Close out winter with one big adventure: Big Footin’

Close out winter with one big adventure: Big Footin’

When your kids get a raging case of cabin fever one of the best solutions is to get outdoors and revel in winter weather. Snowshoeing is one option – it’s as old as the Native American hunters and trappers and as current as activities in and around Genesee County. Snowshoeing is as easy as it […]

Sled the slopes

Sled the slopes

It’s the trip many look forward to all year, and it doesn’t involve a plane, train or car. At the first sign of snowfall, sledding fans of all ages look to head for the hills. Fortunately for Flint and Genesee County residents, there are many sledding areas that offer everyone the opportunity to experience the […]

New salt spa brings a new concept in wellness and healing to the Flint area

New salt spa  brings a new concept in wellness and healing to the Flint area

Nearly 100 friends, relatives and clients gathered on a sleet-soaked Friday for the ribbon-cutting at the new Corcova Salt Spa and Wellness Center where “stress relief” was the buzzword of the night. The calming decor of Himalayan salt filled the 4,100-square-foot facility where guests had the opportunity to experience the many natural treatments offered in […]

Flint’s Eight Ten Nail Bar pampers body and spirit

Flint’s Eight Ten Nail Bar pampers body and spirit

Natalie Kadie worked her way through the University of Michigan Flint as a nail tech to become a hospital administrator and help people heal their wounds. A few years in corporate America convinced her she could do more healing with the bartenders, pharmacists and dancers with polish and a listening ear. With 19 years as […]

170 Flint and Genesee County high school students to be honored as Black Scholars by Urban League

170 Flint and Genesee County high school students to be honored as Black Scholars by Urban League

For the 36th year, promising seniors from high schools across Flint and Genesee County will be recognized for their achievements at the Urban League of Flint’s Salute to Black Scholars on Wednesday, May 16 at Kettering University. No matter what challenges any teenager faces, these 170 individuals honored by the Urban League and the Flint […]

Lear’s Flint facility is already fueling renewed interest in city’s redevelopment efforts

Lear’s Flint facility is already fueling renewed interest in city’s redevelopment efforts

Flint’s Mayor, council members, state representatives and liaisons from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation stood next to backhoes and earth movers with golden shovels to celebrate the ground breaking of a 156,000-square-foot factory that will make seats for General Motors Corp. in Flint. Lear is making a $29.3-million investment on this 33-acre site that will […]