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Easter Festivities in Livingston County

Spring is upon us and Easter is near! Celebrate with your family and friends in Livingston County. Whether you’re looking for a fun twist on the classic egg hunt or for a tasty brunch, you’ll find Easter morning fun in the Brighton-Howell Area. Don’t miss out! Start making your plans now! Duckie Hunt in Hell …more

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Fun Ways to Burn Excess Energy in Livingston County

Between quarantining for months and enduring the chilly winter season, we could all benefit from burning off excess energy. According to the American Heart Association, it is recommended to get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week. This means that burning energy is not just for kids! Fit in your exercise with a …more

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Have Your Happiest Winter in Livingston County

Please enjoy this guest blog from Livingston County resident, Em Piro. If you were to google “Happiest Countries in the World”, you would find a list determined by various factors including GDP per capita, life expectancy, and perceived freedom/ generosity in one’s country. Additionally, one cannot help but notice year after year the overwhelming majority …more

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Celebrate March Reading Month at Local Libraries and Bookstores

“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Suess   The beloved Dr. Suess was born on March 2, which is why every March we honor him by designating March as National Reading Month. Reading is enjoyable at any age and …more

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Warm Up with Winter Meal Specialties in Livingston County

While enduring a Michigan winter, there is no better feeling than sitting down for a warm meal. Thankfully, Livingston county is home to many coffee shops, eateries, and bakeries making it the perfect stop for those seeking warm, comforting foods. Here are a few local favorites to get your stomach growling! For other delicious options, …more

Admire Winter in Livingston County Through These 10 Shots

There is something captivating about Livingston County when covered in a blanket of white flurries during winter. Our downtown areas sparkle, ice glimmers on the surface of lakes, and skiers can be found gliding down the hills of Mt. Brighton at all times. Stay warm and admire these 10 shots captured by some of our …more

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#LoveLivCo Valentine’s Ideas

Spread a little extra love, wear red, and eat lots of chocolate because it’s almost Valentine’s Day! This special February holiday can be enjoyed by everyone by focusing on self-love, or doing something sweet for loved ones. Treat yourself to festive, homemade Valentine’s Day treats, or surprise that special someone in your life with a …more

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Livingston County’s Crowd-Pleasing Sledding Hills

Let it snow! There is no better way to spend a wintry day than speeding down a frosty sled hill and watching snowflakes fly. Pack your mittens, step into snow pants and follow our guide of the most popular sled hills in Livingston County. For information on more winter activities in the area, visit our …more

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2020 Brighton-Howell Area Holiday Event Guide

A year unlike any other, 2020 has taught us that when plans fall through, we have the opportunity to rise up and think of creative solutions. While some favorite annual holiday events may look a little different this year, you better watch out, you better not cry because holiday cheer is coming to Livingston County. …more