Forward Together: Flint & Genesee County residents invited to create a shared roadmap to prosperity

Forward Together: Flint & Genesee County residents invited to create a shared roadmap to prosperity

Thinking and acting regionally is at the center of economic resurgence efforts throughout the country and, now, it’s a part of the mission of Flint and Genesee County Forward Together Steering Committee, who will be working in tandem to create a roadmap for regional prosperity. The 24-member group, which represents a unique partnership between the […]

There are tons of fun things to do this May

There are tons of fun things to do this May

There’s lots to enjoy in Flint and Genesee County during the next few adventure-filled weeks. Get out and explore the great outdoors at For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum, find a “muddy buddy” at For-Mar’s mud fest, kayak the Flint River, take a Spring wildflower hike, go strawberry picking or chill at Applewood’s Yoga in the […]

Flint Handmade’s Annual Spring Craft Market returns Saturday

Flint Handmade’s Annual Spring Craft Market returns Saturday

There’s a rule about success. If it works, repeat it. And, that’s exactly what Flint Handmade founder Crystal Pepperdine  is doing with the 12th Annual Spring Craft Market Saturday, April 27th – repeating success. “We were so excited about the momentum around our post Thanksgiving Small Business Saturday event last year that we decided to host […]

Detect and Protect: Flint Fire Dept. provides free smoke and carbon monoxide detector installation

Detect and Protect: Flint Fire Dept. provides free smoke and carbon monoxide detector installation

 It’s easier to prevent tragedies than respond to them. That’s the message from the City of Flint Fire Department, which is working in conjunction with the Michigan Fire Inspectors Society, American Red Cross, International Association of Black Professional Firefighters (IABPFF) and the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) to install thousands of free smoke and carbon monoxide […]

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 […]