June 30, 2017

New breweries near Corsair: reporting from our apartments in New Haven

We enjoy a good beer at Corsair—notice the tap in our communal living room bar—so imagine our delight in learning that two new breweries are opening in New Haven. But not just anywhere in New Haven. Both are in the East Rock neighborhood—same as Corsair! And not only that, but one is around the corner20

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April 20, 2017

Try these places to bring the outdoors inside your New Haven apartment

There are many reasons to add a little greenery to your apartment. Houseplants clean the air, they’re good for your health, and they add that certain something that makes your apartment cozy. But where do you find a houseplant for your New Haven apartment? There are the expected places, like a certain big-box home improvement retailer. And20

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March 31, 2017

Get out of your apartments in New Haven with these springtime events!

It’s hard to believe when there’s still snow on the ground, but it’s spring here at Corsair. From our apartments in New Haven, we’ve watched Match Day come and go as we gear up for moving season. Meanwhile, we’re counting the days until the pool is open while dreaming about lounging on the roof deck20

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February 24, 2017

Corsair answers the big question: “You want fries with that?”

Let’s talk about fries in New Haven. When we’re craving French fries at Corsair, there’s no shortage of places to go. From our apartments in New Haven, we can head to Rudy’s, the homey bar known for its Belgian-style frites. When our mood runs more to seafood than pub fare, we go to Florian (Rudy’s fancier sister) for moules frites. And when we want something20

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July 28, 2016

Beat the heat on State Street: the Corsair guide to frozen treats (all near your apartment in New Haven!)

It’s blazing hot. So much so that the thought of leaving your apartment in New Haven seems like a chore. (Especially if you live at Corsair, with amenities that make it easy to control the temperature.) What to do? Before you turn to Uber to bring you some ice cream, why not walk just a block20

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April 11, 2016

Three things you didn’t know you could do a short walk from Corsair (Or, How to get creative within five minutes of your apartment in New Haven)

When you’re looking for apartments in New Haven or anywhere, you want a great neighborhood. Upper State Street, home to Corsair in East Rock, has all the standard requirements. Great bars and restaurants? Check. (There are many.) A beautiful park? Yes. (East Rock Park.) Close to work or school? Done and done. (Corsair is convenient to20

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March 21, 2016

East Rock, Corsair’s neighborhood

Last time, we gave you an overview of Corsair and its history. In this dispatch, we’ll tell you more about our neighborhood, East Rock. The area is in demand among people seeking apartments for rent because it’s convenient to downtown, Yale and Yale-New Haven Hospital, but quieter, greener, and more “neighborhoody.” It’s a popular neighborhood for grad20

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