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Sun and Sand: Memories of Metro Beach – 1950

-Posted on April 21, 2018

(from the Summer, 2012 issue of Macomb Now Magazine)

By Denis LeDuc

Under a brilliant summer sun, girls in swimsuits and handsome lifeguards pose on a golden sandy beach. This could be a scene from a Hollywood movie, but it is in fact our very own metro Beach.” A Haven for eastsiders seeking to escape the hot pavement and unairconditioned houses of metro Detroit, Metro Beach has invited generations of summer visitors to swim, walk the shoreline and feel the cool breath of the lake on their skin as seagulls lazily circle overhead.

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