Summer of 1969
•Hastings Real Estate Inc. listed an 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 Hideway 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 Dorcester 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 Maryland Reading Institute, Beach Plaza.
Summer of 1967 Volume XIII Edition 5 Issue Highlights • The new Royal Palm Court on the bay at 12th Street was unveiled in an advertisement. • Courtesy of Herbert Berger Ltd. Sportswear of Ocean City, the Lifeguard of the Week was Bill Marshall Jr. • Bailey’s Drug Store on 8th Street was featuring Russell Stover candies, Wilkerson … Continue reading
Summer of 1967 Volume XIII Edition 5 Issue Highlights • Breakfast service at the Ship Cafe and Marina on 14th Street started at 6 in the morning. • The Sea Scape Motel was pairing golf with room nights in an ad. “A mid-season package plan for the sport minded family, all centered around Ocean City’s challenging 18-hole championship … Continue reading
Summer of 1961 Volume VII Edition 5 Issue Highlights In his column, “The Boardwalk Parade,” Editor Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “Mr. Dan Trimper gets as much pleasure out of watching the youngsters ride the amusements as the youngsters do themselves. And much to the chagrin of others interested in the business, Dan still continues to give away scores of … 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 97148.” •In an editorial, Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “Cullens Jenkins is dead. And with his passing … Continue reading
Summer of 1977 Volume XIII Edition 7 Issue Highlights • 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 … Continue reading
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