Summer of 1967
• 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 golf course.”
• The new Ocean Lanes bowling alley on 71st Street was being advertised as, “The newest, most modern lanes on the shore.”
• Dayton Brothers, offering “the world’s finest chicken,” had two locations at this time – Boardwalk in the pier building and Boardwalk at South Division Street.
• Managers Casher and Mable Evans invited guests to their Fenwick Crab House on “Beach Hiway.”
• In his City Hall report, Councilman C.H. Shuey worte, “our second bridge across Assawoman Bay will land at about 62nd St. … the chosen loction is a wise choice since it will provide evaculation route for the central area of the town and also it will help relieve the troublesome traffic congestion caused by cars trying to get north through the jammed-up part of the old city.”
• Host Pete Boinis offered “dancing nitely” at his new “hunka munka” cocktail lounge.
• Featured in Hess Apparel’s full-page ad was Susan MacVeigh, who was modeling a swimsuit by High Tide.
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 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