Summer of 1967
“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 us other natives, can’t find a thing. Everything today is so efficient…”
Hosts Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Steele invited guests to the Tingle Motel in Fenwick Island where weekly rentals up to four people were available from $125 to $150 weekly.
The Plaid Drive-In’s home delivery service offered the following: “Traveling steamed crabs. Route men jingle the hard crab song daily as they pass through your neighborhood. They’ll be by again tonight! Look for them and pick up a box of this new delivery treat.”
This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Ann Hagy, who was also featured in her Villager bathing suit in the Hess Apparel advertisement.
A gala opening day was planned for June 24 to welcome campers and tenters to Frontier Town for another summer.
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
Summer of 1965 Volume XI Edition 6 Issue Highlights Host John Dale Showell III invited guests to his Castle in the Sand Apartment Motel, which was featuring free umbrellas and lounge chairs and fully equipped kitchens. Alongside Paul’s Tackle Shop at the corner of St. Louis Ave. and Talbot Street was Paul’s Aqua Shop, specializing in skin … Continue reading
Summer of 1975 Volume XXI Edition 7 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter Girl was Nancy Spires, who was spending her summer working as a desk clerk at the Sheraton. At this time, Sea View Beach Shoppes had three locations — Fenwick Island, 64th Street and Selbyville, Del. The Kite Loft was located on the Boardwalk at 2nd Street this summer. … Continue reading
Summer of 1970 Volume XVI Edition 3 Oceanfront apartments were renting from $125 to $400 per week at the Caliban at 67th Street John Rolfe, Lloyd Lewis, Dave Hazzard and Bernie Rodden were manning the phones and the sales at Resort Realty on 26th Street. Mr. and Mrs. R. Marbury Stamp were serving as hosts at the … Continue reading
Summer of 1956 Volume II Edition 9 Issue Highlights • The New George Washington Hotel was under the “Personal Supervision of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin S. Hastings, Owners.” The phone number was 270 as well as 271. • Fifty dollars down and $10 a month “buys a homesite in beautiful Cape Isle of Wight,” according to a local … Continue reading
Summer of 1979 Volume XXV Edition 9 Issue Highlights • This week’s Resorter Girl was Margaret Mulholland, 22, an Easton native who was working at Phillips North this summer before returning to her studies at the University of Colorado. • Topping the “After Dark” entertainment pages were Dick Reihl, Sandbar Lounge; Dale Britt, Phillips by the Sea; Mac … Continue reading
Summer of 1967 Volume XIX Edition VIII Issue Highlights • Among those featured in Fran Huntt’s After Dark were Jim and Marty Gordan at Murray’s Restaurant and Yacht Basin in Ocean View, Del.; Amanda and Newt Cropper at the Samoa; Martha Bunting at the Angler; Peggy Miller, Glenda Owens and Barbara Schneider at Mario’s; Crickett Gibson, Denise Fager, Susan Bennett … Continue reading
Summer of 1969 Volume XVII Edition 2 Issue Highlights • Hastings Real Estate Inc. listed an one-bedroom oceanfront condominium for sale for $19,950, including “wall to wall carpet” and “paneled walls.” • A free coupon for the Sky Monorail was included in the bayfront Playland Amusement Park’s ad on 65th Street. • In his After Dark column, which spotlighted the … Continue reading