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Several Christmas trees decorated at Scofield City Park in Howell

2021 Holiday Event Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and it’s time to celebrate! Mark your calendar with all of these amazing community events happening this holiday season in the Brighton Howell Area.   Howell Howell Winter Marketplace @ Howell Opera House – 1st and 3rd Saturday, November-April Elf On The Shelf Scavenger Hunt @ Tanger …more

pine tree needles up close

Searching for the Perfect Tree in the Brighton Howell Area

Please enjoy this guest blog from local video producer, Aaron Boak.   Christmas Tree Hunt 2019 from ACB PRODUCTIONS on Vimeo.   As a full-time video producer and a native of Howell, I am always looking to combine my passion for video and storytelling at a must-stop location. Every year my family and I search …more

Admire Winter in Livingston County Through These 10 Shots

There is something captivating about Livingston County when covered in a blanket of white flurries during winter. Our downtown areas sparkle, ice glimmers on the surface of lakes, and skiers can be found gliding down the hills of Mt. Brighton at all times. Stay warm and admire these 10 shots captured by some of our …more

burger and fixings on a serving board

Warm Up with Winter Meal Specialties in Livingston County

While enduring a Michigan winter, there is no better feeling than sitting down for a warm meal. Thankfully, Livingston county is home to many coffee shops, eateries, and bakeries making it the perfect stop for those seeking warm, comforting foods. Here are a few local favorites to get your stomach growling! For other delicious options, …more

beer sitting on a napkin on the bar

Hartland Brewing Co. – Know Before You Go!

Hartland Brewing Co. is one of the newest microbreweries to hit Livingston County! Since opening in 2019, Hartland Brewing Co. has brewed countless craft beers and expanded its food menu as they realized that Hartland wanted more food options to choose from. In the two years that they have been open, they have become a …more

cider tap at Ore Creek

Ore Creek – Know Before You Go!

Calling all cider enthusiasts! Ore Creek Craft Cider is a cider shack in Pinckney that is a must-try. Enjoy flavorful ciders created from locally sourced Michigan apples and an inviting outdoor patio complete with barrel tables, a firepit, and board games. Ore Creek has a fun atmosphere that appeals to all people of all ages! …more

girl standing in front of Howell mural

Instagram-Worthy Spots Around Livingston County

Do it for the ‘gram! We’ve put this list together for you so on your next trip to the Brighton-Howell Area, you can cultivate your feed with the perfect photos at some of the most Instagram-worthy spots around the county. So grab your selfie stick and pick the best filter for the quintessential Livingston County …more

macaroni and cheese

The Best Mac & Cheese in the Brighton-Howell Area

Please enjoy this guest blog from our Digital Marketing and Content Manager, Amelia Ritter.   I take macaroni and cheese very seriously. If it’s on a menu, I’m going to order it. My standards for the dish are high. I take into consideration the noodle, the type of cheese, whether to not it’s creamy, tangy, …more

Youth Department at Cromaine Library

Cromaine Library – Know Before You Go!

The Cromaine Library has a rich history of serving the Hartland Community since 1926. Hartland schools provided the land that holds the library, and Mr. J. Robert Crouse, a Hartland native, donated 1,225 books to begin the library’s collection. Crouse presented the library with autographed letters and photographs of great leaders like Queen Victoria, Napoleon, Alexander …more