Adventure for Flint families awaits around the corner

Adventure for Flint families awaits around the corner

Children can create memorable adventures without ever leaving the community. Through the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce’s “Be a Tourist in Your Home Town” program, which offers participants free access to more than two-dozen venues and events, youth can enjoy affordable activity. “Be a Tourist in Your Home Town” kicks off with “Explore Flint […]

You can make a difference: Join the Pierson Road clean up on May 30

You can make a difference: Join the Pierson Road clean up on May 30

On Thursday, May 30, the City of Flint will partner with residents, businesses, churches, and other stakeholders to adopt Pierson Road as a cleanup site. The goal is to clean and beautify this major street not just on that day, but throughout the year so that it:  Is free of all trash and debris  Features […]

Mayor Weaver’s 2019 Beautification Initiative in full swing

Mayor Weaver’s 2019 Beautification Initiative in full swing

This spring take a little time to walk through your neighborhood. Chances are you’ll see some homes that stand out and others that could with a little work like adding greenery, plants, flowers or others things that make your neighborhood more attractive. Yup, beautifying a neighborhood can make a huge difference. It will increase property […]

Tired of those old tires? Flint’s free tire disposal and buy back event is a relief to many (sorry kids)

Tired of those old tires? Flint’s free tire disposal and buy back event is a relief to many (sorry kids)

One sure sign of a city’s comeback is the absence of abandoned houses, trash, tall weeds and tires. That’s why Flint residents, stakeholders officials and employees often gather at countless community clean-ups throughout the spring. They know that getting rid of blight signals resurgence and serves as a crime deterrent.. It’s important work that just […]

Capitol Theatre receives Governor’s Awards for Historic Preservation

Capitol Theatre receives Governor’s Awards for Historic Preservation

The historic Capitol Theatre is a great example of how Flint is preserving its history and revitalizing its downtown. After a $32-million renovation it has emerged as the crown jewel of the performance arts and entertainment scene in the ongoing downtown revival. The richly detailed, ornate theatre reopened in December 2017. That work has been […]

Forward Together: Flint & Genesee County residents invited to create a shared roadmap to prosperity

Forward Together: Flint & Genesee County residents invited to create a shared roadmap to prosperity

Thinking and acting regionally is at the center of economic resurgence efforts throughout the country and, now, it’s a part of the mission of Flint and Genesee County Forward Together Steering Committee, who will be working in tandem to create a roadmap for regional prosperity. The 24-member group, which represents a unique partnership between the […]

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