Reconnect with nature by attending Get Out and Play Day at Lake St. Clair Metroparks.
The Detroit City Council on Tuesday discussed a controversial plan to have the state take Belle Isle off the city’s hands.
“Offensive” and “insulting” and “stupid” are just three of the words Detroit City Council members used to describe Mayor Bing and Gov. Snyder’s proposed agreement to turn Belle Isle into a state park.
Detroit would maintain ownership under a proposed agreement with the state and Department of Natural Resources leasing the land under contract.
It appears Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and Gov. Rick Snyder have struck a deal to have the state run Belle Isle for the next 30 years.
A Michigan community that’s fed up with geese fouling up a beach is hoping fake coyotes encourage the birds to land elsewhere.
Farmington Hills police are responding to a report of two suspicious items found near a local dog park.
A gem to some and wreck to others, Detroit’s Belle Isle has become the latest bone of contention between state officials offering to operate the poorly managed park and what some in the city see as too much outside interference.
It remains to be seen how Detroit’s cost-cutting measures will affect basic public services, but there’s a good chance residents will be asked to step in to fill some of the gaps.
Freedom Hill Amphitheatre has been closed since 2009 and the surrounding county park area has been closed since 2010 in part because of budget cuts.