Beloved suburban Detroit trading post closing its doors

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. — The Gibraltar Trade Center, a popular trading post on the weekends for so many people, has announced that it will be closing its Mount Clemens location at the end of next month. According to their website they are going “in a new direction.”

The property that the Mount Clemens location sits on has been sold, but will continue to have the scheduled shows and the “weekend public market” until its closing on Aug. 27th. This comes as a surprise after 37 years of business.

Construction around Metro Detroit hurts local businesses

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — In the Metro Detroit area construction is a very popular sighting. Well, actually in all of Michigan, construction is a popular sight. The road closures and the cluster of drivers effect commute times for Michiganders attempting to get to work on time every morning. It affects the people on the weekends driving to and from their destinations along the construction area.

Journalism at Michigan State University

Road work adds to the headaches of suburban Detroit commuters

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. — Some say that in Michigan that there are two seasons: winter and construction. There seems to be construction everywhere you turn around the Metro Detroit area. The newest project in the area is the construction on Hall Road or M-59 throughout Macomb County. The project was announced in early February and is said to be a two-year plan to improve road conditions and access to restaurants and businesses.