Kayak rental service brings paddle power to Flint River

Kayak rental service brings paddle power to Flint River

A new effort to support outdoor activities along the Flint River this fall promotes paddle power. The Flint River Watershed Coalition and Corridor Alliance chapter have launched Kayak Flint, a kayak rental service that begins Sept. 14 and operates through Oct. 7. Renters can get equipment at 119 North Grand Traverse St. behind Tenacity Brewing […]

Riverside renewal moves along on Chevy Commons, site of historic labor dispute

Riverside renewal moves along on Chevy Commons, site of historic labor dispute

A site associated with historic labor conflict is becoming a location for environmental preservation and leisure activity. Chevy Commons, made famous as the scene of 1936 “sit-down strike” held by Flint auto workers, has gained attention and is attracting more resources to support development of the district. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MEDQ), City […]

TheHUB City Guide: Discover Flint’s hottest night spots

TheHUB City Guide: Discover Flint’s hottest night spots

The nightlife is getting hotter as we head into July. Step out and sample one of the great new spirits being featured this month or enjoy one of your favorite pours. Take in a live music set, dance or dine at one of Flint’s local clubs. If you need a weekend wind down, step into […]

Students use chemistry kits to test water in streams, river; will share results at Flint River GREEN summit

Students use chemistry kits to test water in streams, river; will share results at Flint River GREEN summit

If you’ve seen a group of young people armed with chemistry kits hanging around local streams and the Flint River you may have wondered what in the world was going on. Well, here’s the answer. The young people checking out the water are 6th through 12th graders from Saginaw, Genesee, and Lapeer Counties. They’ve been […]