Friday night Burton police put their plan into action, as they have every night of Back to the Bricks, at 8:45pm. Their well choreographed routine is part of an effort to ensure that folks enjoy the Back to the Bricks celebrations safely. There was also a heavy police presence in downtown Flint, where the Cruise "N" Concert returned to the delight of music fans. The Motortown All-Stars headlined this year's free concert.
Back to the Bricks finds another way to increase the event's appeal - by honoring new members of the military.
The band-members, all from the Detroit-area, shared some thoughts about Aretha Franklin.
It happened in the 10,000 block of Jewell Road near Seymour Road.