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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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Urbane Gardens

Urbane Gardens

So we have been bouncing the idea of Community Gardens around for a couple years here at Urbane. We would talk about but as spring neared, other things seemed more pressing and the idea never really got off the ground. This year, 2017 we are taking action. The general idea is that we have unused […]

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Minimalist Home Office Set Up

Minimalist Home Office Set Up

The LifeEdited 2 home office / guest bedroom is a classic in space efficiency. Urbane apartment dwellers, this could be in your unit! You could work at a large stand-up desk with a 34-inch screen and two guests can sleep comfortably, all in one room that is just a bit bigger than a queen-sized bed. […]

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Holiday Displays and Tree Lightings in Southeast Michigan

Holiday Displays and Tree Lightings in Southeast Michigan

Holiday Displays and Tree Lightings in Southeast Michigan     It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Pack up the family and head to these 2016 holiday events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Wayne County Lightfest Nov. 17-Dec. 31, 2016 (closed Dec. 25) Address: 7651 Merriman Road, Westland Times: 7-10 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, […]

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Tips For Apartment Living With Pets

Tips For Apartment Living With Pets

Apartment Living With Pets   Loving your pet is the easy part. Making sure they have everything they need is a different story. If you don’t have a big backyard because you live in an apartment things can be a bit tricky. You don’t have to feel too restricted or overwhelmed. Living in an apartment […]

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Trees & Trails; An Urban Hike in South Oakland County

Trees & Trails; An Urban Hike in South Oakland County

We had an outstanding Polish Lunch at the Wawel Restaurant today. They specialize in delicious and reasonably priced Polish cuisine, including  house specialties and other customer favorites. Their cuisine entrees are served in a relaxed and welcoming setting that you and your friends and family are sure to enjoy. Whether you are in the mood to indulge in […]

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