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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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Urbane Herb Gardens

Urbane Herb Gardens

Make an herb garden they said, it will be fun they said… Drive up to E 6th St in downtown Royal oak and you will find Urbane on Sixth. As you will pass our beautiful little community with a courtyard, flowers that will greet you if you park in the back, and an herb garden that […]

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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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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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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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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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2015 Royal Oak Restaurant Week

IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN!!!! Royal Oak Restaurant Week returns February 27 – March 8! Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Restaurant Week returns February 27 – March 8, 2015. Over 25 of downtown Royal Oak’s top restaurants and venues will feature 3-course lunch and dinner menus at $15, $25, and $35 a person. No tickets […]

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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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The Detroit Jazz Festival Continues to Dazzle

For it’s 35th year, The Detroit Jazz Festival is gracing downtown Detroit with a lineup straight from a Jazz enthusiasts wildest dreams. The festival began yesterday, Friday August 29th and is running through Labor Day weekend, coming to a close September 1st.  The festival is being held at its usual site at Hart Plaza and […]

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Theatre in Metro Detroit

Looking for a great way to spend your summer evenings? Metro Detroit offers rich cultural experiences in several realms, especially in the world of the theatre. Several different shows are currently running or have just recently opened, and here is a taste of what the area has to offer. Tipping Point Theatre, in Northville, Michigan […]

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