Good Morning Brighton

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for Oct. 30, 2012.

Here are five tidbits of news and information we hope you'll find useful or entertaining.

Twice a week, Brighton Patch will post a snapshot of something from around Brighton. Readers are asked to guess the location of where the picture was taken. It will be like a virtual tour guide of Brighton.

1. The weather

Today will be rainy, with an 80 percent chance of showers, wind gusts as high as 41 miles per hour and a high near 41 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will be cloudy, with a 50 percent chance of showers, and a low around 36 degrees.

2. Gasoline prices

Here's a quick survey of the lowest per-gallon prices for regular gasoline in the Brighton area as of Monday night, according to DetroitGasPrices.com via GasBuddy.com:

  • Costco, 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd: $3.39
  • Marathon, 5756 Whitmore Lake Rd near: $3.43
  • 7-Eleven, 11501 Grand River Rd: $3.43

3. American Red Cross Blood Drive

The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region will host a blood drive today at the Independence Village of Brighton Valley from 12:30-6:15 p.m. Anyone 16 or older can donate as long as he or she is in good health and weighs at least 110 pounds. Appointments are preferred, but walk-in donors are welcome, space permitting. For more information, call (800) 733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

4. Band-O-Rama

Brighton High School Bands proudly present Band-O-Rama on today at 7 p.m. at the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts. The concert will feature the Concert Band,  Symphony Band, Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble, and the MARCHING 250.  Tickets are $5 and are available at Cooper and Binkley Jewelers and at the door. All proceeds to benefit the Mr. K Scholorship fund.

5. Trivia

Congratulations to Joseph Samson for correctly guessing where Tuesday's picture was taken: Wood 'n Things

Do you know where the picture from today's Good Morning Brighton was taken? Tell us in the comments!


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