Two brands. One backstory…and a move forward plan for Flint

Two brands. One backstory…and a move forward plan for Flint

There’s a back story behind every entrepreneur, particularly in Flint, the birthplace of a new creative class that is showing that there is more underneath the hood of the city than its automotive culture. Two of its serial entrepreneurs — Beats X Beers Founder Brandon Corder and Eight One Zero Founder James Thigpen, Jr.— recently […]

Joyful sounds and friendly faces highlight Heritage & Harmony Fest

Joyful sounds and friendly faces highlight Heritage & Harmony Fest

Lifting up neighbors, friends and visitors alike, the sounds of the Heritage & Harmony Festival are already drawing interest, attention and accolades on this, the first day of its 3-day run in Flint’s Historic Civic Park Neighborhood. Organizers feel that it is important to bring celebratory events like this back into Flint’s neighborhoods and are […]

Heritage & Harmony Festival Kicks off Monday, July 2

Heritage & Harmony Festival Kicks off Monday, July 2

Music, a marketplace and more are all a part of the inaugural Heritage & Harmony Festival, which kicks off Monday, July 2. The aim of the event is simple: To bring Flint residents together through music and fellowship in the heart of the historic Civic Park Neighborhood, which was among America’s first planned neighborhoods. The neighborhood […]

Forward Momentum

Forward Momentum

Every movement starts with an idea. In the case of the Flint Forward (#FlintFwd) campaign, the idea was to promote the strength, creativity, and versatility of the community it represents. #FlintFwd began as a social media strategy to inspire a city bombarded by unflattering images and bad news. Flint business owner, investor and champion Jocelyn […]