Meet The Team: Trish Voorhies

Paragon employees are hardworking, friendly and fun. So it’s no surprise that Trish’s favorite thing about working here is “the amazing people.” As the property manager at Woodland Villa Apartments, she oversees operations and staff, regularly interacting with her outstanding co-workers, as well as our wonderful residents.   To learn where she likes to shop,…

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Local Love: Just Baked

Craving a cupcake? Get yourself to Just Baked, and prepare to be blown away! Our property manager Marissa Stasa considers this cupcake bakery one of Detroit's best kept secrets. With more than 40 flavors to choose from, you’re sure to find a treat that tickles your tastebuds. Offerings include classics, like lemon and red velvet, as…

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The Best Dog Parks In Detroit

Four-legged friends need exercise and playtime just as much as humans! Thankfully there are several great dog parks in Detroit. And remember…Visiting a dog park is a good idea, even if you’ve got a yard, because it gives your doggie the chance to socialize. Anne Fracassa Memorial Dog Park | Pauline Street and 12 Mile Road,…

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Meet The Team: Marissa Stasa

Our upbeat work environment is a source of pride at Paragon, and it has really struck a chord with Marissa. In her role as Property Manager, Marissa oversees day-to-day operations at Three Oaks Apartments, and ensures residents and staff stay and remain happy. “Every day is a new adventure!” she says. “Paragon knows how to…

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Local Love: Lost & Found Vintage

For unique style finds, turn to Lost & Found Vintage in Royal Oak. This 3,500-square-foot shop — a favorite of Paragon Assistant Vice President Sharisse Myren — carries men’s and women’s clothing and accessories from the 1900s through the 1980s, including casual and formalwear, workwear, military uniforms, lingerie and swimsuits, footwear, handbags, and jewelry. The…

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Paragon Loves Pets

At Paragon, we recognize that pets are really more like family. That’s why they’re welcome at all our apartment communities! Cats and dogs are permitted*, though some breed restrictions apply. (Contact us for details.) Residents simply pay an initial $200 non-refundable pet fee, as well as $25 monthly pet fee. However, if folks adopt a…

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Meet The Team: Carl Vanidour

As the Property Manager at Drawbridge Apartments, Carl oversees all aspects of the community and works hard to make sure residents are happy with their home! Carl has worked at Paragon for the last year-and-a-half and, for him, the folks he interacts with on daily basis —staff and residents— are the best part. “I love getting…

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The Top 5: Place to Eat in Westland

Located just west of downtown Detroit, Westland prides itself on being an “All American City.” And considering America’s love affair with food, it should come as no surprise that several restaurants there serve up some seriously yummy dishes. From coneys to Cantonese fried shrimp, there’s something for everyone. Read on for our Top 5 Places…

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12 Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Michigan

Finding kid-friendly things to do can be a challenge. Thankfully, Michigan has an array of activities and attractions that are perfect for even the littlest humans. Below are a dozen of our favorites, including several things that are free or very inexpensive. Go forth and explore!   Pick blueberries at Adams Blueberry Farm (Hartford) Take…

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The Only Moving Checklist You’ll Ever Need

With so much to do in a very specific amount of time, moving out of your apartment can be stressful. To make your move as painless as possible, we’ve made a list of everything you need to accomplish before you hand in those keys. Have a look: 1-2 Months Before Move Confirm your moving date…

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