Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Judi Brown-Clark, former Olympic hurdler, will be at the Brighton Meijer on Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. helping to register participants and volunteers for the 2013 Meijer State Games of Michigan.
The Brighton Meijer's will play host to a special guest on May 24 as they welcome 1984 Olympic track and field silver medalist Judi Brown-Clark. The former Olympic hurdler will be on site from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. helping to promote and register participants and volunteers for the 2013 Meijer State Games of Michigan, an Olympic-style event that will be held June 21-23 in Grand Rapids. The Meijer State Games of Michigan is a Michigan Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness endorsed event, according to a press release that Michigan Lt. Governor Brian Calley also recognized the signature event of the West Michigan Sports Commission as the official State Games of Michigan. “The Meijer State Games of Michigan play a critical role in promoting health…
Friday, May 10, 2013
Brighton customers visiting Bagger Dave’s during the week of May 13 -19 will receive the free gift after a $25 or more purchase after 8:30 p.m.
Bagger Dave’s in Brighton will be celebrating American Craft Beer Week next week with customers receiving a free pub glass. “Amazingly enough, the glass is reusable and will hold beverages other than American craft beer, too,” a Bagger Dave’s press release stated. “As if you’d ever want that to happen. It will be the envy of all of your friends.” Brighton customers visiting Bagger Dave’s during the week of May 13 -19 will receive the free gift after a $25 or more purchase after 8:30 p.m. The Brighton Bagger Dave’s opened in March 2011 with burgers at the heart of menu, and the top choice in Brighton being the Train Wreck, according to a previous report. The restaurant also emphasizes Michigan products, however, and the full-service bar …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
In need of a new home, or just browsing? Check out this home for sale in Brighton.
Each week, Brighton Patch will feature a different home to give readers an idea of what the local housing market has to offer. Today, check out this four-bedroom, three and a half-bathroom house at 9305 Lexford Way in Brighton listed at $529,900 Find the full listing here. Are you a real estate agent with homes for sale? Email email@example.com and we'll try to feature yours next week.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Opening day for the Brighton Farmer's Market is May 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Spring is finally here and as the weather continues to warm up in Brighton, the local Farmer's Market will once again open for business. Opening day of the Brighton's Farmer's Market is Saturday, May 4 and the weather looks to be warm and sunny with a high of 71 degrees, according to the weather.com. The Brighton Farmers Market is held in the municpal parking lot at the intersection of Mill Pond Lane and First Street every Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. In past years, the local market has hosted a variety of vendors including: For information on how you can get involved, contact Karen Rogers at 810-955-1471. What is your favorite item to pick up at the Hartland Farmer's market? Tell us in comments.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
The new, expanded Kathleen's Cookies location in downtown Brighton is currently open for business.
Kathleen’s Cookies officially opened its new location at 139 E. Grand River, redesigning the space to create an upscale, "uptown-chic" bakery, boutique and café. Expanding her business from her smaller retail location that was only able to accommodate a bakery, owner Kathleen McKay said her new space fits the vision of what she wants to offer her customers. “With my design background, I had it in my head that I wanted to incorporate entertaining and serving and celebrating,” she said. “That’s what my hobby is, that’s what I’ve always done my whole life.” Calling it a “lifestyle business” the new location is decorated with the signature Kathleen Cookies blue color on the walls and the boutique is filled with specialty items, “perfect for …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Brighton’s Ladies Night Out will take place on May 2 in downtown Brighton.
Thursday, April 25
It’s time again for downtown Brighton’s Ladies Night Out, coming up May 2 from 6 to 10 p.m. Ladies of all ages are invited to downtown Brighton to shop for the latest spring fashions and to pick up a gift for mom, as Mother’s Day is just around the corner. More than 40 stores, restaurants, beauty salons, gift shops, etc. are taking part in this Ladies Night Out, making this event the largest Ladies Night Out in Downtown Brighton yet. “This event just keeps getting bigger and better,” said Jen Ling, special events planner for Downtown Brighton Principal Shopping District and the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce. “We have more merchants participating than ever before, and it makes for such an exciting night out for the ladies! This …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
John and Nellie Sowash recently opened Bloom Baby & Kids, a natural parenting shop and resource center in Brighton.
Combining two important resources for parents- supplies and education- the local owners of Bloom Baby & Kids hope to fill a niche in the Brighton business community by opening a combination natural parenting shop and resource center. “We know this community very well and we always wanted a store like this open,” owner John Sowash said. Located at 222 W. Grand River, the Sowash family wanted to create not only a kid-friendly environment, but a parent-friendly one as well. With a welcoming play area, large retail space and separate classroom, the efficient layout is meant to accomodate all the needs of their customers. The parents of three young children ages 4, 3 and 1, the Brighton couple understands the hectic lives of parents and also …
Friday, April 19, 2013
The new restaurant is currently open while waiting for final process for liquor license.
Relocating into the former Stone Fire Bistro location in downtown Brighton, 440 Main is currently open for business and serving lunch and dinner- although liquor is still not currently available. “They did approve our liquor license, we’re just waiting on some things and we have to have our final walk-through,” 440 Main manager Kim Feldmann said. Waiting for the final process on their liquor license, Feldmann explained that within the next few weeks the restaurant will have to close for a short period of time to allow for training and small re-design projects on the interior. The restaurant is also still waiting for new sigange for the exterior of the building to arrive and be installed. Feldmann estimates the closing will last between …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Toma's Salad Shop, a family owned and operated restaurant, opened March 1.
A new family-owned and operated business catering to customers looking for a quick and healthy meal is now open in Brighton. Toma’s Salad Shop, located at 8539 Grand River, opened March 1 and is a dine-in or carryout restaurant with a menu that looks to satisfy even the “pickiest” eater. With a create-your-own salad option, customers are able to pick and choose from a variety of toppings that range from nine different cheeses, nuts, berries, vegetables, meat toppings and more than 30 different dressings options. All ingredients are then served chopped style, according to restaurant owner Cathy Raspopstis, that lets customer enjoy a “mouthful of flavor in every bite.” Designed by Cathy's husband, Tom Raspopstis, the menu is similar to the …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Tell us what you think of this local business, by leaving a review on their Patch directory listing.
The Brighton Patch directory is filled with objective information about hundreds of local businesses, but there's also room for you to tell your neighbors – and the businesses – what you think about their services and products. Today, we're asking customers of Cheryl's Place to share a review. You'd be surprised how interested others are in what you have to say. So click the link and tell us what you think!