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Belle Isle

IRL IndyCar Series Detroit Indy Grand Prix on August 31, 2008 at The Raceway on Belle Isle. (Credit: Darrell Ingham/Getty Images)

Detroit Grand Prix Looking For Volunteers Ahead Of May Races

Areas that are in need of volunteers range from circuit marshals, customer relations, food services, information booths, ticket scanners, ushers and more.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2015

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Program Searches For Winter Wildlife On Belle Isle

DNR wildlife outreach technician Holly Vaughn says many animal species are secretive and “prefer to go unnoticed to keep from being detected by predators.”

CBS Detroit–01/03/2015

Drone View of Belle Isle

Phase-In Of New Belle Isle Access Nearly Complete

February marks the anniversary of Belle Isle operating as Michigan’s 102nd state park. Starting Feb. 1, all vehicles entering Belle Isle will need a recreation passport.

CBS Detroit–01/02/2015

Belle Isle Fountain (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Best Places To Take Family Photos In Detroit

Of all the cities in the country, Detroit is one of the best for family photos.


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:

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

Cherry tree blossom (credit: istock)

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

Cherry tree blossom (credit: istock)

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