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 4 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Margaret Norman, who was also featured in Hess Apparel’s ad marketing its 9th Street store. • Frontier Town, at this time, was featuring a dinner theatre featuring New York cast members called The Drunkard. • In “Typewriter Editorials,” Editor Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “It’s called Philadelphia Avenue now … Continue reading
Summer of 1978 Volume XXIV Edition 8 Issue Highlights • This issue’s “Resorter Girl” was April Dalrymple. • Located in the 45th Street Village, Jill Higgings Tennis Unlimited was holding its 1st Annual End of Season Closing Sale this month. • Sound Waves in the Gold Coast Mall was offering LP’s, 8-Tracks and cassettes. • With locations in Ocean City on 15th and … Continue reading
Summer of 1971 Volune XVII Edition 5 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Anita Smith. John, Tommy and Nicholas Arrington were inviting guests to their Ocean Park Motel. Tapped to perform at Ocean City Convention Hall for the remainder of 1971 and early 1972 were Woody Herman, Tex Beneke, Ray McKinley, Guy Lombardo, Les Elgart, Warren Covington, Sammy Kaye, … Continue reading
Season of 1977 Volume XXIII Edition 5 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Kim Seibert, 21, of Devon, Pa., who was spending her summer working at the Sheraton in Ocean City. • Two hours of free parking was being offered at the Paul Revere Smorgasbord to customers. At this time, the price was $4.95 for all-you-can-eat. • … 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 1973 Volume XIX Edition 9 Issue Highlights Tom Ward’s Designer’s Showcase at 1816 Philadelphia Avenue offered furniture, carpeting, draperies, lighting and accessories. An article reported, “The town council was down in Virginia the other week, watching the construction of an underwater sand fence. The sand fence is constructed of steel and shaped like a triangle. … Continue reading
Summer of 1959 Volume V Edition 1 Some of the new enhancements made to private sector businesses before the 1959 season was “a complete rebuilding program with new units being added on the Inlet and bayside to practically double the capacity” at the Oceanic Motel. Mr. and Mrs. John Hodkinson, owners/managers, invited guests to The Purnell apartments between … Continue reading
Summer of 1961 Volume VII Edition 7 Issue Highlights The Diplomat Motor Hotel on the Boardwalk at 26th Street was calling itself “Ocean City’s Smartest Holiday Address.” An editorial, headlined “A Glass of Beer and Sin,” included the following. “As sure as the tide will rise, Ocean City will one day have Sunday beer. Whether that day … Continue reading
Summer of 1963 Volume VIII Edition 6 Issue Highlights • This week’s model for the Hess Apparel store on 9th Street’s full-page ad was Genevieve Sapia. • The Syl-Mar Shop was advertising “Buy It Where You Wear It” for its Baltimore Avenue store located on Talbot Street. • An editorial, “Democracy At Work,” read, “The Ocean City area accounts for … Continue reading