Take a Walk at These Downey Parks

Downey Parks

Now that the bustle of summer is over, it’s time to stop and smell the roses. What better way to do this than by taking a trip to a local park. Enjoy some time outdoors right near your Downey apartment.


Apollo Park

This park is 15 acres total, and in addition to park space also has a reservable room. Other amenities include picnic tables, ball diamonds, basketball courts, play area, and a reservable volleyball court. The address is 12544 Rives Avenue.


Furman Park

This park also houses an art museum. Visitors get to enjoy lovely park amenities such as a basketball court, fire ring, fitness course, walking path, tennis court, picnic tables, and more. Visit by going to 10419 Rives Avenue.


Independence Park

With a tennis center, skate park, barbecues, playground, tennis courts, and 13 acres of land, you can’t go wrong by visiting this park! Head over to 12334 Bellflower Blvd. today.

New Downey Restaurants That Just Opened Up

New Downey Restaurants

Are you the type of person that loves to try new things? Then add these new restaurants to your list! Some great places have opened up recently around your Downey apartment, and now is the perfect time to give them a try.



Not to be confused with Pokemon, this Poke restaurant just opened up 2 months ago. Guests create their very own poke bowls from a variety of available items. If you’re ready to make your own unique and delicious bowl, give their Yelp page a visit to see what is offered.


Fatima’s Grill #2

This restaurant is unique in the sense that you will find Lebanese, Mexican, and Mediterranean foods on their menu. This means everything from beef shawarma, to falafels, to burritos. See what the locals are saying about this place on their Yelp page.


Tacos Baja

This is a beloved baja style restaurant around Los Angeles and a new location has just come to Downey. The fish tacos here are a must-try item, so be sure to order one (or more!). You will also find a variety of other seafood dishes. Their menu can be viewed on their website.

Your New Apartment Awaits at The Square Apartments

Apartments in Downey

Downey is an amazing city to live in. Not only is it located in beautiful Southern California, but it is in such a great location that is right near many of the major freeways in the area including the 605, 710, and 105 freeways. This means that all of Los Angeles and Orange County is right at your fingertips. If a prime location is a major factor in picking out your next apartment, then look no further than the Square Apartments in the city of Downey.


We like providing people with options when it comes to their apartment, which is why you will find 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments at The Square Apartments. We have two different floor plans for each bedroom type, giving you even more control over your living situation. Inside your apartment you can expect features such as modern cabinets and drawers, large wall-to-wall closets, air conditioning, and even fireplaces in some apartments.
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Have a Great Time at the International Food & Music Festival

International Food & Music Festival

Downey is a wonderful city in Southern California filled with plenty to do. If you love being in the know and want a fun event to attend this September, then mark your calendars for the International Food and Music Festival. Taking place on Saturday September 17th at 4 pm, the event has something for everyone.


The highlight of any festival is the food! In addition to many local restaurants, attendees will also find a number of delicious food trucks on-site. Some restaurants you can expect include Dunkin Donuts, Richeeze, and Son of a Bun.


Music will be the main form of entertainment at this event. You will see musical performances by Kellye Huff Band, South Pasadena Transit, Big Bad Rooster, and more.


There will be plenty to see and do at this festival. Some of the attractions include a beer and wine garden, face painting, henna tattoo artists, photo booths, and more.

The event is free to attend, and you can register by clicking here.

Take Advantage of Labor Day Sales Around Downey

Shopping in Downey

Not only do holidays give you a bonus day added to your weekend, but they also bring some extra savings along with them. If you’re not one to pass up a good deal, then a trip to the mall this Labor Day weekend might be just the thing for you. Not to mention, a trip to the mall is a great way to keep cool during these warm Southern California days. Venture outside of your Downey apartment and head over to one of these two malls to get some shopping done!

The Stonewood Center

Conveniently located in the city of Downey, the Stonewood Center offers all of your favorite stores including Macy’s, Sears, Express, Kohl’s, Bath & Body Works and so much more. You will also find an array of restaurants located in the food court including BJ’s Restaurant, Acapulco, Buffalo Wild Wings, among many others.

Lakewood Center

In the nearby city of Lakewood, the Lakewood Center is here to fulfill all of your shopping needs. In addition to typical mall stores, you will also a Best Buy, Costco, Pacific Lakewood Center Stadium 16, Home Depot, and Target. Visit their website for all of the latest sales.