Storefronts move into former drugstore site as part of $1.4 million downtown effort

Storefronts move into former drugstore site as part of $1.4 million downtown effort

A $1.4 million building development is expected to generate new retail activity downtown. The former Perry drugstore site at South Saginaw and Second streets will house four new businesses, following renovations to the 9,000-square-foot structure, due for completion in March. Additional shops, totaling six and generating about 15 full-time jobs, are part of the vision […]

Partnerships energize downtown Flint

Partnerships energize downtown Flint

A heartening number of start-up shops that line Flint’s business district are getting invaluable support from downtown anchor institutions. One upcoming pairing to watch is the partnership between Eight Ten Nail Bar, which opened its doors this spring, and Cork on Saginaw, Flint’s chic restaurant and wine bar, celebrating its eighth year of operation. The nail bar’s owners Natalie and […]

Fix-it shop brings bike culture to Flint

Fix-it shop brings bike culture to Flint

It’s not your everyday bicycle mechanic service. In fact, there’s not much about Recycle Bike Shop and Mobile Repair that’s traditional, and that’s what customers and supporters of the business like. With a mission to support an increasing number of commuters and cyclists who travel in and out of downtown Flint, husband and wife co-owners […]