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“At the Intersection” 182-year-old Flint congregation considers their place in the community

By Tom Travis As the congregation of  St. Paul’s Episcopal Church...

Commentary: The legal road to Roe v. Wade and back: It’s more than just a court case

By Paul Rozycki Perhaps nothing illustrates both the legal and personal...

Flint Schools Superintendent considers library opening: “We got next”

By Jan Worth-Nelson After the joyful ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Flint...

Library reopens after $30 million renovation with three-day celebration

By Jan Worth-Nelson A two-year-long, $30 million renovation of the Flint...

Book Review: Connor Coyne’s mighty opus compels in URBANTASM: Book Three — The Darkest Road

By Robert Thomas Urbantasm is categorized as a magical teen noir serial...

Book Review: “Standpipe–Delivering Water to Flint” an ode to one man’s witness of troubled times

By Jan Worth-Nelson I was prepared to dislike and resent David Hardin’s...

Behind the Walls: Inside the criminal justice system to hold town hall meeting

By Tom Travis The Behind the Walls: Inside the Criminal Justice System...

Public meeting on city ward redistricting set for 1 p.m. Wed Dec. 8 by Flint Election Commission

By Tom Travis The Flint Election Commission will hold a public meeting...

Genesee Health Plan receives grant for $219,492 to help people enroll in health care

By Tom Travis Genesee Health Plan (GHP) has received a three-year federal...

Flint Repertory Theatre returns to the stage Oct. 8 with Beckett absurdist comedy

By Patsy Isenberg After eighteen months of no live theatre indoors in Flint,...

Commentary: How COVID has changed us, and what it means for East Village Magazine

By Paul Rozycki It’s been two years.   March 10, 2020. That was the day...

American democracy is facing serious threats. Let’s make sure it survives.

By Paul Rozycki  “The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms,...

Commentary: Secure MI Vote petition won’t secure your vote — or democracy 

By Paul Rozycki  A few years ago I was asked to give a presentation on the...

Commentary: Flint loses 20,000 residents. What does it mean for the city?

By Paul Rozycki With the current census, the city of Flint has lost Grand...

Commentary: For the Aug, 3 city council primary, take the time to learn about your candidates, and vote!

By Paul Rozycki They typically have eight- or ten-hour meetings that often...

Is it time to get back to “normal”?  Maybe, but not yet.

By Paul Rozycki “It ain’t over till it’s over” -Yogi Berra There is...

Village Life: Pierce Preschool connected us to our “Pandemic Village”

By Melodee Mabbitt Before the pandemic hit, I was the kind of...

Commentary: The legal road to Roe v. Wade and back: It’s more than just a court case

By Paul Rozycki Perhaps nothing illustrates both the legal and personal...

“Heinous,” “scary,” “devastating”– Area women react to possible end of Roe v. Wade

By Jan Worth-Nelson I set out to try to find out how some area women view...

Commentary: A critical look for critics of the 1619 Project and Critical Race Theory

By Paul Rozycki If there is any doubt that race plays a powerful role in...

Commentary: Flint’s I-475 freeway and race: A concrete barrier, or a road to reconciliation?

By Paul Rozycki A therapist trying to analyze Flint’s attitude towards...

Memories of Woodrow Stanley: student, councilman, mayor, county commissioner, and state representative

By Paul Rozycki Many tributes to Woodrow Stanley have spoken of his...

Commentary: How COVID has changed us, and what it means for East Village Magazine

By Paul Rozycki It’s been two years.   March 10, 2020. That was the day...

Public speakers plead with council to approve updated zoning ordinance

By Tom Travis A passel of young people from across Flint attended the last...

I-475 corridor community input meeting set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22 at FIM

By Tom Travis (This article has been updated to reflect a change of venue...

Flint Registry reports 16,000 people enrolled in first four years

By Tom Travis As of July 31, 2021,  just over 16,000 people have enrolled...

“Sons: Seeing the Modern African American Male” exhibition opens at the Flint Institute of Arts

By Tom Travis Aiming to go beyond a photographic study, photographer Jerry...

Family Flu and COVID Vaccination Day, Saturday, Jan. 22 – hosted by Hamilton Community Health Network

By Tom Travis On Saturday, Jan. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hamilton...

Guest Commentary: Thanks for the early Christmas gift – air pollutants and toxins

By Ted Zahrfeld Thank you for the early Christmas “gift,” Governor,...

Education Beat Op-Ed: Put Flint kids first — say YES now to Flint Education Continuum

By Harold C. Ford ‘”Noli equi dentes inspicere donate.”...

A number of numbers to watch in 2019

By Paul Rozycki I once knew a math professor who argued that everything in...

Jacky King laid to rest: Flint loses a genuine hero

by Harold C. Ford “Get out there and make a damn difference.”...

Commentary: Should the Lame Duck be a dead duck?

By Paul Rozycki In the past, the so-called “lame duck” session was a...

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...

Village Life: Memories burned into Washington School’s demise: “This one hurts the most”

By Gary Fisher She was nearly half a century old by the time I showed up....

Memories of Jack Minore, Michigan, Flint, and East Village

By Paul Rozycki There have been many official obituaries, tributes, and...

The East Village Magazine – August 2021

The latest edition of The East Village Magazine is available for download...

From San Francisco to Chevy-in-the-hole – the Chevy Coupe helped to move America

By Teddy Robertson “Je-zus Christ!” Stress on the first syllable and...

Village Life: Viral time revisited, 2021 — personal panic, wine, and the witching hour

By Teddy Robertson We were all so new at balancing mortal threat and daily...

He changed my life: A remembrance of John Lewis

By Harold C. Ford “When you see something that is not right, not just, not...

