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The Best Birthday Present Ever – Can You Help?
The Best Birthday Present Ever – Can You Help?

The Best Birthday Present Ever – Can You Help?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
  Happy 5th Birthday to. . . us! It’s true – we launched in September of ’05 and we’re still alive and kicking! We’re going to be hosting rad giveaways later in the month  as a small way of saying thanks for being awesome – before then we have a small ask for you. If…
First Apartment Bloggers Wanted!
First Apartment Bloggers Wanted!

First Apartment Bloggers Wanted!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
My First Apartment is growing and looking to add two new bloggers to the site.  Check out the details below and let us know if you think you’d be a good fit! Apartment Hunter Blogger: You are just starting to look for your first apartment and want to share the experience. We’d be looking for you to…
Welcome To My First Apartment’s New Online Home!
Welcome To My First Apartment’s New Online Home!

Welcome To My First Apartment’s New Online Home!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As you can see, My First Apartment has moved on up to a snazzy new design! We've cleaned out all our old webby cobwebs, scrubbed under the sink, and managed to come out the other side with a brand new site that should make life easier for, well, you!
My First Apartment is Moving!
My First Apartment is Moving!

My First Apartment is Moving!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Ack! We’re Moving! That’s right, My First Apartment is moving. On the interwebs. And, gosh there are SO MANY BOXES! Actually, while we’ve amassed loads of content, we’re having our super techie web guy Cornelius do all the heavy lifting, which pretty much entails moving our web furniture (ie. photos and articles) from the Blogger platform…
Join My First Apartment on Facebook!
Join My First Apartment on Facebook!

Join My First Apartment on Facebook!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
My First Apartment has a second home — on Facebook! You’re probably wondering what took us so long, right? Well, ya know, we had to paint, re-do the floors and get renters insurance just in case something broke! I kid, I kid. But, seriously, we’re up and running and hope you’ll think about joining us!…
Cheap Studio Apartment in Manhattan up for Grabs!
Cheap Studio Apartment in Manhattan up for Grabs!

Cheap Studio Apartment in Manhattan up for Grabs!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I know that often, we at myfirstapartment.com are kinda like IKEA in our services; we provide an excellent starting point but then make you do a whole lotta work in order to actually get the dresser the way god intended. Or, you know, actually find an apartment. But, every now and then we get a…
YES WE CAN! The Youth Vote Matters!
YES WE CAN! The Youth Vote Matters!

YES WE CAN! The Youth Vote Matters!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
38 hours have passed since I found out that Barack Obama is going to be our new president. And what a ride it’s been. Did any of you have trouble voting? The lines in New York were out of control! Seriously, a coworker’s line stretched nearly half a mile. And this is NEW YORK. Ain’t…
Are you voting on Tuesday, November 4th? I am!
Are you voting on Tuesday, November 4th? I am!

Are you voting on Tuesday, November 4th? I am!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As I’m sure ya’ll are aware, there’s this little thing called an ELECTION this Tuesday. Hot damn! Are you voting? You better! While it’s too late to remind you to register, or to remind you to apply for an absentee ballot, I can remind you to SEND IN YOUR ABSENTEE BALLOT TODAY, MONDAY, NOV 3!Also,I…
Beat the Winter Blues
Beat the Winter Blues

Beat the Winter Blues

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Got a case of the winter blahs? It’s understandable. After all, those of us with 9-5 jobs get up in the dark, work all day, and when it’s time to go home – oh look, it’s dark again. Depending on where you live, it may also be wickedly cold. In winter, people tend to eat…
Is this “settling down”?
Is this “settling down”?

Is this “settling down”?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
My boyfriend and I moved into our studio apartment two days ago. I’m almost 23, but this is my first apartment. I haven’t lived in one place for longer than eight months since I graduated from high school. Why not? you ask. What have you been doing for five years? Let’s see. The summer after…