Monthly Archives: March 2008

don’t bottle it up

As just one way to cut costs and environmental impact, Shirley Siluk Gregory, in “Five Green Ways to Save Money,” encourages people to stop drinking bottled water. “Bottled water costs way more than ordinary tap water, is often no purer (and sometimes even less pure) than tap water and makes for an even heavier load…

landing in plymouth, michigan

Downtown Plymouth is one of those fantastic small towns that radiates out from a central park and fountain. People congegrate there, concerts and festivals are held there.The adjacent streets contain some of the best restaurants, pubs, and living accomodations in the metro Detroit area. One such residential development, located just steps from the park, is Penniman…

the rise of aveda

Aveda™, The Art and Science of Pure Flower and Plant Essences™, was founded in 1978 with the goal of providing beauty industry professionals with high-performance, botanically based products. Aveda’s newest teaching salon/spa recently opened in the heart of Royal Oak, Michigan! The Douglas J Aveda Institute offers programs in cosmetology and esthiology and has creating a…

in the thumb driver’s seat

Do you use thumb drives (aka usb drives, flash drives) to store and transfer data? Urbane Apartments is beginning to use them to hand off lease documents to new residents! Upon signing their lease, residents get their lease paperwork, photos of their new apartment, slideshows or videos to show off their new space to their friends and…