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Friday in Detroit: Monroe Street Midway reopens

Ashanti Seabron

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(DETROIT, Mich.) Hello and welcome to this Friday's edition of the Detroit Daily Round-Up.

The best day of the week is finally here — I hope everyone has a great weekend!

Today is Friday, May 27, let's check out Detroit's biggest stories of the day.

Monroe Street Midway reopens in Downtown Detroit

Monroe Street Midway, a roller rink venue, will reopen to the public on Friday and stay open throughout the summer in Detroit.

According to officials, while the site first launched in 2021, Friday's reopening will reveal a “new and improved rink."

Other new attractions to MSM include a 9-hole mini golf course, a covered pavilion with seating and a large grass lawn.

Beginning this Memorial Day weekend, MSM, located at 32 Monroe St., will be open during the following days and times:

  • Wednesday and Thursday: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

MI Senate votes to pause state gas taxes from June until September

The Michigan Senate has passed a set of bills to pause state taxes on gasoline from June 15 until Sept. 15.

The pause includes the state’s 6% sales and use tax, along with the 27 cent per gallon fuel tax.

According to lawmakers, the move is estimated to save Michiganders about 50 cents per gallon at the pump.

While the bill package has passed, they still need to pass through the House and Gov. Whitmer's desk before it becomes final.

Beautiful weather in store for Metro Detroit throughout Memorial Day weekend

This year's Memorial Day weekend looks to feature gorgeous weather throughout southeastern Michigan.

On Saturday, Metro Detroiters can expect a high of 74°, and a high of 80° on Sunday.

I hope everyone enjoys their holiday weekend and gets a chance to enjoy Mother Nature's gift!

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