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Gas-burning cars and trucks will be left behind, futurists of SEJ panel predict at Factory One

By Harold C. Ford A panel of automotive futurists anticipated the next great...

Book Review: David Buick’s Marvelous Motor Car by Lawrence Gustin

by Harold C. Ford Get your name on 40 million cars and you’re bound to...

A New Generation: Millennials, young adults like Flint’s Santino Guerra embracing politics

By Meghan Christian According to Ruth Milkman’s analysis “A New...

Analysis/Commentary: Who votes, who doesn’t, and why it matters

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the...

Flint Community School district facing make-or-break challenge under state partnership agreement

By Jan Worth-Nelson and Harold C. Ford Behind the scenes as Flint students...

Commentary: A primary primer for the Aug. 7 election — REMEMBER TO VOTE

By Paul Rozycki In less than a month, in the midst of summer vacations, art...

Daughter of immigrants, Mona Hanna-Attisha details Flint’s disaster and hope: an analysis

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”...

Book Review: David Buick’s Marvelous Motor Car by Lawrence Gustin

by Harold C. Ford Get your name on 40 million cars and you’re bound to...

Luminous “JFK: The Last Speech” essay collection reverberates 55 years after one October day

By Robert R. Thomas On Oct, 26, 1963, President John F. Kennedy gave his...

Review/Commentary: “Destiny of the Republic” a timely look at an honorable president

“When he (James Garfield) was still a very young man, he had hidden a...

Detroit 1967: a movie, a book, and a searing memory of when the riots hit Flint

by Harold C. Ford “A riot is the language of the unheard.”...

Print show honoring DAS Print great William Stolpin opening at FIA Sept. 16

By Jan Worth-Nelson   Note: Sadly, we have been notified that Bill died...

Review: Quoting Comey,”The Chickenshit Club” eyes why the DOJ goes easy on bankers

By Robert R. Thomas My wife, a retired librarian, came across a blurb for...

CALENDAR: This month in The Village offers films, music, Flint Pride and more

Compiled and selected by EVM Managing Editor Meghan Christian “This...

Thanksgiving memoir: Temple of the City — a story of Atwood Stadium

By Gary L. Fisher NOTE:  Gary Fisher, a local historian, will speak on the...

Village Life: Why I use medical cannabis

By Ted Nelson I thought I was losing my mind.  Two sleepless nights in a...

Village Life: Why I moved to Flint

    By Ted Nelson My first experience of Flint was Bishop...

Village Life: in Flint, there’s always more than one story; there’s always more to come

By Jan Worth-Nelson Some time in the middle of February – by far the...

Commentary: Time to jump-start the new city charter

By Paul Rozycki Last August Flint voters set the city on a new course when...

Village Life: Just another drag queen bingo night in Flint cheering things up

By Jan Worth-Nelson Can Flint be any more itself than combining a crowded...

Gerrymandering Part Three: going to court

By Paul Rozycki Just when you thought you’ve heard enough about...

Thanksgiving memoir: Temple of the City — a story of Atwood Stadium

By Gary L. Fisher NOTE:  Gary Fisher, a local historian, will speak on the...

Commentary: Bent but not broken–remember Flint’s history of fighting back

By Ted Nelson This is a lightly edited transcript of Ted Nelson’s...

Commentary: Thanks due to election workers, who keep the wheels of democracy turning

By Paul Rozycki  For those of us who spend our time trying to analyze the...

Commentary: 2018 is not your typical midterm election

By Paul Rozycki This year’s midterm election could be like most other...

Luminous “JFK: The Last Speech” essay collection reverberates 55 years after one October day

By Robert R. Thomas On Oct, 26, 1963, President John F. Kennedy gave his...

Review/Commentary: Foreboding “Fahrenheit 11/9” a jumbled jeremiad, but we still need it

By Jan Worth-Nelson In his opening remarks to a crowd of about 1,000 at the...

Commentary: Environmental Justice Summit convened empowering visions of clean water, air, land

By Michael Mascarenhas On Sept. 8, the Michigan Environmental Justice...

Analysis/Commentary: Who votes, who doesn’t, and why it matters

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the...

Village Life: It’s been a little hard to write about nuthatches

By Jan Worth-Nelson I’d really like to go back to writing about...

Local news still matters, even as the “how” changes

By Jan Worth-Nelson I just lost my temper.  The trigger was an early...

Is restoring trust as easy as turning a faucet?

By Paul Rozycki Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential...

Thanksgiving memoir: Temple of the City — a story of Atwood Stadium

By Gary L. Fisher NOTE:  Gary Fisher, a local historian, will speak on the...

Commentary: Bent but not broken–remember Flint’s history of fighting back

By Ted Nelson This is a lightly edited transcript of Ted Nelson’s...

For a Las Vegas native, difference between virtual and real hit home

By Dylan Doherty I was hesitant when my fiancée, Kelsey Ronan, suggested I...

Village Life: Wilbur the “Flint Strong” dog, tangled vines and a city’s fate

By Jan Worth-Nelson In a conference room at City Hall recently after a...

Detroit 1967: a movie, a book, and a searing memory of when the riots hit Flint

by Harold C. Ford “A riot is the language of the unheard.”...

Essay: Protests carry forward spirits of two mothers and an old friend, still on the march

By Teddy Robertson I haven’t seen Judy for fifty years, but here she is on...

Essay: Remembering the Selma March, the “grandest hour of the civil rights movement”

Editor’s Note: The Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March some 51...

