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Best Pre-roll at a Dispensary

Depot Town 35 E. Cross St., Ypsilanti; 734-340-2941; depot-town.com...
Metro Times  |  04-26-2017  |  Blogs

Best Smoke Shop

The Station 25940 Michigan Ave., Inkster; 313-561-7969...
Metro Times  |  04-26-2017  |  Blogs

Best Strip Club

Penthouse Club 20771 W. 8 Mile Rd., Detroit; 313-541-7000; penthousedet.com...
Metro Times  |  04-26-2017  |  Blogs

Best Vape Store

Independent Vapor Company Multiple locations; independentvaporcompany.com...
Metro Times  |  04-26-2017  |  Blogs

Most Knowledgeable Dispensary Staff

Fuego 12632 E. 8 Mile Rd., Detroit; 313-821-4350...
Metro Times  |  04-26-2017  |  Blogs

Restless

Q: I'm a 31-year-old gay male. I've been with my fiancé for three years, and we are getting married in...
Metro Times  |  04-26-2017  |  Blogs

Detroit’s not your average arts capital — and that’s what makes it great

Read the full list of Best of Detroit 2017 Best Art and Music winners here.…...
Metro Times  |  04-26-2017  |  Blogs

Why are we still obsessed with 1967?

It may take another half-century to heal It was the summer of love in San Francisco, but in Detroit 1967...
Metro Times  |  04-26-2017  |  Blogs

Reverse racism and liberal hypocrisy

When a federal grand jury indicted State Senator Bert Johnson on two felony charges a couple of weeks ago, it...
Metro Times  |  04-26-2017  |  Blogs

A review of Phat Kat & DJ Dister’s 'The S.O.S. Project'

Phat Kat (also known as Ronnie Euro by the cool kids overseas) has been a player in the rap game...
Metro Times  |  04-26-2017  |  Blogs

Ron Chernow and Colson Whitehead Are Among the Featured Authors in Seattle Arts and Lectures' 30th Season

by Rich Smith The Pulitzer Prize winner who wrote the book that launched the most popular musical and the Pulitzer...
The Stranger  |  04-26-2017  |  Slog

Go Home!

by Anonymous Can you smell it? That moist spring air? Cherry blossoms, flowers and the sweet, heavy rain. Nostalgia has...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-25-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Passage of HB 13 Would Lower Wake Schools’ Funding Request by $12 Million

Wake County schools’ request for local dollars in the 2017–18 school year will shrink to $45.4 million from $56.6 million...
INDY Week  |  04-25-2017  |  Triangulator

Deadlines

by Anonymous No one is supposed to talk ill of the dead, especially those who died of cancer. But, you...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-25-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Best Parts of Trump's Trainwreck AP Interview

by Megan Burbank "Do you want a Coke or anything?" Justin Sullivan / Staff I mean, "best" is a relative...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-25-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

#ShoutYourAbortion and Civilization Have Won a Webby Award

The Webby Awards are known worldwide as the "Oscars of the Internet". by Amber Cortes Amelia Bonow, founder of #ShoutYourAbortion...
The Stranger  |  04-25-2017  |  Slog

82nd Avenue of the Roses Parade Cancelled after Threats of Political Protests, Violence

by Doug Brown Protests at a pro-Trump rally in Vancouver earlier this month Doug Brown ***Update***A statement from Direct Action...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-25-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

120 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: April 25-30, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Card Kingdom, Blue Highway, and other game stores will celebrate International Tabletop Day on...
The Stranger  |  04-25-2017  |  Slog

120 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: April 25-30, 2017

Unusual and quirky events for April 25-30, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Surprise, Seattleites—you live in a city...
The Stranger  |  04-25-2017  |  Slog

Mayor Ed Murray's Attorney Wants Sanctions Against His Accuser's Lawyer

by Heidi Groover Three men say Mayor Ed Murray sexually abused them as teenagers. The mayor denies the allegations. PHOTO...
The Stranger  |  04-25-2017  |  Slog

"Protesters Are Economic Terrorists" Bill Dies in Committee

It was a tough day for Republican state Representatives John Torbett and John Faircloth (of Gaston and Guilford counties, respectively),...
INDY Week  |  04-25-2017  |  Triangulator

Fasting Lawmaker Gets Support, Death Wishes Ahead of ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Debate

A Democratic lawmaker who began fasting in opposition to the so-called sanctuary cities bill on Sunday has been joined by...
The Texas Observer  |  04-25-2017  |  La Linea

Cherdonna Shinatra Trolls Ibsen's A Doll's House

by Rich Smith SPIDER OQ Washington Ensemble Theatre closes its 2016/17 season with the best idea it's had in recent...
The Stranger  |  04-25-2017  |  Slog

Where Are We Headed?

