Belle Isle aquarium to open 3 days each month

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

The aquarium on Belle Isle in Detroit will be open to the public one Sunday each month and on the first and third Saturdays.

The Detroit News reports (http://bit.ly/Sybo2t ) the venue's reopening is scheduled next month. Mayor Dave Bing will host a ribbon cutting.

Volunteers and the Belle Isle Conservancy will operate the aquarium, which has been closed since 2005. The Conservancy has raised money to help with the reopening.

The aquarium features fish native to the Detroit area and the Great Lakes. It occasionally has been open to the public for special events.


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