A failed MAGA Mixer, a TikTok famous bakery, and Detroit techno in Gotham: The top ten Metro Times headlines of the week

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Two Trump supporters sporting MAGA hats, draped in Trump flags.

This week our readers were most interested in a Lansing brewery realizing that maybe it didn’t want to host a “MAGA Mixer.”

A few of our readers were interested in learning about a Michigan cookie-centered bakery whose sweet treats have TikTok in a chokehold .

Our readers continue to be invested in the updates about the Great Lakes Coffee workers’ strike and the latest arrests in a widening towing scandal.

Here are the top stories of the week:

10. "Macomb County nursing home employee sentenced to jail for forging absentee ballot applications"

9. "How TikTok drama made this Michigan bakery known for its ‘cookie cream’ treats go viral"

8. "They are absolutely bumping Detroit techno in the nightclub in ‘The Batman’"

7. "Rep. Tlaib rallies behind working families in response to Biden’s State of the Union"

6. "Great Lakes Coffee workers allege unfair labor practices as strike continues"

5.​​ "Detroit is the New Black closes store, but you can still buy the fashion brand online"

4. "Detroit Shipping Co. sister project announces initial restaurants for Lansing food hall"

3. "Trump-loving, COVID-denying, Russia-defending conspiracy theorist wins special Michigan House election"

2. "Hamtramck cop charged with taking bribes as part of widening public corruption probe"

1. "Lansing brewery suddenly realizes it shouldn’t host ‘MAGA Mixer’"

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Alex Washington

Born and raised on Detroit's Westside, Alex Washington is about as Detroit as they come. She judges your coney island order and serves a mean side-eye when anything across Eight Mile is called "Detroit." Her writing has been published in Real Detroit Weekly, The Detroit Free Press, Model D, BLAC magazine, and...
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