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 […]

Detect and Protect: Flint Fire Dept. provides free smoke and carbon monoxide detector installation

Detect and Protect: Flint Fire Dept. provides free smoke and carbon monoxide detector installation

 It’s easier to prevent tragedies than respond to them. That’s the message from the City of Flint Fire Department, which is working in conjunction with the Michigan Fire Inspectors Society, American Red Cross, International Association of Black Professional Firefighters (IABPFF) and the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) to install thousands of free smoke and carbon monoxide […]

Dinner under the Lights

Dinner under the Lights

Flint will be aglow May 17 as diners gather in Buckham Alley for a locally sourced, four-course dinner prepared by Tony Vu, founder of MaMang Restaurant, and Therman Sisco, founder of Sisco’s Catering.The 6:30 p.m. dinner will include some chef favorites, including wings two ways (caramel brined in keffir lime leaves and spicy buffalo), cornbread […]