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People walking on a bridge over the Mill Pond in downtown Brighton

Pure Michigan Advocacy Video

Please continue to support the funding for Pure Michigan #SavePureMichigan Thank you to our friends at Visit Charlevoix for coordinating and producing this video.

Hospitality Star Scholarships

The Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau Board (LCCVB) of Directors established an annual “Hospitality Star Scholarships” for 2020. Two annual scholarships in the amount of $1,500 will be awarded by the LCCVB. One to a current Cleary University Hospitality student and one to a high school senior in a Livingston County high school pursuing …more

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24 Hours in Hell With Only 2010 Technology

From the Wall Street Journal, “As 2020 approaches, WSJ’s personal tech columnist, Joanna Stern, wanted to see just how much the smartphone has changed our lives in the past decade. So she ditched her iPhone and traveled to Hell, Mich., with a bag of 2010 gadgets, including an old BlackBerry, a Garmin GPS and a …more

Friends hope opening sixth No Thai! location will bring more diverse food options to Brighton

This story was originally posted here. Since three college buddies opened their first Thai restaurant in Ann Arbor about 14 years ago, their business has grown to six locations in Ann Arbor, East Lansing and now Brighton. Their newest No Thai! location is set to open at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 in the Brighton Mall at …more

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Family brings stuffed international stuffed animal business home to Livingston County

This article originally appeared here. A Livingston County family in the wholesale stuffed animal business has brought their bears, dinosaurs, unicorns and other cuddly creatures home. The Bear Factory, a build-your-own and custom stuffed animal business, has relocated its company headquarters and North American distribution center to Green Oak Township near Whitmore Lake from its previous location Wixom. “You …more

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‘The Catch’ has been the talk of Brighton

This article originally appeared here.   BRIGHTON — They’re never going to hear the end of it. Not that they’re complaining, considering “it” was the biggest touchdown in the history of Livingston County football. Nick Nemecek’s 16-yard catch of a pass from Colby Newburg with 50.1 seconds left gave Brighton a 22-19 victory over Belleville …more

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Around Michigan: Livingston County

Nick from MIBest and MLive visited to check out the fall color! Nick explores Livingston County finding fall colors, good eats and even time for hammocking. Check out the full vlog here:   Check out the 30-second highlight here:    

Ashanti walks in downtown Brighton

Christmas movie featuring downtown Brighton locations debuts Dec. 14

This article originally appeared here.   Can the beauty of downtown Brighton overshadow the star power of Grammy Award winner Ashanti? To find out, tune in to see “A Christmas Winter Song,” which premieres on the Lifetime Network at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14. Various locations in downtown Brighton were used for filming in the …more

Larger Than Expected Numbers Attend Hero Conference

This article originally appeared here. More than two dozen heroes took the stage to share stories, lessons and inspire at a two-day conference in Hartland Township. The Hero Round Table is a series of short speeches dedicated to speaking on heroic acts, what it means to be a hero, and/or inspiring people to become a …more

Parshallville Cider Mill celebrates 150 years

This article originally appeared here. Parshallville — A scenic setting, a variety of fresh apples, delicious warm doughnuts, freshly made cider and homemade pies are what customers at Parshallville Cider Mill have come to love about the historic mill located on the banks of North Ore Creek. While fall is always a special time at Parshallville …more