Cheech and Chong in a bong: The top 10 Metro Times headlines

Here’s what our readers were interested in this week

click to enlarge Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. - Courtesy photo
Courtesy photo
Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong.

This week, our readers were most interested in the iconic canna-duo that is Cheech and Chong introducing their marijuana products to the Michigan market.

The Ribs and R&B festival is taking over Hart Plaza this weekend and will feature acts like 702 and Jon B., and our readers wanted to know more about it.

And our readers were still very interested in the Michigan Republican gubernatorial candidate who participated in the Jan. 6 riot in Washington D.C. and did not accept easily accept defeat to winner Tudor Dixon.

All of that and a little more. Here are the top stories of the week:

10. "In Michigan governor’s race, Jan. 6 rioter won’t concede to Trump-endorsed candidate"

9. "Detroit’s Motown Museum unveils highly anticipated expansion, gets ready to reopen doors"

8. "Community organizers challenged Bedrock’s latest Hudson’s site tax break in Detroit — and nearly won"

7. "The GOP’s Trump-backed, conspiracy-peddling candidate for Michigan attorney general could be in deep shit"

6. "Detroit bar PJ’s Lager House announces ‘The End of an Era’ free concert series with Timmy’s Organism, Melvin Davis, and more"

5. "Blighted holdout house near Little Caesars Arena mysteriously burns down"

4. "Detroit’s Ribs and R&B Music Festival comes to Hart Plaza"

3. "Chaos and infighting break out in Michigan’s Macomb County Republican Party"

2. "Cheech and Chong’s Cannabis Company launches in Michigan"

1. "Ex-Sterling Heights City Council candidate charged with 18 counts of election fraud"

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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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