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Stay Safe in Foster City with Tips for Trick-or-Treating

September 25th, 2014


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Halloween is a fun and festive time of year. Still, there are many things to take caution with while celebrating. That is why we have some helpful tips to keep in mind for trick-or-treating this Halloween in Foster City.

  • Always accompany your children while they trick-or-treat. If your children are older and don’t want to feel like their parents are shadowing them, tell them to stick with large groups of their friends.
  • Make sure your children know never to enter the home of a stranger.
  • If your child’s costume has a mask, make sure he removes it before crossing streets as masks tend to restrict vision and create blind spots in the peripherals.
  • Children and adults alike should always walk on a well-lit sidewalk and never in the street especially if wearing dark clothing or a dark costume.
  • Make sure your kids don’t cut through backyards or alleyways while trick-or-treating; tell them to stay on the street where they can be seen.
  • If a costume requires a fake firearm, make sure it looks fake. Anything that looks like a real weapon should not be used as they could be mistaken for actual weapons.
  • While crossing the street, tell your children to cross from corners. Avoid crossing from between parked cars or anywhere else that might catch passing motorist by surprise. Always cross with caution, no matter what time of year it might be.
  • And, as always, make sure you have a fun and happy Halloween!

There are plenty of amazing benefits to living in our luxury apartment community. If you would like to know more about our wonderful area, please contact us for more information or to schedule a tour.

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Buy Tickets to See “The 39 Steps” at Hillbarn Theatre

September 23rd, 2014

You are sitting at home wishing you could go out and find something new to do. If you haven’t been yet, you should check out the theatre in Foster City. You will love this wonderful unique experience.

Buy tickets to see The 39 Steps at Hillbarn Theatre. This is a terrific reason to get out and enjoy this wonderful show.

  • It is playing at the theatre in Foster City from October 16th to November 2nd. You will love this amazing comedy.
  • The show starts at 8 pm on opening night.
  • Ticket prices start at $23, and you can secure your place at the show by purchasing the tickets online.

This fabulous comedy is about how a man meets a woman who says she is a spy. After he takes her home, she is killed. The man is then hunted by an organization, The 39 Steps, that is mysterious and persistent. This show ends climatically and will leave you on the edge of your seats.

The 39 Steps will give you a memorable evening that you will never forget. It is purely pleasurable as it is one of the best and entertaining shows off Broadway. You can get your tickets now to be sure you don’t miss out on the experience.

If you are looking for more information about joining our affluent apartment community in Foster City, contact us to schedule a tour to see for yourself.

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Come to the Last Foster City Compost Giveaway of the Year

September 18th, 2014

Living in our affluent apartment community is a singular experience. You can experience the height of luxury while being surrounded by beautiful scenery and a lively city. A key part of our vibrant community is a range of green events in Foster City.

Foster City openly and wholeheartedly encourages its residents to reduce their waste and recycle wherever and whenever they can.

As part of this drive, the city is behind an energetic composting drive. A wide range of natural and food-based items can be added to the composter with an aim to help reduce waste in the city.

As a further incentive, residents that want to support green events in Foster City can claim free compost several times each year.

The compost giveaway takes place at Boat Park West Corner, off of Foster City Boulevard and Bounty Drive. The last of the four dates for this year happens on October 4th from 8 am until 5 pm.

All residents and employees within Foster City are welcome to attend and can take up to one cubic yard of compost. This is the same as six full garbage cans. To claim your free compost, you will need to bring along some containers. Don’t forget about shovels and gloves.

How do you use your compost? Visit our Facebook page, and tell us all about it. However, if you are not yet part of our eco-friendly apartments in Foster City, contact us for more information about our floor plans and amenities that will make your living nothing less than spectacular!

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See All Sorts of Creations Take Flight at the Foster City Lift Off Festival

September 16th, 2014

There are a lot of great festivals in Foster City, but there are some festivals that are truly unique. The Lift Off Festival is one such festival. You will find yourself amazed as you see flying discs, floating bubbles, and soaring falcons.


