Belle Isle

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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.

04/24/2015

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

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

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