2011-10-13

Troubled nightspot getting reinvented



FLINT TWP. —The former Celebrations nightclub in the down-onits luck Beech Tree Plaza on Beecher Road has been gutted and brought up to code and now anchors the rejuvenated strip mall with a new name and plans to become a wholesome entertainment venue catering to an older crowd and families. Encore Sports Grill and Event Center soon will debut as […]

Hurley hosts free women’s healthy living event



FLINT TWP. — Cherita Andrews, a Flint native who is a breast cancer survivor and former participant on NBC’s “ The Biggest Loser’’ will be a featured guest at “A Day Just For You 2+2,” a women’s healthy living event sponsored by Hurley Medical Center. The free event dedicated to women will offer fun, food and fitness in a day […]

In brief



Free child safety seat inspection at Jim Waldron Buick-GMC DAVISON TWP. — The Jim Waldron Collision Center, 1146 S. State Rd., along with the Greater Flint SAFE KIDS Coalition, will offer a Free Child Safety Seat Inspection, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. First come, first served. Child must be in attendance for inspection.The inspection will take place at the […]

FSO presents Elizabeth Spector



FLINT — Flint School of Performing Arts faculty member Elizabeth Spector, oboe, will perform at 2 p.m, Oct. 15 in the MacArthur Recital Hall at the Flint Institute of Music, 1025 E. Kearsley St. in Flint. Master oboist Elizabeth Spector and Flint Symphony Orchestra principal oboist Lindabeth Binkley will be performing an exciting and varied program of music for oboe […]

Students ready Empires of the World floats for the Homecoming Parade



FLINT TWP. — An assortment of brightly colored garbage bags, chicken wire, spray paint and school spirit converged on Saturday for a full day of float building by Carman Ainsworth high school students, advisors and helpers. Students are vying to score points in float design, T-shirt design and participation in a variety of Spirit Week events that will determine the […]

In brief



Breast cancer screenings GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Cancer Connection once again will provide free breast cancer screenings during October — Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Screenings are provided on a walk-in basis only. No appointments are necessary or accepted. The date of the screening is Oct. 25, from 6-7 p.m., at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave., Flint […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present the Indi-Grace Rock Harvest, featuring The Hangers On, Lifted, Last Born Legend, Avenue Sky and Mindflaw, on Oct. 14. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 the day of the show. A Benefit for Emma will be held Oct. 15 featuring […]


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