🚓 Michigan police cracking down on jaywalking, bad driving in 4 cities

"Reflection. Manistee North Pier Head, Manistee, Michigan." @melodielanephotography/Instagram

Weather: High 72°, Low 54° ⛅

We may be flirting with 40s this morning, but no frost just yet. It'll be a pleasant fall-like September day around Metro Detroit. The weekend ahead looks about the same -- which is good news.

Check the latest forecast at ClickOnDetroit.com/WeatherCenter.

🚧 Traffic: Just a few things

  • NB/SB M-97 (Groesbeck) ramp to EB I-696 closed for construction -- just for today.
  • EB/WB E Holly Rd ramp to NB I-75 closed for maintenance through Friday.
  • EB I-94 from M-29 to M-19 left lane closed for maintenance through Friday.

🚧 Check the live Traffic Map here.

Michigan police cracking down on jaywalking, dangerous driving in 4 cities 🚓

Michigan police are cracking down on a number of violations by drivers -- and pedestrians -- during a week-long enforcement in four cities in the state, starting today.

Cheese Pizza Day 🍕

Any day that involves pizza is a good day. This particular day celebrates the amazing cheese pizza. It's dough, it's sauce, it's cheese -- you can't go wrong. Check out our list of the best pizza spots around town to grab a slice and celebrate.

NFL regular season kicks off on NBC 🏈

The first regular season game of the NFL year is tonight between Chicago and Green Bay. It'll be on NBC at 8:20 p.m. The Detroit Lions open on Sunday against Arizona.

Buddy's Pizza opens new Downriver location 🍕

Buddy's Pizza will host a grand opening celebration at their new Woodhaven location. To celebrate the opening, the first 100 people to enter the restaurant will receive coupons for one free pizza, per month, for one year.

🗓️ Here's what's on the calendar:

  • Sept. 6 -- Fall Festival in Downtown Plymouth 🍁
  • Sept. 6 -- Kid Rock kicks off two weekends at DTE 🎤
  • Sept. 7 -- Dally in the Alley in Midtown 🍻
  • Sept. 7 -- Jonas Brother at LCA 🎤
  • Sept. 8 -- Detroit Lions open season in Arizona 🏈
  • Sept. 8 -- ZZ Top at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre 🎤
  • Sept. 13 -- Great American Lobster Fest in Detroit 🦞
  • Sept. 14 -- 18th Annual Tour de Troit 🚴
  • Sept. 15 -- Detroit Lions home opener against Chargers at Ford Field 🏈
  • Sept. 17 --  Detroit Red Wings begin preseason vs. Chicago
  • Sept. 28 -- Avril Lavigne at Fox Theatre 🎤

Check the Live Guide calendar for more local events, and post your own. 

Happy birthday, Freddie Mercury 👑

The legendary Freddie Mercury would be turning 73-years-old today. Mercury was the frontman for the British rock band Queen, and one of their principal songwriters for such hits as "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "We are the Champions."


$5 off tickets to Renaissance Festival ⚔️♞

Hear ye, hear ye! We are now offering $5 off tickets to the 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 discounted tickets here!

Today's featured photo: "Reflection. Manistee North Pier Head, Manistee, Michigan." @melodielanephotography/Instagram

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Ken Haddad is the digital content manager for WDIV / ClickOnDetroit.com. He also authors the Morning Report Newsletter.