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Belle Isle Lease

Belle Isle Is Officially A State Park

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 12.02.2013 | Detroit

(DETROIT) -- The State of Michigan has signed a lease that will see the state taking over the maintenance and operation of Detroit's Belle Isle. Si...

Bing Weighs In On Dead Belle Isle Deal

ABC News Radio | Kelly Knaub | Posted 04.01.2013 | Detroit

(DETROIT) -- Mayor Dave Bing said in a statement Tuesday that he was "extremely disappointed" regarding City Council's decision to table the vote on t...

Belle Isle State Park Plan Appears To Be Dead

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 01.30.2013 | Detroit

The state of Michigan has said it will withdraw its offer to lease Detroit's Belle Isle as a state park, the Detroit Free Press reports. The Depar...

Belle Isle Plan Dead For Now

Posted 10.17.2012 | Detroit

Weeks after Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and Gov. Rick Snyder announced a plan for the state to operate and manage Belle Isle, an island park in the city, ...

Pugh: 'Belle Isle Is Not About To Sink Into The Detroit River'

Posted 09.26.2012 | Detroit

When Michigan state officials discussed a proposed lease of Detroit's Belle Isle park with a dubious City Council Tuesday, the eight (of nine) present...