by Anonymous So Portland is the number one tourist destination! Probably not. Is Portland the number one tourist destination? I...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-25-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Amended Hog Nuisance Bill, Courtesy of Big Pork Pal Senator Brent Jackson, Clears N.C. Senate Committee

An amended version of a controversial hog-farm-protection bill, HB 467, passed the Senate Agriculture Committee Tuesday afternoon and is now...
INDY Week  |  04-25-2017  |  Triangulator

The St. Johns Bizarre Returns Saturday May 13 with Performances by the Thermals, Y La Bamba, and More

by Ciara Dolan Nick Stokes The 11th annual St. Johns Bizarre returns to the North Portland neighborhood's main drag Saturday,...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-25-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

On the Blabbermouth Podcast: Ijeoma Oluo on 100 Days of Donald Trump

by The Stranger Subscribe to the podcast FOR FREE by clicking right here! With Dan Savage away this week, Ijeoma...
The Stranger  |  04-25-2017  |  Slog

No New Taxes in Mayor's New Budget

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland’s budget for the next fiscal year does not call for any new taxes, but it does...

I, Anonymous: Submit Your Rants and Raves Now!

Let us know what's on your mind - anonymously! by Amber Cortes Send us your rants, your raves, your secrets...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-25-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Bill Aims to Protect Communities of Color from Polluting Concrete Facilities

Concrete crushing plants, which recycle concrete from demolished roads and buildings, can emit plumes of fine dust, worsening nearby residents’...
The Texas Observer  |  04-25-2017  |  La Linea

Judge Halts Trump's Order Blocking Federal Funding for Sanctuary Cities

by Heidi Groover Demonstrators gathered outside of Portland's ICE headquarters on March 6 to protest recent immigration enforcement. DOUG BROWN...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-25-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love Letter of the Day: How to Satisfy a Troglodyte

by Dan Savage Unsatisfied troglodyte here. I'm a straight regular bloke with a rather high sex drive. I've had both...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-25-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Stopping By Magus Books on a Weekday Afternoon and Running Into Someone Unexpected

by Christopher Frizzelle Magus Books sells rare, used, and out-of-print books. CF While I was in the University District last...
The Stranger  |  04-25-2017  |  Slog

Judge Halts Trump's Order Blocking Federal Funding for Sanctuary Cities

by Heidi Groover Mayor Ed Murray sued the feds last month over threats to pull federal funding from so-called sanctuary...
The Stranger  |  04-25-2017  |  Slog

Shabazz Palaces Have Announced Their New Album, Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star, and It’s Going to be Amazing

Shabazz Palaces' new LP, Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star, is out July 14. by Amber Cortes Album cover courtesy...
The Stranger  |  04-25-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Much Ado About a Micropenis

by Dan Savage I recently got to enjoy a sexual encounter with a man I have loved and been friends...
The Stranger  |  04-25-2017  |  Slog

Just announced: Future Islands headed to ROMT in October

With our ears still ringing from last night's stellar PJ Harvey show at the Royal Oak Music Theatre, we learned today that...
Metro Times  |  04-25-2017  |  Blogs

Oakhella One Year Anniversary Party

It is officially spring, and with it comes an abundance of day parties and festivals all around the Bay. A...
East Bay Express  |  04-25-2017  |  Ear Bud

Hip Hop in the Park Returns to Berkeley

Every first weekend of May, People's Park, a popular safe haven for Berkeley homeless folk, becomes a free gathering for...
East Bay Express  |  04-25-2017  |  Ear Bud

Move, Assholes!

by Anonymous More and more I'm seeing people who have their laptops or are glued to their phones in crowded...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-25-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Fresh Jamz at The Night Light

For the past nine years, DJ Odiaka has put together the monthly edition of Fresh Jamz, one of the best...
East Bay Express  |  04-25-2017  |  Ear Bud

I, Anonymous: Submit Your Rants and Raves Now!

Let us know what's on your mind - anonymously! by Amber Cortes Send us your rants, your raves, your secrets...
The Stranger  |  04-25-2017  |  Slog

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Gary Bass Makes a Convincing Case for Forceful Humanitarianism

Unlike most books interested in promoting human rights by force of arms, Bass focuses on the actions of Western nations and not the philosophies of phony intellectuals from beltway think tanks.
Charleston City Paper  |  Dylan Hales  |  09-24-2008  |  Nonfiction

Phish Story

A fight on Shakedown Street leaves one man in stitches and another fearing for his family.
Westword  |  Dave Herrera  |  09-30-2011  |  Music

Stroke Misdiagnosis Leaves Woman Speechless

The first hospital said her problems were all in her mind. The second said that she was having a stroke. A stroke from which she most likely would have made a full recovery if she'd received immediate treatment at the first ER.
Houston Press  |  Dianna Wray  |  09-04-2014  |  Health