Summer of 1960
Bernies on Baltimore Avenue was selling beach umbrellas for $7.95, beach chairs for $1.49 and surf mats for $4.95.
Jarvis Realtor was announcing “Mallard Island Home Sites” on 15th Street and Teal Drive. Lots were priced $5,000 and up at this time.
Managing Director Dr. Charles Purnell was offering rooms at The Atlantic Hotel under two distinctions: $7 per day for running water rooms and $11 per day for rooms with bath.
Josie & Maria’s Supper Club & Lounge was offering “Italian & American Food” on Philadelphia Avenue at 17th Street.
Edward H. and Philip E. Fisher were the pharmacists working at Fisher’s Pharmacy at 105 S. Baltimore Ave. They could be reaching by dialing “ATlantic 9-6266”.
“Building a bigger and better Ocean City” was the message of George Bert Cropper’s advertisement.
Dick Lohmeyer’s After Dark column started this way: “Ocean City’s own Engh Brothers are due orchids for their new addition to the resort’s list of top after dark fun spots. They call it the Red Note Café and a Café it is, complete with tiny piano which Lynn Engh plays whenever the mood strikes him.”
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 1975 Volume XXIV Edition 6 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter girl was Sharon Brudnicki, a 22-year-old Milwaukee native. The Carousel Center Hotel on 118th Street was stressing location in its full-page ad. “Out of this world is up at 118th Street … Out of this world is not far away.” Two bedroom luxury suites … Continue reading
Season of 1973 Volume XIX Edition 5 Issue Highlights Worcester County Health Officer Dr. William Fritz estimated there were 160 different restaurants in town and about 120 pools that will need to be inspected in advance of the summer season. Reservations for the summer of 1973 were being taken at the Sandyhill Motel on the Boardwalk at … Continue reading
Summer of 1963 Volume XIV Edition 8 Issue Highlights Daniel Trimper Real Estate on 9th Street and Baltimore Ave. was advertising Captain’s Hill in West Ocean City. It was marketed as, “The gracious new waterfront community boasting Ocean City’s perfect blend of smart summer and year around homes.” An editorial, headlined “The Vacant 8 Months,” read, “Late … 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 1979 Volume XXV Edition 9 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter Girl was Margaret Mulholland, 22, an Easton native who was working at Phillips North this summer before returning to her studies at the University of Colorado. Topping the “After Dark” entertainment pages were Dick Reihl, Sandbar Lounge; Dale Britt, Phillips by the Sea; Mac Arthur … Continue reading
Summer of 1968 Volume XIV Edition 3 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter Girl was Chris Corddry, who was also featured in this issue’s full-page Hess Apparel advertisement. Among the amenities at the Surf and Sands Motel were “free all channel television,” “golf privileges” and “background music in all rooms.” The live racing season at Ocean Downs Raceway was from July … Continue reading
Summer of 1975 Volume XXI Edition 7 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter Girl was Nancy Spires, who was spending her summer working as a desk clerk at the Sheraton. At this time, Sea View Beach Shoppes had three locations — Fenwick Island, 64th Street and Selbyville, Del. The Kite Loft was located on the Boardwalk at 2nd Street this summer. … Continue reading
Winter of 1972 Issue Highlights Granny’s Pub on 16th Street was proud to be open seven days all winter with three brands of draft beer and 10 pizza varieties. Among the men’s fashion lines being carried at Alice Krick’s La Riviera, located in the new Fountainhead Towers on 117th Street, were Damon International, Geoffrey Beene and Oleg Cassini. In the … Continue reading