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“A Stroll through Downtown Royal Oak”

“A Stroll through Downtown Royal Oak”

Our friend and talented photographer Julia Picket shows off some cool stuff on her “Stroll through Downtown Royal Oak” HopCat Brewery Over 100 Craft Taps, Three levels (including a rooftop deck). Lunch, Dinner, Late-night & weekend brunch. Guy sat down at the piano and started playing an amazing version on Congratulations in Royal Oak. The […]

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Once Upon A Time…A Fairy Story

Once Upon A Time…A Fairy Story

Once upon a time, in Royal Oak, Ferndale, Clawson, and… well, pretty much everywhere, there were fairy gardens. Yes, I said fairy gardens. These are the new, and giant step up from the former lawn décor of garden gnomes and dressed up swans from the 80’s. Geese are out and fairies are in, and I […]

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A Trip to the Thumb

A Trip to the Thumb

We like to place a lot of focus on Eat/Shop/Play at Urbane. Apartment living is fun, but it is helpful to get out and about. Michigan has a lot to offer for those interested in outdoors, hiking, biking, camping and so on. One way to see things is to use MeetUp.com. It’s a great app […]

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Urbane Sanctuary Gardens Update

Urbane Sanctuary Gardens Update

The most important words of our below listed signage are; Everyone Welcome! Urbane Sanctuary Gardens                 a Collaborative Partnership with Detroit ABloom Urbane Apartments and Detroit Abloom, a project of The Garden Detroit, are partnering together to make the beauty and tranquility of flower gardens available to our […]

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Community Gardens with Detroit ABloom Coming to Urbane

Community Gardens with Detroit ABloom Coming to Urbane

  Urbane Partnership with Detroit ABloom We have been thinking about Community Gardens at Urbane for a while. We decided to turn our thoughts to action in 2017, but we want to get this right. With nearly (20)  Urbane Apartment Communities, many have open grass areas that would serve well as Community Gardens. The over […]

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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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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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