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Publisher's Letter

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

Happy Spring! I’m writing this letter on the first official day of spring – March 20th – but I’m thinking of the old adage, “March roars in like a lion…” and for us, it just might go out like Godzilla! We’re certainly all ready for warm weather to settle in for good. Of course, many…

April 1, 2014

My Giving

Fundraising Never Tasted So Good!

Fundraising Never Tasted So Good!

The Flint Public Library: where area residents go to find self-betterment and employment resources, good books in which to escape, and educational and family-fun activities. This month, the library kicks off their Public Campaign to keep this important community hub going strong. For this year’s campaign, the library has teamed up with Hoffman’s Deco Deli…

April 1, 2014

My Eats

Much More than Fish & Chips Whitey’s Restaurant of Davison

Much More than Fish & Chips Whitey’s Restaurant of Davison

Shhh… don’t tell anyone, but rumor has it that Whitey’s of Davison is Genesee County’s go-to place for Fish & Chips! It’s really no secret that the well-known eatery has been serving fish dinners for over half a century. Opened in 1955 by Whitey and Molly Hilgendorf, Whitey’s is now in the hands of third…

April 1, 2014

My Business

The Candy Store on the Corner Sweet Variations Makes People Smile

The Candy Store on the Corner Sweet Variations Makes People Smile

Tucked away in Downtown Fenton’s historic Dibbleville is a hidden gem: an old-fashioned candy store that takes you back to another time – a time when shop shelves were lined with glass apothecary jars filled with confections of every imaginable kind – a time when chocolatiers could be seen tending to churning wheels of chocolate…

April 1, 2014

My Home & Garden

Home & Garden

Home & Garden

In this section: This is the Life! Crystal in the City Home Sweet Home Buying or Selling: Our Experts Help You Get Savvy “Don’t Say Mauve!” & Other Design Advice from Martha Olivia Pantone Color Forecast Spring 2014 Life is Better with Betty Can-do Home Organization Flower Dave How does your garden grow? Sowing &…

April 1, 2014

My Home & Garden

This is the Life!

This is the Life!

Just ten years ago, to imagine people living, working and enjoying nightlife in Downtown Flint was simply out of the question. The streets and many of the storefronts were deserted, their population having left for other areas of the city and other cities altogether; but lately, the momentum in Flint has been picking up, as…

April 1, 2014

Advertorial

A-Team Gutters & Covers

A-Team Gutters & Covers

Todd and Stacey Mrazik, co-owners of A-Team Gutters & Covers, see their business as a labor of love. Today, A-Team is proud to offer the best in seamless aluminum gutters, gutter covers, vinyl siding, roofing, and metal roofing. “It’s beneficial to have a company skilled and trained in all of these areas because your roof…

April 1, 2014

Advertorial

Chris’ Complete Lawn Care & Landscaping

Chris’ Complete Lawn Care & Landscaping

Chris’ Complete Lawn Care & Landscaping has been the business behind lush green lawns and gardens since 1995. With five longtime, reliable employees, the company provides landscape and lawn maintenance services including mowing, edging, aeration and spring and fall clean-ups. Landscape installation is another specialty of Chris’, available for both new-builds and those looking for…

April 1, 2014

My Home & Garden

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

As the local economy continues to rebound and Old Man Winter relaxes his cruel grip, we find that the American Dream of home ownership is alive and well in Genesee County. If visions of picket fences are dancing in your head, but the thought of entering the real estate market makes you feel like Odysseus…

April 1, 2014