Patrick Hayes

Patrick Hayes is a freelance writer with bylines for MLive, ESPN.com, the Detroit Free Press, and SB Nation. He also contributed an essay to "Happy Anyway: A Flint Anthology" by Belt Publishing. Follow him on Twitter (@patrick_hayes) and Instagram (@patrickhayes13) and see his work at www.patrickhayes.net. He and his two children live on Flint’s eastside.

Feature Story Flint rapper Expen$ive's song "Larry Bird" caught on as a Soundcloud sensation in 2015 and has been streamed more than 240,000 times
In The News farmers market

Nutrition initiative creates health habits among Flint kids


In The News With its smooth, flat surface, 5K on the Runway offers an opportunity for competitive runners to race toward new PRs.
In The News Jon Hardman (left) and Nikhil Mukkamala combined talents and tradition to start a new Flint food truck, Naan Stop

Naan Stop looks to build food truck culture in Flint


In The News Some of the art on display as part of Amanda Edward's art show
Feature Story Sam Doan (left) and Akeem Brown combined musical passions to open Superior Outlet in November 2018.

Flint music studio providing creative space for Flint artists


Feature Story Flint NBA writers

Flintstones carving a new path to NBA — as writers


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In The News Isla Hayes with UM-Flint ECDC teachers Jen Cozart (left) and Jessica Matusz during Double Dare Live at the Fox Theatre in Detroit.

A world class education, right here in Flint


Feature Story Ira Dorsey talks the Dayton Family, investing in youth, and supporting the arts in an interview.
In The News Neithercut Elementary is one of five Flint elementary schools participating in a new after-school program for both students and parents.

This after-school program in Flint targets parents, too


In The News Yo-Yo Ma performs during a Day of Action in Leipzig, Germany.

Yo-Yo Ma to perform, speak at free Flint event


In The News Yo-Yo Ma performs during a Day of Action in Leipzig, Germany.

Free event at Berston Field House features famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma


In The News Team President Costa Papista explains the history and significance of the name and logo for Flint's new semi-pro soccer team.
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