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Top 5 Reasons Why it’s So Scary to Miss Halloween Weekend at Put-in-Bay

Whiskey Light at Put in Bay

Don’t get us wrong, we certainly look forward to ice fishing and cozying up to a good movie on a cold winter’s night, but something about this time of year is slightly more chilling than the ghosts and ghouls that come along with Halloween — It’s the fact that we have to wait until next […]

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5 Interesting Similarities Between Put-in-Bay’s Oktoberfest Weekend and Germany’s Oktoberfest

Put-in-Bay Oktoberfest weekend

It’s hard to believe it’s that time again, but autumn is in full swing and that means Put-in-Bay’s annual Oktoberfest Weekend is nearly upon us — this weekend to be exact.  Held under tent in DeRivera Park on the corner of Delaware Avenue, the festival is open from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm Saturday, October […]

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THIS is the Last Weekend of Summer: 4 Reasons Why You Should be on Island Time This Weekend

Miller Ferry Catawba Dock sunrise

Officially, summer is not over.  Somehow along the way we’ve been tricked out of a few precious summer weeks and while most recognize Labor Day as the end of summer, that’s really not the case as the fall equinox is technically September 22nd.  So what’s it mean for us?  While we’ve been rushing towards fall […]

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Why a Few Days of Chilly Fall Weather is Actually a Good Thing

Okay okay, we know what you’re thinking but just hear us out on this one.  Without the cold we can’t fully appreciate the warmth.  For those of us that live in temperate climates, towards the end of every winter we always tend to get fed up with the cold.  It just happens.  When spring finally […]

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What to Watch For: School of Amphicars Swimming to Put-in-Bay this Week

Amphibious cars are cool and if you’ve never seen one in person, now is your chance. These rare, dual-purpose mobiles occasionally get together for what is dubbed a “Swim-In” and will be headed over this week for such an occasion aboard the Miller Ferry en route to Put-in-Bay and the rest of the Bass Islands. […]

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Summer has Officially Started…a Second Time #SummerTake2

south bass island sunset

It’s no secret, the summer of 2015 has not been ideal and just like you, we’re tired of seeing those little cloudy thunderstorm icons on the iPhone weather app.  Good news however, we’ve been given a second chance and summer is finally here to stay.  In fact, we can’t stop checking the weather now and […]

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The Flagship Niagara is Returning to Put-in-Bay

niagara lake erie

You know how the old captain’s saying goes, “Loose lips sink ships,” but that doesn’t apply here.  Whatever the case we can’t help but spread the word because, well, we’re excited.  It’s not everyday that this majestic, historically significant Tall Ship graces the shores of Put-in-Bay.  So to celebrate Flagship Niagara’s return to the island […]

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Put-in-Bay Treasures You Pyrates May Now Know About

old forge putinbay

It’s not officially summer yet based on the calendar, but it may as well be since the 2015 Put-in-Bay Pyrate Fest fires up this Friday.  Whether you’re a first time plunderer or a seasoned old salt, there may be a few hidden treasures on the island both new and old that are ripe for the […]

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Top 7 Places to Watch the NBA Finals at Put-in-Bay #ALLInCLE

BoatHouse at PutinBay Ohio

We’d be remiss not to talk about the possibility of ending Cleveland’s agonizing 51-year professional sports championship drought.  LeBron James and the Cavaliers are without the doubt the best chance us northern Ohioans have had in a long time and we can’t lie, it’s pretty darn exciting.  Basketball fan or not, it’s hard to not […]

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The Islander’s Guide to Under-the-Radar Events and Festivals

Put-in-Bay Road Race Reunion

Pyrate Fest.  Historical Weekend.  Christmas in July.  All fantastic island events in their own right and we certainly don’t want to take anything away from them, but to really get a feel of what everyday islander life is like you have to be willing to dig a little deeper.  What’s that old saying?  “Travel like […]

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