Summer of 1975
• This week’s Resorter Girl was 22-year-old Diane Simpson, an Ocean City resident who spent the summer of 1975 working as a cocktail waitress at the Sand Bar, where her husband, Ken, worked as a bartender.
• At the new Sea Colony in Bethany Beach, two- and three-bedroom condominiums were priced beginning at $39,900 with 90-percent financing available.
• “Cracklin’ fried chicken” and “famous pancakes with personality” were on hand at Libby’s in Fenwick Island.
• Plans for Ocean City’s centennial celebration were discussed, including a marlin boat parade, a concert by the Salisbury Mu-nicipal Concert Band, an antique car parade; skate board contests; and a Vaudeville night with sing-alongs and square dancing.
• Managers Cashar and Mabel Evans invited guests to the Fenwick Crab House on “Beach Hiway.”
• Free tickets to Redskins or Colts games were being offered to raffle ticket purchasers through Mystic Harbour in West Ocean City. All one had to do was stop by the sales office, fill out a form and he or she was entered into the raffle.
• The Sheraton Fontaine-bleau Inn & Spa was at this time home to the Moonraker Restaurant, Star Deck Lounge, Ocean Bar & Grill and Ice Cream Parlor. In its ads, it was called “The Inn Place.”
Winter of 1972 Issue Highlights Granny’s Pub on 16th Street was proud to be open seven days all winter with three brands of draft beer and 10 pizza varieties. Among the men’s fashion lines being carried at Alice Krick’s La Riviera, located in the new Fountainhead Towers on 117th Street, were Damon International, Geoffrey Beene and Oleg Cassini. In the … Continue reading
Summer of 1975 Volume XXI Edition 3 Issue Highlights At the Longhorn Steak House on the Boardwalk at 15th Street, an eight-ounce Filet Mignon dinner was going for $4.95. At this time, A&P had three stores in the area — Rehoboth Beach and Millsboro, Del. and Berlin. Ocean City was celebrated its 100th birthday this year. Ocean City was hosting … Continue reading
Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 48 Issue Highlights The Caliban Corporation announced the sale of one- and two-bedroom apartments in the High Point North building starting at $40,000 on 112th Street and the ocean. Ocean City Mayor Harry Kelley fired off a letter of opposition to the Federal Maritime Association on its proposal to place a … Continue reading
Summer of 1977 Volume XIII Edition 7 Issue Highlights • 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 … Continue reading
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