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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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National Plan for Vacation Day: Looking Ahead to Brighter Days

The Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau is excited to announce it is supporting National Plan for Vacation Day (NPVD), the annual day for Americans to plan their vacation for the entire year at the start of the year, on January 26. Though many Americans are not ready or able to take a trip just …more

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Giving Back in Livingston County

Throughout the last month, the Livingston County community has rallied together to support local businesses, health care professionals, and other essential workers. We are committed to sharing resources and ideas to for continued support of those in our community who need it most. Your acts of kindness and generosity are greatly appreciated. You can continue …more

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Brighton-Howell Area Kids Activities

Enjoy all the fun of the Brighton-Howell Area without ever having to leave your home! We all are looking forward to welcoming you back soon for events, biking, shopping, and good eats in the summer sun! For now, here are some activities to get the whole family excited to plan your next trip to Livingston County. …more

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Take a Virtual Visit to Livingston County

 UPDATED: April 16, 2020 3:38pm EST Though we encourage visitors to practice social distancing as much as possible, avoiding crowds, and washing hands often, there are still ways to support Livingston County businesses. As developments around COVID-19 continue to unfold, please follow refer to guidelines from the public health authorities including the CDC, Michigan …more

Celebrate Female-Owned Businesses in the Brighton-Howell Area

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau spoke to some of the female business owners in our communities about their company’s story, inspiration, role models, and advice. A community is stronger when its members build each other up and support each other and that’s what these business owners do. We …more

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A Date Night: Newborn Style

Please enjoy this guest blog from Livingston County resident, Olivia Monte. Arranging a weekly date night after having a baby can seem like it requires way more effort than ever before. Prior to having a baby, we had to be so adamant about scheduling our date nights to ensure we would make them a priority …more

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The Artistic Movement in Livingston County

Please enjoy this guest blog from local artist, Kelly Beacome, as well as photographs from other artists in the Livingston County community. Hello, my name is Kelly Beacome. I am an artist living in Howell. My parents moved to Brighton in 1979 and I have spent most of my life in this county. I met …more

100 Things To Do in Livingston County

Livingston County is full of activities for every personality – the foodie, the adventure seeker, or the family-focused traveler. There’s something fun for everyone in every season of the year. Here is our list of 100 things that you can do in Livingston County. Spring Attend the Livingston County Home Show for ideas on spring …more

10 Reasons to Visit the Brighton-Howell Area in 2020

The Brighton-Howell area has so much to offer, with engaging events and attractions only found in this Southeast Michigan region. Here are 10 reasons to visit the Brighton-Howell area in 2020:   Tanger Outlets The Tanger Outlets are a shopper’s dream. The outlet mall features over 75 brand names stores, with discounts up to 70%. …more