The Resorter … Revisited – September 7, 2018

The Resorter … Revisited – September 7, 2018

Summer of 1969Volume XVIIEdition 2Issue HighlightsHastings 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 local nightlife scene in… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – August 31, 2018

The Resorter … Revisited – August 31, 2018

Summer of 1967Volune XIIIEdition 4Issue Highlights•This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Margaret Norman, who was also featured in Hess Apparel’s ad marketing its 9th Street store.•Frontier Town, at this time, was featuring a dinner theatre featuring New York cast members called The Drunkard.•In “Typewriter Editorials,” Editor Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “It’s called Philadelphia Avenue now and extends… Read more »

Things I Like – August 31, 2018

Small dogs that don’t bark a lotSports talk radio on Monday morningsLittle League World Series emotionsBiking around BerlinLearning something new from my kidsEating light during the work weekThe mixed emotions that comes with school startingWalking into a clean houseA water park dayChange, when it’s neededA brick interior wall

The Resorter … Revisited – August 24, 2018

The Resorter … Revisited – August 24, 2018

Summer of 1971Volune XVIIEdition 5Issue HighlightsThis week’s “Resorter Girl” was Anita Smith.John, Tommy and Nicholas Arrington were inviting guests to their Ocean Park Motel.Tapped to perform at Ocean City Convention Hall for the remainder of 1971 and early 1972 were Woody Herman, Tex Beneke, Ray McKinley, Guy Lombardo, Les Elgart, Warren Covington, Sammy Kaye, Duke… Read more »

Things I Like – August 24, 2018

Friends visiting this time of yearNo backups at the Bay BridgeA great intern (Rebecca Evans)Carrying out a good deed privatelyLeaving a hospitalA hotel parking lot full of Pa. license platesMexican food a couple times a monthThe beach around 7 p.m.A surprise ending to a bookSeeing my sons hugFootball’s return