The Belle Isle giant slide made international headlines after riders were seen going airborne on the way down, but why was it allowed to open when it posed an apparent safety risk?
Seems like the whole world wanted to see how things would go on Belle Isle Friday morning.
Belle Isle’s Giant Slide re-opened amid worldwide attention, and you can expect heading into one of the last big summer weekends that it will be packed.
You’ve seen the viral videos. You laughed, you cringed and you probably thought to yourself that there’s no way you’d go down that giant slide in Detroit after watching people tumble down it and land on their backs and butts.
After a bumpy start, the Giant Slide on Belle Isle in Detroit is ready for a second reopening on Friday.
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The Giant Slide at Belle Isle Park is set to re-reopen Friday -- and Local 4′s Nick Monacelli was there early to test it out.
The Giant Slide at Belle Isle Park will re-reopen this weekend after closing due to speed and safety concerns last weekend.
Riders were absolutely flying down the Giant Slide on Belle Isle on Friday.
The Belle Isle Giant Slide is closed as crews make adjustments to speed.
The Giant Slide at Belle Isle will be re-opening for a limited time.