EFFECTIVE MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2021: The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has updated and extended the Gatherings and Mask Order through Monday, May 24, 2021. Restaurants and bars are open at 50% capacity with up to 100 people, in addition to outdoor dining, carry-out, and delivery. View MDHHS's Epidemic Order informational guide. For additional information, please visit michigan.gov. For the most current travel information, please view Travel Michigan's Guidelines for Travelers.

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A family takes a photo near the rose garden at Applewood Estate in Flint, Michigan.

All aboard for Flint & Genesee's Craft Beer Tour

The second tour of the “Be A Tourist in Your Home Town” series departs on Saturday, June 15. Participants will be treated to a sampling of some of the area’s locally produced brews when they explore Flint & Genesee’s Craft Beer Scene , hosted by the Flint & Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau…

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Something new for 'Be a Tourist in Your Home Town' 2019

Be a Tourist in Your Home Town has been reimagined for 2019. In place of a single event to allow visitors to experience more than two-dozen venues and attractions in Flint & Genesee in one day, Be a Tourist in Your Home Town has been expanded to offer themed, one-day tour packages from May to…

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CEO Blog: The tide is turning

As we all make our way through this fast-paced, technology-ridden world that we live and work in, I hope you were able to take time last week to enjoy Thanksgiving and be mindful of the things for which you are grateful. As I reflect on 2018, two words come to mind for Flint and Genesee County:…

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ROWE names new project manager

Justin A. Rhein ROWE Professional Services Co. promoted Justin A. Rhein, PS, from project surveyor to project manager. Rhein works in ROWE’s Lapeer office where he oversees survey projects, conducts quality assurance/quality control reviews and performs a wide variety of survey-related tasks. He…

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3 reasons to #ShopSmall this holiday season

This year, the average consumer is expected to spend roughly $1,536 during the holiday shopping season, according to a new survey from Deloitte. While the bulk of that spending will cover gifts, it also includes things like holiday travel, entertaining at home and holiday furnishings. To motivate…

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