The Resorter … Revisited – October 4, 2019

The Resorter … Revisited – October 4, 2019

Summer of 1969Volume XIVEdition 6Issue HighlightsHastings Real Estate listed for $42,000 a four-bedroom cottage 75 yards from the ocean.Welsh Drug on 22nd Street was offering 48-hour “Kodachrome Processing” as well as “dark room rentals.”A Resort Realty Corporation ad read, “West Ocean City – in exclusive Captain’s Hill development. Spacious homesite 120’ x 180’ in superior… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – September 27, 2019

The Resorter … Revisited – September 27, 2019

Summer of 1973Volume XIXEdition 7Issue HighlightsOcean 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 Ed and Annette Altvater invited guests to The… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – September 20, 2019

The Resorter … Revisited – September 20, 2019

Summer of 1979Volume XXVEdition 6Issue HighlightsJean Bourne, 19, Miss Maryland USA, posed for the cover of this issue. Borne studied radio and television at the University of Maryland to one day be a famous television commentator.Those dining at Pizza Hut on 28th Street could “SuperStyle” their pizza and get extra toppings.The Commander Hotel featured “Boardwalk Cabaret” in… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – September 13, 2019

The Resorter … Revisited – September 13, 2019

Summer of 1962Volume VIIIEdition 6Issue HighlightsThe Frontier Town Can-Can show featured dancers from the Broadway show “Oklahoma!”With 280 rooms, the Plimhimmon Hotel on the Boardwalk at 2nd Street was Ocean City’s largest hotel.During the last week of August, Hugh Cropper was re-elected to his position as mayor of Ocean City.This was the first summer for the… Read more »

The Resorter Revisited – August 30, 2019

The Resorter Revisited – August 30, 2019

Summer of 1968Volume XIVEdition 1Issue HighlightsThis 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 are there supposedly keeping the youngsters under… Read more »