March 2015 Photos
Week of March 30, 2015
We're delighted to welcome SproutsIO as the Green Garage's newest business-in-residence! They're joining Red Panda, a guitar effect pedal maker, and 44FortyFour, a letterpress shop, on the the workshop side of the building. Learn more about SproutsIO's work developing smart "microfarms for personal produce" here.
Week of March 23, 2015
Congratulations to business-in-residence Enhanced Transition Center, a young Detroit startup focused on helping young people with disabilities transition from secondary education to college or full-time employment. They just won a grant from Kiva Detroit to purchase some key resources that they need to grow!
Construction on the El Moore, the 1898 apartment building we're renovating down the street from the Green Garage, is nearing completion! We presented an update on the project during community lunch this week.
Week of March 16, 2015
Last year marked the publication of the Detroit Anthology, which collects Detroit-themed writing from a diverse group of contributors. This week during our community lunch, Keith Owens and Francis Grunow, two of our community members and writers-in-residence, performed readings of their contributions.
450px|center|thumb|On Saturday night, the Green Garage hosted a concert presented by the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings that was inspired by our 94 year old building! Here are the performers rehearsing on Friday night.
Week of March 9, 2015
We're delighted to welcome Noel French of Thrive Legal to the GG coworking community! Thrive serves the legal needs of small businesses and nonprofits in Detroit and Michigan -- click here to learn more about their practice areas, including entity formation, contract review, and information security.
When Susan Murphy moved into the Green Garage in 2012, it was as a market researcher. Three years later, after taking the plunge and pursuing her dream to open a community bookstore in the city of Detroit, Pages Bookshop now has a permanent home in NW Detroit!
Week of March 2, 2015
The Green Garage is home to a library with a collection that's focused on sustainability, Detroit, and business leadership. Visit anytime during normal business hours (M-F, 8-5) to check out (or donate!) a book. You can also browse the collection online.