Imagine strolling through a vineyard while enjoying views of the sun setting over the Detroit River as you sip on some sweet vino.
“When the summer time comes and you’re drinking and you’re smoking weed, you’re gonna get arrested,”
Police are warning visitors of Detroit’s Belle Isle to leave the booze at the bridge.
Summertime is almost here, and it’s never too early to start planning fun family outings.
Things are going to be a lot different now that Belle Isle is officially a state park. WWJ’s City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas reports on the changes that are in store.
The Michigan DNR has taken over management of the 985-acre island park in the Detroit River.
As of today, Belle Isle is officially a state park. The state will run the park as part of a 30-year lease from the city of Detroit.
A Hong Kong-based businessman wants to transform the dilapidated Detroit Boat Club building on Belle Isle into a boutique hotel.
The 982-acre park will open Feb. 10 as Michigan’s 102nd state park.
The days of visiting Detroit’s Belle Isle park for free are coming to an end.