Keep your eyes to the skies, it’s raptor season
As we head into fall with the weather getting cooler, thousands of birds are flying south for the winter. In fact, September through November is known as raptor season because this is the time of year in Michigan when you can see many birds of prey high in the sky.
The science behind the fall color change
If you’ve taken a walk outside recently, you’ve probably noticed the beautiful color change. But why do leave change colors? And are some spots better for spotting the color change than others? To find out, we went to the experts at Kensington Metropark in Milford, part of the Huron-Clinton Metropark system
These nutrition facts will give you “pumpkin” to talk about
Pumpkin season is in full swing! Jack-o-lanterns and pumpkin spice lattes are great, but have you thought about the nutritional benefits of pumpkins? Nutrition and fitness expert Jody Trierweiler joined Jason Carr on “Live in the D” to explain the benefits of including this fruit in meals.
This sweet spot will have you falling for their seasonal flavors
The Sweet Spot USA is known for its funnel cakes. Some of the popular choices include banana split, biscoff cookie butter, strawberry shortcake, and nutella and oreos. Wendy and Layla Taha joined Tati Amare on “Live in the D” to discuss the unique items on their menu.
Metro Detroit weather: Temps fall as Autumn arrives
Good Thursday morning on a day that becomes the transition from Summer to Fall. It is cooling down right on schedule with Metro Detroit temperatures dipping down into the lower and middle 50s. It was a big cold front that brought the storms yesterday, but we are finally feeling the cooler air today. We have quite a bit of cloud cover coming and going without any rain or fog as you head out and about to get going into what some consider to be Michigan’s finest season. It’s sweatshirt or light jacket weather for that early morning walk with the dog and today may be the first day of pants instead of shorts at school. We will struggle to warm with a gusty and cooler breeze.
Social media influencer encourages women to embrace their curves
With autumn on the horizon, it’ll soon be time to swap out t-shirts for sweaters. Chantele “Telly” Mallory a Detroit fashion social media influencer appeared on “Live in the D,” and gave host Tati Amare some tips on the latest Fall fashion trends. First off Mallory says, leather and double breasted styles are very popular right now, as well as plaid. She showed off a few cool looks and discussed how she encourages women with curves to embrace their bodies and be fashionable while doing so. “I’m telling women to love your body, don’t wait for it to get to a smaller size, buy the clothes now,” Mallory said.
Metro Detroit weather: Tracking summer heat Friday, rain chances this weekend
Some wildfire smoke out west created clouds here yesterday that stalled temperatures only briefly because we expect to warm up nicely today. Good Finally Friday morning! Temperatures are in the middle and upper 50s as you step out just about anywhere here in Metro Detroit under mostly clear skies. Watch out for that pesky patchy fog which has presented itself again reducing visibility in spots as you hit the road early on this final day of the work and school week. A warm front is working over our area setting us up for a nice little warm up around Pure Michigan today.
Here’s the key to making a good apple pie
We are entering a favorite season for many - Michigan apple pie season! Our beautiful state grows some of the best apples around, and with all that fresh fruit, you just have to have some in a freshly baked pie. Susan Wilcox Olson, Spokesperson for the Grand Traverse Pie Company, joined host Jason Carr to talk about apples, pie, and more.
Does August mark the end of summer?
We are already in the first week of August, July has come and gone, so does that mean summer is coming to an end? That’s what we talked about today on What’s the Buzz. Joining host Tati Amare to talk about it are Mary Liz Curtin, the owner of Leon and Lulu and the Three Cats Cafe, and Blaine Fowler, Host of the Blaine Fowler Morning Show on 96.3 WDVD.