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Belle Isle

Belle Isle bridge. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Report Details Dozens Of Citations, Arrests On Belle Isle Since State Takeover

One man pulled over for speeding had a whopping 34 warrants out for his arrest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

Belle Isle bridge. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

State Police Find Dead Body On Belle Isle

State police are investigating after a dead body is found in the Belle Isle Zoo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2014

(Photo courtesy: John Cullen)

Detroit Could Host World Cup Of Gardening Next Summer

The six-day event, set for June of 2015, got the unanimous approval of the Belle Isle Park Advisory Committee on Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2014

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Detroit Businessman Wants To Build Winery, Vineyard On Belle Isle

Imagine strolling through a vineyard while enjoying views of the sun setting over the Detroit River as you sip on some sweet vino.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2014

(Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Policing Still A Problem, Millions Of Dollars In Improvements Coming On Belle Isle

“When the summer time comes and you’re drinking and you’re smoking weed, you’re gonna get arrested,”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

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Police Warn Detroiters: No Alcohol Allowed On Belle Isle

Police are warning visitors of Detroit’s Belle Isle to leave the booze at the bridge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2014

View of Detroit from a picnic table on Belle Isle (istockphoto)

Time To Reserve Belle Isle Picnic Shelters Is Fast Approaching

Summertime is almost here, and it’s never too early to start planning fun family outings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2014

Now That It’s A State Park, What Changes Are Ahead For Belle Isle?

Things are going to be a lot different now that Belle Isle is officially a state park. WWJ’s City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas reports on the changes that are in store.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2014

Belle Isle bridge. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

It’s Official: Detroit’s Belle Isle Is Michigan’s Newest State Park

The Michigan DNR has taken over management of the 985-acre island park in the Detroit River.

02/10/2014

Belle Isle bridge. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Belle Isle Is Now Officially A State Park

As of today, Belle Isle is officially a state park. The state will run the park as part of a 30-year lease from the city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2014

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