Along with the upcoming festivities such as Back to the Bricks and The Crim, there will also be other excitement on hand as four new businesses are set to celebrate openings in downtown Flint.Chrysa's Alterations and Exclusive Apparel Design, Timothy Goodrich Custom Shoes & Repair, BRIX and Networks Labs are co-located at 522 S. Saginaw Street. Each of the businesses - three are retail and one is tech - will provide a specialized service for customers.

The celebration will begin with a "Made in Flint' event on Tuesday, August 13th with a news conference at 3 p.m. followed by an open house from 3:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. The public is welcome to attend!