Good Morning Brighton - Susanne Spruit

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for Jan. 20, 2012.

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

And remember, always included in this Monday-Friday feature is a video from someone wishing everyone "good morning" as part of a message to our community. Today's message comes from Susanne Spruit, Brighton Patch's advertising manager.

1. The weather

There's a 90 percent chance of snow today with a high near 18 degrees and a wind chill value as low as -4, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will have snow before 2 a.m. with a low around 10 degrees. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches is possible.

2. Gasoline prices

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

  • , 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd: $3.37
  • , 1050 E Grand River: $3.37
  • BP, 9400 Lee Rd: $3.39

3. Dems Host Movie, Ice Cream Social

The Livingston County Democrats will begin its 2012 movie night series tonight at 6:30 p.m. at 10321 Grand River Rd Ste 600. The Democrats will show Detroit Mob Confidential, a 100-year history of Detroit-based organized crime. An ice cream social will follow. Suggested donation is $10 or $15 for two people. Call 810-229-4212 or e-mail livcodems@gmail.com for more information.

4. Legally Blonde, The Musical

Brighton High School presents Legally Blonde, the Musical tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts. Producers note that the musical is the equivalent of a PG rating. Advanced tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for students/seniors; they'll cost $1 more at the door, if available. Tickets available online or call 734-834-09

5. Trivia

What year did Champs Pub open in downtown Brighton?

Know the answer? Tell us in the comments. 

Thursday's question: What year did Coney Joe's open in downtown Brighton? Answer: 1972.


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