The Elm Tree that Survived Dutch Elm Disease

Submitted by Amy Kuras Decades ago, the Grandmont-Rosedale neighborhoods were known for arching canopies of trees lining the streets, creating tunnels of green and dappled light on many blocks where tree branches touched high above the street. Then Dutch Elm Disease hit, devastating the tree cover and leading to clear-cutting of city streets. While maples…

Meet the Newest NRPCA Team Members

North Rosedale Park Civic Association is pleased to announce the arrival of three new team members, Mary Davis (Capital Campaign Project Assistant), Sheariah Boswell-Howard (Public Ally), and Jessica Bickmann (Public Ally). As a longtime volunteer and resident of North Rosedale Park, Mary Davis says she’s excited about the new position because of “the wonderful possibilities…

GRDC is Now Hiring!

Three positions available at the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation! GRDC is looking for candidates for three open positions. All applications are due December 15, 2013. Click the job titles to see a full job description for each position and more information on how to apply. Full-time Volunteer Coordinator, VISTA, position starts in early February 2014 and ends…

Sweet Potato Sensations gains early admissions into Goldman Sachs’ Small Business Program

Goldman Sachs’ rolled out the Detroit version of their 10,000 Small Businesses Program yesterday at Ford Field.  The program which aims to support the creation of thousands of small businesses through providing capital, mentors and technical skills through a mini-MBA style program, gave early admission to Sweet Potato Sensations. Sweet Potato Sensations is joined by…

Community Development Awards Banquet Honors Grandmont Rosedale Efforts

The Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC) and area resident Marsha Bruhn were each recognized with awards at the 2013 Community Development Awards Banquet on November 19th.   The banquet was sponsored by the Detroit Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD). GRDC was recognized for Outstanding Community Safety Program for its…

Grand River Winter Walk

Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation, in partnership with Always Brewing Detroit, is hosting the inaugural Grand River Winter Walk on Thursday December 19th from 5 to 9 PM. The event will feature vendors selling their crafts, goods, and other retail items in a storefront located at 19304 Grand River. Always Brewing Detroit, 19180 Grand River, will have…