Belle Isle

WWJ Photo/S.L. Stoddart

Recreation Passport Needed For Belle Isle Vehicle Entry Starting Feb. 1

Things are about to change at Belle Isle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2014

Dossin Great Lakes Museum. (Photo Credit: detroithistorical.org)

Cannon Found In Detroit River Going On Display

An 18th century British cannon that was found in the Detroit River in 2011 is going on display this weekend following a three-year restoration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2014

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Volunteers Plant 120 Cherry Trees On Belle Isle

The U.S. Forest Service grant also paid for tree removal, a tree regeneration program and a tree inventory and management plan on the island.

CBS Detroit–11/14/2014

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Volunteers To Plant Cherry Trees On Belle Isle

Volunteers will plant 115 flowering cherry trees on Belle Isle in Detroit with the support of a $150,000 federal grant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2014

Will Power, right, and Helio Castroneves, left, race big wheels at Quicken Loans to promote the upcoming Detroit Grand Prix. (By Edward Cardenas)

IndyCar To Return To Belle Isle, Racers Take On Course At Quicken Loans [Video]

Detroit will once again be home to two IndyCar races for the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit which will be held May 29-31, 2015.

CBS Detroit–10/30/2014

Detroit Riverwalk (WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Detroit Voted In Top 10 Best American Riverfronts

Readers of the USA Today have chosen Detroit’s riverfront as one of the best in the nation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2014

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Downed Trees On Belle Isle Available For Firewood

The state says people may help deal with trees on Detroit’s Belle Isle that were knocked down by a mid-September storm and stock up on firewood supplies at the same time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2014

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Runners, Spectators And Police All Make Final Preparations For Marathon

Detroit Police Deputy Chief of Patrol Operations Renee Hall talked about the race and how security measures have evolved for organizers after the attacks on the Boston Marathon in 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2014

Sarah Earley, Chairwoman of the Belle Isle Conservancy, with host Carol Cain on the "Michigan Matters' set, discusses the island park and its future. (credit: James C. Turner/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Focus: Belle Isle’s Luster Grows Amid State Stewardship

Despite its controversial genesis of Michigan taking over Belle Isle as a state park amid Detroit’s bankruptcy last year, the end result has been positive.

09/12/2014

Detroit seniors attend a safety summit on Belle Isle. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Should Older Detroit Citizens Arm Themselves? Seniors Talk Safety Concerns At Summit

Some Detroit seniors, scared about safety in the city, are choosing to arm themselves,

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2014

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