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Bear Factory bulldog sitting on a dock at the park

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

high school football players catching a pass

‘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

Michigan Flyer will soon serve Brighton

Original E-Newsletter found here. In partnership with Livingston County, Michigan Flyer—part of Indian Trails, Inc.—plans to extend its deluxe airport shuttle service to Brighton on October 1, offering frequent daily motorcoach runs to and from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW). The proposed new Michigan Flyer stop will be located at the Meijer store at 8650 W. …more

Black Iron Coffee Roasters in Howell wins for ‘Best Coffee Shop’

This article originally appeared here. Kevin Ridge discovered his passion for coffee late in life when he began developing the perfect blend. In 2015, he founded Black Iron Coffee Roasters, a business that quickly became popular at local farmer’s markets. That success culminated in the opening of their first physical store in Howell only three months …more

Italian restaurant with indoor bocce courts planned in Howell

The original article appeared here. Restaurateur Peter Coratti is looking forward to opening “a real pizzeria” and Italian restaurant with two of his nephews in downtown Howell. They are planning to renovate and expand a vacant building in downtown Howell for Coratti’s, a proposed Italian restaurant and bar that would feature indoor bocce courts. “We come from a family who …more

How you can have the wedding from Hell by getting married in the tiny Michigan town

You can read the original article here.   HELL, MI – Your marriage could actually begin in Hell, where there’s no place to go from there but up. A lot of people journey to Hell, Mich. to tie the knot each year at the small town’s Chapel of Love. Here’s how you you can have …more