Pedal Power: Detroit, Flint and other city cycling events pump nearly $700 million into state’s economy

Pedal Power: Detroit, Flint and other city cycling events pump nearly $700 million into state’s economy

Bicycling, once relegated as a kid’s method of transportation, has become a boon for cities such as Flint and Detroit, both working hard to attract young residents and families as well as develop efforts to build a growing local economy, health and wellness initiatives as well as community development, riders and bike experts agree. Riding […]

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. […]

Family-friendly fun abounds in Flint!

Family-friendly fun abounds in Flint!

Kids and costumes go together like cookies and milk— it’s a natural combination. If you have a pretty princess, smart scientist, super hero or a fun-loving kid at home, then there is a wide array of events they’ll certainly want to check out. Many of these fun, family-friendly events are free. Whether you get out […]

Musician raises Flint’s voice in song set for national release next month

Musician raises Flint’s voice in song set for national release next month

Ashley Peacock is a firm believer in revolution. He doesn’t necessarily want bloodshed. He wants a transformation that shakes the foundations of stubborn hearts and closed minds. Peacock sings of his vision in “Revolution,” a hard-rock-edged single by the White Wolves, due for audio and video release across music channels nationwide Nov. 2. The track […]

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 […]

Skateboarding demo hopes to raise awareness and funds for skate park

Skateboarding demo hopes to raise awareness and funds for skate park

Calling all costumed characters, creatures and skateboard aficionados you’re invited to appear in the Brush Alley Skateshop’s costume contest and youth fundraiser. Organizers Nick Welch and the Brush Alley Skateshop hope to raise sufficient funds to support Flint Skatepark improvements and showcase how the sport adds vibrancy and young energy to Flint’s city culture. The event, […]

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