Belle Isle Aquarium celebrates 118th birthday
It is a birthday weekend on Belle Isle as the Belle Isle aquarium opened its doors for the first time on this date 118 years ago. The Belle Isle Conservancy will be hosting special events throughout the weekend to celebrate the milestone. Thursday (Aug. 18) was the unveiling of a new octopus tank at the aquarium. Stay tuned because the conservancy will be having a public contest to name the octopus.