COVID-19 Resources

As we reorganize our lives to protect ourselves and our families during the COVID-19 pandemic, we should also note the importance of community in these uncertain times. The Center for Disease Control notes that this is a good time to “get to know your neighbors”: to use any organizational and communicative resources on hand to…

Erin Marquis, Managing Editor, Car Enthusiast, and GRDC Homeowner

Erin Marquis spent her earliest years in Brightmoor, just a stone’s throw from where she lives now. While she’s currently not far from her original home, life has taken her to some really interesting places. It’s not all in the getting there, however. Life is also about how you get there, and Erin knows quite…

A Glimpse Into Minock Park’s Youth Camp

For the past few weeks, local youth ages 5 to 12 have been gathering in Minock Park to participate in a ten week summer camp, hosted by Summer in the City. During weekly sessions, the students receive tutoring help, read stories aloud, make arts and crafts and learn about urban gardening. Healthy breakfast and lunch…

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…