Put-in-Bay has many events and surprises all summer and we post this information to our blog. Be sure to stay up to date on all things Put-in-Bay as you prepare for your summer vacation or even just checking in over the winter. We strive to provide monthly updates of important island information, and sometimes just plain fun articles as well.

Top 10 Kid-Friendly Things To Do at Put-in-Bay 23 Nov, 20

The Top 10 Kid-Friendly Things to Do at Put-in-Bay While Put-in-Bay is known for its nightlife and party scene on the weekend, the mid-week island vibe is incredibly kid-friendly.  Bringing your kids up to Put-in-Bay could be the affordable getaway your family has been dreaming of.  There are so many family-friendly memories to be made…

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December 2021 PIB Gazette – Environmental News 15 Dec, 21

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Environmental News. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   Audubon Christmas Bird Count 2021 The Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count will be held in the Lake Erie Islands Count Circle on Sunday, December 19th. Participants will be needed…

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December 2021 PIB Gazette – This & That 01 Dec, 21

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s “This & That”. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   This & That on Put-in-Bay for December 2021   Halloween this year was fun! The weather was cool for the great Kids Halloween Parade in DeRivera Park on…

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November 2021 PIB Gazette – Environmental News 16 Nov, 21

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Environmental News. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   Pollinator Habitat Restoration on the Lake Erie Islands The Lake Erie Islands Conservancy (LEIC) has signed a cooperative agreement with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service-Partners for Fish…

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November 2021 PIB Gazette – This & That 01 Nov, 21

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   This & That on Put-in-Bay for November 2021   The original part of Put-in-Bay School, the brick structure facing Catawba Ave., was completed in 1921, 100 years ago. Thank…

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October 2021 PIB Gazette – Environmental News 22 Oct, 21

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Environmental News. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   Winter Bird Seed Sale   The Lake Erie Islands Conservancy will be selling winter wild bird seed as a fundraiser again this fall. Delivery will be in mid November.…

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October 2021 PIB Gazette – This & That 01 Oct, 21

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   This & That on Put-in-Bay for October 2021   Put-in-Bay Running Club meets every Sunday at 10 a.m. at DeRivera Park Gazebo for a 3-mile run. Runners and walkers…

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September 2021 PIB Gazette – Random Thoughts & Stories 04 Sep, 21

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   Random Thoughts From Jeff Koehler September is certainly welcome this year. Even with loads of visitors, employee shortages and a few product shortages, we all made it through. And just like…

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September 2021 PIB Gazette – This & That

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   This & That Islanders noticed another boat washed up on Buckeye Island at the northeast end of South Bass Island in August. Buckeye seems to attract boaters for some…

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August 2021 PIB Gazette – Environmental News 06 Aug, 21

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   Ohio Geological Survey Releases New Lake Erie Publication The Ohio Geological Survey is excited to announce the release of its latest publication, Geologic Guidebook to Ohio State Parks in…

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August 2021 PIB Gazette – Garden Club News

putinbay.com is proud to present the Put-in-Bay Gazette’s Island Diary. For the best South Bass Island journalism, visit putinbay.news and subscribe to the Gazette today!   Garden Club News A Big thanks to The Goat, Anchor Inn, PIB Winery and The Getaway Inn for hosting the Garden Club Wine & Roses garden tour. It was…

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Put-in-Bay, Ohio is the Key West of the North to many so our blogs often relate to islands, lakes, travel, entertainment, and local happenings. We welcome guest blog content and would love to have you send us your ideas or articles for review and possible submission as a Put-in-Bay Online Blogpost!

Quick Put-in-Bay Things To Do

Kids, adults, and seniors alike will find their own special attractions on South Bass Island. One of the best parts of it all is that all the attractions are located on an island! Some say one of the best attractions is riding the Put-in-Bay ferry boat that travels across Lake Erie (we’ve blogged about it!). Families and groups love the freedom to rent a Put-in-Bay golf cart during their visit and cruise the island attractions at their own leisurely pace. Put-in-Bay is one of the few places where you can drive a golf cart legally on the road just like a car! If you are not interested in a golf cart rental, our Put-in-Bay taxis are a great alternative to get around.

What is a Blog?

Here are a few very simple definitions that can get you started.

  • A blog originally came from the word weblog or a web log.
  • You can think of it as an online journal or diary, although blogs are used for much more now, like online journalism.
  • A blogger is someone who blogs or writes content for a blog. They could be someone who works at a Put-in-Bay restaurant full time and blogs as a hobby, for example.
  • Blogging is the act of writing a post for a blog.

Here are some more in-depth definitions if the first ones were too simple.

  • A blog is a type of website which has posts (or entries) appearing in reverse chronological order.
  • Blog posts typically appear with the most recent blog post (or entry, post) first, just like a diary or journal.
  • A blog is typically updated frequently and regularly, although there are some who are considered slow bloggers.
  • Blogs typically have an area for people to comment or respond to the blog post. Readers often post their thoughts about the topic, or about their Put-in-Bay lodging accommodations.
  • Blogs may also have other areas of content and links to other websites.
  • Blogs can have individual authors or be a collection of authors.
  • Blogs have a history or an archive of previous blog posts.

Now, if you do blogging for a living, these may be richer and deeper definitions of a blog.

  • A blog is a collection of content that is organized repetitively. This content can take the form of basic words (copy) as well as rich media (audio, video, and embeddable objects).
  • A blog typically focuses on a particular subject matter for clarity, focus, and
  • A blog can be built by hand, manually through writing the post, uploading to a website via FTP, and then publishing.
  • A blog can also be managed by software, sometimes called a CMS (Content Management System), where a lot of the features are automatically created and populated.
  • A blog typically can be read in a number of different formats including the homepage, single post page, categories, tags, and also via RSS and other such syndication technologies.
  • Readers and visitors can subscribe to the blog so that they can consume the content in a variety of different means, tools, devices, and applications. Blogs can appear on big information sites like this one, or on smaller individual business websites like The Put-in-Bay Island Club Home Rentals.
  • A blog today could take the form of microblogging (like Twitter, Posterous, Tumblr), vlogging (video blogging), and more which can focus on a particular type of content or technology.