Entrepreneurship

Feature Story The #waterislife mural on the side of Gavin Brown’s Enterprise in New York.

The sisterhood behind Flint’s bottled fence


Feature Story Vantrell Erving poses with models for his SIAK clothing brand. SIAK The Brand has been featured in fashion shows and collaborations since 2018.
In The News Costa Papista holds up the Bucks' hard-earned USL League Two Championship trophy as Bucks team members celebrate the victory last year.
In The News Dan Duggan (left) and Costa Papista (right) pose with the Bucks’ 2019 MVP, Team Captain Charlie Booth (center).
Feature Story Park Place Hair Studio, LLC is a vehicle for the brand How the Clippers Saved My Life, which inspires and encourages young people in the Flint area.

Clippers help Flint youth navigate life lessons


Feature Story The Creative Hair School of Cosmetology, created in 1999, celebrates 20 years of Black business success, with a dynamic creed and location on Miller Road in Flint.
Feature Story  Mott coach Steve Schmidt and assistant Kevin Tiggs watch a scrimmage during a Mott basketball practice in December.
In The News Charles H. Winfrey is having an open call Wednesday, Dec. 18 to bring to life all 21 characters of his play. Slated for public viewing in February, "The Saints" is a life-inspired retelling of the St. John Street neighborhood.
Feature Story Louie Ray grew up on Flint’s north side, near Martin Luther King Avenue Boulevard and went to Flint Central High School. A few years later he started rapping at age 22.
In The News  By offering low-cost  and innovative designs, Divide Design is able to cater to entrepreneurs, start-ups, and non-profit spaces like the Ferris Wheel downtown and the Lean Rocket Lab in Jackson, MI.
Feature Story La'Asia Johnson, 25, has steeped herself in all-natural skin care, educating customers about natural ingredients and the magic that can happen when you mix them all together.

How one Flint business owner is whipping up essential self-care


In The News Flint Candle Co. was one of 40 vendors showcased during the 12th Annual Holiday Craft Market at the Flint Masonic Temple.

Last-minute Flint holiday shoppers guide


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 With 56 active projects, the Ferris Wheel provides assessments, research, and work space to entrepreneurs all over the city.

The Ferris Wheel awarded for growing Flint entrepreneurship


Feature Story kids in pilot school

New pilot program offered to Genesee County kids


Feature Story pickard image

How one of Flint's own made it: William Pickard shares his story


In The News Genesee District Library
Video Fli-City Studios mural

A 3-minute tour of Flint's murals


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