July 22, 2018

Belle Isle Aquarium ready to welcome visitors again

Detroit — After years of dormancy, the 108-year-old Belle Isle Aquarium will open its doors again Saturday to kick off a new era of operation. Mayor Dave Bing and members of the Belle Isle Conservancy will announce the reopening at a news conference Friday morning.

For many, the Saturdays-only schedule from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. is a start toward more regular hours. In the future, that may involve major help from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources if the state takes on Belle Isle as a park.

But Saturday’s kickoff is arriving without the state’s help, and that’s because a small

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