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. […]

Faith in business: Pastor promotes entrepreneurship as pathway to economic independence

Faith in business: Pastor promotes entrepreneurship as pathway to economic independence

There’s continued momentum behind the ecosystem that is driving growth in Flint and Genesee County. Its downtown is booming, with dozens of developments from the Hilton Garden Inn, Mott Community College’s Culinary Art’s Institute and the newly renovated Perry Building, now home to tenant anchor ELGA Credit Union to The Marketplace, a mixed-use housing and […]

Flint Chef Sean Gartland aims to help food-based business rise with CO.STARTERS

Flint Chef Sean Gartland aims to help food-based business rise with CO.STARTERS

There’s no shortage of talented cooks in Flint and Genesee County. In the last five years, residents happily witnessed a steady stream of food-based businesses move from home-based kitchen counter operations to mobile food truck and bricks and mortar locations. That’s a good thing, according to area small business advocates like Sean Gartland. The certified […]

Good Things are Brewing at Flint City Hard Cider

Good Things are Brewing at Flint City Hard Cider

Twenty-nine-year-old Charlie Burt was previously the general manager at Porter’s Orchard in Goodrich, handling all the day-to-day operations and the business side of the company. The orchard was the only job he’d had, having worked there since he was 17-years-old. He began by picking apples and bagging them for sale. He also helped make cider. […]

‘Recasting’ the seminar: Community Training Sessions’ provides education for aspiring – and current – entrepreneurs

‘Recasting’ the seminar: Community Training Sessions’ provides education for aspiring – and current – entrepreneurs

The seminar model is a familiar one: Signup. Attend the event. Go home with some valuable info. But what if a seminar on topics you really cared about were expanded over the course of three months with two options per week? That’s the premise behind Flint ReCAST’s “Community Training Sessions,” which will run from June 25 to August […]

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