Monthly Archives: December 2011

What Does Your Orgasm Mean to Your Man?

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December 31, 2011
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New research concludes that women fake orgasms when they suspect that their partner is cheating. The study was conducted by a team of evolutionary psychologists that included Todd K. Shckelford of Oakland University. The data was collected from 453 women who provided reports on their “mate-retention behaviors” in long-term relationships. What does this mean...
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The Best in Music: 2011

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December 31, 2011
The Best in Music: 2011

Urbane Life music writer MJ Galbraith offers his 4 favorite records of 2011. Happy New Year! The Flood Brought the Fire Jeni Lee Richey was left without a band a few years ago when bandmate Adam Arscott up and left for Denver, taking their Bone Orchard Revival name and music with him. The Great...
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The Urbane Art Show: Review

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December 30, 2011
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I have always been of the opinion that one need not step foot inside a gallery to experience the Detroit art scene. As it turns out, you can now get a taste of the Motor City’s avant garde without leaving your home. That is, if your home happens to be one of the Urbane...
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Eating my way through Pike Place Market.

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December 30, 2011
Eating my way through Pike Place Market.

It was my first time ever setting foot in Seattle. The chilly rain nipped at our heels as we stepped towards the open air market and prepared to eat our way through. Pike Place Market - a food challenge many have attempted and few have conquered. We began the feeding frenzy with pot stickers from Mee Sum...
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What are You Drinking New Year’s Eve?

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December 29, 2011
What are You Drinking New Year’s Eve?

When the ball drops, the bubbles rise to the top to ring in the New Year, but as infrequently as most of us buy champagnes or sparkling wines, how do we choose something that’s fitting to celebrate new beginnings? According to Tom Natoci at Cloverleaf Fine Wine, a special bottle of bubbly can be...
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2011 Celebrity Breakups (and their appropriate T-shirt slogans)

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December 28, 2011
2011 Celebrity Breakups (and their appropriate T-shirt slogans)

    The year is almost kaput and with the grand culmination, sometimes that means the end of a bad romance.  Being apart of a media laden generation, we develop a connection to the larger-that-life celebs we see on the big and small screen. When they break up we become obsessed with the sordid...
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A Slice of Heaven

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December 28, 2011
A Slice of Heaven

Just like NYC, Bean Town or Chi Town, the D has great slices of ‘za for sale –that great nutritional package of whole grains, dairy, veggies and protein. Just fold it in half and hang on to it with a napkin, walk down the street or jump in your ride and enjoy it while...
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Swanky, Spacey Studios

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December 27, 2011
Swanky, Spacey Studios

  Studio Apartments are typically designed to include one large room which serves as the living, dining, and bedroom. Kitchen facilities may be located in the central room, and the bathroom is often in its own smaller room. But you already know that because you rented one, right? You’ve already purged your belongings and...
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What I’m Eating: Seared Duck Breast Salad

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December 27, 2011
Seared Duck Breast Salad

We had been craving duck for a while, and when my wife picked up a couple duck breasts, it was up to me to decide what to do with them. After eating so much heavy food over the holidays, I thought a seared duck salad would hit the spot. Duck breasts are easy to...
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Underground Art at the Urbane Underground

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December 27, 2011
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If an art show at an apartment building sounds unconventional, then don’t expect the usual at the Urbane Art Show. “It’s pretty much spread out,” says Brandon Bogues, coordinator of the Urbane Art Show, which takes place from noon to midnight on Wednesday at the Urbane Underground at Urbane on Washington. “It’s vaudevillian, but...
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Sporting Items to Return

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December 26, 2011
Sporting Items to Return

It’s that wonderful day after Christmas when all the stores are filled with unhappy gift recipients who want a different color, size, refund or gift card – that usually takes the upside down smile away… But what if we could have one day a year when we could return some professional sports results Wouldn’t...
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The Business You Start May Not Be What You End Up Doing

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December 25, 2011
The Business You Start May Not Be What You End Up Doing

Wow, 2011 is coming to a close this week, it has been in interesting year for us at Urbane. It was a year of ideas and things to come. We have several entrepreneurial ventures that we will be involved with in 2012 that we are pretty jazzed up about. One of which is to expand our social reach here at...
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