Tax Foreclosure Meeting Well Attended

Over 100 people attended the GRDC’s Tax Foreclosure Prevention Workshop on Thursday, January 15. Over 20 volunteers from GRDC, the United Community Housing Coalition and the communities of Grandmont Rosedale were on hand to direct attendees, answer questions, help fill out forms and organize the intake of attendees. Over 60 forms for tax relief and…

Brightmoor Artisan’s Cooperative and Community Kitchen Wins the Grandmont Rosedale SOUP

Sometimes deciding which idea to vote for at a Detroit SOUP is really hard. The people who pitched their ideas at the Grandmont Rosedale SOUP in December made the decision particularly difficult. From a soccer workshop for kids to supporting above minimum wage employment at a local business, choosing where to put one’s donated $5…

Salute to Radio Patrol Volunteers!

On Thursday, 6th and 8th Precinct Radio Patrol volunteers gathered at the North Rosedale Park Community House to be saluted for their contributions to safe communities. This event, coordinated by the 6th and 8th Precinct Radio Patrol coordinators with assistance from GRDC community security program staff and volunteers, proved to be a success! Chief Craig,…

Grandmont Rosedale, Home to the Jim Dandy Ski Club: The Oldest African American Ski Club in the U.S.

In 1958, three young Detroit men established the first African-American ski club in the United States. These men had skied before, but wanted to include after-ski activities where African-Americans would feel welcome.  The wrote up a constitution, and named their ski club the “Jim Dandy Ski Club of Detroit” after rhythm and blues singer Lavern…

Tender Moments and April Cobb

Ever hear of a towel cake?  How about a diaper cake or a diaper wreath?  Give up?  They are clever, unique gift ideas for engaged couples, kids going off to college and new babies, and they just are some of the creations of April Cobb, owner of one of Grandmont Rosedale’s newest pop-up businesses, Tender…

The Grand River Winter Walk Promises Holiday Shopping Cheer

Our city sidewalks will be busy sidewalks (at least the one along Grand River) this Thursday, Dec. 11 for the Grand River Winter Walk. Come shop, stroll and snack along Grand River from 5-9pm.  Several vendors will be at Always Brewing Detroit, 19180 Grand River, offering a wonderful variety of locally made gifts.  Lilacpop Art…