Belle Isle

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Detroit Could Host World Cup Of Gardening Next Summer

The six-day event, set for June of 2015, got the unanimous approval of the Belle Isle Park Advisory Committee on Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2014

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Detroit Businessman Wants To Build Winery, Vineyard On Belle Isle

Imagine strolling through a vineyard while enjoying views of the sun setting over the Detroit River as you sip on some sweet vino.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2014

(Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Policing Still A Problem, Millions Of Dollars In Improvements Coming On Belle Isle

“When the summer time comes and you’re drinking and you’re smoking weed, you’re gonna get arrested,”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

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Police Warn Detroiters: No Alcohol Allowed On Belle Isle

Police are warning visitors of Detroit’s Belle Isle to leave the booze at the bridge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2014

Time To Reserve Belle Isle Picnic Shelters Is Fast Approaching

Summertime is almost here, and it’s never too early to start planning fun family outings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2014

Now That It’s A State Park, What Changes Are Ahead For Belle Isle?

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2014

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

It’s Official: Detroit’s Belle Isle Is Michigan’s Newest State Park

The Michigan DNR has taken over management of the 985-acre island park in the Detroit River.

02/10/2014

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

Belle Isle Is Now Officially A State Park

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2014

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

Plan Would Renovate Detroit Boat Club As Boutique Hotel On Belle Isle

A Hong Kong-based businessman wants to transform the dilapidated Detroit Boat Club building on Belle Isle into a boutique hotel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2014

(credit: Michigan Department of Natural Resources)

Sprucing Up Belle Isle: State Cuts Down Hazardous Trees

The 982-acre park will open Feb. 10 as Michigan’s 102nd state park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2014

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