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No Room At The Storage Unit

No Room At The Storage Unit

By Lynn Geiger

Need a storage unit in Traverse City? Good luck.

The effects of the local real estate boom have reached the storage market. Turns out business is dynamite for storage unit owners, but demand is far exceeding supply and leaving lookers with few options.

Six TC self-storage rental companies tell The Ticker the same story – all completely full with waiting lists.

“For the past 16 to 18 months it’s been very hit or miss on finding a storage unit in Traverse City,” says Tom Hartgerink, general manager of Silver Lake Storage and Storage Attic in Traverse City, with approximately 850 units between the two businesses. more

Today

TC Tots Playgroup

9:15am TC Tots Playgroup: Fun and socialization for children 0-4. Free. Held at Long Lake Elementary gym, TC.

Bubble Glass Hanging Terrarium

10:00am Bubble Glass Hanging Terrarium: Create a small hanging globe & bring nature indoors when you just don't have room. Cost, $18. Breeze Hill Greenhouse, TC. 941-7295.

MI Blood Mobile Drive

12:00pm MI Blood Mobile Drive: Shanty Creek Resort, Bellaire Room, Bellaire. www.miblood.org more

Spring Program Series

3:30pm Spring Program Series: Presents "Body & Brain Fitness." This circuit class will focus on fun brain games & other activities to help strengthen memory, brain function, balance, strength & well-being. Held at Cordia at the GT Commons, TC. Free, but please RSVP: www.CordiaTC.com/spring more

Live Music: Oryana

4:00pm Live Music: Lake Street Café, Oryana, TC. With John Phillips. www.oryana.coop/lake-street-cafe more

Live Music: North Peak

5:00pm Live Music: North Peak deck, TC. With David Lawston. www.northpeak.net more

Cherry Bowl Jubilee

6:00pm Cherry Bowl Jubilee: Cherry Bowl Drive In Theater, Honor. Featuring cherry pie eating contests, putt-putt golf, classic cars on display, live music, “Back to the Future” being shown, & much more. Tickets: $10 13 & up, $8 6-12, & free 5 & under. www.visitbenzie.com more

Sip & Dab

6:00pm Sip & Dab: Paint with a local artist as you are guided through your own paint on canvas masterpiece. Create a memory of art at Right Brain Brewery, TC while eating and drinking food offerings from Right Brain Brewery. Cost, $35. www.sipanddab.com more
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