Review:  Paper recreations of historical fashion “amazing” at FIA through Sept. 8
Aug17

Review: Paper recreations of historical fashion “amazing” at FIA through Sept. 8

By Patsy Isenberg Is fashion art? Designer Isaac Mizrahi said on the CBS News show Sunday Morning in 2016, ”Some fashion belongs in museums… some really doesn’t… sometimes you do go into a museum where they have a show of clothing, and it does feel like a store window…” Still, museums are exhibiting fashion more frequently these days, and the debate goes on. In answer, the current exhibit at the Flint Institute of Arts is fashion,...

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It’s Back to the Bricks weekend: grilles, fins, vintage cars by the hundreds shine in Vehicle City
Aug17

It’s Back to the Bricks weekend: grilles, fins, vintage cars by the hundreds shine in Vehicle City

Photos and captions by Tom Travis It’s Back to the Bricks weekend in Flint — a tribute and celebration of the automobiles that made Vehicle City famous, and anybody can figure that out — by the hundreds of beautiful cars angled from south to north on Saginaw Street. EVM staff writer Tom Travis checked out the scene Friday and captured a few of the colors, style and stories.  The car fest, in its fifteenth year, has...

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In another marathon session, Flint City Council acts on block grants, Chevy Commons sale, Clio Road grocery co-op
Aug16

In another marathon session, Flint City Council acts on block grants, Chevy Commons sale, Clio Road grocery co-op

By Luther Houle  As bars around town closed down and folks stepped out into the dark, so too did Flint’s City Council members at 2 a.m. Monday night after a nearly 10-hour-long council meeting. While the meeting tested the endurance of those who attended, the council made progress on some of Flint’s key developments and proposals. Highlights include accepting nearly $3.9 million funding from the federal Community Development Block...

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Celebrating its first century, College Cultural Neighborhood residents gather for history and pizza
Aug10

Celebrating its first century, College Cultural Neighborhood residents gather for history and pizza

By Paul Rozycki East Court’s College and Cultural Neighborhood may be 100 years old, but it was looking pretty spry on Saturday, Aug. 10, when more than 100 friends and neighbors gathered at the Regional Tech Center, (RTC) on the Mott Community College campus for its annual meet-up and get-together. For someone who’s been around since September of 1919, the CCNA devoured a healthy share of pizza, salads and ice cream bars at the...

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CCNA is 100:  pizza party to celebrate the century Saturday at MCC
Aug09

CCNA is 100: pizza party to celebrate the century Saturday at MCC

The College Cultural Neighborhood Association will celebrate its 100th birthday with a pizza party from noon to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mott Community College Regional Technology Building Veranda facing Second Street. CCNA Vice-president Sherry Hayden said the event is made possible by Mott Community College, with hosts Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea and the president’s executive cabinet, in conjunction with the MCC Institutional...

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