Summer of 1969
• Hastings Real Estate Inc. listed a one-bedroom oceanfront condominium for sale for $19,950, including “wall to wall carpet” and “paneled walls.”
• A free coupon for the Sky Monorail was included in the bayfront Playland Amusement Park’s ad on 65th Street.
• In his After Dark column, which spotlighted the local nightlife scene in and around Ocean City, Editor Dick Lohmeyer featured photos of Frank and George Peebles at the Hideawy Lounge with bartender Pat Dudley; Dick and Ann Eschenburg at the French Quarter; Dick and Edith Barton at the Lighthouse Lounge; Jim Short and Randy Godwin at the Nomad Village; Maggie Norman and Grace Loftus at Morgan and Jack’s Pirate Den; and Irv Wolfe at The Embers.
• At Warren’s Family Restaurant in Fenwick Island, crab imperial was being sold for $2.90.
• Delivery grocery service was being offered by the 64th Street Super Market.
• A feature story on W.P. Laws Market was published in honor of its 50th anniversary. It was located between Talbot and Dorchester streets on Baltimore Avenue. Preston Laws was the owner.
• Upcoming events included the Colts Corral, Stowaway Motel; Maryland Tobacco Wholesalers, Stowaway Motel; Telephone Pioneers, Beach Plaza; Maryland Municipal League, Commander Hotel; Maryland Savings & Loan, Beach Plaza; and the University of Marland Reading Institute, Beach Plaza.
Summer of 1962 Volume VIII Issue 1 Issue Highlights The Capitol Theatre on Worcester Street was showing the following movies: Walk on the Wild Side, Samar, Madison Avenue, Cape Fear, The Night Creature, The Outsider and Lonely Are The Brave. Captain’s Hill was being advertised as the “gracious new waterfront community” west on Route 50. Now here … Continue reading
Summer of 1956 Volume II Edition 4 Issue Highlights Bill’s Famous Ship Café on 14th Street offered the following, according to an ad: cocktail lounge, bar, dining room, Maine lobsters, efficiency apartments, seafood, steaks, chicken, hotel and motel rooms, boats for hire and dockage for private and charter boats. Subscription rates for the Resorter were $1 for … Continue reading
Summer of 1977 Volume XXIII Edition 1 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Diane McCall of Baltimore. • The Surf and Sands Motel and the Satellite Resort Motel were teamed as “The Ocean Motels” in an advertisement, featuring 150 “Tropical Modern Motel Units with 98 Directly on the Oceanfront.” • Featured in the After Dark entertainment listings were … Continue reading
Summer of 1963 Volume VIIII Edition 10 Issue Highlights An editorial, “The Vacant 8 Months,” read, “Late last spring the Mayor and Council were practically forced into hiring a much needed publicity man for Ocean City. Now that the resort has a publicity bureau of sorts we’d like to see town officials vote a small winter budget … Continue reading
Summer of 1961 Volume VII Edition 6 Issue Highlights • New this year at Frontier Town was the Longhorn Saloon & Beef House. • The Diplomat Motor Hotel on 26th Street billed itself as “Ocean City’s Smartest Holiday Address.” You could reach them at “Atlantic 9-7148. • In an editorial, Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “Cullens Jenkins is dead. And with his … Continue reading
Summer of 1977 Volume XXIII Edition 7 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Linda Dilks from Wilmington, Del. She was 22 years old and spending her summer working as a waitress at the Bonfire. The newest oceanfront condominium selling units was The Quay on 107th Street. An advertisement suggested 5% down was all that was needed. … Continue reading
Summer of 1972 Volume XVI Edition 2 Issue Highlights At this time, Ames Discount Department Stores were advertising specials at three locations — Seaford, Del., Salisbury and Pocomoke City. Among Dick Lohmeyer’s “Things I Like” were cream chipped beef on French fried potatoes, afternoon naps, picnics anytime, anywhere, peanut chews at the movies and fried Maryland tomatoes. … Continue reading
Summer of 1970 Volume XVI Edition 6 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Diana Holmes, who was also featured in the Hess Apparel full-page ad. Hosts Mr. and Mrs. R. Marbury Stamp invited guests to the North Winds Motel on 55th Street and the bay. Guests at the Dixie Room, inside the Colonial Motel on … Continue reading
Summer of 1970 Volume XVI Edition 2 Issue Highlights Mr. and Mrs. R. Marbury Stamp invited guests to the North Winds Motel on 55th Street, featuring a wading pool, free rowboats, playgrounds and a swimming pool. The Beer Pub on 21st Street in Phillips Square was offering “all brands at popular prices” and “Cold Duck in fifths, … Continue reading