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Michigan Challenge Balloonfest – Know Before You Go!

The Michigan Challenge Balloonfest is returning June 24-26, 2022! This Livingston County tradition brings with it magic in the air. Bring your whole family to experience the amazing Balloonfest energy that comes to the Howell community each June. We spoke to event director, Michelle Tokan, about her favorite parts of the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest and …more

Whey Better Cookie Co. – Know Before You Go!

Have you had a craving for something sweet? Are you looking for the best bubble tea in the Brighton Howell Area? Do you need a spot to catch up with friends with snacks, shakes, and other fun goodies and gifts? Look no further than Whey Better Cookie Co. in Brighton! We caught up with Keri …more

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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

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

Detroit Polo Club – Know Before You Go!

The Hartland Polo Classic is coming up soon! Save the date for Saturday, June 12! Until then, we caught up with Emmalyn Wheaton, manager of the Detroit Polo Club, to let you know everything you need to know before you go!  What is your favorite part about being an attraction in the Brighton-Howell Area? We …more

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The Bear Factory – Know Before You Go!

The Bear Factory is an environmentally sustainable teddy bear and plush animal provider. This business is based out of Whitmore Lake, MI, and has been family-owned and operated for the past 20 years. The Bear Factory shares a close relationship with the Livingston County community and is committed to preserving the natural beauty of the …more

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Go to Hell! – Know Before You Go!

Welcome to Hell, MI, Livingston County’s hidden town filled with devilish fun and heavenly views! Grab an ice cream from The Creamatory or send a postcard from the Hell post office with burn and singe marks to prove to your friends that you survived the trip. Explore the 10,000 acres of State Park land at …more

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M Street Baking Co. – Know Before You Go!

One of Howell’s most popular attractions is M. Street Baking Co., which is known for its delicious sweets and over-the-top milkshakes! They have been featured on various news segments, and have over 74,000 likes on their Facebook page. Lucky for you, we got the inside scoop from their General Manager, Liz Wood. What is the …more

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Michigan Flyer – Know Before You Go!

Hop aboard the Michigan Flyer next time you leave for vacation! Maybe you’re headed into town to visit family, friends, thrilling attractions, or award-winning downtowns. Or perhaps you’re leaving the Michigan winter behind and packing your bags for somewhere warm. Whatever your final destination may be, the Michigan Flyer has you covered with transportation to …more