East 4th Street Blog

Virtual Living

- Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Virtual Living!


In this day and age, it’s no longer unusual to work from home, video chat with someone thousands of miles away, or get your groceries delivered right to your door.  These are conveniences we have established over the years to make our lives a little simpler.  However, what if they turn into our only option to accomplish normal, everyday tasks?


Welcome to 2020! This is the year that no one expected.  When what would normally be luxuries or conveniences are now the best options to stay safe and healthy during an unpredictable time.  Thank goodness there are options!


Working from home is one.  Do you suddenly find your normal office has been swapped out for a corner of your apartment that you are squeezing a makeshift desk into?  First off, try moving some of your furniture around.  A dinette table up against a window makes for an excellent desk when needed!  This also gives you an opportunity to get some sunlight while you work.  Platforms like Google Hangouts and Zoom Meetings are also great options for telecommuting.  If your workplace hasn’t already set something up like this, or if you are the head of a business yourself, look into platforms like these for group video chatting.  Office settings can provide a sense that more will get done, but sometimes people can actually be more productive from home!  Without distractions from coworkers, and with the ability to control the environment around you, you can set up a space to feel at your most “zen” and zone in on your work!  Besides, sometimes the comfort of being in your sweatpants really lets your mind concentrate on what it should.


Getting hungry?  Takeout is a great option right now! Look into local restaurants and what partners they may use for delivery.  Some may deliver on their own, while others may pair up with companies like DoorDash, Grubhub, or Uber Eats to make sure their delicious meals get to their paying customers.  If you’re craving Asian cuisine, Great Taste Chinese Restaurant has partnered with Grubhub and will deliver some yummy food right to you!  Does Pizza sound better for the night?  Grubhub will also bring you a delicious pie from Pizza (216) Kitchen + Taphouse.  You’re thinking of some classic bar food? Uber Eats will bring you some Buffalo Wild Wings straight away!  You’ve had enough cooking lately anyways.


Need to get things done that seem impossible?  A lot of businesses are doing their best to bring their services to you.  Doctors are doing virtual appointments when possible, grocery stores are delivering even without delivery partners, and now it’s possible to (virtually) go to other locations when needed!  4th Street Cleveland has many options for touring.  Give us a call or inquire through our website today to set up a tour! We will accommodate you in any way you prefer and make sure you get to “walk through” and see your apartment before you lease!  Speaking of, you can lease all from the comfort of your current home with our simple online leasing.  It’s never been easier to live where you want to live!