The Resorter … Revisited

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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 in the ad was the term “West Ocean City” used.


23 West in the Westward Ho Motel was inviting guests … “Welcome to Ocean City’s 1962 Dining Attraction.”


Bill Gibbs’ famous Hide-A-Way Cocktail Lounge was located in the Stowaway Motel on 22nd Street and appearing nightly was Connie Gibbs and her All Stars.


An editorial read, “The obvious attempts of insurance companies to avoid their just obligations following the March 6-7 storm here has turned the stomachs of practically everyone connected with this Maryland resort. Local residents are still shaking their heads over the antics of adjustors who, on orders from higher up, danced nimbly aside whenever a good argument for wind damage arose.”


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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

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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

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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

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Summer of 1973 Volume XIX Edition 7   Issue Highlights   Ocean City’s newest pharmacy, Fenwick Pharmacy, was celebrating its opening in the Resort Shopping Plaza on 143rd Street.   A case if Schmidt’s in 16-ounce can was selling for $5.40 at the Montego Market.   Second National Building & Loan, Inc. was advertising, “savings insured to $30,000.”   Owners … Continue reading