Digital Managing Editor at Townsquare Media Flint. U of Michigan grad, NYU Master's student. Have 3 cats. Love to read and write.
Wow! Marquette Woman Captures First Winter Storm
After this storm, while perusing the PureUP Facebook group, I came across these beautiful photos from a photographer named Laura Maynard. A Marquette native, she moved to the U.P. from Wisconsin at age 5 and never left.
Local Michigan Restaurant Owner Celebrates 90th Birthday
Gene Ryeson, owner of popular Oakland County restaurant Highland House, turned 90 years old yesterday.
Scary! Michigan Woman Stalked By Man With New Apple Tracker
Do you know what an Apple AirTag is and how they're being abused by dangerous stalkers? If not, please keep reading, for the safety of you and your loved ones.
Look! Flint Man Catches Break-In Attempt on Camera
The post features an eight-second long security camera video of the outside of the man's home where his GMC SUV is parked. We see a dark, obscured view of a man fiddling with the door to the SUV and, very unsettlingly, the video ends with the man getting the door open and climbing inside.
Last Month For Michigan Drive-Ins – Hurry Up and Go!
There are only 11 digital drive-in theaters left in Michigan, and one of them is right here in Genesee County!
Today Last Day for Free COVID-19 Tests – Where to Find More
If you haven't heard, tomorrow, September 1st, 2022 is the last day that the government will mail free COVID-19 tests to your residence. All homes throughout the United States are eligible for this third round of free tests from the government.
Remember Michigan Football Meme Kid? Where Is He Now?
On that fateful day nearly seven years ago, October 17th, 2015, then-Michigan quarterback Blake O'Neill made a critical error in the fourth quarter, giving the Spartans a 27-23 victory in the blink of an eye. This left all Michigan fans stunned, and when the camera cut to one upset student, a Sophomore named Chris Baldwin, his stunned look of pure horror and shock was immortalized in history forever.
Michigan Woman Makes Pottery from Clay Found in Lake
A Michigan native who goes by the name Meg Mackenzies on TikTok has amassed nearly half a million followers on the platform thanks to a video she posted in June 2020 of herself extracting a large lump of clay from the bottom of the small Michigan lake she lives on and forging it into a piece of pottery.
Ghost Kitchens – What Are They and Where Are They in Michigan?
Have you ever seen a “ghost kitchen” in your city before? If your answer is no, you may not have looked hard enough. Ghost kitchens really took off from the pandemic, and are essentially restaurants that cook and prepare food without the seating and in-house dining experience. Like a restaurant that only does carryout and delivery.
How Flint Residents Can Win Big Money Cleaning Up Their Neighborhoods
Attention all Flint neighborhood residents and businesses! The deadline is next week, September 3rd, to sign up for the third annual Step Up, Pick Up community clean up competition.
Protect Your Trees from Gypsy Moths Early – Before It’s Too Late
Ever see one of your trees with so many caterpillars on it you can barely see any bark? Do they leave behind a weird sponge-looking mass? Those, my friend, are gypsy moth caterpillars, and that sponge is actually a mass of their eggs. Yes, it’...
This Guy Makes a Living Flipping Stuff at Garage Sales – How You Can Too
Meet Matt Groll, a Sioux Falls man known online as Thrifter Sifter, who went from working long hours at a cleaning business to self-employed all thanks to one thing - garage sales. He says he got the idea when he was walking his dog past a garage sale in his neighborhood and saw a "like new" Callaway golf bag priced at $3.50. He kn...