Jonathan Merritt (left) with Sven Gustafson at the Narrow Way Cafe

Narrow Way Cafe is one of the newest additions to Livernois Avenue in Detroit. But, this isn’t a podcast about coffee.

In today’s episode Sven Gustafson, touches on the cafe – but the real secret to success in Detroit is service to others.

And who knows service better than a man who’s both involved in business and the church?

That’s Jonathan Merritt, a talented man that’s part of both Narrow Way Cafe and is a pastor at Straight Gate Church.

Narrow Way has quite the journey to opening, including receiving a $45,000 grant from Motor City Match. But the place is built from the ground up to be part of the neighborhood – including having a good number of employees who live within walking distance.

He’s one of the people to watch in Metro Detroit. Although he’s gotten a lot done, this might be only the beginning for Merritt.

Thanks to our sponsor, Bamboo Detroit. It’s where Detroit’s doers go to work.

Also, our network, Podcast Detroit. They now have studios in both Royal Oak and Detroit.

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