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Urbane Herb Gardens

Urbane Herb Gardens

Make an herb garden they said, it will be fun they said… Drive up to E 6th St in downtown Royal oak and you will find Urbane on Sixth. As you will pass our beautiful little community with a courtyard, flowers that will greet you if you park in the back, and an herb garden that […]

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A Trip to the Thumb

A Trip to the Thumb

We like to place a lot of focus on Eat/Shop/Play at Urbane. Apartment living is fun, but it is helpful to get out and about. Michigan has a lot to offer for those interested in outdoors, hiking, biking, camping and so on. One way to see things is to use MeetUp.com. It’s a great app […]

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Urbane Sanctuary Gardens Update

Urbane Sanctuary Gardens Update

The most important words of our below listed signage are; Everyone Welcome! Urbane Sanctuary Gardens                 a Collaborative Partnership with Detroit ABloom Urbane Apartments and Detroit Abloom, a project of The Garden Detroit, are partnering together to make the beauty and tranquility of flower gardens available to our […]

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Community Gardens with Detroit ABloom Coming to Urbane

Community Gardens with Detroit ABloom Coming to Urbane

  Urbane Partnership with Detroit ABloom We have been thinking about Community Gardens at Urbane for a while. We decided to turn our thoughts to action in 2017, but we want to get this right. With nearly (20)  Urbane Apartment Communities, many have open grass areas that would serve well as Community Gardens. The over […]

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Apartment Leases

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Apartment Leases

    The Urbane Freedom Lease was engineered to be different, to give our prospects more options. And that it does. For a $500 Fee, You can pick a 3 month term, a 6 month term, or a 9 month term. There is not a higher rent charge for a Short Term Lease. The Freedom […]

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Say Yes To The Unknown

When I was living in Arkansas I remember waking up one morning feeling like I had been hit by an old tarnished semi-truck. The curse of hangovers. Laying there next to me (more like on top of me, but her lack of knowledge for personal boundaries is for another time) was my dog Esme, rolling […]

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We LOVE Pets

We LOVE Pets

We LOVE Pets at Urbane! Yes Indeed, Pets are part of our Urbane Brand, part of the fabric of our business. NO Breed Restrictions NO Size Restrictions NO Pet Fees That is Bert, our Bull Terrier, a short-haired dog of a breed that is a cross between a bulldog and a terrier. Bert hangs out […]

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Less in 2017

Less in 2017

With each new year, I try to set my intentions for that year using words, which seems fitting. Writing is my way of expanding, growing, goal-setting. Writing is my escape, my home, my future. So my word, my intention for 2017 is Less. Now I now that might sound strange, but there is a reason […]

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What I Learned From Living Alone

What I Learned From Living Alone

  I have lived solo on and off over a handful of my adulthood years, and currently am the queen of my own fort. Living alone has allowed me to learn so much about myself, as well as the world I live in, which is why in my uttermost bones I believe everyone should live alone at least once in their […]

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Plant Your Own Garden In 2017

Plant Your Own Garden In 2017

  The apartment door shuts and love is gone. The person you loved. The person you did life with. The person you shared an apartment with. The person you went to the farmer’s markets with. The person you went to the dog park with. The person you saw the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley with. The […]

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