"Great day for a nap on the porch ... zzz." -- Thecakelady/StormPins
It really has been great porch napping weather, and should be again today. We will be in the 80s again with mostly sunny skies and light winds.
Enjoy this before the humidity returns this weekend.
Check the latest forecast at ClickOnDetroit.com/WeatherCenter.
We're looking at a substantial list of lane closures throughout the region today, so let's get to some of the bigger ones:
In Macomb County:
- WB I-94 at County Line Rd lane closed for maintenance
- EB I-94 at County Line Rd lane closed for maintenance
In Wayne County:
- EB US-12 (Michigan Ave) at US-24 right lane closed for maintenance
In Washtenaw County:
- EB/WB 8 mile ramp to SB US-23 closed for construction
- NB/SB Main St from M-14 to Huron St lane closed for construction
Always check the live Traffic Map here.
Secretary of State holds Town Hall on Voting Rights 🗳️
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson will host a Town Hall on Michigan's New Voting Rights today at the Oak Park Public Library. Benson is expected to discuss new rules and how they affect Michigan citizens when registering to vote, voting by mail or voting a straight-party ticket. Members of the public will be able to share their ideas and learn more about their new voting rights.
Valuable help for seniors 👵👴🙏
The 10th Annual Senior Summit is today in Detroit. This year, close to 2,000 senior citizens are expected to attend the event at Erma Henderson Park, 8800 E. Jefferson Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. It's all about focusing on the need of seniors and how to help make life easier for them.
ROCK THAT Photography Conference 📷
Detroit will be the subject at the 2nd Annual ROCK THAT Photography Conference and Trade Show, as hundreds of renowned and novice photographers participate in the highly anticipated three-day conference at the Suburban Collection Showplace. It starts today and runs through Saturday. Check it out for photography education, business workshops, panel discussions, trade show exhibits, photo walks in Downtown Detroit, and community service projects.
Buy a Blizzard and help sick kids 🍨
TODAY: Participating Dairy Queen locations in Southeastern Michigan will raise funds for Beaumont Children's. During "Miracle Treat Day" $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat sold at participating locations will be donated to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, which raises funds and awareness for 170 children's hospitals across the U.S. and Canada.
🗓️ Here's what's on the calendar:
- Tonight: Lyle Lovett & His Large Band at the Royal Oak Music Theatre 🎵
- Tomorrow -- 🍺 Ypsilanti Summer Beer Festival
- July 27-28 -- 🎵 MO POP Festival 2019 🎵
- Aug. 6 -- Primary election day for many communities across Michigan
- Aug. 9 -- 🤣 Impractical Jokers bring tour to DTE
- Aug. 17 -- ⚔️♞ Renaissance Festival begins!
Check the Live Guide calendar for more local events, and post your own.
Couple of VERY important notes:
- It is National Hot Fudge Sundae Day! 🍨
- And ... it's National Wine and Cheese Day! 🍷🧀
It’s Sterlingfest Time!!!
Finally, it's time for Sterlingfest. Popular 80s cover band Mega 80s, multi-platinum recording artists Sugar Ray, and the legendary voice of metal band Mötley Crüe together will comprise an eclectic blend of live entertainment set for four stages at the Sterlingfest Art & Music Fair set for today through Saturday! For more information head to www.sterlingfest.info.
If you haven't gotten in on this Renaissance Festival tickets discount, do it now! Seriously, you can't lose here, and it's a GREAT time over at the festival. It's available for a limited-time -- you can only buy these tickets for a 50% discount through Aug. 17.
Here's a link to learn more about the 2019 Renaissance Festival. This year's festival runs weekends and Labor Day, Aug. 17 to Sept. 29. The fun all happens at 12600 Dixie Hwy, Holly, MI 48442.
Adventure awaits! Purchase your half-off tickets here!
📷 Today's Featured Photo: "Great day for a nap on the porch ... zzz." -- Thecakelady/StormPins
A dog's life! Sounds great to us! 💤
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