The Resorter … Revisited

08-22 Color-Resorter WEB

Summer of 1978

Volume XXIV

Edition 3


Issue Highlights


• This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Terry Wooten.

• An ad featuring Ames Discount Department Stores promoted two stores – one on Route 50 in Berlin and another on Route 1 in Rehoboth.

• Among the features being advertised at the Hurricane on 71st Street was a Best Looking Bathing Suit contest, Best Tan contest and a                          Wednesday Nite Fever Dance Contest. The summer of ’78 marked the Hurricane’s fourth anniversary.

• The “After Dark” entertainment pages highlighted Ecstacy at The Gazebo; Raintree at Embers; Monopoly at Bonfire; Sinbad at Hurricane; Good    Life Ltd. at Lookout Lounge; and Glen Bailey & Circus at Lookout Lounge;

• Sound Waves in the Gold Coast Mall was advertising the largest selection of LPs, 8-tracks, cassettes, needles and accessories.

• Inside Libby’s Family Restaurant in Fenwick was the “Kiddie Karousel,” which offered “collection of clothing from infant to young teen.”

• English’s Family Restaurants on 15th Street, 137th Street and in the Route 50 Berlin Shopping Center were offering “All the Delmarvalous          Fried Chicken You Can Eat” for $3.29.

• Among Dick Lohmeyer’s “Things I Like” this week were “Rice Krispies and Bananas; first cigarette in the morning; people who mind their own    business; and pretty old ladies who wear hats.”

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