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Put-in-Bay Island Diary: June 2021

Put-in-Bay Island Diary: June 2021 08 Jul, 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!   Island Diary June 2021 Tue., June 1st Larry Knaser and Nick Nicholas begin work on the patio for new outdoor seating at Tipper’s. A great time was held at the Reel Bar’s sold-out Fine Wine Tasting event! Special Guest Chef Terry Galvin led the Reel Bar’s kitchen staff in preparing outstanding small plate pairings... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Diary: May 2021

Put-in-Bay Island Diary: May 2021 15 Jun, 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!   Island Diary May 2021 Sat., May 1st – Rita’s Cantina at the Boardwalk and the Butterfly House at Put In Bay at Perry’s Cave opens for the season. There’s a birthday party for Maisie Ruchala at the Fishbowl. Sun., May 2nd – Jeremy Koebel is helping Matt and Jenny Fuchs take down an old... more information
June 2021 Front Page News – You Surely Don’t Want to Miss This!

June 2021 Front Page News – You Surely Don’t Want to Miss This! 03 Jun, 21

The Great Bass Islands Kayaking Experience! One of the very popular things to do around the Lake Erie Islands is kayaking. This month on Friday, June 11th, through Sunday, June13th, the South Bass Island Kayak Rendezvous will take place on South Bass Island. More than 100 kayakers from every point of the compass will come to Put-in-Bay to enjoy some of the very best paddling opportunities there are. If you’re lucky, you might get a chance to see some very... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Diary: April 2021

Put-in-Bay Island Diary: April 2021 14 May, 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! Island Diary April 2021 Thu., April 1st – There’s a surprise 60th birthday party for Caroline Conrad which includes wine at Heineman Winery and a freezing ride around the island with partygoers on the Tour Train with Chip Duggan at the wheel. The Miller Boat Line’s new ferry, Mary Ann Market, is moved from the... more information
May 2021 Gazette – Facing the Challenge of Returning to Normal

May 2021 Gazette – Facing the Challenge of Returning to Normal 07 May, 21

Facing the Challenge of Returning to Normal By Jeff Koehler If April on the island is any indication of things to come this season, then hang on for a gangbuster summer. That all sounds well and good for island businesses that depend on being busy during the short tourist season to be successful, but getting back to normal after Covid will still be a challenge. Put-in-Bay has weathered a lot of adverse times, and we’re sure the islands will return... more information
May 2021 Front Page News – You Surely Don’t Want to Miss This!

May 2021 Front Page News – You Surely Don’t Want to Miss This! 01 May, 21

You Surely Don’t Want to Miss This! Chan Stevens purchased his classic island home just east of Perry’s Monument more than 40 years ago. Now it’s time to say goodbye and he and his wife Boo have decided to help out the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society by having a sale of many of the contents on Friday, May 21st, and Saturday, May 22nd. A portion of the sales will go to fund the museum. Hours of the sale on... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Diary: March 2021

Put-in-Bay Island Diary: March 2021 15 Apr, 21

Island Diary March 2021   Mon., March 1st – Tom Thanasiu takes one last ice boat ride before packing it up for the season. There’s open water on the east side of the island, off East Point looking out to Ballast Island and in front of Lonz Winery on Middle Bass. Tue., March 2nd – Doug Rank, from the mainland, is the only ice fisherman fishing off the West Shore. Island seniors are getting their second Covid vaccinations from the... more information
Put-in-Bay’s State-of-the-Art Gondola Transportation System

Put-in-Bay’s State-of-the-Art Gondola Transportation System 01 Apr, 21

State-of-the-Art Gondola Transportation System to be Built for South Bass Island This is a mockup of the new Put-in-Bay SkyRide© that will carry passengers from the mainland to Put-in-Bay. Season passes will be available for islanders and cottagers.   South Bass Island is happy to announce its newest form of transportation to and from the island, The Put-in-Bay SkyRide©! A historic agreement between the Put-in-Bay Village, Put-in-Bay Township and Put-in-Bay Port Authority will make this futuristic form of transportation possible.... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Diary: February 2021

Put-in-Bay Island Diary: February 2021 15 Mar, 21

Mon., Feb. 1st – It’s snowy and wind and there is a 2-hour delay for school in the morning. The ice is not settled. Susan Byrnes and Lisa Brohl take advantage of the snow and do a little cross country skiing instead of kayaking. Tue., Feb. 2nd – It’s a beautiful sunny day. Four adventurous island ladies, Simona Michael, Maria Hristovski, Michele Heineman and Susan Byrnes are out snowmobiling around the island. There’s lots of ice in the lake, but... more information