The Resorter … Revisited

08-15 Color-Resorter WEB

Summer of 1965

Volume XI

Edition 2


Issue Highlights


• In his City Hall Report, Councilman C.H. Shuey wrote, “Since you were here last summer, Ocean City has come of age – no longer is it a narrow strip of sand confined between the Inlet and 41st Street, with but little room to grow. Annexation of former North Ocean City, which be-came effective the 26th day of January, quadrupled the City and carried our north boundary up to the Maryland-Delaware line. In recognition of our increased problems, our City Council has been expanded to seven members.”

• Manager Ed. P. Lewis invited guests to his Sunset View Motel, located on Beach Hiway at 48th Street.

• The Samoa was open from 11 a.m.-4 a.m. and offered exotic Chinese Polynesian cuisine.

• At Mario’s on 22nd Street, an ad slogan read, “Where gracious dining joins with a gay Neopolitan atmosphere to make any meal an adventure.”

• McCabe’s Sinclair Ser-vice on 2nd Street was of-fering “pick up and delivery, speedy car washing, fast oil change and immediate battery service” by calling 9-9921.

• Helicopter rides, dodge cars and an Arnold Palmer Driving Range were among the amenities offered at Ocean City’s newest/largest and most exciting family fun center – Jolly Roger from 28th to 30th streets.

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