Caterer Krazy Kravings spreads sweetness throughout the Flint community

Caterer Krazy Kravings spreads sweetness throughout the Flint community

There was a time Porsha Wilburn wouldn’t go near the kitchen while her mother made tasty magic. Cooking wasn’t a passion for Wilburn, a professional accountant more interested in crunching numbers than testing ingredients and experimenting with recipes. The oven was her mother Ann Wilburn’s domain, and it supported a popular, home-based business. Macaroni and […]

SloanLongway Museum revisits Flint’s segregated housing history

SloanLongway Museum revisits Flint’s segregated housing history

More than 50 years ago Flint’s mayor made a personal referendum on the city. Floyd J. McCree, the city’s first black mayor resigned from his post. The move was a protest of the city commission’s defeat of an open housing ordinance, which would have integrated more neighborhoods with residents of color. “I refuse to live […]

Mobile food pantries to distribute nutritious food to Flint families in January: Here’s the schedule

Mobile food pantries to distribute nutritious food to Flint families in January: Here’s the schedule

Flint families will be able to get nutritious food that can limit the effects of lead exposure from mobile food pantries in January. The pantries will distribute foods rich in calcium, vitamin C and iron such as apples, carrots, potatoes, onions and cabbage. The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint and the Michigan Department […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce’s ‘2020: Building the Future’ sees a revitalized city, county

Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce’s ‘2020: Building the Future’ sees a revitalized city, county

As we wind up 2017 it’s a good time to think about the past and plan for the future. The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce has done both. Earlier this year it launched an initiative called “2020: Building the Future.” It focuses on development projects and education and destination programs that the chamber says […]

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