Situated on 125 acres with many naturalistic habitats. The major exhibits include the Polk Penguin Conservation Center, Arctic Ring of Life, Australian Outback Adventure, Great Apes of Harambee, National Amphibian Conservation Center, Holden Reptile Conservation Center and Butterfly Garden.
After you’ve had your fill of fun in the streets, it’s time for a head-to-toe warm up at Battle Alley Coffee. From hot chocolate to specialty coffees, there are lots of drinks to choose from.
Goldfish Tea is where you can try more than 100 varieties of other premium loose-leaf teas from around the world. At Goldfish Tea, you can choose from a diverse selection of board games to play with your friends.
Need an original Stooges 1st LP with the elusive “No Stooges” label and nice and shiny with original inner sleeve too? Well we have one! Did you know that record sales are outpacing CDs and other forms of physical media? Come to UHF and broaden your musical horizons. UHF buys too! No collection too big or too small.
Scout is a diverse collection of old and new. Anybody with an appreciation for the 60s & 70s and rock music can find something at Scout. That seems to be true with the vibrant colors, the modern design, and the air of nostalgia that hits you when you walk into the store. But Scout is so much more than a store for music lovers. Scout is a casual, fancy, vintage, brand-new, sleek, ornate, matte, sparkling kind of place full of nifty gifts, artful home decor, and luxe bath & body products.
“We have been referred to as ‘Royal Oak’s Best Kept Secret’ but luckily after nearly 20 years, at least some folks know we are here,” says Bob Morton as to why he and his brother Scott started Lily’s Seafood in Royal Oak. Lilly’s has a lot to offer, from the All you Can Eat Monday Fish Frys, Tuesday “Create A Combo Meals” to Sat & Sun Brunch Menu featuring Royal Oak’s Original Bloody Mary Bar and Tableside Mimosas, to the Weekday Happy Hour with 1/2 Priced Eats, and $3.50 Handcrafted Beers and Drink Specials.
The eclectic used book store has a charming warmth and is in the heart of Downtown Royal Oak’s shopping avenue. Paper Trail features a variety of genres, magazines, and rare used books. There’s a piano in the back–anyone is welcome to play.
Celebrating 30 years! If it is a unique gift you are looking for, they carry quirky, fun and trendy merchandise for children and adults. From adorable baby onesies and hard to find children’s toys, to unusual jewelry, Michigan- themed gifts, home decor, candles and office gizmos, Write Impressions has everything you are looking for and more! Stop by and discover something unique for that someone special or a little treasure for yourself.
Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle is largely regarded as one of the top 18+ comedy clubs in the country and is the club to perform at for many of the up and coming and established comedians. Just walk the halls at Comedy Castle to see early photos of Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Carrey, Ellen DeGeneres, Rosie O’Donnell, Garry Shandling, Bob Saget, Kathleen Madigan, and many more of today’s stars who have performed at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle.
Drag Queen Bingo offers a fun alternative to your usual weekend hot spots as well as getting out just early enough for you to hit the local clubs or bars! Just $20 for shows on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and $30 on Sundays which includes a fabulous brunch buffet!
Known for its signature outdoor patio along Fifth Street, Fifth Avenue features a variety of 36 cold beers, great food and drink specials and a kitchen that is open until 2am.