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10 Reasons to Love Flint

10 Reasons to Love Flint

          Illustration: Kristen Knopf

August 1, 2014

Publisher's Letter

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

Dear Readers, You’ll notice that we depart a bit from our usual content in this month’s issue. The MCM team got to talking about how August is such an exciting time of year in Flint – events will take place that attract people from all around the world! For that reason, we decided to create an…

August 1, 2014

My Inspiration

Winning Wheels

Winning Wheels

One of the Crim Festival’s most inspiring and moving races is the 10-Mile Wheelers event. Comprised of both wheelchair racing and handcycling, these races present an opportunity for those with physical challenges to compete at Crim.The event is sponsored by Fusion Medical Supplies, whose owners, Nick Long and Brian Sheridan, know the challenges faced by…

August 1, 2014

My Fun

The Flint Cultural Center

The Flint Cultural Center

Not many cities, especially those of Flint’s size, can boast such a collection of  fine arts, museums, theater and  history as the Flint Cultural Center. The enrichment activities are almost too numerous to count, and with pricing that is truly affordable, visitors and residents alike have access to world-class arts and cultural education opportunities, not to…

August 1, 2014

My Fun

Know Your Local History?

Know Your Local History?

August 1, 2014

My Entertainment

Although not racing, Andy’s the leader of the pack!

Although not racing, Andy’s the leader of the pack!

Andy Younger is the man in charge of the biggest day of the year. As director of the Health Plus Crim Festival of Road Races, he oversees every tent, water bottle and volunteer on the fourth Saturday of August when the city is packed with people from all over the world. This is Andy’s second…

August 1, 2014

My Fun

Choose Your Adventure

Choose Your Adventure

  Illustration: Kristen Knopf

August 1, 2014

My Sport

Kila la kheri! (Good Luck! In Swahili)

Kila la kheri! (Good Luck! In Swahili)

Here’s a question asked by many Flint area residents who are familiar with the Crim. Why do runners from Kenya always win the ten-mile run in the Health Plus Crim Festival of Races? Since 1992, a person of Kenyan nationality has won the race 19 times! Just how do the Kenyan competitors run so fast?…

August 1, 2014

My Downtown

Find Your Way

Find Your Way

  Illustration: Kristen Knopf

August 1, 2014