belle isle

Detroit’s Belle Isle is being leased to the state.

*If you know anything about Detroit, Michigan, affectionately known as The D, one of the favorite and one of the most famous venues is a unique island that sits between the city and another country, Canada. Now the city is in danger of losing the island to the state.

Belle Isle is where everyone has at one time or another had a family reunion, birthday party, or simply hung out on the “strip” to show off their ride and socialize. Well, the Detroit treasure has been a bargaining chip between the city and the state for some time.

Residents have long feared that the city would leased or sell the island to an outside company that would change the island in ways that the city’s resident would not appreciate.