The Brighton Mall is nestled in the corner of
The Brighton Mall was anchored by K-Mart, which had it's own entrance. It was also home for many years to the Little Professor Bookstore, a locally owned bookstore. Over time, including by the time I became a resident in the area, there wasn't much to the Brighton Mall. Eventually, it was redeveloped into a Strip Mall. It's now got only a couple big-box stores. The K-Mart is a "Sears Essential' which is kind of neither a K-Mart or a Sears and I've never found it much good for shopping. (The low number of customers in that stores seems to indicate others share my opinion of this concept. Especially when it's an hour drive, tops, to a real Sears store out in
Anyway, other stores include Marshall's, Jo-Ann Fabrics and a sporting goods store. Two other strip malls have been adding, including one that has Best Buy and PetsMart.
During the 1960s and early 70s when I-96 was being constructed, the road crews came through
These sort of stories are exactly why I LOVE local history.