Belle Isle


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Belle Isle

an island in the Atlantic, at the N entrance to the Strait of Belle Isle, between Labrador and Newfoundland. Area: about 39 sq. km (15 sq. miles)
References in periodicals archive ?
Dixon won for the third time on Belle Isle, tying Helio Castroneves for the most victories on the road course along the banks of the Detroit River.
In 1988, federal grants allowed Belle Isle to add 6,600 square feet of usable public service space.
Rates start at PS357 for seven nights based on two people staying at Belle Isle's Ash Cottage.
The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix is a 501(c)3 organization and a subsidiary of the Downtown Detroit Partnership.
Representatives of the nonprofits include: Ethan Vinson of the Belle Isle Conservancy; Deandra Moss, 20-year volunteer for PAL; Kevin Farmer, Oakland University student volunteer at MiSci; Vinnie Massimino, communications employee at the DIA; and Stepha'N Quicksey, youth advisor for Skillman.
(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/29/belle-isle-state-park-plan-dead_n_2575256.html) Another earlier proposal put forward by Michigan to help Detroit's finances involved the state purchasing Belle Isle in the Detroit River and turning it into a state park in order to take the management and upkeep off the city's hands.
MOTOR RACING: DTM Racing from Austria - ESPN 1230; IndyCar Series, The Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix - ESPN 8.30pm.
KEMPTON: 5.50 Manomine, 6.20 Belle Isle, 6.50 Compton Rainbow, 7.20 Paradise Spectre, 7.50 Go Far, 8.20 Beggers Belief, 8.50 Honey Of A Kitten.
CHELTENHAM 1.30 Buddy Bolero 2.05 The New One 2.40 Lord Windermere 3.20 Sprinter Sacre 4.00 Fiveforthree 4.40 South South West 5.15 Regal Encore HUNTINGDON 1.45 Brunton Blue 2.20 Rocky Rebel 2.55 Gidam Gidam 3.35 Samtheman 4.15 Call It On 4.55 Chilbury Hill 5.30 Dakar Run KEMPTON 5.50 Manomine 6.20 Belle Isle 6.50 Compton Rainbow 7.20 Paradise Spectre 7.50 Go Far 8.20 Beggers Belief 8.50 Honey Of A Kitten SOUTHWELL 1.55 Tartan Blue 2.30 Spark Of Genius 3.05 Frontier Fighter 3.45 Myzamour 4.25 Amtired 5.05 Marcus Caesar 5.40 Pull The Pin TOMORROW WOLVERHAMPTON 5.45 Riskit Fora Biskit 6.15 Bentley 6.45 Autrisk 7.15 Askaud 7.45 Yojojo 8.15 Slatey Hen 8.45 Haadeeth TOMORROW'S JUMPS MEETINGS ARE AT CHELTENHAM, HEXHAM AND TOWCESTER
NAOMI MATTHEW: 5.50 Manomine, 6.20 Belle Isle, 6.50 Compton Rainbow, 7.20 Paradise Spectre, 7.50 Go Far, 8.20 Beggers Belief, 8.50 Honey Of A Kitten.
The Magic of Belle Isle Sky Movies Drama & Romance, 6.00pm Director Rob Reiner and Morgan Freeman worked together on the hugely affecting if corny film The Bucket List, and the pair reunited for this comedy drama.
Navy and served aboard the USS Belle Isle during World War II.