Summer of 1968
Those interested in the “historic churches” or “antique shoppes” could write to the Delmarva Antique Dealers Association for a free map to all forty of their shops.
Surf and Sands Motel at 22nd street on the boardwalk advertised “background music in all rooms”
The Twenty-Twenty Boardwalk becomes the first boardwalk high rise to be built in Ocean City.
Francis and Eva Baker, who for twelve years worked to beautify their 9th street and St. Louis Avenue properties with flowers and greenery, sold to move to Florida.
Jack and June Fisher of the Stowaway Motel welcomed guests who were searching for a romantic atmosphere.
Junior Togs offered a summer clearance sale featuring “playgirl styles from New York and California”.
In his column “After Dark”, Dick Lohmeyer declared The Beatles and their fans “dead. And dead they will remain.”
Summer of 1971 Volume XVII Edition 1 This was the first year in 18 that The Resorter published 15 issues rather than the usual seven. Singer Jimmy Holmes was set to perform at the Ships Café Lounge for the beginning of the season celebration. Dick Lohmeyer featured Councilman John Dale Showell and his wife, Anne, out to … Continue reading
Summer of 1978 Volume XXIV Edition 4 Issue Highlights • The cover girl this week was Deborah Dashiell. • In its ads, Garland Lane Shoppe, Ltd. was marketing its two resort locations – in the Gold Coast Mall and in Phillips Square on 21st Street. • Apartments in “The Unmistakable Antiqua” on 85th Street were priced starting in the $40,000 … Continue reading
Summer of 1968 Volume XIV Edition 1 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter Girl was Susan Richardson, who was also featured in the Hess Apparel full-page ad. English’s Chicken & Steak House was open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on 15th Street. An editorial, headlined “Theive’s Holiday,” read, “Visit 9th Street any evening and bands of police … Continue reading
Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 7 Issue Highlights Row boat rentals were available from Capt. William Bunting & Son on Talbot Street. Weekly rentals for $175 were being offered at Three Cheers condominium on Baltimore Ave. at 31st Street. Jolly Roger was offering a coupon for free gas at any BP dealer in the country. … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition No. 4 Issue Highlights •The Resorter cover girl this week was Beth Lauden of Parkersburg, W.Va. •Caliban Corporation announced the selling of High Point North on 112th Street and the beach with one- and two-bedroom units starting at $40,000. •BP was running a coupon for two free gallons of gas with each 10-gallon fill-up. •Pictured … Continue reading
Summer of 1971 Volume XVI Edition No. 13 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Ann Nugent (the boy was not identified). The Aqua Thrill Circus was about to begin its nightly run at Ocean City Convention Hall. Two shows each night were being offered from July 30-Aug. 26. The Hurricane Nite Club and Lounge on … Continue reading
Summer of 1977 Volume XXIII Edition 5 Issue Highlights Some notable conventions planned for the rest of the year in Ocean City included The Maryland Oil Jobbers Council, Sheraton; Square Dancing–OC Promenaders, Convention Hall; and the Interstate Circulation Managers Association, Sheraton. An opinion piece read, “Week after week, the town’s Board of Zoning Appeals hears, and generally grants, … 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