There are tons of fun things to do this June

There are tons of fun things to do this June

There’s plenty of outdoor fun from frog fests and honey bee home explorations to hot-air balloons and firework displays in the weeks ahead. And when you need to cool down, step inside the comfortable surroundings of Flint’s many libraries, museums and cultural centers. There’s lots of lively programming and activity for children and families to discover. ACTIVITIES BY […]

Forward Together asks: What would it take (for you) to prosper in Flint and Genesee County?

Forward Together asks: What would it take (for you) to prosper in Flint and Genesee County?

Our region’s next move may prove its most important one, according to Forward Together partners, who want not just some but as many people as possible to benefit in future job and wealth creation throughout the region. It’s an unprecedented thought and effort, according to organizers, who say the initiative represents the first time Genesee […]

Dinner under the Lights

Dinner under the Lights

Flint will be aglow May 17 as diners gather in Buckham Alley for a locally sourced, four-course dinner prepared by Tony Vu, founder of MaMang Restaurant, and Therman Sisco, founder of Sisco’s Catering.The 6:30 p.m. dinner will include some chef favorites, including wings two ways (caramel brined in keffir lime leaves and spicy buffalo), cornbread […]

Mobile pantry stops continue

Mobile pantry stops continue

Flint families may get nutritious food that can limit the effects of lead exposure during mobile food pantry hours set for March at locations throughout Flint. Residents can access foods rich in calcium, vitamin C and iron including oranges, apples and potatoes, as well as milk, according to backers including the Food Bank of Eastern […]

Tons of fun this March

Tons of fun this March

Spring. The mere sound of it makes you think of sunshine and the first flowers of the season. With the long winter days nearly behind us and warmer days ahead, it’s the perfect time to take one last pass at snowshoeing and other winter fun. As the weather shifts, there are plenty of transitional activities […]

Lansing-based company expected to bring 200 jobs to Linden Road

Lansing-based company expected to bring 200 jobs to Linden Road

About new 200 jobs are expected to be filled in Genesee County with the arrival of Lansing-based Peckam, Inc., according to its CEO Mitchell Tomlinson. The nonprofit vocational rehabilitation organization and human services agency is expected to occupy 38,000 square feet of space at the former Furniture Row, 3080 South Linden Road, according to company […]

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