Record Attendance at Neighborhood Safety Meeting!

On Thursday, October 23, the North Rosedale Community House was filled with engaged citizens and government officials! Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as well as the Detroit Police Department Animal Control Manager, Harry Ward, presented and remained after the meeting ended to answer questions. FEMA representatives presented at the meeting to answer…

Loyal to Your Soil Artists Create Public Art at Stoepel

Want to know what Peck Park on Brush Street, the pedestrian bridge over 75 in Southwest Detroit, the Atheneum Hotel, Children’s Hospital, the Federal Reserve Bank, Campus Martius, the Detroit Athletic Club, and the Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church have in common?  They all contain works by world renowned Detroit artist Hubert Massey.  As of this…

Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market Vendor and Second Generation Farmer

Norris Stephens of Good Medicine Farm has been a vendor with the Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market since its beginning nine years ago. Norris is a second generation farmer who grew up in Romulus.   As a kid, during the harvest season, Norris stayed at the farm in Hillsdale County where his parents farmed soybeans, wheat, and…

A Wonderful Demonstration of Community at GRDC’s 25th Anniversary Picnic

On Monday, July 7th Becki Kenderes, GRDC’s Sustainable Communities Program Manager, was worried – very worried.  “Have you seen the weather forecast for Saturday?”  The GRDC 25th Anniversary Picnic was scheduled for Saturday, and the forecast called for thunderstorms.  As the week went on and preparations for the anniversary picnic neared completion, the thunderstorms changed…