1995 – 25 years ago

A small “for rent” sign in the window is the only indication that the Little Red Shoe House on Lake Street in downtown Bridgman is closing. Saturday is the last day it will be open, according to Manager Jean Payton. A lot of its customers were from out of state. Customers came in the summer to buy shoes and sandals, and later in the year to buy winter boots. The attraction was the store’s low prices because it’s a Hush Puppy factory outlet store.