Kean’s Store Company

412 South Jefferson St.
Mason, MI 48854

Kean’s is on South Jefferson Street by Mason’s City Hall and the Ingham County Courthouse. Kean’s has been in business since 1928 and was originally a five and dime shop.  It sells cards, crafts, toys, and is known for its candy counter full of bins of jelly beans, candy corn and other candy.  There is parking behind the store, along with free parking down South Jefferson Street.

Monday – Saturday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

– Megan Baughman

Maple Street Mall

108 West Maple St.
Mason, MI 48854

Located at South Jefferson Street and West Maple Street, the Maple Street Mall includes more than 65 vendors selling antiques and hand-made items.  The mall was purchased back in the 1960s by the Dancer family and is currently still being run by them. It was called “Dancer’s Fashions” until it became the Maple Street Mall.  The mall hosts monthly food events, like soup cook-offs and cookie competitions, and is becoming well known for these events.  There is free parking behind the mall and down South Jefferson Street.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

– Megan Baughman

Bestsellers Bookstore & Coffee Co.

360 South Jefferson St.
Mason, MI 48854

Located across from the Ingham County Courthouse, Bestsellers is a place where people can buy books and enjoy a coffee, sandwich, or dessert while reading a book they purchased from the store.  Bestsellers is similar to a small Barnes and Noble or Borders, but is locally run and not a chain store.  It has a decent selection of both fiction and non-fiction books.  There is seating both inside and outside the store.  There is free parking all along South Jefferson Street

Monday – Saturday: 6:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

– Megan Baughman


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