On the Ground

In The News Flint's Civic Park neighborhood soon will be home to a 4-acre farm and orchard.

Large urban farm and orchard planned in north Flint


In The News Claressa Shields will speak at a Youth Motivational Experience at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Joy Tabernacle Church in Flint.
In The News "Isn't she beautiful?" says Linn Aikens, who led efforts to cleanup Civic Park's Hidden Park — and thanks to some help, succeeded in a single summer.

Help pours in for woman cleaning up Flint's Hidden Park


Feature Story Civic Park Sign 1

A sure sign of civic pride in Civic Park


In The News City of Flint Neighborhood Planner Dequan Allen leads a focus group beside Civic Park residents Ernest-C Martin, 72 (left) and Arthur Port, 77, (right) on September 7 for the neighborhood planning workshop.
In The News Aviacchi Marsu's next album "Michigan State of Mind" is set for release in October.
In The News Ubuntu Village extends out in a 3-block radius from the Urban Renaissance Center offices at Joy Tabernacle Church
In The News A look at a portion of the city of Flint's zoning map.

Second meeting set to develop plan for Civic Park beautification


In The News legal
Feature Story This home sits among fields along Forest Hill Avenue and Rankin Street, in the heart of the Civic Park neighborhood.

The ruralization of Flint's Civic Park neighborhood


In The News Members of the Flintside Journalism Fellowship for the Civic Park neighborhood include (left to right) Anna Mansfield, Derrick Poe, Cornelius Jones, Camelia Pano.

Flintside launches journalism fellowship


In The News Volunteers gather on the playground equipment at Bassett Park for its grand opening July 27, 2019.
In The News “(My flag means) fun, family, and love.” —Malaya Gilbert, 5.

Civic Park Art Parade brings community celebration to the streets


In The News Gospel quartet 2+2 will perform during the Civic Park Centennial Gospel Celebration. Here they perform during the 2019 Heritage and Harmony festival.
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