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The Lift Off Festival will take place on October 4th from 10 am until 4 pm. It is being brought to you by CuriOdyssey in celebration of their 60th anniversary. This science and wildlife center is located at 1651 Coyote Point Drive.

You will get the opportunity to see new and exciting exhibits, such as the Pneumatic Ball Launcher. This exhibit allows you to learn about air pressure and also launch a ping pong ball high up into the air.

Check out the gigantic pinwheel, which draws attention to the wind patterns found on the San Francisco Bay. This installation includes 200 various size spinning pinwheels outside on the building.

Watch performances by the Rebels Elite cheer team, Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company, and the San Jose Spiders Ultimate Team.

Come hungry and get a mouthwatering lunch from the food truck, Capelo’s Hill Country Barbecue.

Of all of the festivals in Foster City, you do not want to miss the Lift Off Festival. Make plans to attend this exciting event today!

Are you searching for a luxury apartment community in Foster City? If so, reach out to us for detailed information about our apartments and the amazing amenities.

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Clay Pot Workshop with Peopleologie at Brisbane Library

September 12th, 2014

Ready to get your hands dirty and learn a little more about indigenous people at the same time? Head over to the library on Visitacion Avenue for a Clay Pot Workshop with Peopleologie.


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One of a series of events at Brisbane Library, this workshop lets you explore the cultures of Africa and the Middle East where people first put water to clay to create beautiful and useful utensils. This workshop will be on October 10th at 3:30 pm, and it is free to attend.

Peopleologie works to promote cultural awareness through hands-on craft workshops. Many of these have a fee, but like other events at Brisbane Library, there is no charge for this particular one.

With Peopleologie, you can learn about Indonesia by making shadow puppets or Egypt and India by printmaking. She offers afternoons focusing on bookmaking as well as finger-knitting. Not only is crafting fun and relaxing, but with Peopleologie, it allows you to meet a new kind of people and learn their old ways and traditions.

The Brisbane branch of the San Mateo County Library is open from Monday through Saturday at varying hours. Along with a wonderful local author collection, this library boasts a large historical collection and offers several events for families, kids, and older adults.

So why stay in your apartment with so many events at Brisbane Library to entertain you?

To learn more about our apartments near Brisbane Library, contact us to schedule a tour.


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Get Sweet Basil Thai Delivered to Your Plaza Apartment

September 5th, 2014

Thai cuisine continues to grow in popularity with its perfect harmony of taste and texture. Fresh herbs mellow the effects of strong spices. Coconut milk often adds a sweet richness. The perfect Thai meal usually consists of a soup, a curry dish, and fish or vegetables with a dipping sauce.

Where can you find this perfect meal? One of the more interesting restaurants in Foster City, Sweet Basil Thai, serves fabulous food and delivers it right to your door.

The menu at Sweet Basil Thai includes soups like tom kha gai, a coconut soup made with fresh chicken, flavored by galangal, lemongrass, and mushrooms with a hint of lime. Entrees include volcanic beef, flank steak fried in a wok with basil and black pepper with a spicy lava sauce. Unique desserts include mango sticky rice and Thai crepes with ice cream.

Some of the chef’s suggestions are phuket fish, which is deep-fried trout with peanuts, lime, and bell pepper and super white tuna green curry. Delicate white tuna is dressed in a green curry paste with coconut milk, bamboo shoots, string beans, and bell peppers with a touch of basil.

Sweet Thai Basil delivers lunch from 11 am until 3 pm Monday through Friday. Dinner delivery is available Monday through Friday from 11 am until 9:30 pm and noon until 9:30 pm on weekends. Customers who prefer to dine in can find the restaurant at 1473 Beach Park Boulevard in Foster City.

Sweet Thai Basil is two miles east of The Plaza, our exciting apartment community in Foster City. You’ll find our innovative apartments near the best restaurants in Foster City and all of the attractions the district has to offer. Contact us for leasing information.

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