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Urbane MailBox Art

Urbane MailBox Art

Hello Urbane Friends,  We have launched a new project at UrbaneLife. We want to clean up those old, sometimes dingy mailboxes at our Urbane Apartment Communities. We want to bring a smile to our Residents as they gather the days mail, at least until SnailMail goes away forever. We are working with Kyle Rise Irving, […]

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Bruce Giffin – Someone Else’s Dream Car a Bruce Giffin PopUp at Urbane Apartments

Bruce Giffin – Someone Else’s Dream Car a Bruce Giffin PopUp at Urbane Apartments

Bruce Giffin – Someone Else’s Dream Car Join us for the Bruce Giffin Pop-Up Gallery: We’ll have food and beverages, some light music and a DJ. All proceeds from the raffle will be donated to Detroit Dog Rescue.   ABOUT THE ARTIST: Bruce Giffin describes himself as painfully and agonizingly self taught, stating that photography […]

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Royal Oak Restaurant Week – Giving Back

Royal Oak Restaurant Week – Giving Back

Royal Oak Restaurant Week Royal Oak Restaurant Week – Giving Back Friday, November 4 – Sunday, November 13 Over 20 of downtown Royal Oak’s top restaurants will be offering 3 course lunch and dinner menus for $15, $25, or $35 a person. We will be partnering with Open Hands Food Pantry. Bring in a non-perishable […]

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A Bruce Giffin Art Exhibit at Urbane Underground

A Bruce Giffin Art Exhibit at Urbane Underground

I have become acquainted with an interesting Detorit photographer, Bruce Giffin. I could tell that Bruce was a colorful character based on his Facebook Posts.  It was clear is that Bruce is a passionate lover of Detorit, before it was the popular thing to do. We love to host events at Urbane Underground. A few years […]

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Things to Do This July 4th Weekend

Things to Do This July 4th Weekend

1. Ooh and aah over a fireworks show or two. 2. Enjoy music and art at Corktown Strut. 3. See work from more than 100 artists at the Michigan Fine Arts Competition. 4. Cheer on your favorite Michigan team at a soccer match. 5. Take a guided maritime tour of the Dossin Great Lakes Museum. […]

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Things To Do This Weekend in Royal Oak

Things To Do This Weekend in Royal Oak

1. Treat Dad to a United Shore Professional Baseball League game at the new stadium in Utica. 2. Catch the last performances of “Forever Plaid” at Meadow Brook Theatre. 3. Explore the innovations of local technology companies at the A2 Tech Trek. 4. Sport your favorite green attire at the Motor City Irish Fest. 5. Get lost […]

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Your Guide to Detroit Riverdays

Your Guide to Detroit Riverdays

GM River Days presented by the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, returns June 24-26, 2016.  This one of a kind festival  takes place along the Detroit Riverfront – from the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority Terminal & Dock just west of the GM Renaissance Center, to Rivard Plaza and the William G. Milliken State Park. River […]

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Where to Go in Royal Oak Michigan for Music, Art and Culture

Where to Go in Royal Oak Michigan for Music, Art and Culture

Michigan has experienced some ups and downs for the past few years, but the arts have stayed alive. Here’s a quick run-down of the venue and places in town where you can experience the best of performance, music, and history in a suburb buzzing with culture and life. Entertainers Up Close and Personal  Experiencing performers in person is […]

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Our Favorite Recipes for Cold Weather & Cloudy Skies

Our Favorite Recipes for Cold Weather & Cloudy Skies

When it is cold and grey outside, all you want is a warm meal to fill you up at the end of the day. We’ve picked out some of our favorite recipes for cold weather and cloudy skies for you to enjoy this winter. Whether you are experienced in the kitchen, or need a beginners […]

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Family Friendly Things to Do Around Detroit

Family Friendly Things to Do Around Detroit

When the weekend hits and the kids start to get restless, you don’t have to go crazy trying to entertain them. There are plenty of family friendly things to do around Detroit. From candy factories, to museums, or outdoor activities, there are options for all families! Got any nieces, nephews or grandchildren coming for a […]

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