Friday, March 18, 2011
Feel like a kid again, without the kids.
Complete with a restaurant that shares a building with a bowling alley, Grille 23 in Hartland and its surrounding acreage is your one-stop shop for an evening of fun. Get a sitter for the kids, grab your spouse or some friends and head up to Grille 23, where you can eat dinner and then play pool, foosball and even putt-putt in warmer weather. Or, walk over to Striking Lanes for a game or two. At Grille 23, stick around to be a kid again, without your kids. Here's a list of current and upcoming weekly activities:
Friday, March 4, 2011
An Australian Take on Date Night.
At Black Rock Bar & Grill in Hartland you can make your own meal Australian-style, by cooking on hot volcanic rock right at your table. Black Rock is the only restaurant in Livingston County and the first in Michigan to offer this unique culinary trend. (Want to know what cooking a steak on a stone? Check out the video with this story). With steaks or seafood and an array of other items, including a frozen Coke machine, Black Rock is a unique place to enjoy a dinner without the kids. Need a place to watch a big game? There are more than 25 big screen televisions. The restaurant also boasts a large banquet room so if you want to schedule an event, you have options. So any way you slice it — whether you're traveling from Brighton or nearby …
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Get away for the night at this charming bed and breakfast in Brighton.
Each week, we’ll tell you about one great idea to give you a much deserved break, and make your life a little easier, maybe a whole lot easier. This week's Great Escape involves romance and renewal for you and your spouse. It's an overnight getaway without having to leave Brighton. Canterbury Chateau Bed & Breakfast, located off Brighton Road across from Oak Pointe Country Club, offers an ambience of romantic bliss. The invitingly large home has no laundry piling up for you to do or reminders of projects not completed—all part of the magic of escaping your house for a while. Fresh flowers and candy await in elegantly decorated rooms. There's dessert in the common fridge after 8 p.m. and an in-house video library. The Weekend Romance …
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Chick flicks at the local theater are a perfect way to unwind after a long day.
Each week, we’ll tell you about one great idea to give you a much deserved break, and make your life a little easier, maybe a whole lot easier. Today comes chick flicks at MJR Brighton Towne Square Digital Cinema 20. The kids are asleep and your husband has just begun to snore, but you're wide awake after packing lunches, folding tomorrow's clothes and organizing backpacks. Why not unwind with a movie out of the house? Now showing are No Strings Attached, with Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher, and Country Strong, with Gwyneth Paltrow and Leighton Meester. With each ticket you purchase, you'll get 10 points in MJR's Reward Program. Accumulate 50 points and get a free medium popcorn. Rack up 500 (or 104 hours of you-time) and score two …