Summer of 1968
This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Mimi Trone, who was also featured in the Hess Apparel full-page advertisement.
An editorial headlined “High Rise Opens New Resort Era” documented the construction of the new Twenty-Twenty Boardwalk. It read, “The era of the sprawling, land-gobbling, resort motel in Ocean City has been replaced with the towering high-rise type of construction. A dwindling land supply has been responsible for the trend upward in local construction. But new construction methods and equipment have made the glamorous new high-rises both practical and economical.”
An ad read, “Gino Marchetti Brings Kentucky Fried Chicken to Ocean City on Philadelphia Avenue and 17th Street.”
The Paddock Nite Club was billing itself as home to “The Swinging Scene For The Swimming Set.”
The Blue Room inside the George Washington Hotel on 10th Street offering dancing to The Bruce Wescot Trio from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
A nite club called the Hunka Munka was featuring Lawrence and the Arabians every Saturday.