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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 1,200 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. Please call 313-961-4060 for a location in your area.

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


Subscriptions are available by mail inside the U.S. for six months at $80 and $150 for a year. Include check or money order payable to: Metro Times Subscriptions, P.O. Box 20734, Ferndale, MI, 48220. Most back issues obtainable for $5 at Metro Times offices or $7 prepaid by mail.

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