Community Foundation will discuss changes in funding process Nov. 5

Community Foundation will discuss changes in funding process Nov. 5

Flint’s numerous advocacy initiatives and programs are joined by a common thread of mutual interest in improving the city’s overall quality of life. But, as in other areas of Michigan and the country, funding is often an ongoing challenge for members of organizations whose daily goal is making a positive difference. To help support local […]

A Candy Land in Flint? Sweet!

A Candy Land in Flint? Sweet!

Church isn’t a place typically associated with the fun and thrills that take place on Halloween night. In fact, some religions object to the traditions of a holiday often associated with ghosts, ghouls, fear and playful mischief. But few families or children object to the idea of safe, fun activities on Oct. 31. Word of […]

Tapology founder’s efforts lift Flint’s creative culture

Tapology founder’s efforts lift Flint’s creative culture

Alfred Bruce Bradley might find it fitting that the art of tap is performed using legs and feet. The founder of Tapology draws direct correlations between the movements of dancers and the paths symbolically walked by artists, musicians and the ancestors who have contributed to the legacy he is devoted to preserving in Flint. “We’ve […]

International muralists leave artistic impressions in Flint

International muralists leave artistic impressions in Flint

Flint’s scenery just got an international touch. Through the graffiti art of world-renown muralists, various locations around the city will receive eye-catching makeovers in the coming days. One site adding to the community’s visual appeal is a downtown-area cultural attraction. Located at 620 West Court St., Totem Books is now the proud canvas  of  Brazil’s Binho […]

Skateboarding demo hopes to raise awareness and funds for skate park

Skateboarding demo hopes to raise awareness and funds for skate park

Calling all costumed characters, creatures and skateboard aficionados you’re invited to appear in the Brush Alley Skateshop’s costume contest and youth fundraiser. Organizers Nick Welch and the Brush Alley Skateshop hope to raise sufficient funds to support Flint Skatepark improvements and showcase how the sport adds vibrancy and young energy to Flint’s city culture. The event, […]

Discover Flint’s city swag in this week’s guide

Discover Flint’s city swag in this week’s guide

Flint’s nightlife isn’t what it used to be. It’s bigger and more bodacious than ever and provides a great backdrop to get your city swag on. Local bars, restaurants, cafés and entertainment venues are becoming more popular. Those who love their hometown are learning it’s no longer necessary to hop on the highway to find […]

Jesse Jackson’s Pearls of Wisdom: Should voters diversify, split vote?

Jesse Jackson’s Pearls of Wisdom: Should voters diversify, split vote?

Black leaders and organizations have launched an aggressive outreach campaign to get out the vote in November. But more than a large turnout this year, the Democratic Party faithful needs to vote with more sophistication than past elections. Blacks consistently practice one party politics in a two-party system. Despite giving the Democratic Party more than […]

Real estate agent and developer advocates for and invests in Flint

Real estate agent and developer advocates for and invests in Flint

This feature is the first in our series about new investments in Flint and the people behind neighborhood redevelopment efforts, which are helping longtime residents reap dividends from their dedication to our community and enticing newcomers to take hold. – TheHUB Flint Nykole Pfaff’s vision for Flint involves lots of ownership. She believes in the […]

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