The Resorter … Revisited

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Summer of 1973

Volume XIX

Edition 5


Issue Highlights


In a Resort Realty Corp. ad for the new 80 East Condominiums, estimated weekly rental income for the summer weeks for the 3-bedroom, 2-bath unit was $300 per week.


Seafood platters and a famous pancake variety were advertised in the space occupied by Libby’s Restaurant in Fenwick Island.


Barney’s Britches on 15th Street was offering Clubman Sportcoats, Arnold Palmer slacks and Sperry Topsider shoes.


Among the items available at the Seaside Country Store and Antiques in Fenwick were homemade peanut butter, Vermont cheeses, homemade quilts and Christmas decorations.


At this time, there were seven area Ames Discount Department stores open year-round in the area, including Berlin and Ocean City.


Ed and Annette Altvater invited guested to their Route 50 House of Crabs, which was formerly associated with the National Pike Crab House in Baltimore.


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