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Belle Isle

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Best Places In Detroit To Watch The Sunset

Finding a place to watch the great golden orb sink below the horizon in the Detroit area is as easy as getting in your car and taking a little drive.


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

Detroit City Council Rejects Belle Isle Lease, Proposes New Plan

The six-zero vote was made at a special session on Monday

97.1 The Ticket–10/15/2013

Detroit City Council votes to reject the Belle Isle lease. (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Detroit City Council Rejects Belle Isle Lease, Proposes New Plan

Detroit City Council members have voted to reject the state’s agreement to lease Belle Isle and proposed an alternative plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2013

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

Detroit City Council To Vote On Leasing Belle Isle

Will Belle Isle become another state park? The Detroit City Council will decide on Monday if a proposed lease agreement with the state will be approved.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2013

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

Mike Duggan Working On Alternative Plan For Belle Isle

Detroit mayoral candidate Mike Duggan says the state’s lease deal amounts to a conflict of interest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2013

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

State Signs Deal To Lease Belle Isle

It’s a 30 year-term with two 15-year renewals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013


New International Gardening Competition Coming To Detroit

A new international gardening competition is planned for next year in Detroit, near the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory on Belle Isle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2013

Scott Fountain on Belle Isle  (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Landmarks Tagged ‘For Sale’

Is Detroit really for sale?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2013

Jim Dreyer (credit: jimthesharkdreyer)

Man Swimming 22 Miles Across Lake St. Clair

A man who calls himself “The Shark” began his latest swim Monday from a spot near Algonac.


Part of the course for Muckfest. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Thousands Will Get Down And Dirty In “Muckfest” To Benefit MS

Thousands of people are expected to converge on Belle Isle Saturday, where they will be getting down and dirty … literally … for multiple sclerosis (MS).

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2013