Summer of 1977
• This week’s “Resorter Girl” was 17-year-old Nancy Machado, an Oxen Hill resident who worked at South Moon Under
• In Donaway Furniture’s ad, the motto was “We Just Look Expensive …” It also read “Master Charge & Bank Americard Honored.”
• Among stores included at Shantytown in West Ocean City were Kite Loft, Fig Leaf, Bonnie’s Bath House, Steen, Firth & Talbott Realty, Donald’s Duck Shoppe, Trimper Real Estate and Shell Shop.
• The House of Crabs on Route 50 was featured for its Crab Hall of Fame.
• The Sheraton Fontainebleau Inn on 100th Street (now the Clarion) was featuring the Moonrake restaurant and Spardeck Lounge.
• The “Mariner” was the featured head boat offering scenic cruises every evening from the Talbot Street Pier.
• ”High-energy disco New York style” was being featured on the weekends at Finnigan’s Rainbow on 67th Street and the bay.
• Gilbraltar Homes was offering complete homes from $18,990 and inviting readers to the Route 50 model open daily.
• The Quarterdeck on 55th Street was featuring Zaras on stage at the Stardeck Lounge.
• Among the other top entertainers performing were Fire & Ice at the Wharf, Paper Cup at the Carousel Brass Ring and The Admirals at The Gazebo
• Offering “Mellow Rock on AM Radio” was 16 A.M. WETT.
Summer of 1960 Volume VI Edition 3 Issue Highlights Specializing in honey dipped donuts, Ernie’s Donuts on N. Division Street was open from 9 a.m.-11:30 p.m. “See Them Made And Buy Them Hot” was the ad message. Jarvis Realtor was selling lots in the new Mallard Island — “Ocean City’s Most Exclusive Residential Site.” Lots ranged in … Continue reading
Season of 1977 Volume XXIII Edition 6 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Balti-more resident Dottie Caldwell, who was 21 years old when pictured. • Herb Reed of the Original Platters was stopping in Ocean City at the Hurricane for two shows over the weekend. • All that was required for two-bedroom, two-bath condominiums at The Quay … Continue reading
Season of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 12 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Sally Lester. Photo by Dale Timmons • Weekly rentals at the Three Cheers Condominium on 31st Street and Balti-more Avenue were being offered for $175 per week. • Wockenfuss Home Made Candies had one location in Ocean City at this time on … Continue reading
Season of 1959 Volume V Edition 7 Issue Highlights Manager Bob Harman welcomed guests to the Sea Scape Motel, “The Finest Ocean City has to offer,” according to its advertisement. The ad copy read, “Long a favorite of discriminating vacationers, The Seascape Motel this year brings to Ocean City a newer, bigger, more modern motel where the accent … Continue reading
Summer of 1971 Volume XVI Edition 3 Issue Highlights • The Resorter Girl this week was Kathy Forbes, who was also featured in Hess Apparel’s full-page advertisement. • New for the summer at Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Moore’s Gateway Motel on 48th Street was the addition of five-channel color televisions to the rooms and telephones in all units. … 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 1973 Volume XIX Edition 3 Issue Highlights • Featured in Fran Huntt’s After Dark were Mary Jane Nelson and Dennis Swin-del, Paddock nite club; Fred Musiani, The Embers; Moe Galante, Pelican Grille; Brent Woodall and Rob Greenberg, the Pier; and Bobby Plegert and Ed Bradley, the Hurricane. • The Sandpiper Restaurant … Continue reading
Summer of 1968 Volume XIIII Edition 4 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter Girl was Linda Stamp, who was also featured in Hess Apparel’s full-page ad. Anglers box lunches were available starting at 5 in the morning from the Angler Restaurant on Talbot Street. Oceanfront one bedroom apartments at the Caliban were being rented for $125 and … Continue reading
Summer of 1978 Volume XXIV Edition 3 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Terry Wooten. • An ad featuring Ames Discount Department Stores promoted two stores – one on Route 50 in Berlin and another on Route 1 in Rehoboth. • Among the features being advertised at the Hurricane on 71st Street was a Best Looking Bathing … Continue reading