Join the GRDC Team! Two Employment Opportunities at GRDC

Want to make a difference in northwest Detroit? GRDC is looking for two people who are committed to strengthening the Grandmont Rosedale community and are ready to work with a group of dedicated people. Let us know that you’d like to join our team! The two open positions are: Program Specialist, a full-time position that…

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Open for Business! How Grandmont Rosedale Businesses have Adjusted with Customer and Employee Safety in Mind

As Stay Home, Stay Safe orders relax, many small businesses in the Grandmont Rosedale community have begun to reopen to the public in different capacities. These business owners recognize that there is still a need for physical distancing measures. They are closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and observing key guidelines, such as the use of…

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GRDC’s Commitment to Support Change and Healing

    Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC) grieves with our community and nation over the senseless loss of life and repetitive occurrence of brutality against Black Americans. Grandmont Rosedale is a community of opportunity comprised of a diverse array of people. GRDC’s work is guided by the core values of community, collaboration, inclusion, integrity, innovation…

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Save On Tire Owner Gus Azar Knows the Value of Customer Service

Ghassan Azar, known by his regular customers as Gus, is the owner of Save On Tire and Beverage One on the corner of Grand River and Outer Drive. At Beverage One, everybody knows Gus—he’s their guy for lottery tickets, drinks, grocery items, and more. At Save On Tire (which is directly across the street from…

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Artist and Grandmother Extraordinaire Edda Nell Whitfield Dickerson Shares her Art and Fierce Grandmother Love with Grandmont Rosedale and Beyond

There’s a very long history of grandmothers loving their grandchildren. This affection is often expressed in baked goods, thick photo albums, and a firm belief that her grandchild is the cutest, sweetest, smartest, dearest little one ever. If there were a Most Devoted Grandmother Competition, Edda Nell Whitfield Dickerson would be a tough one to…

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We Live Among Heroes, and One of them is Susan Baker-Dixon

Susan Baker-Dixon, a nurse at Sinai-Grace and Grandmont Rosedale resident, was scheduled to work the afternoon shift on Friday, March 20, but she wasn’t feeling quite right. She took her temperature. It read 101.3. She took it again with the same result. She felt otherwise okay, but she also thought “I can’t go in to…

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How You Can Support Grandmont Rosedale Businesses!

Small businesses are particularly at risk during the COVID-19 crisis.  Let’s show our Grandmont Rosedale small business community that we value their presence in our neighborhoods!  If your favorite neighborhood spot has a social media presence (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.), try sharing their info, sending a message of support and encouraging others to follow suit!…

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GRDC Embarks on Mass Transit Pilot Program

Inspired by growing public advocacy and the historic sewer system of Detroit, GRDC will soon launch a pilot program for mass transit within Grandmont Rosedale. Known as the Optimal Grandmont Rosedale Express Alternative Travel, (OGREAT), this program could lead the way for future mass transit systems. The system will utilize the existing infrastructure of sewers…

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