A Good Look: Crim’s licensed apparel contract with Flint’s GoodBoy Clothing opens market to 50,000 customers

A Good Look: Crim’s licensed apparel contract with Flint’s GoodBoy Clothing opens market to 50,000 customers

Oaklin Mixon believes everybody is chasing something. “It can be personal success, wholesome relationships, anything,” says the founder and creative director of GoodBoy Clothing. He also stresses that when you start to run after anything there will be challenges that have to be encountered, and ultimately endured, in order to get to the finish line. […]

Active Flint residents gear up for HAP Crim Festival of Races

Active Flint residents gear up for HAP Crim Festival of Races

Runners – and walkers – of all experience levels will get on their marks Aug. 24-25. All ages, backgrounds and abilities, including wheelchair participants, will be represented in the annual HAP Crim Festival of Races. Organizers at the Crim Fitness Foundation say competing is less the goal of the outing than camaraderie, as participants from […]

Teeing Off: Flint pride movement catches fire

Teeing Off:  Flint pride movement catches fire

Marcus Bieth is a firm believer Flint is making a comeback. He’s seen it. The co-owner of Flint City T-Shirts was barely 16 when he started working at the shop screen printing garments. Back in 2003, few businesses were downtown and Saginaw Street was a lonely strip with that small shop, Paul’s Pipe Shop, the […]

Crim symbolizes community’s race to finish line

Crim symbolizes community’s race to finish line

If life is viewed as a race the city of Flint has become a major competitor. The training regimen of uphill climbs through economic downturns and unemployment has strengthened its legs. Accepting the uncertain, but ongoing, challenge of reinvention has built its endurance. Factoring unforeseeable illness and efforts to recover from the issues associated with […]

Flint Lens Men uplift community and build passion for photography

Flint Lens Men uplift community and build passion for photography

These days, much of Flint is viewed through a changing lens. From the city’s budding small business scene to its fast-growing movement toward improving community nutrition, the scene is one of progress and evolution. To the untrained eye, a blend of sheer positive energy and common dedication might appear responsible for developments getting attention everywhere […]