A look at the ongoing Metro Times and Grosse Pointe “beef”

July 2, 2014
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A look at the ongoing Metro Times and Grosse Pointe “beef”

It’s on, Grosse Pointe. Last week, that exclusive east side community all but declared war on Metro Times when disgruntled resident Andrea Lavigne demanded a ban on our little paper, citing concerns that MT‘s advertisements were thinly-veiled covers for human trafficking. GP city council considered a ban and said no. Lavigne then took her quest to the GP Library...
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‘Metro Times’ seeking summer photography interns

April 25, 2014
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Metro Times is looking for photography interns to shoot events in and around Detroit this summer. Candidates should be able to provide 20-50 photos per event and attend at least two events per week. (The ideal candidate is plugged into Detroit’s culture and nightlife and already attending concerts, festivals, art gallery openings.) Assignments will...
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Meet Metro Times Interim Editor Vince Grzegorek

February 6, 2014
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Metro Times interim editor (and Cleveland Scene editor) Vince Grzegorek was on WDET’s Craig Fahle Show Wednesday to discuss new ownership and direction. Grzegorek says he plans to commute to Detroit for two to three months to help hire new staff, move the office back to Detroit and restore investigative journalism to the paper. “It’s...
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Blowout 2014 to be the biggest and best yet

February 4, 2014
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Blowout 2014 to be the biggest and best yet

The Blowout Festival will return on Wednesday, April 30, presenting four days of some of the best music that Detroit has to offer. While Blowout is returning to a one-weekend format this year, the festival is also adding the city of Detroit to the program (beyond the kickoff). The kickoff party will be on...
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Metro Times Sold to New Euclid Media Group

December 23, 2013
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In August, it was announced that Times-Shamrock Communications was putting its alternative weekly division up for sale, which included the Metro Times, San Antonio Current, Cleveland Scene, Orlando Weekly and Baltimore City Paper. Today, we can report that Metro Times is now part of the newly-formed, Cleveland-based Euclid Media Group, along with the San...
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The Posies live at Metro Times

November 10, 2010
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Check out this video of The Posies playing live at Metro Times yesterday. They stopped in around lunch to play a few of their songs and with two guitars they managed to leave a great impression with their bright voices.  Some pretty enthusiastic Blue Cross Blue Shield workers  found out about the last minute...
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Frontier Ruckus Performs at Metro Times

August 17, 2010
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Last week’s cover story featured Frontier Ruckus, one of the best combos Detroit has going at the moment. In the afternoon of their midnight Magic Stick show last Friday, the quintet strolled into our offices in beautiful downtown Detroit, pulled out their banjo, snare, trumpet, finger organ, saw, guitar and bass and performed for...
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