Season of 1977
• 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.
• Chubby Checker was playing two shows for one night only at the Hurricane on 71st Street.
• Benjamins had two locations in Ocean City at this time – one at the Gold Coast Mall and another at 13th Street and the Boardwalk.
• South Moon Under was “open all year” at 81st Street as well as 33rd Street.
• “Fire and Ice” was appearing at The Warf on 128th Street.
• “Mellow Rock On AM Radio” was available on 16AM WETT.
• At this time, The Kite Loft had three locations in Ocean City – Shantytown, 2nd Street and Village of Fenwick.
• The Music Scene on 178th Street was advertising, “We also offer a large assortment of LP’s and Tapes and all your musical needs.”
• Jonah and the Whale on 26th Street and the Boardwalk invited guests to “A Whale Of A Meal At Family Prices.”
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
Summer of 1975 Volume XXI Edition VI Issue Highlights • This week’s Resorter Girl was 22-year-old Diane Simpson, an Ocean City resident who spent the summer of 1975 working as a cocktail waitress at the Sand Bar, where her husband, Ken, worked as a bartender. • At the new Sea Colony in Bethany Beach, two- and three-bedroom condominiums were priced beginning … Continue reading
Winter of 1972 Issue Highlights Granny’s Pub on 16th Street was proud to be open seven days all winter with three brands of draft beer and 10 pizza varieties. Among the men’s fashion lines being carried at Alice Krick’s La Riviera, located in the new Fountainhead Towers on 117th Street, were Damon International, Geoffrey Beene and Oleg Cassini. In the … Continue reading
Summer of 1975 Volume XXI Edition 3 Issue Highlights At the Longhorn Steak House on the Boardwalk at 15th Street, an eight-ounce Filet Mignon dinner was going for $4.95. At this time, A&P had three stores in the area — Rehoboth Beach and Millsboro, Del. and Berlin. Ocean City was celebrated its 100th birthday this year. Ocean City was hosting … Continue reading
Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 48 Issue Highlights The Caliban Corporation announced the sale of one- and two-bedroom apartments in the High Point North building starting at $40,000 on 112th Street and the ocean. Ocean City Mayor Harry Kelley fired off a letter of opposition to the Federal Maritime Association on its proposal to place a … Continue reading