Summer of 1969
The cover girl this week was Joanne Quick, who was also featured in the week’s Hess Apparel ad.
An advertisement for Captain William Bunting’s Angler Restaurant spotlighted the “new” 65-foot Angler boat, “built to our specification and fully equipped electronically. Captain Jack Bunting, your skipper …”
Oceanfront apartments in the Caliban were renting for the week ranging from $125 to $300.
A modern, two-bedroom bayside home was listed for $19,950 by Hastings Real Estate, Inc., which had offices at 56th Street and Philadelphia Ave.
Welsh Drug on 22nd Street was offering 48-hour Kodachrome processing.
Keen-Wik homesites in Fenwick Island were selling for $1,950.
In his weekly column called “Salt Spray,” Dick Lohmeyer featured photos of Irv and Barbara Friedman at The Embers Restaurant; Cliff and Tish Cook and Bob Harman at the Seascape Motel; and Pete and Peg Perry at Mario’s.
In his “Delaware Sun Spots” column, Lohmeyere featured Bud and Diane Tingle at their Tingle Motel; Ruth Price of Ruth’s Shell Shop; and Warren and Jane Johnson of Warren’s Restaurant.
Bunting Yacht Sales in Ocean City was running a special for a new 38-foot fishing cruiser with twin 225 HP motors for $29,500.
Summer of 1956 Volume II Edition 4 Issue Highlights Among the amenities being advertised by the George Washington Hotel were a roof garden, new inner spring mattresses and bellboy service. An ad read, “LAUNCHING … the million dollar Santa Maria … new oceanfront motor hotel to offer you something bigger and better in vacation ease and pleasure. … 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 1958 Volume IV Edition 1 Issue Highlights Bill’s Famous Ship Café, located at 14th Street and Synepuxent Bay, was open from 6 a.m.-2 a.m. and home to the New Bill Jim, which was billed as the “Fastest Boat in Ocean City Marlin Fleet.” A story, headlined “New Buildings, Projects Spotlight 1959 Season,” included mentions of … Continue reading
Summer of 1973 Volume XIX Edition 7 Issue Highlights Ocean City’s newest pharmacy, Fenwick Pharmacy, was celebrating its opening in the Resort Shopping Plaza on 143rd Street. A case if Schmidt’s in 16-ounce can was selling for $5.40 at the Montego Market. Second National Building & Loan, Inc. was advertising, “savings insured to $30,000.” Owners … Continue reading
Summer of 1960 Volume VI Edition 4 Issue Highlights Bernies on Baltimore Avenue was selling beach umbrellas for $7.95, beach chairs for $1.49 and surf mats for $4.95. Jarvis Realtor was announcing “Mallard Island Home Sites” on 15th Street and Teal Drive. Lots were priced $5,000 and up at this time. Managing Director Dr. Charles Purnell was … Continue reading
Summer of 1970 Volume XVI Edition 6 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Diana Holmes, who was also featured in the Hess Apparel full-page ad. Hosts Mr. and Mrs. R. Marbury Stamp invited guests to the North Winds Motel on 55th Street and the bay. Guests at the Dixie Room, inside the Colonial Motel on … Continue reading
Summer of 1975 Volume XXIV Edition 6 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter girl was Sharon Brudnicki, a 22-year-old Milwaukee native. The Carousel Center Hotel on 118th Street was stressing location in its full-page ad. “Out of this world is up at 118th Street … Out of this world is not far away.” Two bedroom luxury suites … Continue reading
Season of 1973 Volume XIX Edition 5 Issue Highlights Worcester County Health Officer Dr. William Fritz estimated there were 160 different restaurants in town and about 120 pools that will need to be inspected in advance of the summer season. Reservations for the summer of 1973 were being taken at the Sandyhill Motel on the Boardwalk at … Continue reading
Summer of 1963 Volume XIV Edition 8 Issue Highlights Daniel Trimper Real Estate on 9th Street and Baltimore Ave. was advertising Captain’s Hill in West Ocean City. It was marketed as, “The gracious new waterfront community boasting Ocean City’s perfect blend of smart summer and year around homes.” An editorial, headlined “The Vacant 8 Months,” read, “Late … Continue reading