments circuit are "Fairy Jars", little jars that glow and glitter as if you've captured Tinkerbell herself. Making such a mystical decoration doesn't call for magic though. Here are the easy steps to make your own glow stick jars. First up is gathering your materials. You'll need: Jars (mason are … [Read more...]