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Agencies to present budget requests to Manhattan City Commission

The Mercury 19 Jun 2021
The agencies include the Wolf House museum, Manhattan Public Library, Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency, Manhattan Arts Center, Aggieville Business Association and Downtown Manhattan Inc ... The Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency is asking for $32,472 more in 2022, an increase of 33.3% from the 2021 budget request of $97,412 ... .
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Legendary custom car builder Casper reflects on career

Bowling Green Daily News 19 Jun 2021
The three-day Reunion, a major fundraiser for the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum in Pomona, Calif., ran from Thursday through Saturday night at Beech Bend. On Friday night, Casper was among those celebrated during an honorees' reception at the National Corvette Museum.
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Black Wall Street vendor fair kicks off Flint’s Juneteenth celebration

Michigan Live 18 Jun 2021
FLINT, MI -- This year’s Juneteenth celebrations are going to be the biggest the city of Flint has ever seen, including a new three-day festival beginning with Black Wall Street, the Champions Parade, and the gospel festival ... The Champions Parade on Saturday will celebrate Flint’s champions including athletic greats and community leaders.
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Sloan Museum Auto Fair in Flint to feature colorful tractors, vendors and food trucks

Michigan Live 16 Jun 2021
FLINT, MI — An auto fair aimed at highlighting vehicles that are rare or meaningful to the history of Genesee County will commence this weekend for its 49th year. Sloan Museum Auto Fair, sponsored by Shea Automotive Group, takes place from 9 a.m ... Bray Road, in Flint ... Sloan Museum Auto Fair in Flint brings out impressive cars and stories.
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Department of Commerce OKs STAR bonds for new Museum of Art and Light

The Mercury 15 Jun 2021
The Museum of Art and Light Inc. will operate the museum ... During Tuesday's city commission meeting, commissioners in a second reading will look to amend the STAR Bonds in the consent agenda for the creation of the museum next to the Flint Hills Discovery Center ... It’s not another (Flint Hills Discovery Center).”.
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Gusto's Festival Guide 2021: The return of summer favorites

The Buffalo News 10 Jun 2021
Even in 2021, summer means festival season. Yes, we’ll be missing some favorites this summer like Canal Fest of the Tonawandas and BurgerFest, which were forced to cancel because of Covid-19 concerns ... Gusto's Guide to Summer ... Now, things may look different at most of these events ... Genesee Country Village and Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford ... $7 ... $5.
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Museum of Art and Light organizers reveal exhibit details

The Mercury 08 Jun 2021
The DeBruyns, who are the proposed museum’s developers, know exactly what it looks like as they visited l’Atelier des Lumieres over two years ago ... The DeBruyns, a husband-and-wife team who operate The Master Teacher in Manhattan, approached the city government about building the museum next to the Flint Hills Discovery Center.
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City manager 'certainly excited' about Museum of Art and Light

The Mercury 04 Jun 2021
Manhattan city manager Ron Fehr told Riley County commissioners Thursday that he is “certainly excited about the opportunity” for the proposed Museum of Art and Light ... On Tuesday, Manhattan city commissioners approved the use of sales tax and revenue (STAR) bonds for the creation of the museum next to the Flint Hills Discovery Center.
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FROM THE PUBLISHER | On the museum, that was the easy part

The Mercury 03 Jun 2021
The Manhattan City Commission has moved a step further down the path toward creating a new museum here ... The harder questions are still unanswered, but those are for the state government to examine, and for the museum’s advocates to answer ... The museum in question would be built southeast of the Flint Hills Discovery Center.
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‘Grand Old Day in Hadley’ to include antique vehicle exhibit

Lapeer Area View 03 Jun 2021
HADLEY — A rare 1913 Regal Underslung Model N was delivered Thursday afternoon to the Hadley Mill Museum, where it will be on exhibit this summer ... David Beckley coordinates the antique automobile exhibits at the museum ... Most have been from the Sloan Museum in Flint,” said Beckley ... Beckley coordinates vehicle exhibits at the museum.
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City moves forward with plans for Museum of Art and Light

The Mercury 02 Jun 2021
The Museum of Art and Light project took a step forward Tuesday following the approval of a downtown redevelopment amendment by Manhattan city commissioners. Commissioners unanimously approved amending the use of sales tax and revenue (STAR) bonds for the creation of the museum next to the Flint Hills Discovery Center.
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GCV&M events celebrating heritage, freedom, family

The Post - Monroe 29 May 2021
The season is in full swing at Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford, with upcoming special events, hands-on experiences and new exhibitions ... The museum will honor Juneteenth on June 19 by focusing on the everyday lives of ... The museum is open from 10 a.m.
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FROM THE PUBLISHER | A decent bet on the museum proposal

The Mercury 25 May 2021
It’s easy to be skeptical about a proposed new museum right next to the Flint Hills Discovery Center ... The museum, modeled after one in Paris, would display interactive art in an innovative way ... The Mercury broke the story about the museum proposal last week, and we’ll be digging into it more, probably for quite some time to come.
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Developer proposing new $43.6M Museum of Art and Light next to Discovery Center

The Mercury 21 May 2021
A corporation wants to build a new 50,000-square-foot Museum of Art and Light next to the Flint Hills Discovery Center, expanding on the success of the downtown redevelopment. According to documents obtained by The Mercury on Friday, the Museum of Art and Light, Inc.
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Drag racing could cost drivers their vehicles under proposed Flint ordinance change

Michigan Live 10 May 2021
FLINT, MI -- Drag racing in Flint could cost drivers their vehicles under a revised ordinance that’s being reviewed by the City Council ... More than a decade ago, while serving as a city councilman, Neeley helped to stop former Mayor Don Williamson’s plan to build a sanctioned drag racing strip on Bluff Street near the Flint Children’s Museum.
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