Latest Metro Beach Metropark Stories

2011-06-01 13:18:00

Arrival of the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour on Friday, June 10 at Metro Beach Kicks Off a Summer Full of Automotive Events DETROIT, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The MotorCities National Heritage Area and the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) announced today the biggest lineup ever for AUTOPALOOZA, their annual, summer-long celebration of Southeast Michigan's largest and most unique automotive cruises, races and shows, which will kick off on Friday, June 10...

2010-09-21 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The 1st Annual Boating & Outdoor Recreation Festival is scheduled for September 22 - 26, at Metro Beach Metropark in Harrison Twp. This "all new" in-water boat show will have new and used boats for sale on shore and in the water, as well as other outdoor recreation products like ATVs, kayaks, motorcycles and snowmobiles. Destinations, equipment, supplies and services will also be on display and for sale. In addition to viewing and...

2008-07-29 12:00:49

By Tina Lam, Detroit Free Press Jul. 29--The summer's heavy rains may have kept lawns a little greener, but they've made the water along Michigan's beaches a little dirtier. Michigan's swim season is likely to have more beach closures than last summer as heavy rains have flushed sewage and wildlife feces into lakes and streams, raising the E. coli contamination counts that force beach closures, a new report suggests. Statewide, 11 beaches are closed or under health warnings because of...

2008-07-27 12:00:28

By Tammy Stables Battaglia, Detroit Free Press Jul. 27--Macomb County residents may not think of themselves as coastal residents in the traditional sense. But a series of boat tours leaving the Metro Beach Metropark docks in the next couple of weeks is designed to change that. Michigan Sea Grant, a federally funded marine research and education program with a local office in Clinton Township, organizes the cruises. "Here in Michigan, you've got more shoreline than any state other than...

2007-08-07 09:16:12

By Kathleen Gray and Tina Lam, Detroit Free Press Aug. 7--A few years ago, when Metro Beach in Harrison Township was closed routinely because of high bacteria counts, it would have been hard to imagine the Lake St. Clair beach in its present state: clean, clear and full of swimmers. But that is the case, mostly because Michigan is suffering a moderate drought. Fewer soaking rains translate into fewer overflows of sewer systems into rivers and lakes where Michiganders swim, play and boat....

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