Essay: For-Mar treehouse a childhood fantasy brought to life–by TV masters

By Robert R. Thomas Camping out is an honorable Michigan tradition. I have a...

Hamady sacked again: local food advocate responds to store closure

By Darlene Carey           On the threshold of...

Thanksgiving memoir: Temple of the City — a story of Atwood Stadium

By Gary L. Fisher NOTE:  Gary Fisher, a local historian, will speak on the...

Flint Fright Film Fest 2018 draws 260 entries, stages entertaining show for horror fans

By Jeffery L Carey Jr. About 260 entries submitted to the Oct 27 second...

Review: “The Rep” performs energetic “Assassins” to packed house

By Patsy Isenberg On Friday night, Nov. 9, the talented and energetic cast...

Midterm election gives Dems the U.S. House, Michigan governor; 50 percent turnout in county

By Paul Rozycki After the most contentious and energized election in many...

RACER Trust sets two public meetings on Buick City PFAS contamination, other environmental issues

By Jan Worth-Nelson RACER Trust, a company organized to clean up and sell...

Commentary: Bent but not broken–remember Flint’s history of fighting back

By Ted Nelson This is a lightly edited transcript of Ted Nelson’s...

East Village Magazine – November 2018

The latest issue of the East Village Magazine is available for download...

Editorial: Mr. President, please stop the dangerous attacks

FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE U.S. CONSTITUTION Congress shall make no law...

Hamady sacked again: local food advocate responds to store closure

By Darlene Carey           On the threshold of...

Thanksgiving memoir: Temple of the City — a story of Atwood Stadium

By Gary L. Fisher NOTE:  Gary Fisher, a local historian, will speak on the...

Flint Fright Film Fest 2018 draws 260 entries, stages entertaining show for horror fans

By Jeffery L Carey Jr. About 260 entries submitted to the Oct 27 second...

Review: “The Rep” performs energetic “Assassins” to packed house

By Patsy Isenberg On Friday night, Nov. 9, the talented and energetic cast...

Midterm election gives Dems the U.S. House, Michigan governor; 50 percent turnout in county

By Paul Rozycki After the most contentious and energized election in many...

News Brief: Water Recovery Resource Day Saturday invites residents to “Own It”

The City of Flint hosts its second Recovery Resource Day, Own It, 9 a.m. to...

News Brief: Flint Repertory stages “Assassins” starting Nov. 9

Tickets are on sale for Flint Repertory Theatre’s production of Stephen...

Poem: Lexicon for a Tyrant

Lexicon for a Tyrant By Teddy Robertson   You may wonder why I need a...

Restoring a duck decoy

Restoring a duck decoy By Grayce Scholt I touch acrylic paint to neck, to...

Review: “The Rep” performs energetic “Assassins” to packed house

By Patsy Isenberg On Friday night, Nov. 9, the talented and energetic cast...

Review: “Beautiful Decay” sculptures featured at MCC through Oct. 30

By Patsy Isenberg “Beautiful Decay” is the theme of a mixed...

Review: Chilly Artwalk brings witches, quilts, music, and “South of the Border” to warm up downtown scene

By Patsy Isenberg On a chilly Oct. 12, Artwalk brought not only great art...

Review/Commentary: Foreboding “Fahrenheit 11/9” a jumbled jeremiad, but we still need it

By Jan Worth-Nelson In his opening remarks to a crowd of about 1,000 at the...

Review: Summer Osborne sings the way with call for “spiritual revolution,” peace and love

by Harold Ford “You’re going to make the difference between loving and...

Review: Hot Friday the 13th downtown ARTWALK a feast of stellar art and music

By Patsy Isenberg A lot of people came to downtown Flint on Friday the 13th...

Review: Flint welcomes “The Moth” in celebratory night downtown

By Patsy Isenberg and Jan Worth-Nelson Perhaps the biggest stories of all...

Village Life: Why I use medical cannabis

By Ted Nelson I thought I was losing my mind.  Two sleepless nights in a...

Village Life: Why I moved to Flint

    By Ted Nelson My first experience of Flint was Bishop...

Village Life: in Flint, there’s always more than one story; there’s always more to come

By Jan Worth-Nelson Some time in the middle of February – by far the...

Grayce Scholt, iconic writer, teacher, artist and poet of East Village Magazine, dead at 92

By Jan Worth-Nelson It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Grayce...

Village Life: Just another drag queen bingo night in Flint cheering things up

By Jan Worth-Nelson Can Flint be any more itself than combining a crowded...

Village Life: How new digs in Flint made a doggie dream come true

By Meghan Christian This is about a dream of puppy love coming true, right...

Village Life: Wilbur the “Flint Strong” dog, tangled vines and a city’s fate

By Jan Worth-Nelson In a conference room at City Hall recently after a...

  • News Briefs

News Brief: Hunger, Homelessness Week Lunch and Learn TOMORROW at Bethel

Flint Area Community Housing Resource Board and Bethel United Methodist...

News Brief: Water Recovery Resource Day Saturday invites residents to “Own It”

The City of Flint hosts its second Recovery Resource Day, Own It, 9 a.m. to...

News Brief: Flint Repertory stages “Assassins” starting Nov. 9

Tickets are on sale for Flint Repertory Theatre’s production of Stephen...

News Brief: Gustin and Crawford, authors of “giants of Flint history” Nov. 13 event CANCELLED

By Jan Worth-Nelson THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED as of 11/09/2018 Two...

News Brief: Not too late to join Messiah community chorus for Nov. 18 performance

The Grand Blanc Arts Council invites singers of all skill levels to join its...