When our little girl was old enough to go to college she was adamant about not wanting to do the “dorm thing” as she called it. She wanted off-campus housing away from the other kids. She said that her education is costing money, and she is not going to get into the partying at all like she expected her peers to. My wife and I got ADT for her apartment before she even moved in. The apartment was in a building with families and other non-college student tenants. She was the only student of the local college in the apartment. There was no special security there that your might find for on-campus dwellings.
I must admit that this new independence going from her bedroom just being down the hall from ours to living alone in an apartment building was not easy for me. Surprisingly my wife was a bit more at ease with it. Dad’s are extremely protective of daughters. Continue reading Getting ADT Security for a College Student Living off Campus
Brooklyn, NYC has a very active night life as well as some great venues that can cater to real music lovers. Live music is just one of the many ways that visitors or residents of Brooklyn can enjoy the life. This article will give you some great venues that enable you to enjoy music and entertainment in the city.
Discover a new band and become a fan every night of the week by checking out what Union Hall has to offer. Each night is a surprise with a different genre of music playing. No matter your musical taste, you are sure to enjoy a night out in the heart of Park Slope.
If you enjoy indie rock, hip-hop or even jazz, consider paying a visit to the Littlefield venue. It is housed a warehouse, but the massive space allows a diversity of events, not just bands. Year round visitors can even enjoy art exhibits and literary events to their heart’s content.
If you enjoy rock music and the convenience of having a bar nearby, you can spend a night out at The Rock Shop. Continue reading Brooklyn’s Favorite Live Music Acts
New York is a place that never sleeps, and it is known for its nightlife all year round. From May through August, much of that nightlife is moved outdoors as Brooklyn turns into a haven for music, filled with the sounds and lights of the concert stage. This is an event that locals and visitors look forward to every year, and it never disappoints. Whether your taste is for jazz, country, rock, pop or opera, there is an event that can appeal to you in the summer months in Brooklyn. Past acts have included No Doubt, Gary Clark Jr. and The Metropolitan Opera. Kid friendly acts are easy to find too, so there is no need to stay in doors if you can’t find a sitter. Many concerts are free, but some do charge a nominal fee. Most begin around 7 p.m. Continue reading The Summer Music is Alive in Brooklyn