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Metro Times uses a controlled-circulation method that is designed to get papers to the appropriate readership quickly. Our papers are distributed at more than 2,000 locations throughout metro Detroit and Ann Arbor. Verified Audit Circulation independently audits Metro Times circulation.

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Metro Times is available free of charge, limited to one copy per reader. The paper is distributed every Wednesday in newsboxes and racks at over 2,000 locations in metro Detroit, and Ann Arbor. Metro Times is in such high demand that our racks and newsboxes are typically empty by the weekend. Make sure to pick yours up every Wednesday. You can view a map of our circulation area below.

Look for Metro Times at entertainment venues, restaurants, movie theaters, shopping malls, arts institutions, coffee shops, bookstores, music stores and at hundreds of newsboxes on corners all around metro Detroit. Check out a list of places where you can find Metro Times here.



Want to be among the first people in town to get your hands on the latest issue of Metro Times?

Metro Times’ Circulation Department is looking for qualified independently contracted drivers to deliver Metro Times on Wednesdays in metro-Detroit (including the city and surrounding suburban areas).

Must have a van or pick-up truck and valid driver's license and insurance, and be available each Wednesday from from 9am to 4pm. Experience is not a must, but preferred. Please email and include your type of vehicle, area you live in and list previous experience if any.



Distributing Metro Times at your business can bring people to your door each week. Metro Times is the largest circulation, most-read weekly in metro-Detroit. Each week people pick up Metro Times at over 2,000 businesses like yours. Our 657,000 print-only readers depend on Metro Times to bring them the latest in news, arts, and culture each week.

To join our growing list of distributors, click here to print and fill out a distribution request form! (Acrobat Reader is required).



Interested in subscribing to our paper? Need to renew your subscription? Would you like a back issue of Metro Times? For over a quarter of a century, Metro Times has been Detroit s weekly alternative for news, arts, culture, music, film, food, fashion and more.

Metro Times and reaches over 1.3 million people each month who are looking to find out who to see, what to do, and where to go. Hard-hitting journalism, in-depth profiles of local artists, musicians, and cultural icons, and the area’s most comprehensive club and concert listings have made it the most sought after news and entertainment resource for metro Detroiters.

(Please note: First Class subscriptions are usually received 1-3 days after publication date in the Detroit area). A limited number of issues going back 2 years to the current date are available for $5 per copy at Metro Times offices or $7 each prepaid by mail.

Subscription orders can be placed through our online store. If preferred, you may also print and mail one of the subscription request forms available below (Acrobat Reader is required). This form may also be used to request a back issue. Completed forms may be mailed to Metro Times Circulation - Annie O'Brien, 1200 Woodward Heights Blvd, Ferndale MI 48220, or faxed to 313-262-0201.

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