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Detroit’s Hydroplane ‘Gold Cup’ Finds Success At City’s Riverfront, New 2015 Dates

The event is now in its 98th year and features multiple races to crown a champion of the oldest active trophy in motor sports.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2014

32nd annual Metro Detroit Youth Day on Belle Isle (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

30,000 Kids Visit Belle Isle For ‘Metro Detroit Youth Day’

Put on by the business community each July, the popular event offers first-hand experiences and demonstrations for students of all ages.

07/09/2014

Are Fewer People Visiting Belle Isle? Detroit City Council Confronts Concerns

Some Detroit City Council members are worried about reported dwindling crowds on Belle Isle since the state takeover.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2014

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Paddle Race Around Belle Isle Planned For August

Called the Once Around Bell Isle Festival, the Aug. 9 event also will include live music, craft beer, food trucks and local vendors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2014

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Belle Isle Golf Center May Need A Mulligan To Get Back On Par Since State Takeover

Belle Isle’s golf center is struggling since the takeover of the island by the State of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2014

Belle Isle (WWJ Photo, File)

State Police Defend Enforcement On Belle Isle Despite Concerns

Some city council members expressed concern that many Detroiters no longer feel welcome on Belle Isle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2014

Michigan State Police visit the Detroit City Council to talk about efforts on Belle Isle. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Belle Isle Arrest Update: Woman Busted With Half-Pound Of Pot Meant To Be Baby Shower Gift

“If you have warrants, you’re probably gonna get arrested,” on Belle Isle, state police say.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2014

Grand Prix. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Castroneves Collects Win, Fans Give Belle Isle Grand Prix Big Thumbs Up

An enthusiastic crowd of race-goers attended Sunday’s Grand Prix race on Belle Isle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2014

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Team Penske Driver, Will Power, Wins First Of Two Detroit Grand Prix Races

Detroit businessman, IndyCar team owner and race promoter Roger Penske celebrated a win on Belle Isle Saturday.

05/31/2014

FORT WORTH, TX - MAY 28: Ryan Hunter-Reay driver of the #28 DHL Andretti Autosport Chevrolet Dallara and winner of the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race answers questions from fans during an Indianapolis 500 Champion's Luncheon hosted by Texas Motor Speedway at Joe T. Garcia's resturant on May 28, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Hunter-Reay Hopes To Keep Rolling In Motor City

Ryan Hunter-Reay recalls rooting for the Andrettis and Unsers when he was growing up in South Florida, hoping an American would win the races he watched on TV.

97.1 The Ticket–05/30/2014

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