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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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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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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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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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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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Top Holiday Events Around Detroit

Top Holiday Events Around Detroit

The holiday season is here and that means holiday shopping, bright twinkling lights, cold weather and time with family. This month Detroit is coming alive with family friendly, fun holiday events across the city. Grab your winter coat, and get out exploring with friends and family. Whether you live in Berkley, Birmingham, Clawson, Dearborn, Detroit, Ferndale […]

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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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