Summer of 1972
At this time, Ames Discount Department Stores were advertising specials at three locations — Seaford, Del., Salisbury and Pocomoke City.
Among Dick Lohmeyer’s “Things I Like” were cream chipped beef on French fried potatoes, afternoon naps, picnics anytime, anywhere, peanut chews at the movies and fried Maryland tomatoes.
The Ocean City Convention Hall this year was billing, “The Big Bands Are Back.” Set to appear were Danny Davis, Vaughn Monroe, Tex Beneke, Guy Lombardo, Duke Ellington, Warren Covington, Sammy Kaye and Glenn Miller.
The Oaks, a new mobile home community on Route 50 one mile west of Ocean City, was offering a three-bedroom furnished home for $6,999.
The Sandyhill Motel on the Boardwalk at 18th Street were offering “truly regal” accommodations including wall-to-wall carpeting, glass enclosed shower and tile bath, color television, crisp, clean linens and maid service.
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 1970 Volume XVI Edition 2 Issue Highlights Mr. and Mrs. R. Marbury Stamp invited guests to the North Winds Motel on 55th Street, featuring a wading pool, free rowboats, playgrounds and a swimming pool. The Beer Pub on 21st Street in Phillips Square was offering “all brands at popular prices” and “Cold Duck in fifths, … Continue reading
Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 7 Issue Highlights Initial offering prices for two-bedroom, two-bath units in the new Oceana Oceanfront Condominiums were advertised at $44,000. Spring 1973 occupancy was expected for the new development between 82nd and 83rd streets. At this time, the Bank of Ocean City only had two locations — 59th Street and Dorchester Street. Maryland Governor … Continue reading
Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 5 Issue Highlights The Caliban Corporation was advertising its latest oceanfront condominium, High Point North, on 112th Street. Prices for one- and two-bedroom units were began at under $40,000. Featured in the “Many Faces of Ocean City” were Mary Gunion, South Moon Under; Ronnie Bassett, Parker Real Estate; Bruce Esender, Sand Bar; Steve Malfa, … Continue reading
Summer of 1971 Volume XVII Edition 5 Issue Highlights • At Davis Promotions’ Rod and Custom Show at the OC Convention Show, “The Original Corvette” was being featured with $1,000 in prize money and trophies on the line. • The featured model in the Hess Apparel advertisement was Karen Moore, who was modeling a suit by Poppy Swimwear. … Continue reading
Summer of 1975 Volume XXI Edition 4 Issue Highlights • Captain Bill Bunting’s Restaurant and Marina on Talbot Street and the bay opened at 5 a.m. every day. • Sixteen varieties of pancakes was offered till 2 p.m. at the Stokes’ Steak & Sea “behind the pumps” on 67th Street. • Owners/Managers Bill and Jean Fleming invited guests to the … Continue reading
Summer of 1967 Volume XIII Edition 2 Issue Highlights “The newest, most modern lanes on the shore” was marketing the new Ocean Lanes on 71st Street. In Dick Lohmeyer’s Salty Spray column were a number of tidbits, including this: “pity poor Halcolm Bailey. Since the remodeling of the beautiful new 8th Street Bailey’s Drug Store, Halcolm, like … Continue reading
Summer of 1979 Volume XXV Edition VII Issue Highlights • This week’s cover model was Robin Sporrer, who was captured poolside at the gazebo by photographer Mark Bernard. • Fisherman’s Wharf on 34th Street was advertising “A Touch of San Francisco…” • A feature story was published on the Ocean City Ice company at Somerset Street and Philadelphia Avenue. • Eastern … 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