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Hartland Brewing Co. – Know Before You Go!

Hartland Brewing Co. is one of the newest microbreweries to hit Livingston County! Since opening in 2019, Hartland Brewing Co. has brewed countless craft beers and expanded its food menu as they realized that Hartland wanted more food options to choose from. In the two years that they have been open, they have become a …more

cider tap at Ore Creek

Ore Creek – Know Before You Go!

Calling all cider enthusiasts! Ore Creek Craft Cider is a cider shack in Pinckney that is a must-try. Enjoy flavorful ciders created from locally sourced Michigan apples and an inviting outdoor patio complete with barrel tables, a firepit, and board games. Ore Creek has a fun atmosphere that appeals to all people of all ages! …more

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Instagram-Worthy Spots Around Livingston County

Do it for the ‘gram! We’ve put this list together for you so on your next trip to the Brighton-Howell Area, you can cultivate your feed with the perfect photos at some of the most Instagram-worthy spots around the county. So grab your selfie stick and pick the best filter for the quintessential Livingston County …more

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The Best Mac & Cheese in the Brighton-Howell Area

Please enjoy this guest blog from our Digital Marketing and Content Manager, Amelia Ritter.   I take macaroni and cheese very seriously. If it’s on a menu, I’m going to order it. My standards for the dish are high. I take into consideration the noodle, the type of cheese, whether to not it’s creamy, tangy, …more

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Cromaine Library – Know Before You Go!

The Cromaine Library has a rich history of serving the Hartland Community since 1926. Hartland schools provided the land that holds the library, and Mr. J. Robert Crouse, a Hartland native, donated 1,225 books to begin the library’s collection. Crouse presented the library with autographed letters and photographs of great leaders like Queen Victoria, Napoleon, Alexander …more

Detroit Polo Club – Know Before You Go!

The Hartland Polo Classic is coming up soon! Save the date for Saturday, June 12! Until then, we caught up with Emmalyn Wheaton, manager of the Detroit Polo Club, to let you know everything you need to know before you go!  What is your favorite part about being an attraction in the Brighton-Howell Area? We …more

“Cheers!” in Livingston County

Grab your friends and cheers to these top-notch cocktails and drinks in Livingston County. Looking to order something else? Check out our brewery tour or happy hour blog! You can also check out more dining options here. 2Fog’s Pub   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by 2FOG’s Pub (@2fogspub) You cannot …more

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Join The Scavenger Hunt – National Travel and Tourism Week 2021!

Keep a close eye out for hidden treasures this week when you’re scrolling through your social media feed! To celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, the Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau has teamed up with over 30 destinations around Michigan for a statewide scavenger hunt! National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) 2021 recognizes the …more

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The Bear Factory – Know Before You Go!

The Bear Factory is an environmentally sustainable teddy bear and plush animal provider. This business is based out of Whitmore Lake, MI, and has been family-owned and operated for the past 20 years. The Bear Factory shares a close relationship with the Livingston County community and is committed to preserving the natural beauty of the …more