5 Things You Need to Know Today — May 1, 2012
Here's what's going on today in Plymouth and Canton.
Photo trivia: Where in Plymouth or Canton was this photo taken? Tell us in the comments.
The answer to Monday's trivia was Twin Arbors Apartments in Plymouth Township.
5. Poll: Vote for — and REVIEW — your favorite florist on Patch
Mother's Day is May 13; Where are you going to pick up flowers for that special someone? Be sure to tell us by voting in our poll for favorite florists, then leaving a review for your choice business! There currently is a sprint between three shops, but remember that winners are determined by poll votes and business reviews. Tell us your favorite!
4. Planning your I-275 detour? Check Patch!
Commuters have found a new headache while traversing on Interstate 275 by the Ann Arbor Trail overpass as the Michigan Department of Transportation begins work on 34 bridges and overpasses along 13 miles of expressway. If you're trying to time your commute right or explore detours, check the Canton Patch "Commute" page (check here for Plymouth) for live traffic. We also have current gas prices listed, so you can fill up before you head out! Oh, and remember to brake for workers!
Check our overview of the project here on Patch.
3. Have something to say? Blog on Patch!
Whether it's about a favorite hobby or the latest hot-button political issue, Patch provides a complimentary platform for members of the community to blog. For more information, apply as a Plymouth Patch blogger here and a Canton Patch blogger here. It's incredlby easy and fun!
2. Green Street Fair begins this weekend
Cue the live music and eco-friendly displays. The Green Street Fair returns to downtown Plymouth this weekend. Check our preview story for all the details, including when you can see the Verve Pipe perform.
1. Contest: Win tickets to Taste of Plymouth!
The Showcase Taste of Plymouth is returning to the Inn at St. John's on May 14, and we get to give away ten sets of two free tickets to the event, with thanks to the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce. Follow this link to our contest page, where you can enter to win. It's easy!