FOOD & DRINK
Lapeer's Woodchips BBQ fights inflation with discounted prices: A local enterprise striving to keep the community dining together
LAPEER, Mich. - To encourage more people to go out to eat one local business is offering discounted prices. The owner of Woodchips BBQ in Lapeer is encouraging people to go out to dinner. “We know inflation is hitting everybody hard and when times get tight at home, one of...
Act of Love: 11-year-old Flint girl does makeup for grandmas' funerals
FLINT (WJRT) - A young girl in Flint is being recognized for stepping up when her family needed it the most. The 11-year-old is getting a lot of attention for her act of love after two of her grandmothers passed away. Gwendolyn Thomas of Flint passed away in April at...
Experience the Flavors of China in Burton: Top 3 Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we're exploring three delightful Chinese restaurants in Burton. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Listen to Win $50 Gift Cards with 12 Days of Christmas on Cars 108
We're all used to giving and receiving the obvious presents like Amazon gift cards at the holidays, but what if we spread cheer to our loved ones this year and showed some appreciation to local businesses at the same time?. Starting next week on Monday, December 4th during The Cars...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in nan, MI
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of nan..
Acorn Lodge & Trails
Acorn Lodge & Trails was recently acclaimed by Airbnb as "One of the most loved homes on Airbnb, according to guests - 5 Stars!" Already listed as “one of the best lodge retreats in the world” by Retreats & Venues Magazine, Acorn Lodge is a longtime favorite for retreats, group gatherings, and workshops, providing a welcoming haven for relaxation in a natural setting.
Koegel Meats, Created in Flint, Michigan: 1916-Present
Michigan loves coney & chili dogs. But would you love them as much if they weren't made with Koegel frankfurters? It's a good possibility you wouldn't. Especially Koegel Vienna Franks. When you bite into a coney dog and it has that little 'crunch' when you bite down, you can almost bet it's a Koegel Vienna you're eating...and that crunch makes all the difference. Koegel dogs and franks are considered the best, especially for a Flint-style coney...and why not? The company was founded in Flint...
Popular Burton Mexican restaurant to open second location
BURTON, MI - A popular Mexican restaurant in Burton is expanding to a second location. El Cozumel Mexican Grill, located in Courtland Center mall at 4190 E. Court St., will expand to the old Big Boy location in Davison Township. The former Big Boy restaurant, 9497 Lapeer Road in Davison...
Fenton Aldi – When Will The New Store Open?
Genesee County's newest Aldi store is expected to open in Fenton in early 2024. The store was approved in August of 2022 and finally is getting closer to a grand opening. If you are unfamiliar with Aldi, the store offers low prices on brand-name products and knock-off items. The store is known for its awesome seasonal selections, limited-time offers, fresh produce, and more.
Harmonies Behind Bars: Jelly Roll's Unforgettable Performance at Genesee County Jail - Inspiring Hope and Breaking Chains
Event Name: Jelly Roll Performance at Genesee County Jail. Hey everyone, I have some exciting news to share with you all! Get ready for an unforgettable event that's about to take place right here in Flint, Michigan.
Interview with Xavier McDonald: The Yo-Yo Master and Winner of Flint's Got Talent
Discover the unique talent of Xavier McDonald, the winner of Flint's Got Talent. With a passion for yo-yoing, Xavier shares his journey, the joy of performing, and the thrill of winning. Get a glimpse of his incredible yo-yo skills in this heartwarming interview.
Machine Shop Digital Lounge – What You Need To Know
The Machine Shop Digital Lounge, based out of Flint, Michigan, is set to begin streaming concerts soon. The world-famous Machine Shop has teamed up with famed producer Toby Wright to bring the one-of-a-kind Machine Shop concert experience to fans around the globe. Toby Wright is a Grammy Award-winning producer, mixer,...
Oscar Mayer Wienermobile makes a stop at Flint Children's Museum
FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile made a stop in Flint on Thursday at the Flint Children's Museum. The Wienermobile was at the museum from noon to 4 p.m. The famous ride helped send off an educator at the museum, as Thursday was her last day before retirement.
New gym opens in Otisville, offering discounts to local heroes
OTISVILLE, Mich. – There’s a new business that has recently opened in northern Genesee County, hoping to give locals in a rural community a space to pursue their fitness goals. The 15 To Life gym opened over Thanksgiving weekend, becoming the only gym in the immediate Forest Township...
Build crafts and have fun with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Flint Children's Museum
Create lasting holiday memories with a visit to the FCM's Cookies with Santa on Dec. 3 from noon to 4 p.m.
Flint Deltas hosting red carpet event for ‘The Color Purple’ movie release
FLINT, MI -- The Flint Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is hosting a Delta Red Carpet event for an early movie premiere of “The Color Purple” at the NCG -- Trillium Cinema in Grand Blanc Township next month. Deltas are putting on the event at 1...
PHOTO GALLERY: A "TREEmendous Evening" in downtown Flint
FLINT, Mich.— View photos from tonight's "TREEmendous Evening". Community members gathered together at downtown Flint's "TREEmendous Evening" hosted by the Downtown Small Business Association. Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus were also in attendance at tonight's event.
Open Casting Call for the 12th Annual Black Out Runway Show
Attention Models! Have you registered for the Open Model Call of the 12th Annual Black Out Runway Show? The 12th annual Black Out Runway Show produced by international model coach and Founder & CEO of the Jer DeCor Fashion Modeling Company is hosting an open casting Saturday, January 13, 2024, 2:00pm – 5:00pm at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Flint, Michigan.
Flint YMCA raising $1 million to outfit new building
FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - A new place to live, workout and focus on health is coming to downtown Flint. The YMCA of Greater Flint and Lurvey Construction hosted a celebration at the Flint Farmers' Market on Wednesday to provide the community with an update on the nearly $40 million Livewell on Harrison development at Third and Harrison streets.
Exploring Lapeer's Food Landscape: 4 Classic American Dishes to Indulge In
In this article, we're going to explore four traditional American cuisines that you can find in Lapeer. Have you had a chance to try any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so feel free to leave your comments below!