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 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 !

Check 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. 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 on May 14, and we get to give away ten sets of two free tickets to the event, with thanks to the . Follow this link to our contest page, where you can enter to win. It's easy!

Tom Dusbiber May 01, 2012 at 02:06 PM
The mystery photo today is the Liberty Street Brewing Co. on Liberty St. in Old Village Plymouth.
John McKay (Editor) May 01, 2012 at 02:30 PM
Yep! That one was a little easier, but I cropped out any decals referencing its brewing affiliations :)
Tom Dusbiber May 01, 2012 at 03:33 PM
It was a bit harder for me since I had to go their to verify. I was surprised to see a decal supporting the high school marching band at a brewery. But, as long as the band isn't going their for beer, I guess it's OK, and I comment them for their community support!
John McKay (Editor) May 01, 2012 at 04:11 PM
They also make root beer for the kids and serve some food, so they consider themselves a family-friendly spot.
Tom Dusbiber May 01, 2012 at 10:55 PM
Will have to go there one day and check them out.


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