Stars shine as free summer films begin

Stars shine as free summer films begin

Free family movie nights begin June 28 on the lawn behind Flint City Hall. “Movies Under the Stars,” presented by Communities First, Inc., will resume its sixth year of the outdoor film series with a pre-party at 7:30 p.m. before Friday’s screening of The LEGO Movie 2. All guests receive a bag of popcorn, drink […]

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 […]