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Shop Local: 5 Places for Unique Gifts in Royal Oak

Shop Local: 5 Places for Unique Gifts in Royal Oak

This holiday season support local businesses and shop small instead of hitting all of the big brand stores. Whether you’re looking for vintage clothing, kid’s toys, home goods, housewares, or sweets for the kitchen, we’ve got you covered. We’ve picked out some of our favorite shops in Royal Oak for unique gifts. Saffron Where: 308 […]

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Arts, Beats, & Eats 2015

Arts, Beats, & Eats 2015

Who’s ready for the 18th Annual Arts, Beats, & Eats 2015 in downtown Royal Oak?! This event is always FULL of great, family fun just in time for Labor Day weekend! There will be countless numbers of local restaurants on the scene in addition to the already stellar selection in downtown Royal Oak! Not to […]

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Embrace the Barrels

AS YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED….. Orange barrels have taken over Washington Avenue in Royal Oak!!!!  And because of this construction going on downtown Royal Oak has found an awesome way to give back and still making the shopping/visiting down here worth it 🙂  This 10 week promotion has been going on since June 9th and […]

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What you didn’t Know about WD-40!

What Is The Main Ingredient of WD-40?Before you read to the end, does anybody know what the main ingredient of WD-40?No Cheating…..WD-40 ~ Who knew!I had a neighbour who bought a new pickup.I got up very early one Sunday morning and saw that someone had spray painted red all around the sides of this beige truck […]

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Shop Small Shop Local; Rail and Anchor Royal Oak

Shop Local, Whether you’re planning to splurge on gifts for friends and family, or just use holiday entertaining as an excuse to redecorate, there’s no better time to go shopping for home goods. Luckily, there are plenty of options. There might be no better place for gift shopping than Royal Oak, where the concentration of unique […]

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Walking tour at Eastern Market

The Eastern Market is not only a happening place for fresh food, craft wares, antiques and dining in the summer months, there’s plenty going on there in the winter, as well. And organizers of Feet on the Street walking tours want to make sure everyone knows this. On Saturday, there will be two “Come Hungry, […]

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The 2 Women 4 Wheels Holiday Gift Guide!

We had a great time shopping with some new bus riders at our Holidaze shopping event on Saturday! Staring at 13 & Woodward, we headed to downtown Royal Oak to visit the Royal Oak Farmer’s Market where one of our bus riders was inspired to make her own granola as a gift for friends. Perfect! […]

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Noel Night in Midtown

The 41st annual Noel Night will take place on Saturday, December 7th, 2013, from 5:00pm-10:00pm in Midtown Detroit. Over 70 Midtown venues, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Michigan Science Center, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the Detroit Historical Museum, and the Detroit Public Library, amongst many others, will open […]

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Join us for Holidaze on the BUS!

So, it really took us a few days to recover from our kick-off party. It was a fantastic event full of good food, good beer/wine and of course – some amazing transit & 2 Women 4 Wheels fans! Check out the photos on Facebook! We had a few fun activities that included asking folks what kinds […]

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Let’s Change Downtown Royal Oak to an Urban Utopia

We have clamored a lot here at The Urbane Life about how the City operates downtown, specifically the parking meters. What if we Reinvented Downtown Royal Oak. NO Parking Downtown, Force people to use the Parking Structures. Create Biking Lanes, Pedestrian Walking, Increase Outdoor Cafes, Create Street Art and make Downtown Royal Oak an Urban Environment on par with Austin TX. Good news […]

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