Summer of 1971
Edition No. 13
This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Ann Nugent (the boy was not identified).
The Aqua Thrill Circus was about to begin its nightly run at Ocean City Convention Hall. Two shows each night were being offered from July 30-Aug. 26.
The Hurricane Nite Club and Lounge on 71st Street was featuring Tommy Strand and The Upper Hand direct from Miami Beach.
A unique message was featured in the Purple Moose Saloon’s ad. It read, “What This Town Needs Is A Short-Haired, Cleancut Hippee.”
A small filler in this issue read, “It’s strange but true that some people start looking down on the world as soon as they get up in it.”
The Vienna Lounge on 82nd Street called itself “Ocean City’s Newest Italian-American Restaurant.”
In his “Sandpiper Tracks,” Editor Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “Walk the boardwalk tonight or this afternoon and you’ll spot at least one corporation of kids selling seashells. That’s typical of Ocean City. If those same youngsters were in the city, they would be selling lemonade. Children are the same everywhere, they do the same things but sometimes they use different equipment.”
Summer of 1965 Volume IX Edition 6 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Terri Steele, who was also featured in Hess Apparel’s full-page ad. New at Frontier Town this year was a prairie dog colony, a wooded picnic area and U-Driv-Em goat carts. In the column, “Then I Wrote,” the Editor wrote, “One of the … Continue reading
Summer of 1962 Volume VIII Issue 1 Issue Highlights The Capitol Theatre on Worcester Street was showing the following movies: Walk on the Wild Side, Samar, Madison Avenue, Cape Fear, The Night Creature, The Outsider and Lonely Are The Brave. Captain’s Hill was being advertised as the “gracious new waterfront community” west on Route 50. Now here … Continue reading
Summer of 1968 Volume XIV Edition 1 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter Girl was Susan Richardson, who was also featured in the Hess Apparel full-page ad. English’s Chicken & Steak House was open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on 15th Street. An editorial, headlined “Theive’s Holiday,” read, “Visit 9th Street any evening and bands of police … Continue reading
Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 7 Issue Highlights Row boat rentals were available from Capt. William Bunting & Son on Talbot Street. Weekly rentals for $175 were being offered at Three Cheers condominium on Baltimore Ave. at 31st Street. Jolly Roger was offering a coupon for free gas at any BP dealer in the country. … Continue reading
Summer of 1969 Volume XIV Edition 3 Issue Highlights 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 … Continue reading
Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 9 Issue Highlights A new seawall was under construction at the Inlet. The 300-day job was estimated to cost $374,535, or $1,250 a day. The new structure, replacing a rotted wood bulkhead, will span 875 feet and feature an “immovable foundation of huge boulders rising four feet above the mean low water … Continue reading
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