Old teen mall in Roseville
Paul -p

Ypsilanti, MI

#22 Feb 26, 2013
That place was owned by Denny McLane
Les

Lake Havasu City, AZ

#23 Mar 19, 2013
Karen wrote:
Trading Post NEVER had a concert hall, nor did any of the below groups every perform there. I was a regular there for about 2 years about 1971 to 1973 and they didn't remain open much longer than that.
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So wrong Karen , The band did play there, I seen New York Dolls Areosmith, and so many other great bands, you must have been under a rock to not have seen or heard of them playng there, that was a great place to party and see bands up close.
dave

United States

#24 Jun 3, 2013
Karen, I swear i remember seeing Rush there. You are right there was no hall. They played right outside the shops therewas a little court and everyone sat on the floor. It was 3 bucks to get in.
opened many shows there

Denver, CO

#25 Jun 3, 2013
dave wrote:
Karen, I swear i remember seeing Rush there. You are right there was no hall. They played right outside the shops therewas a little court and everyone sat on the floor. It was 3 bucks to get in.
There was a hall of sorts in there, a raised stage and I opened for NY Dolls Detroit Wheels and more there. Denny Mclain stiffed us on the last show and still owes me money! Wont be holding my breath for that cash.
EEE

Fraser, MI

#26 Jun 18, 2013
I loved the Trading Post! I got my one and only tattoo there in 1973. Janis Joplin heart on my left breast. Hurt like a mofo! If they used the same technique today as they did then, we wouldn't see so many tattooed folk!
DGR

Tomah, WI

#27 Feb 26, 2014
The trading post had a stage in the back left part of the Arcade,
My band Silver Skull played there two times in 1974,@ that time
Denny McLain was a part owner and the bastard never paid us.

I did see The Rockets, NY Dolls and other local bands perform @ the Post.
DGR

Tomah, WI

#28 Feb 26, 2014
The Post was the first place I saw the pet rock for sale lol
Ohhh Denny

Troy, MI

#29 Mar 4, 2014
opened many shows there wrote:
<quoted text> Denny Mclain stiffed us on the last show and still owes me money! Wont be holding my breath for that cash.
You got that right. I think there are many more people in line ahead of you (Peet Packing Co employees...).
Jan

Sterling Heights, MI

#30 Sep 5, 2014
We would get dropped off at Crowleys at Macomb Mall by my parents then run across Gratiot to the post. Remember the smell of potchuli, black light posters, candles and bought my beloved stone there.
Seemed like the concert hall in the back was big. Saw Rush.
Thunderdog

Taylor, MI

#31 Nov 11, 2014
That is not true. There sure was a concert hall there. U must still be high
Fusion Pieri

Scottsdale, AZ

#32 Dec 14, 2014
jmarkow wrote:
Does anyone remember a small mall across from Macomb Mall back in the late 60's, early 70's that had some head shops, tshirt shops, arcade and fast food joints? It was a teen and early twenties hangout, and I can't for the life of me remember the name of the place.
I remember The Trading Post. I was 15 yrs old. Me and my gf, were high, we would hitch hike there. Walk Down like 3 or 4 long isles, of hippie stuff. When you get to the end of the row, there was a small venue for concerts. I saw The New York Dolls there.
Fusion Pieri

Scottsdale, AZ

#33 Dec 14, 2014
DGR wrote:
The Post was the first place I saw the pet rock for sale lol
Oh wow yeah, I bought one of them too. Of course I was on drugs heavily, then so.
josh

Rochester, MI

#34 Dec 30, 2014
What was the name of the roller rink on 12 n Hayes in the 70's? It's great skate now
scs2011

Eastpointe, MI

#35 Jan 2, 2015
Wired frog was way better
gypsydog

Roseville, MI

#36 Apr 2, 2015
Carol wrote:
Hey I remember that place. I would buy tapestries and buttons of Van Halen and other bands I liked back then. Then we'd all go to "Galaxy Arcade and hang out for the night. Greatest game there was Gyrus.
You did not buy Van Halen buttons at the Trading Post.
gypsydog

Roseville, MI

#37 Apr 2, 2015
DGR wrote:
The trading post had a stage in the back left part of the Arcade,
My band Silver Skull played there two times in 1974,@ that time
Denny McLain was a part owner and the bastard never paid us.
I did see The Rockets, NY Dolls and other local bands perform @ the Post.
You did not see The Rockets there.
The Goid

San Diego, CA

#38 Jun 19, 2015
I grew up in Harrison Township (15 and Harper) When I was released from the Juvenile home in '72, I used to go to the Trading post to buy /sell drugs. I was there when the Roseville Police arrested everyone there... We got away somehow... in my buddy's GTO... That's when the Post (we used to call it) was forced by the Police to have their own security system ...
Long Haired Narks....I was there when they made a guy I just bought 300 reds from, a choice of going to jail or flushing All his stash down the toilet or go to jail...he had at least 5000 Reds (in 100's) down the toilet. That was the beginning of the end for the Post.
As far as the Bands that played there I did see the New York Dolls there but when they took the stage dressed as middle aged (church ladies) everyone left after the third song.... Back then, in Detroit, if you didn't eat your guitars, you, cheerfully got your ass beat and thrown off the stage...I remember only about 30-50 people being there when we left.
Southernfriedblo ndie

Harrison, TN

#39 Jul 28, 2015
jmarkow wrote:
Does anyone remember a small mall across from Macomb Mall back in the late 60's, early 70's that had some head shops, tshirt shops, arcade and fast food joints? It was a teen and early twenties hangout, and I can't for the life of me remember the name of the place.
I remember the place well. I am thinking it was called The Trading Post East. It had a wonderful blend of cool shops and boutiques. Tobacco Road had every imaginable kind of cigarettes, bongs, pipes etc.. There was a candle making shop in there. Tons of clothing shops and a pool hall in the back. Everything was designed to cater to the "hippy" crowd.
Mark

Oak Park, MI

#40 Dec 19, 2015
Karen wrote:
Trading Post NEVER had a concert hall, nor did any of the below groups every perform there. I was a regular there for about 2 years about 1971 to 1973 and they didn't remain open much longer than that.
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Wrong, I saw the New York Dolls and Rush there. The guitar player from Rush put me into a trans he was so good!
muttley

Mount Clemens, MI

#41 Feb 17, 2016
Karen wrote:
Trading Post NEVER had a concert hall, nor did any of the below groups every perform there. I was a regular there for about 2 years about 1971 to 1973 and they didn't remain open much longer than that.
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There was briefly a stage and saw a band called Elysian on New years eve not sure what year Remember cuz they rocked and the lead singer was mybest friend

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