Changing Flint’s narrative

Changing Flint’s narrative

The narrative about Flint is shifting from coverage of the water crisis and recovery efforts to more positive news the city’s redevelopment efforts.

At TheHUB Flint, we recognize our coverage shapes public perceptions here at home and beyond. We want to help make it easier for everyone to see what we see and that is that Flint’s narrative is changing.

With that, we are proud to introduce our monthly report of the positive developments making national, regional and state news headlines.

After all, when Flint wins, we all win.


Site Selector Magazine promotes Flint’s resurgence promotes Hurley Medical Center, Flint Farmers’ Market and MSU collaborative promoting an innovative fruit and vegetable “prescription program”

 New York’s New School University promotes Geneusee, a sustainable eyewear company

REGION – PURE Michigan

PURE Michigan promotes Tenacity Brewing, Durant-Dort Factory One and Flint Farmers’ Market


Former Flint elementary school to become apartments and business space
NBC 25 News at 11 – WEYI-TV – 06/28/2018

Ground broken for Flint Cultural Center Academy free charter school
The HUB Flint – 06/28/2018

 Flint Mexican restaurant expands with new Grand Blanc-area location (Mlive)

 New Flint Cultural Center school to serve 650 students (Mlive)

 $1 million grant will help turn old Coolidge School into apartments (Mlive)

39 businesses move into Flint’s Ferris Wheel, sparking the city’s growth

HUB Flint, The – 06/25/2018

SHIFT boutique opens in downtown Flint, adding to the city’s revitalization
HUB Flint, The – 06/22/2018

39 new businesses moving into Flint’s Ferris Wheel building
Flint Journal, The – 06/22/2018

Android is looking for 200 employees to fill manufacturing jobs in Flint
HUB Flint, The – 06/15/2018

Couple brings new art boutique to downtown Flint
Flint Journal, The – 06/18/2018

Bolstering Flint’s small businesses
The HUB Flint – 06/14/2018

Flint’s economic development director readies for new investments
The HUB Flint – 06/14/2018

Local grocers gain ground in Flint
The HUB Flint – 06/08/2018

Milk means more: Dairy industry celebrated for contributions to Michigan’s economy
The HUB Flint – 06/08/2018 

Business growth in Flint’s downtown district show promising signs
The Hub Flint – 06/06/2018

Startup looks to manufacture eyeglasses using recycled water bottles
Flintside – 06/07/2018

General Motors hiring for dozens of temp jobs at Flint Assembly
Flint Journal, The – 06/06/2018

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Lead photo by Danen Williams




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