Uptown investments help revive downtown Flint

Uptown investments help revive downtown Flint

Tim Herman used to joke that he could take his three sons into the heart of downtown after 5 p.m. and play touch football without being disturbed by traffic. “Maybe we’d get a horn blown at us once in an hour,” he says. The daily shutdown in Flint’s business district left him concerned about funneling […]

Kala Wilburn joins TheHUB Flint staff

Kala Wilburn joins TheHUB Flint staff

Kala Wilburn is joining TheHUB Flint staff supporting our social media and community outreach. Wilburn is the founder of apparel company Fannie Lucille. She also created Vehicle City Fashion Week, the first fashion week in Genesee County, and founded her own non-profit, Fashion Against Violence. She graduated with a bachelor of applied arts degree in […]

Caterer Krazy Kravings spreads sweetness throughout the Flint community

Caterer Krazy Kravings spreads sweetness throughout the Flint community

There was a time Porsha Wilburn wouldn’t go near the kitchen while her mother made tasty magic. Cooking wasn’t a passion for Wilburn, a professional accountant more interested in crunching numbers than testing ingredients and experimenting with recipes. The oven was her mother Ann Wilburn’s domain, and it supported a popular, home-based business. Macaroni and […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce’s ‘2020: Building the Future’ sees a revitalized city, county

Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce’s ‘2020: Building the Future’ sees a revitalized city, county

As we wind up 2017 it’s a good time to think about the past and plan for the future. The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce has done both. Earlier this year it launched an initiative called “2020: Building the Future.” It focuses on development projects and education and destination programs that the chamber says […]

Wild About Wildtree: Flint entrepreneur’s organic meal workshops gain interest

Wild About Wildtree:  Flint entrepreneur’s organic meal workshops gain interest

Making meals. The very words send chills up the spines of some – especially those who tend to stay away from the stove. Still, it happens, three times a day. Enter Wildtree Certified Organic Foods, a line of organic products and easy recipes that help make mealtimes easier. Wildtree was founded on the premise that food should […]

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