Belle Isle

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Renovated Shelter Repurposed As Belle Isle Pedicab, Carriage Stop

There will be more ways to get around on Belle Isle, and thanks to some recent renovation work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2015

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

Grand Prix Fans Can Once Again Take River Ferry To Belle Isle Event

It’s been two years since fans could ride the ferry to and from Belle Isle for the Grand Prix because of budgetary constraints, but this year fans can once again take part in the scenic ride along the Detroit river.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2015

File photo. (Credit: Jon Ferrey/Allsport)

Water Ferry Returns For 2015 Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix

A water ferry service will return this year to take spectators from the mainland to the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix auto race course.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2015

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Belle Isle Conservancy: No Hotel Planned For Island Park, Camping A Possibility

A consultant is working on future plans for the island — but it’s not exactly a free-for-all.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2015

A snapping turtle attempted Tuesday to join the race car drivers on the Raceway at Belle Isle Park.  (By Edward Cardenas)

Turtle Tries To Race In The Detroit Grand Prix, Gets Rescued

A snapping turtle attempted a new take on the tortoise and the hare Tuesday on The Raceway at Belle Isle Park

CBS Detroit–05/19/2015

Belle Isle Conservatory (credit: Roberta Jasina/WWJ)

Hotel, Restaurants Considered As New York Consultant Develops Plan For Detroit’s Belle Isle

“Everything’s on the table at the moment,” says Belle Isle Conservancy president Michele Hodges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2015

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Seen in Detroit: May 7 – 13

Each week, CBS 62’s Detroit Proud delivers photos captured by local Detroiters. Check out this week’s snaps!

CBS 62–05/14/2015

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Oh No! Gov. Snyder Makes It Official — No Pandas For Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has given the thumbs down to trying to bring two giant pandas to the Motor City.


Michigan Central Station

Seen in Detroit: April 16-22

Each week, Detroit Proud will deliver photos captured by local Detroiters. Tag your photos of local happenings with #DetroitProud or #SeenInDetroit for your chance to have your photography featured in an upcoming post!

CBS 62–04/22/2015

2011 convertible Camaro.

GM To Unveil New Camaro On Belle Isle In May

Chevrolet will unveil the redesigned sixth generation of its classic muscle car on Belle Isle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2015