Art on Tap September 8 at Flint Institute of Arts
Do you like beer? Food? Music? Art? Saturday, September 8th from 4-8 pm the Flint Institute of Arts invites you to the 5th annual Art on Tap at the FIA under the tent on the parking lot behind the FIA.
Today is ‘National Radio Day’
Today is August 20, which means that it's "National Radio Day." National Radio Day celebrates a great invention and communications medium, which dates back to the late 1800's.
The Crim is Saturday, Are You Ready?
The 36th running of the Crim Festival of Races is Saturday, August 25th. This internationally known road race is one of the few events where Olympians and Everyday Joes can line up side-by-side. Over ten thousand runners and walkers took part in the Crim 10-miler last year.
‘Grille-ing’ at Back to the Bricks
There were literally thousands of vintage cars to see at Back to the Bricks this past week. My wife and I got up early Saturday morning and got in a 10-mile run along the Flint River trail. We ended up in downtown Flint for some early action at Back to the Bricks.
Tomorrow is “Bad Poetry Day”
Let's face it. If you've attempted to write poetry at any time in your life, it was probably bad. Writing quality poetry is not easy. August 18th is a day set aside for bad poets everywhere. National Bad Poetry Day is a day for those who cannot write their way out o…
Michigan Renaissance Festival Begins This Weekend
The Michigan Renaissance Festival kicks off this weekend in Hollygrove, and will be open weekends and Labor Day through the end of September. Each weekend at the Renaissance Festival has a theme, this weekend is the Royal Pet & Ale Festival.
Elvis & The Babe Both Left Us on This Day in History
August 16th is the death anniversary of two of pop culture's biggest icons. From the world of sports, George Herman Ruth, a.k.a. "Babe" Ruth passed away on this day in 1948 at the age of 53. Ruth introduced the power game to baseball,
Study Shows Eggs Not ‘Eggsactly’ Bad For You
The headlines recently blared "Eggs as bad as Cigarettes for your Heart," got a lot of people's attention. This was based solely on a Canadian study. Researchers at Western University in Canada surveyed 1200 patients
Powerball Jackpot at $320 Million For Tonight’s Drawing
There are still a couple of hours for you to buy a chance at riches beyond your imagination. It's not Oprah money or Bill Gates money or even Mark Zuckerberg moolah, but it's enough that you can tell your boss what you really think of him/her.
Today is “National Relaxation Day”
Today is National Relaxation Day. Hold the phone, take a nap, go fishing. August 15 is set aside to get people to relax and try to reduce stress in their lives.
Still Time To Sign Up & Save $$ on Crim Entries
The Crim Festival of Races is less than two weeks away. If you haven't gotten around to signing up yet, you can still save a few bucks before paying top dollar at the race expo. Save $10 on your race entry by signing up online before August 22 at 2 pm.
Montrose Blueberry Festival This Week
The annual Montrose Blueberry Festival begins this week with activities planned for Wednesday through Sunday. As you might imagine, there will be plenty of delicious blueberry foods, plus carnival rides, softball tournament, beverage tent and a big, Blueberry Parade on Saturday.