Robert Hurse – The Standard Detroit

Robert Hurse’s clothing store, The Standard Detroit, had its grand opening soirée at the Grand River WorkPlace on November 9th. Robert’s curated vision of Detroit style is now available on Grand River through WorkPlace’s pop-up retail space. In his store, you will find clothing that projects a hard-working, hard-playing, and outgoing image for “women who…

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The Grand River Streetscape Project – an Explanation

If you live, work, or drive through Grandmont Rosedale, you know that there’s a lot of construction happening on Grand River. Just what those changes are can get a bit confusing though, and even cause some concern. The Grand River Streetscape Project is quite an undertaking with many different changes coming to the commercial corridor,…

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Town Hall Caffé’s Lindsey Marr

Town Hall Caffé owner Lindsey Marr did not get into the coffee shop business because she thought it would be easy. She didn’t open her doors because she thought it would be simple. She became owner of the Town Hall Caffé, 19180 Grand River, on January 1, 2019 because she wanted to be a part…

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Eugene Plowden Carries on the Family Karate Business

Karate has been a part of Eugene Plowden’s life for just about as long as he can remember. Although karate has become a family business, it didn’t start out that way. It was Eugene’s grandfather’s idea that his boys take karate. Eugene’s father (also named Eugene) was the first to sign up. Then his father…

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A Familiar Face Joins GRDC as Deputy Director

As many people in Grandmont Rosedale know, Amanda Brewington first came to our community not as a resident, but as the owner of a coffee shop. From its first days as a pop-up, Always Brewing Detroit was much more than a coffee shop, and Amanda was much more than a shop owner. Her ability to…

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