Hilberry Shines Spotlight on Detroit and Grandmont Rosedale

The current Hilberry Theatre season includes the Michigan premiere of Detroit, an eccentric new comedy by award-winning playwright Lisa D’Amour. On Saturday, March 23rd, the 8:00 PM performance will be followed by a discussion about Detroit neighborhoods featuring Tom Goddeeris, Executive Director of the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC). Special Offer The Maggie Allesee Department…

Crime Prevention Task Force Aims to Increase Project Green Light Participation

by Maria Penrod, GRDC Community Security Intern The Crime Prevention Task Force is made up of dedicated residents who strive to make neighborhoods in Grandmont Rosedale safe for all. Task Force members meet once a month to discuss current topics and events going on in the community. They also plan the Neighborhood Safety Meetings, which…

The Grandmont Rosedale Vacant Property Task Force: Our Goals, Our Success, Our Holiday Wreath Sale

“She came ready to get to work, with her cordless drill in one hand and a box of screws in the other.” Vacant and blighted property in Detroit threatens neighborhood health and stability, but also offers the prospect of civic engagement. The Grandmont Rosedale Vacant Property Task Force is a notable example of residents who…

Grandmont Rosedale’s New Dance School

New Location for Neighborhood Dance School Roslyn “Coach” English, grew up attending the O’Day School of Dance on Grand River Avenue in Grandmont Rosedale. A little later in life, as a sophomore at Michigan State University, English wondered how she could use dance to improve the lives of others. This led her to form D.A.N.C.E.,…

2016 Chili Cookoff

It’s officially fall! The days are getting shorter, the leaves are turning, and here comes the cold. At the Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market there is one sure sign that fall has arrived –the Annual Chili Cook-Off. If you’ve ever been to the cook-off, you know how exciting it is — bails of straw, pumpkin bowling,…