“At the Intersection” 182-year-old Flint congregation considers their place in the community

By Tom Travis As the congregation of  St. Paul’s Episcopal Church...

Commentary: The legal road to Roe v. Wade and back: It’s more than just a court case

By Paul Rozycki Perhaps nothing illustrates both the legal and personal...

Flint Schools Superintendent considers library opening: “We got next”

By Jan Worth-Nelson After the joyful ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Flint...

Library reopens after $30 million renovation with three-day celebration

By Jan Worth-Nelson A two-year-long, $30 million renovation of the Flint...

Vista gallery, drop-in center provide nurturing space for “healing and trust,” access to resources

By Madeleine Graham  Nestled into a corner of the J.C. Penney wing of the...

Council votes to establish a Revenue Estimation Commission

By Tom Travis The Flint City Council passed a resolution, on a 8-0 vote...

Commission aims to give residents a voice – no more gerrymandering as voting districts are redrawn

By Tom Travis Residents stood up and spoke up Tuesday at a public hearing at...

Commentary: Secure MI Vote petition won’t secure your vote — or democracy 

By Paul Rozycki  A few years ago I was asked to give a presentation on the...

Editorial: Mr. President, please stop the dangerous attacks

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

“At the Intersection” 182-year-old Flint congregation considers their place in the community

By Tom Travis As the congregation of  St. Paul’s Episcopal Church...

Flint Schools Superintendent considers library opening: “We got next”

By Jan Worth-Nelson After the joyful ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Flint...

Library reopens after $30 million renovation with three-day celebration

By Jan Worth-Nelson A two-year-long, $30 million renovation of the Flint...

Behind the Walls: Inside the criminal justice system to hold town hall meeting

By Tom Travis The Behind the Walls: Inside the Criminal Justice System...

Genesee Health Plan receives grant for $219,492 to help people enroll in health care

By Tom Travis Genesee Health Plan (GHP) has received a three-year federal...

Dale Kildee, Flint’s Congressman for 36 years, dies at age 92

By Paul Rozycki Dale Kildee, who served as Flint’s congressman for 36...

Priority Waste contracted for $19.7 million through 2024 for residential waste collection

By Tom Travis The City Council passed a new waste service provider contract...

Review: Riveting Semaj Brown “bleeds fire” at Mott Warsh Gallery performance

By Jan Worth-Nelson Facing lies, atrocities and daily affronts to self-love...

EVM staffer, poet Jeffery L Carey Jr launches new book Saturday at Totem

By Jan Worth-Nelson Jeffery L Carey Jr, a poet, artist, and staff writer at...

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...

The East Village Magazine – May 8, 2022

The latest edition of The East Village Magazine is available for download...

The East Village Magazine – April 2022

The latest edition of The East Village Magazine is available for download...

The East Village Magazine – March, 2022

The latest edition of The East Village Magazine is available for download...

The East Village Magazine – February 2022

The latest edition of The East Village Magazine is available for download...

The East Village Magazine – December 2021 and January 2022

The latest edition of The East Village Magazine is available for download...

The East Village Magazine – November 2021

The latest edition of The East Village Magazine is available for download...

The East Village Magazine – October 2021

The latest edition of The East Village Magazine is available for download...

Writer Gary Gildner looks back on a Flint that “gave joy to my youth”

By Jan Worth-Nelson To understand how writer Gary Gildner feels about his...

Book Review: Connor Coyne’s mighty opus compels in URBANTASM: Book Three — The Darkest Road

By Robert Thomas Urbantasm is categorized as a magical teen noir serial...

Review: Flint native filmmaker’s latest production puts pandemic focus on frontline workers

By Harold C. Ford “Private industry really stepped up.” –Erin...

Neighborhood Engagement Hub seeking volunteers for citywide cleanup – Saturday, May 15

The Neighborhood Engagement Hub is seeking volunteers to participate in...

The Rep of Flint presents virtual theatrical production of The Breath Project

By Patsy Isenberg The Flint Repertory Theatre is joining 22 other theaters...

The East Village Magazine – October 2020 – Special Edition

A special edition, covering the Flint Community Schools Board Election...

Review: McCree Theatre vocal contest highlights local talent even in the pandemic

By Patsy Isenberg Through the magic of technology The New McCree Theatre...

FACES of Flint available now

Following Tuesday night’s premiere of the two new videos “FACES...

Genesee Earth Week set to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day,  the Genesee Conservation...

Memories of Woodrow Stanley: student, councilman, mayor, county commissioner, and state representative

By Paul Rozycki Many tributes to Woodrow Stanley have spoken of his...

Flint Water Warriors remember Tony Palladeno, silenced by COVID

By Ben Pauli Contributing Flint Water Warriors include Joelena Freeman,...

Remembering and Honoring Oaklin Mixon

By Jan Worth-Nelson Editor’s note: East Village Magazine (EVM), along...

Village Life: Memories burned into Washington School’s demise: “This one hurts the most”

By Gary Fisher She was nearly half a century old by the time I showed up....

Memories of Jack Minore, Michigan, Flint, and East Village

By Paul Rozycki There have been many official obituaries, tributes, and...

From San Francisco to Chevy-in-the-hole – the Chevy Coupe helped to move America

By Teddy Robertson “Je-zus Christ!” Stress on the first syllable and...

Village Life: Viral time revisited, 2021 — personal panic, wine, and the witching hour

By Teddy Robertson We were all so new at balancing mortal threat and daily...

Village Life: Pierce Preschool connected us to our “Pandemic Village”

By Melodee Mabbitt Before the pandemic hit, I was the kind of...

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