downtown flint

Flint’s Rich History [VIDEO]
With all of the negativity surrounding Flint these days, we tend to forget what a great city this used to be.  With the high crime rate and the situation with Flint's state-appointed emergency financial manager, it's easy to lose sight of where we've been.
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Are You Ready to Pay to Park in Flint?
Let's face it, the city of Flint needs to raise some money. If you want to park your vehicle on or close to Saginaw Street, it'll cost you a dollar an hour. The new parking meters will be a little different that the ones we've seen before. The kiosks will be solar powered and will take coins and …
Pot O’ Gold 4-Miler Saturday Afternoon in Downtown Flint
The annual Pot O' Gold 4-mile run/walk will take place this Saturday in downtown Flint. The race starts at 5:30 pm and will feature a flat and fast course through the U of M-Flint campus and the College/Cultural Center area before finishing downtown near the Masonic Temple. All race finishers…
Remembering Flint’s Once Booming Economy [VIDEO]
It's sad what has happened to Flint over the years. The city is in major debt, we have an emergency financial manager, abandoned houses, factories and store fronts dot the city's landscape. But once upon a time, we were called "Buick City" with a huge GM presence and a booming economy.
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Free Parking In Flint – For Now
Flint had a plan to have new parking meters up and collecting by the time we hit "Back to the Bricks" week, but the plan is now on hold. The problem? The city's meter ordinance prohibits the Downtown Development Authority from installing them. Originally the Flint DDA had hoped to have abo…
Flint’s Back To The Bricks Just Days Away
There's nothing like seeing the thousands upon thousands of classic cars make their way into Flint and Genesee County for one of the best car shows in the country.
On August 9th, Back To The Bricks kicks off with the start of the first annual 'Tune-Up Week' in Clio, continuing with sto…
Friday Night Artwalk Downtown Flint
The second Friday night of every month is Artwalk from 6-9 pm in downtown Flint.  The event is FREE and is staged at several different downtown locations.  Best place to start is the Greater Flint Arts Council on Saginaw Street.