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2024 Best of the Brighton Howell Area

January 19, 2024

Brighton Howell Area locals are some of the most dedicated to the small businesses in their town. From top breweries to favorite spas and salons, Livingston County Daily has residents and fans of the area vote for the best places to dine, play, and more. Here is the full list of 2024 Best of the Brighton Howell Area winners in each category.


Dining

Brunch: 2Fog’s Pub

Moscow mule and fancy cocktail at 2 Fog's in downtown Howell, Michigan

Finalists:
Aberrant Ales & Bourbons

Burger: Champ’s Pub

burger from champs pub

Finalists:
Chili’s Grill and Bar & Culvers

Curbside/Carryout/Drive Through: Captain’s ön Main

piping hot pizza from captians on main in downtown brighton

Finalists:
Culvers & Electric Ramen

Steakhouse: Black Rock Bar & Grill

steak cooking on a black rock from black rock bar and grill in hartland, michigan

Finalists:
Diamonds Steak & Seafood & Lucky’s Steakhouse

Sushi: Bluefin Japanese Steakhouse

A sushi roll at Bluefin Japanese Steakhouse

Finalists:
Busch’s Fresh Food Market & Hatorando Sushi & Sports Bar


Entertainment & Leisure

Bowling Center: Brighton Bowl

bowling lanes at brighton bowl

Finalists:
Chelsea Bowl & City Limits Sports Bar & Bowling Center

Family Amusement:Castaway Play Cafe

Castaway Play Cafe indoor kids play area

Finalists:
Hamburg Family Fun Fest & Rollerama Skating Center

Live Theater: A Wilde Theatre

A Wilde Theatre productions in Brighton, Michigan

Finalists:
Brighton Center for the Performing Arts & Community Theatre of Howell

Movie Theatre: Emagine Hartland

Finalists:
Historic Howell Theater & Milford Cinema

Tourist/Seasonal Attraction: Hamburg Family Fun Fest

A food stand at the Hamburg Family Fun Fest

Finalists:
Hell Creek Equestrian Center & Howell Nature Center


Shopping

Bookstore: 2 Dandelions Bookshop

Pajama Story Time at 2 Dandelions Bookstore

Finalists:
Barnes & Noble & Once Upon a Child

Arts & Crafts: Beeyond Treasures

beeyond treasures in brighton, michigan

Finalists:
Finding Roots & JOANN Fabric and Crafts


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