Sweet Potato Sensations Owner Cassandra Thomas Makes the Cover of Hour Detroit

“I couldn’t believe it!”  That was Sweet Potato Sensations owner and North Rosedale Park resident Cassandra Thomas’ reaction when she found out that she was on the cover of Hour Detroit magazine.  Cassandra recalled the interview with Hour editor and fellow North Rosedale Park resident Steve Wilke, and the trip downtown to get her photo…

Minock Park’s Renaissance Man

Minock Park resident Anthony Cheatham, 16, is a thinking young man, a young man who pays quiet attention and then, seemingly effortlessly, figures stuff out.  Last summer Anthony participated in the GRDC’s Youth Summer Arts Program.  This was not Anthony’s first venture into art:  “I’ve done art since I was a little kid.  I’m good…

Grandmont’s Youngest Entrepreneur

Spend just a few minutes with 12 year old Grandmont resident Marcedes-Antoniya Preston and you’ll be convinced there’s nothing this girl can’t do.  Soon after moving to Grandmont in 2012, she looked for a way to be on the Grandmont Community Association Board.  “I noticed in the Grandmonitor that there was a board, so I…

Leaving a Legacy in Grandmont

Grandmont resident Kevin Johnson is a busy man.  As the Grandmont historian, Kevin stores and keeps track of his neighborhood’s newsletters, The Grandmonitor.  Kevin doesn’t just store them though, he reads them.  He reads them because he believes that “history is important.  It’s important to leave a legacy, and that’s what I find in the…