Summer of 1977
• This week’s “Resorter Girl” was 17-year-old Nancy Machado, an Oxen Hill resident who worked at South Moon Under
• In Donaway Furniture’s ad, the motto was “We Just Look Expensive …” It also read “Master Charge & Bank Americard Honored.”
• Among stores included at Shantytown in West Ocean City were Kite Loft, Fig Leaf, Bonnie’s Bath House, Steen, Firth & Talbott Realty, Donald’s Duck Shoppe, Trimper Real Estate and Shell Shop.
• The House of Crabs on Route 50 was featured for its Crab Hall of Fame.
• The Sheraton Fontainebleau Inn on 100th Street (now the Clarion) was featuring the Moonrake restaurant and Spardeck Lounge.
• The “Mariner” was the featured head boat offering scenic cruises every evening from the Talbot Street Pier.
• “High-energy disco New York style” was being featured on the weekends at Finnigan’s Rainbow on 67th Street and the bay.
• Gilbraltar Homes was offering complete homes from $18,990 and inviting readers to the Route 50 model open daily.
• The Quarterdeck on 55th Street was featuring Zaras on stage at the Stardeck Lounge.
• Among the other top entertainers performing were Fire & Ice at the Wharf, Paper Cup at the Carousel Brass Ring and The Admirals at The Gazebo
• Offering “Mellow Rock on AM Radio” was 16 A.M. WETT.
Summer of 1967 Volume XIII Edition 5 Issue Highlights • The new Royal Palm Court on the bay at 12th Street was unveiled in an advertisement. • Courtesy of Herbert Berger Ltd. Sportswear of Ocean City, the Lifeguard of the Week was Bill Marshall Jr. • Bailey’s Drug Store on 8th Street was featuring Russell Stover candies, Wilkerson … Continue reading
Summer of 1967 Volume XIII Edition 5 Issue Highlights • Breakfast service at the Ship Cafe and Marina on 14th Street started at 6 in the morning. • The Sea Scape Motel was pairing golf with room nights in an ad. “A mid-season package plan for the sport minded family, all centered around Ocean City’s challenging 18-hole championship … Continue reading
Summer of 1961 Volume VII Edition 5 Issue Highlights In his column, “The Boardwalk Parade,” Editor Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “Mr. Dan Trimper gets as much pleasure out of watching the youngsters ride the amusements as the youngsters do themselves. And much to the chagrin of others interested in the business, Dan still continues to give away scores of … Continue reading
Summer of 1961 Volume VII Edition 6 Issue Highlights •New this year at Frontier Town was the Longhorn Saloon & Beef House. •The Diplomat Motor Hotel on 26th Street billed itself as “Ocean City’s Smartest Holiday Address.” You could reach them at “Atlantic 97148.” •In an editorial, Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “Cullens Jenkins is dead. And with his passing … Continue reading
Summer of 1960 Volume VI Edition 3 Issue Highlights Specializing in honey dipped donuts, Ernie’s Donuts on N. Division Street was open from 9 a.m.-11:30 p.m. “See Them Made And Buy Them Hot” was the ad message. Jarvis Realtor was selling lots in the new Mallard Island — “Ocean City’s Most Exclusive Residential Site.” Lots ranged in … Continue reading
Season of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 12 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Sally Lester. Photo by Dale Timmons • Weekly rentals at the Three Cheers Condominium on 31st Street and Balti-more Avenue were being offered for $175 per week. • Wockenfuss Home Made Candies had one location in Ocean City at this time on … Continue reading
Season of 1959 Volume V Edition 7 Issue Highlights Manager Bob Harman welcomed guests to the Sea Scape Motel, “The Finest Ocean City has to offer,” according to its advertisement. The ad copy read, “Long a favorite of discriminating vacationers, The Seascape Motel this year brings to Ocean City a newer, bigger, more modern motel where the accent … Continue reading
Summer of 1971 Volume XVI Edition 3 Issue Highlights • The Resorter Girl this week was Kathy Forbes, who was also featured in Hess Apparel’s full-page advertisement. • New for the summer at Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Moore’s Gateway Motel on 48th Street was the addition of five-channel color televisions to the rooms and telephones in all units. … Continue reading
Summer of 1963 Volume VIIII Edition 10 Issue Highlights An editorial, “The Vacant 8 Months,” read, “Late last spring the Mayor and Council were practically forced into hiring a much needed publicity man for Ocean City. Now that the resort has a publicity bureau of sorts we’d like to see town officials vote a small winter budget … Continue reading