Monthly Archives: June 2010

‘Eclipse’ gives Twilight fans – on any team – more of what they want

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June 30, 2010
‘Eclipse’ gives Twilight fans – on any team – more of what they want

Just eight months since the release of New Moon, last night marked the anticipated premiere of the third installment in the Twilight film saga, based on Stephenie Meyer’s book, Eclipse. And yes, there was plenty of teen girl shrieking at the Birmingham Palladium. The film took over multiple theaters. Cardboard cutouts of the massively...
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Let the summer movie release mayhem begin! We’re ready

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June 28, 2010
Let the summer movie release mayhem begin! We’re ready

July 4 weekend is just around the corner. If you don’t plan to spend it at a lake or poolside – chances are you’re gonna take in a blockbuster movie. The anticipation has been building around my neighborhood for weeks, so I thought it might be worthy of quick flick recap. Here are a...
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Lions and Tigers and Housewives oh my!

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June 26, 2010
Lions and Tigers and Housewives oh my!

In relation to a previous article I wrote about women creating new forms of business, the TV world also has women in the forefront of reality shows.  I guess its refreshing to see women taking charge instead of it all being about the mans world, however is this making women look better or worse? ...
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After work, start your weekend at the Canfield Street Market

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June 25, 2010
After work, start your weekend at the Canfield Street Market

Two of our favorite Midtown Detroit shops – City Bird and Bureau of Urban Living – are teaming to host the first Canfield Street Market from 5-9 p.m. tonight. The event will take place in the front courtyards of The Canfield Lofts at 460 West Canfield Street, between Cass & Second Avenues, right next door to Motor City Brewing...
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New Tune Thursdays 6-24-10

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June 24, 2010
New Tune Thursdays 6-24-10

This week’s edition of “New Tune Thursdays” features new offerings from Kanye West, one of the city’s premier rhyme spitters, and an international anthem from one of the greatest musicians of our generation. Kanye West feat. Dwele, “Power” After months away from the limelight, the Kanye returns as a refined version of the producer/emcee/personality...
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Trick Those Muscles, it’s Beach Season!

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June 24, 2010
Trick Those Muscles, it’s Beach Season!

There are many different styles and beliefs when it comes to the what, where, how, and for how long in the gym in order to see results that will last.  This is my personal take on the different forms and what I have found to be most effective.  I have written other blogs on...
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan shows a healthy respect for fireworks, more

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June 23, 2010
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan shows a healthy respect for fireworks, more

Detroit’s Riverfront was awash in revelers Monday night for the much-anticipated Target Fireworks display. And The Urbane Life was lucky enough to be invited to what we imagine had to be the best party on the block. The Flip Floppin Summer VIP Rooftop Party atop the Miller Garage next to the Renaissance Center set...
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What a itch!!!

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June 22, 2010
What a itch!!!

Every wonder what causes an itch?  When we get that random sensation that we just have to scratch and oh that sigh of relief once we have scratched whatever “it” was?  Well I thought it would be more complicated than the obvious, however here is what I have found under the surface . The...
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Ferndale’s temporary tent city draws attention

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June 21, 2010
Ferndale’s temporary tent city draws attention

If you passed Hilton Road and Marshall Avenue in Ferndale yesterday you might’ve determined the Michigan housing crisis had reached epic proportions. A temporary tent city was erected to demonstrate the impact the poor and homeless situation has on any community, including one close to home. Members of The Poor People’s Economic Human Rights...
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Making Strides, Burning Fat

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June 20, 2010
Making Strides, Burning Fat

If you go to the gym for the first few times and feel overwhelmed by all the equipment -your not alone. As a beginner, I thought it may be helpful to take the very basic workout machine that we all know, and show you an effective workout- THE TREADMILL. My belief of effective training...
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Heidi/Spencer Crystal wacko’s…

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June 19, 2010
Heidi/Spencer Crystal wacko’s…

Ok ok, so I admit it, I am guilty of watching those MTV reality shows and being sucked into the drama of it all and you know what?  I LOVE IT!  Whether it’s actually real or not, the fact that I keep a mental note to schedule my tv time for this (and only...
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The Henry Ford transforms Motor City to Maker City July 31-Aug. 1

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June 18, 2010
The Henry Ford transforms Motor City to Maker City July 31-Aug. 1

I know what you’re wondering. What’s a “maker” exactly? Is it a crafter? An inventor? An engineer? The answer is yes and so much more. And we can all find out together when Make magazine brings its reknowned DIY festival, Maker Faire, to the midwest for the first time. Dearborn’s own The Henry Ford...
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