Flint natives to bring Poke Bowl restaurant to University Avenue Corridor

Flint natives to bring Poke Bowl restaurant to University Avenue Corridor

There is a pretty obvious way to become a neighborhood institution – be around when it starts to develop and grow. That’s the plan for siblings and co-owners Justin Bush and Jeron Dotson and their future restaurant Poke (pronounced Pahkee) Bowl. Poke is a combination of Japanese (usually sushi) and Hawaiian food served in a […]

Ride On! MTA’s Ed Benning receives top honor

Ride On! MTA’s Ed Benning receives top honor

Food, medicine, doctor visits. If you don’t have access to wheels to get around Flint, you might as well be orbiting Saturn. Ed Benning, CEO of the city’s Mass Transportation Authority (MTA), came up with ways to get residents rides where they needed to be and has been recognized for his efforts. He has received […]

Fly FAIM Boutique incubates young Flint designers

Fly FAIM Boutique incubates young Flint designers

FAIM Boutique’s co-owner Marquitta Harris has spent a lot of time and energy helping other people make money as they make their dreams come true. From the day she opened in 2012 Harris has wanted the woman’s clothing store to reach out to the community. She has done so by selling clothing from local designers […]

Health Hub: Local pantry helps close nutritional gaps

Health Hub: Local pantry helps close nutritional gaps

Even as an arctic blast pushed Flint’s temperature into negative double digits recently, patrons still lined up outside the Martus/Luna Food Pantry. More than 90 families were served by the organization, which operates from the back of the Latinx Technology Community Center. Food boxes are passed out every Wednesday starting at 9 a.m. One week […]

New boutique will add glam to downtown in spring expansion

New boutique will add glam to downtown in spring expansion

It took years of work and dedication by the owner of Glam Box Boutique to fulfill her latest goal: The shop will soon open to the hustle and bustle of downtown Flint. The opportunity is not something Deria Brown takes lightly. She knows customer satisfaction and research are essential to her success, and she has […]

Crim cooks up a nutritious message at Flint Farmers’ Market

Crim cooks up a nutritious message at Flint Farmers’ Market

The truth is most Americans could stand to eat a little healthier.  Whether or not that’s true in your household, almost everyone enjoys the taste of fresh food. The Crim Fitness Foundation makes its presence known in a booth at the Flint Farmers’ Market to help remind shoppers and visitors of the fresh food choices […]

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