Archive for the “In The News” Category

New smokehouse eatery filling vacancy in downtown Brighton

This article originally appeared here. A new smokehouse BBQ restaurant is coming to downtown Brighton. Sheet metal silhouettes, designed by Michigan artist James Fox and shown Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, were once a landmark of the Downtown Main Martini Bar & Grille, which closed in August 2018. (Photo: Livingston Daily file art/Gillis Benedict) A long-time Michigan …more

One great bar to visit in every Michigan county

This article appears in full on MLive. Read it here. Livingston County- 2 Fog’s Pub 118A W Grand River (Entrance off the Alley) Howell, Michigan 48843 (517) 518-8056 Any bar that is actually located in a basement gets extra points from me. With an accommodating staff that is happy to make you feel comfortable and …more

Insight Into Local & State Tourism Industries Offered During Event

This article originally appeared on whmi.com. View it here. March 26, 2019 The local tourism landscape was laid out during a recent event. The Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau (LCCVB) hosted its Partner Meeting in which leadership shared new economic impact numbers and local tourism data. Dave Lorenz of Travel Michigan was among the …more

Michigan Cities to Stroll Through This Spring

This article originally appeared on Michigan.org. View it here. When winter releases its grip, Michigan’s landscape bursts into bloom. And the state’s small towns and cities come to life, too, with outdoor festivals, sidewalk cafes and window boxes overflowing with colorful flowers. Emerge from your winter cocoon and celebrate spring in Michigan. 1. Sault Ste. Marie …more

Be a Tourist in Your Town in Brighton

This article originally appeared on ClickonDetroit.com. View it here. Brighton is a small town with a big attitude. It’s on the road that will eventually take you up north, but if you’re traveling to experience great food, skiing, and an adventurous atmosphere, you need to go no further. Champs Pub is a popular local sports bar. …more

Bistro, winery planned in historic Fowlerville building

Jennifer Timar, Livingston DailyPublished 6:00 a.m. ET Feb. 11, 2019 The oldest commercial building still standing in downtown Fowlerville will get a new life as a bistro, bar, winery, microbrewery and live entertainment venue. He said the bistro will feature several different spaces, including a main restaurant and wrap-around bar overlooking an open kitchen on …more

Frozen Over in Hell, MI

With a name like Hell, you’re bound to attract some attention. Here are articles and videos featuring Hell, Michigan in below freezing temperatures. WZZM 13: Hell freezes over Click on Detroit: Pure Michigan: Businesses forced to shut down this week when Hell freezes over KTIV 4: Hell, Michigan freezes over WILX 10: Hell (Michigan) freezes …more

America’s 8 Wackiest Town Names

This article, from CarRentals.com, can originally be found here. Any town can name itself Centerville or Plainview or Greenville or some other ordinary name. It takes a real town to bestow upon itself a name that will cause others to laugh. That will cause others to make jokes. That will cause it to land on our list …more

10 Michigan Destinations to Visit This Veterans Day

10 Michigan Destinations to Visit This Veterans Day Each November, veterans, families and friends come together across the nation, to honor those who served and remember those who lost their lives in ceremonies as part of Veterans Day. In anticipation of this annual day of remembrance, we put together a list of 10 veterans monuments and …more