Furillostar celebrates first EP with Nov. 3 concert in Flint

Furillostar celebrates first EP with Nov. 3 concert in Flint

Feeling at a crossroads, Carl Franklin Jr. was frustrated. It was just months after the Flint performer, known to fans as Furillostar, released his mixtape, Dreamboy, last year, but his career wasn’t progressing the way he expected. “I felt like I was doing everything I could possibly do and wasn’t seeing any results,” he says. […]

Flint will help lead Michigan into the future of cyber security

Flint will help lead Michigan into the future of cyber security

Flint and other areas of Michigan could soon experience a cyber explosion – in the best kind of way. Small businesses, government employees, internet technology professionals and students from kindergarten through 12th grade will all see doors to information and opportunity opened with an initiative Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to announce today. Snyder is […]

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 […]

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 […]

Flint Public Library tells the story of quilting’s history in black communities

Flint Public Library tells the story of quilting’s history in black communities

Fabric can tell fascinating stories. As a home to storytellers of all kinds, the Flint Public Library is welcoming the Flint African American Quilter’s Guild for its 29th African American Quilting Guild Exhibit Oct. 11-13. Held as part of the Greater Flint Arts Council’s annual “Flint Festival of Quilts,” the library’s showcase is one of […]

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time for celebration and education

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time for celebration and education

Hispanic citizens represent less than 10 percent of Flint’s population, but their culture represents a lot more. Throughout the city and Genesee County, food, art, religion and education is represented in the contributions of families, business owners, activists and other community leaders of Latino backgrounds. Flint residents and others throughout the country have celebrated the […]

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