Easy Holiday Decorations

Holiday Decorating Ideas That Will Take Less Than 10 Minutes

Holiday decorating makes your home more festive, but finding the time for it during the busiest time of the year is a challenge. Many decorating ideas take just a few minutes. These are turning our apartment rental, and elsewhere in Washington, D.C., into holiday wonderlands, which yours can be too. Turn Your Holiday Cards into Ornaments Are you wondering where to put all those holiday cards this year? Why not turn them into decorations? Punch a hole at the top and tie Christmas ribbons to each, so you can hang them from the tree. Each is holiday-themed already. Plus, you ...
Thanksgiving Dinner

Don’t Feel Like Cooking? Top Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving To-Go in Washington, D.C.

Situated between Rock Creek Park and Mount Saint Alban, Woodley Park is home to attractive early 20th-century row houses and The Delano, our art deco luxury apartment complex. Our apartments rentals, with their high ceilings, hardwood flooring, and stainless steel appliances, are ideal for dining in for Thanksgiving. Fortunately, there are also many options if you’re looking for Thanksgiving dinner to go in Washington, D.C. Here are just a few of them. Federalist Pig Just a few blocks away on Columbia Rd NW, the Federalist Pig is offering 12 lb. and half turkey dinners complete with cranberry BBQ sauce, Parker ...
Mail in Voter Registration Ballot

2020 Washington, D.C., Voting Guide

The voting process has been revamped in Washington, D.C., for the 2020 presidential election on November 3. All registered voters in the District will receive mail ballots and can deliver them to designated drop boxes. While many polling places that can accommodate social distancing will still be open, voters have the option to use no-excuse absentee ballots, and never have to leave their Washington, D.C., apartment rental to vote. We’re here to help answer your questions and understand the process that has been put into place. How Can You Register to Vote? While residents can register to vote in person, ...
Baby at a Pumpkin Patch in DC

2020’s Best Fall Activities Near Washington, DC

Autumn is a wonderful time of year in Washington, DC. You don’t have to stay indoors to avoid COVID-19; there are great things to do while social distancing and wearing your mask. If you’re settled in your apartment rental in DC and are looking for invigorating, affordable things to do in fall 2020, here are some of the best fall outdoor activities to experience. Check Out the Foliage The city is full of trees to check out as the colors change. Here’s where the changing leaves can be viewed: The U.S. National Arboretum: Only two miles from the U.S. Capitol ...
Moving to Washington DC

Tips and Advice for Moving to Washington DC

Washington DC’s status as the country’s capital and political hub certainly attracts millions of visitors and new residents. However, you’ll also find eclectic neighborhoods, history, educational opportunities, and so much more. Here’s what you need to know if you’re moving to a Washington DC luxury apartment. Learn How to Get Around The first thing to know about Washington DC is that it is an incredibly walkable city; entertainment, shopping, and dining are never too far away. There are also so many options for alternative modes of transportation that you may even end up selling your car. Many DC residents choose ...
Apartment Inspections

What Is an Apartment Inspection?

An apartment inspection may be done when you move in, move out, or any time a property management company feels it’s necessary. In some states, annual apartment inspections are required. An owner may also choose to perform inspections every few months. To help you understand the purpose and procedure for these inspections, which occur even in our Washington, D.C., luxury apartments, here’s a closer look at how they work. What Is an Apartment Inspection? An inspection is essentially a walk-through of your apartment by someone designated by a property manager. In general, they check for damage, changes made inside, or ...
Aerial View of Downtown Maryland

Places to Visit in Virginia and Maryland Within a 2-Hour Drive from DC

One of the great perks of living in our luxury apartments in DC is there are so many things to do within a two-hour drive. Maryland and Virginia offer many great attractions. If you’re wondering where to go outside of Washington, DC, here are some nearby destinations. Things to Do in Maryland Most of Washington, DC’s major roads are linked to Maryland, which surrounds the district on three sides, where you can visit: Baltimore Inner Harbor In under an hour (depending on traffic), you can reach Baltimore’s scenic Inner Harbor. Part of the bustling downtown area, it features miles of ...
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The Best Restaurants to Visit That Have Outdoor Seating Near 17th Street

At Keener Management, we offer many luxury properties in the Washington, DC area. If you’re considering a move here or live in one of our buildings, you may be curious about the best restaurants with outdoor seating. If so, there are several options where you can dine out safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The following restaurants are conveniently close to our apartments for rent in Dupont Circle, as well as Logan Circle, 14th Street, and Kalorama. Astoria DC Patio seating is available. Reservations were previously required, but the restaurant is now open for walk-in dining on a first-come, first-serve basis. ...
Man on His Computer Doing a Virtual Tour

Keener Management Introduces Two New Virtual Tour Options

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought virtual real estate tours into the mainstream. Self-guided showings are being practiced as well. Keener Management has embraced both as people seek apartment rentals close to great attractions and amenities. Our real estate professionals remain committed to serving renters while following the latest safety guidelines. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the virus spreads mainly between people within six feet of one another. It is transmitted primarily through respiratory droplets when someone coughs, sneezes, or talks, even if the person infected doesn’t show symptoms. The CDC has recommended people wash their ...
National Mall in Washington DC

Need Some Fresh Air? Top Outdoor Places to Visit in Washington DC

In Washington, D.C., there are abundant outdoor activities. From the National Mall to parks and paths that you can spend hours exploring in the outdoors, you can find an excuse to get out for the day. We provide some of the best luxury apartments in Washington, D.C. but, here, we’re going to focus on some top outdoor attractions in the area. Rock Creek Park Established in 1890 by an Act of Congress, Rock Creek Park is run by the National Park Service. Its main section, plus a series of connected green areas, covers more than 2,000 acres. Winding trails, as ...