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Prior to the 1980s, music used to be a regular attraction on Detroit’s island park, especially at the Remick Band Shell.
Soon there will be multiple ways to access the Detroit River by boat.
Upgrades to the Belle Isle museum include a kayak launch and riverfront event space.
This free event is a perfect summer activity for people of all ages.
Crews completed repairs a month earlier than expected.
The garden sits on a 2.5-acre site and has a fall 2020 completion date
From Movement to parades to self-guided tours, here are a few places and events to check out over the long weekend.
From shared pathways to short walks through wooded areas, here are some of the best hiking trails around metro Detroit.
The dome will undergo renovations for the next six months, while the rest of the building will be open on weekends.
Belle Isle’s fountain will get some much-needed repairs.
The three-year deal keeps the three-day race on the island park. The set-up time is still lengthy in comparison to other races.
The DNR cites financial benefit as one of the reasons to keep the Grand Prix race in the state park.
From Belle Isle to Palmer Park to Historic Fort Wayne, here’s where to host an outdoor event in the city.
The new proposal would pay $300,000 per year—a 50 percent increase—for another three years on the island.
The family-friendly event is coming back to the island with kite-making and synchronized kite flying.
The meeting will also cover a six-mile multiuse trail on Belle Isle, which will start construction next year.
The western part of the island park is blocked off for the race. Should it stay there after this year?
The historic building on Belle Isle continues restoration efforts.
The west end of the island has barriers and grandstands covering the park, more than a month before the race.
The bridge will have only one lane open on weekdays during the summer.
The Dutch designer has also worked on gardens at Millennium Park in Chicago and the High Line in New York.
Construction and planning news on Belle Isle. Work is underway restoring Lake Okonoka, while the public is invited to give feedback on a new garden by Dutch designer Piet Oudolf.
Do you have thoughts on the Grand Prix being held on Belle Isle for another 5 years? A public listening session on the matter is scheduled for September 20.
The MacArthur Bridge will be undergoing improvements this year. Detroit Greenways suggests that we add protected bike lanes to the plan.
Belle Isle was just awarded a grant that will help construct a 6-mile bike and walking trail; a design contest is open to commemorate the summer of 1967; a splash pad is coming, and more.
The inaugural Detroit Kite Festival saw the sky over Belle Isle filled with colorful kites. Enjoy!
The Grand Prix disrupts a large part of Belle Isle during the spring; is there a better place for it?
The Arbor Day Foundation and the Michigan DNR are giving away free trees to Detroit residents this Saturday on Belle Isle.
Two public meetings are planned for Wednesday, March 29, and an online questionnaire is available for those who can’t attend.