The Resorter Revisited – July 26, 2019

The  Resorter Revisited – July 26, 2019

Summer of 1977Volume XXIIIEdition 5Issue HighlightsSome 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, requests for… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – July 19, 2019

The Resorter … Revisited – July 19, 2019

Summer of 1959Volume VEdition 1Issue HighlightsSome of the new enhancements made to private sector businesses before the 1959 season was “a complete rebuilding program with new units being added on the Inlet and bayside to practically double the capacity” at the Oceanic Motel.Mr. and Mrs. John Hodkinson, owners/managers, invited guests to The Purnell apartments between… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – June 28, 2019

The Resorter … Revisited – June 28, 2019

Summer of 1956Volume IIEdition 4Issue HighlightsBill’s Famous Ship Café on 14thStreet offered the following, according to an ad: cocktail lounge, bar, dining room, Maine lobsters, efficiency apartments, seafood, steaks, chicken, hotel and motel rooms, boats for hire and dockage for private and charter boats.Subscription rates for the Resorter were $1 for seven issues and 25… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – June 21, 2019

The Resorter … Revisited – June 21, 2019

Summer of 1977Volume XXIIIEdition 1Issue HighlightsThis week’s “Resorter Girl” was Diane McCall of Baltimore.The Surf and Sands Motel and the Satellite Resort Motel were teamed as “The Ocean Motels” in an advertisement, featuring 150 “Tropical Modern Motel Units with 98 Directly on the Oceanfront.”Featured in the After Dark entertainment listings were the Admirals at the… Read more »