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Enjoy the Perks of Pet-Friendly Apartments in Connecticut

Posted On: Friday, July 25th, 2014

Pet Friendly Connecticut ApartmentsWhile there are many apartment communities along the Connecticut shoreline that might roll out the red carpet for you to sign a leasing contract, often times, Fido the dog or your feline friends are not given the royal treatment…or even allowed to make the move with you! Not offering apartments that are pet-friendly can be a major deal breaker for animal lovers who consider their pets to be a part of the family.  Never fear! The apartment communities of Hoyt Bedford, Morgan Manor, The Townhouse, Morningside Gardens, Montoya and Seramonte are all pet-friendly.

Let’s face it. It’s one thing to have an apartment community that approves of your pet, but it’s quite another to have greenspace that both owner and animal can enjoy together. Beautifully landscaped grounds to go for a walk, jog or enjoy playtime with your pet outdoors are a big bonus. (more…)

Affordable Ways to Dress-Up Your Apartment

Posted On: Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Master Bedroom in Hamden Apartment at SeramonteMoving into a new apartment is an exciting, although sometimes overwhelming, experience. Once you have worked through the stress and found the perfect apartment community, signed a contract, packed up your boxes and made the move to your new digs along the Connecticut shoreline, it’s important to make the space feel like home. Here are some fun ways to dress up your space without breaking the bank: (more…)

Spice Up Your Summer with a Visit to the Madison Farmers Market

Posted On: Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Tfarmers markethe locally grown fruits and veggies that fill up the bustling Madison Farmers Market are in prime season. Residents of the surrounding areas, including Branford, are having a ball buying local while roaming through the market listening to live music, visiting with friendly farmers and making meals with the freshest ingredients.

Located on the Historic Town Green in Madison, this festive and colorful market opens for business each year in early May and sees thousands of visitors throughout October. Open every Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Madison Farmers Market shoppers can browse through selections of all natural fruit and produce ranging from salad greens and herbs to deliciously plump berries and orchard fruits. Popular summer choices for entrees include fresh fish and shellfish, all-natural steaks and hamburgers, as well as nitrate-free hotdogs. Whether you have a sweet tooth, a sweetheart or both, you’ll find homemade pies and baked goods as well as gorgeous freshly cut flowers that will most definitely brighten your day and put  a smile on your face. (more…)

Enjoy Live Music and Fun at Stamford’s Jazz Up July

Posted On: Thursday, July 10th, 2014

The first performances of Stamford’s Jazz Up July event kicked off the four-week long concert series on a fantastic note last night! The Bacon Brothers and Doug Allen wowed crowds at Columbus Park, and the whole town is buzzing about next week’s round of entertainment, which includes musical renditions from the legendary B.B. King.

Presented by Stamford Town Center and Purdue Pharma, the outdoor concert series will be held on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. through July 30. After growing tremendously in popularity over the past several years, Jazz Up July has become a Stamford summer staple for great music, dancing, and fun, attracting residents from all over Fairfield and Westchester counties. Tickets are $10 each and children ages 12 and under will be admitted free.  (more…)

Share Your Fireworks Photos to Win a $25 VISA Gift Card

Posted On: Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Attention all CTBestApts residents! Are you gearing up to be dazzled by the Fourth of July fireworks displays this Friday? If so, be sure to take photos and enter your best shot into our Facebook and Instagram photo contest for the chance to win a $25 gift card!

One winner will be selected at random from each of the six CTBest Apts shoreline communities across Branford, Hamden, Norwalk and Stamford.  The winners of the contest will be announced on Saturday, July 5 on the CTBestApts Facebook page.


Splash into Summer Fun at Montoya Condominiums

Posted On: Monday, June 30th, 2014

Apartment Amenities at Montoya in BranfordLooking for the perfect spot to enjoy summer days along Connecticut’s beautiful beaches? The condominiums at Montoya are situated along the shoreline in Branford, only minutes away from a variety of exciting summer amenities and fun for all ages.

For residents looking for a community that supports an active lifestyle, Montoya Condominiums Rentals offers fantastic amenities, including a fitness center with a sauna and tennis courts. After an intense workout or run around the beautifully landscaped grounds, you can cool off and enjoy a day of relaxation beside the sparkling waters of the community pool. (more…)

Sizzling Summer Seafood in Branford

Posted On: Friday, June 27th, 2014

There is something fishy about Branford—and we mean that in a delicious way! This lovely Connecticut seaside town on Long Island Sound is home to an amazing array of seafood restaurants, giving residents and visitors tons of chances to chow down on the many delicacies of the sea, whether they are at a shack right next to the water, an inland family-run community favorite or an ex-tavern with a slightly notorious past.

Located in the Birbarie Marina on the sand of the beach, the Lobster Shack is owned and operated by a married dynamic duo, Nick and Arlene Crismale. This summer, they will serve their signature lobster rolls, scrumptious chowders and lobster bisque seven days a week and also offer subs and hot dogs for the more maritime-wary. (more…)

Hamden Kicks off Summer Concerts with Fireworks this Friday

Posted On: Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Hamden apartment residents and families are in for a musical treat in the coming weeks as the Hamden Arts Commission presents the 2014 summer concert series!  The first concert in the series will be held this Friday, June 27, with additional performances lined up at 7:30 p.m. on Friday nights throughout July.

This FREE series will take place at Town Center Park at Meadowbrook, located at 2761 Dixwell Avenue, only a mile away from the apartments at Seramonte. Bring along friends or family members to enjoy tasty treats and live music from the Grammy Award winning group, The 5th Dimension with Florence LaRue, and other fantastic bands like The Platters and Fran Cosmo.


Experience ARTWALK in Downtown Stamford

Posted On: Saturday, June 21st, 2014

ARTWALK near Stamford ApartmentsMark your calendars, because Stamford Downtown is excited to announce its hosting of the second annual ARTWALK! Through ARTWALK, Stamford Downtown hopes to showcase the growing art community and collectors market in Stamford. The event will be happening near downtown Stamford apartments on Friday, June 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, June 28 from noon to 8 p.m.

Last year’s event featured 95 artists throughout 40 different venues downtown. A wide range of contemporary mediums and styles were showcased, including painters, sketch artists, photographers, sculptures, potters and more. The event plans to also incorporate interactive stations, including outdoor art classes, Yoga in the Park, dancing, KidsDrawFree and more! (more…)

Grill n’ Chill in New Haven this Summer

Posted On: Friday, June 20th, 2014

Grill n Chill in New HavenWhat do you get when you combine warm weather, live music and good BBQ? A perfect summer night in New Haven! Residents of nearby Hamden apartments can get all this and more, starting on Wednesday, June 25 when New Haven’s Jewish Community Center hosts their second annual Grill n’ Chill Summer Music Series at the Jewish Center Café Terrace. The series will repeat every two weeks through July 23, and will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (more…)