Neighborhoods

Feature Story Nontraditional developers are looking at bringing solutions to the missing middle.

What’s next for housing in Kent and Ottawa counties


Feature Story Apartments for individuals and couples help address the housing shortage but more housing is needed for families, as well.
Feature Story Photographed on Jan. 6, 2024, St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church has been a beacon in the Flint community for many years.
Feature Story Flint native and business owner Jade Marshaé poses brazenly inside her home on Dec 28, 2023.

The FREEdom and Hidden Holistics of Jade Marshaé


Feature Story Flint residents Billie Dantzler, Jerimiah Whitehead, and Michell Thompson participated in Flintside’s Community Correspondent Journalism Workshop as a part of our 'On the Ground' story series.

Meet Flintside's Ballenger Highway Community Correspondents


Feature Story Pictured on Dec. 27, 2023, Ballenger Park sits on the corner of Dupont and Flushing Road, holding space for community events, basketball games, and picnics.

In Pictures: Ballenger Highway Neighborhood & Park


Feature Story Vacant lots on Empire Street that hopefully will be part of the Empire Corridor development.

Bold revitalization plan for Benton Harbor's Empire Corridor


Feature Story “Sometimes, my story may inspire others. I am not ashamed of my journey; it is my testimony,” says Flint native Michell Thompson, pictured in downtown Flint on Nov. 18, 2023.

The strength, resilience, and testimony of Michell Thompson


Feature Story Poet, actor, and author Jerimiah Whitehead smiles confidently outside Totem Books in downtown Flint on Nov. 17, 2023.
In The News Shelter of Flint has partnered with Applegate Chevrolet to raise awareness about homelessness and help those in need during the cold winter months.
Partner Content 4401 Rosa Parks Blvd., Detroit, site of a future mixed-use building featuring affordable housing.
Feature Story Flint native K-Dub sits inside his shop K-Dubs Tattoos on September 21, 2023. (Xzavier Simon | Flintside)

The conscious art of tattoos with K-Dub of K-Dub's Tattoo


Partner Content Kittie Tuinstra outside of the new Shelby Trails Apartments.