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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

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Local Holiday Gift Specials

There’s no place like local for the holidays. Tis the season to represent your neck of the woods, and show love to your local mom and pop businesses. Now more than ever, our local favorites need our business and support as traffic for many has been halted due to the pandemic. Gift certificates, handmade gifts, …more

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Local Holiday Treats

Tis the season to indulge in sugar cookies, candy canes, chocolate covered pretzels, and everything sugary and cheery! Find heavenly sweet treats for yourself or your loved ones at these local favorites.   Eat a cookie every day of December from the Sugar Cookie Advent Calendars from M Street Baking Company     View this …more

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Searching for the Perfect Tree in Livingston County

Please enjoy this guest blog from local video producer, Aaron Boak.   Christmas Tree Hunt 2019 from ACB PRODUCTIONS on Vimeo.   As a full-time video producer and a native of Howell, I am always looking to combine my passion for video and storytelling at a must-stop location. Every year my family and I search …more

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Shop Local – Shop #LoveLivCo

As leaves fall and temperatures drop, we inch closer and closer to the holiday season. As you begin holiday shopping, take time to check out Livingston County’s local businesses. Local finds often make the most unique and memorable gifts. Now more than ever, it is important to spread pride about where we come from. Give …more

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Thanksgiving Carryout in Livingston County

We are thankful for the countless options of tasty, creative cuisine in Livingston County.  This season, we have the opportunity to support our favorite restaurants during their time of need. Purchasing gift certificates and ordering carryout are great ways to support local eateries, while social distancing. This year, make Thanksgiving easier by supporting local businesses. …more

Heated Winter Dining in Livingston County

Baby it’s cold outside! Come warm up on a heated patio, or huddle up inside of a heated igloo. Outdoor dining does not need to end when winter comes. Check out the winter dining events and experiences that these Livingston County restaurants are trying this year. If you visit any of these places, use the …more

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Fall Favorites in Livingston County

Please enjoy this guest blog from Kristel Lebon of @Detroit_Foodies. It’s that time of the year again – leaves changing color, temperatures getting cooler, and all your favorite fall flavors being available again on the menu. There’s certainly a fall food item for everyone in the family with so many great options when you go …more