Blight Fight: Metro program will renovate 37 North Flint homes, employ area youth and strengthen neighborhoods

Blight Fight: Metro program will renovate 37 North Flint homes, employ area youth and strengthen neighborhoods

Metro Community Development is taking steps to battle blight on Flint’s north side in a big way thanks to major support from the Consumers Energy Foundation. This week, Consumers Energy Foundation awarded Metro Community Development with a $250,000 grant to bolster Metro’s new and innovative Back @ Home program. Through this grant and other funds, […]

5th Annual African American Film Series at Flint Institute of Arts begins this month  

5th Annual African American Film Series at Flint Institute of Arts begins this month  

A four-month Our African American Film Series that begins with Toni Morrison’s acclaimed “The Pieces that I Am” in November and ends with the emotional film “Mr. Church” on Feb. 13 will celebrate the artistry of African Americans in entertainment. The series, designed to “inspire, inform, empower and entertain” attendees, is hosted by Communities First […]

Master mixologist Sheena Harrison adds flavor to area events and bartending school

Master mixologist Sheena Harrison adds flavor to area events and bartending school

Women in Flint and Genesee County are propelling themselves to new heights. Their numbers are impressive: At 5,500 and growing, they are helping fuel Michigan’s ranking at the top of the nation for the growth of women-owned firms since 2014. The HUB Flint will highlight some of these achievers in the coming weeks. Meet Sheena […]

Influencer Peter McFray makes a scene in Flint

Influencer Peter McFray makes a scene in Flint

He’s the guy everyone wants to arrive first to a party and be among the last to leave. That’s the kind of celebrity open-format DJ Peter McFray brings to Flint, whose “it” factor is rising. Heard week nights on Flint Club 93.7, McFray is a part of Flint’s growing circle of high value influencers whose mere […]

Meet Adrian Montague: A formidable force behind the growth of women-owned businesses

Meet Adrian Montague:  A formidable force behind the growth of women-owned businesses

Women in Flint and Genesee County are propelling themselves to new heights. Their numbers are impressive: At 5,500 and growing, they are helping fuel Michigan’s ranking at the top of the nation for the growth of women-owned firms since 2014. The HUB Flint will highlight some of these achievers in the coming weeks. Meet Adrian Montague. […]

Small Shops series makes a big difference in Flint and Genesee County

Small Shops series makes a big difference in Flint and Genesee County

Metro Community Development understands small businesses are vital to and play an important role in our region. To further shine a light on the more than 32,000 neighborhood businesses that are the economic backbone of the region, Metro Community Development is proud to sponsor TheHUB Flint’s Small Shops stories. The series of vignettes look at local neighborhood […]

Arab American Heritage Council to honor L.A. music producer, Kettering president, health provider at Legacy banquet

Arab American Heritage Council to honor L.A. music producer, Kettering president, health provider at Legacy banquet

The 20,000-member Arab American community has played a key role in the growth of Flint and Genesee County. For almost 40 years, it has done so with the help and encouragement of the Arab American Heritage Council (AAHC). The organization has worked to broaden understanding and appreciation of Arab culture and encourage Arab American involvement […]

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