The Resorter Revisited

The Resorter Revisited

Summer of 1962Volume VIIIEdition 4Issue Highlights• Beginning on Friday July, 6, Ocean Downs Raceway hosted nine races every night.• Ocean City Day Camp offered vacationing parents a vacation from their children.• Located on 9th street and North Baltimore Avenue, the Madison Hotel opened its doors for the first time this summer.• Visitors to Ocean City… Read more »

The Resorter Revisited

The Resorter Revisited

Summer of 1971Volume XVIIEdition 5Issue Highlights• At Davis Promotions’ Rod and Custom Show at the OC Convention Show, “The Original Corvette” was being featured with $1,000 in prize money and trophies on the line.• The featured model in the Hess Apparel advertisement was Karen Moore, who was modeling a suit by Poppy Swimwear.• Unique architectre… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1969Volume XIVEdition 6Issue Highlights• Hastings 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… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

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… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

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… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

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… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisted

The Resorter … Revisted

Summer of 1968Volume XIVEdition 7Issue HighlightsThose interested in the “historic churches” or “antique shoppes” could write to the Delmarva Antique Dealers Association for a free map to all forty of their shops.Surf and Sands Motel at 22nd street on the boardwalk advertised “background music in all rooms”The Twenty-Twenty Boardwalk becomes the first boardwalk high rise… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1971Volume XVIIEdition 1This was the first year in 18 that The Resorter published 15 issues rather than the usual seven.Singer Jimmy Holmes was set to perform at the Ships Café Lounge for the beginning of the season celebration.Dick Lohmeyer featured Councilman John Dale Showell and his wife, Anne, out to dinner “following the… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1978Volume XXIVEdition 4Issue Highlights• The cover girl this week was Deborah Dashiell.• In its ads, Garland Lane Shoppe, Ltd. was marketing its two resort locations – in the Gold Coast Mall and in Phillips Square on 21st Street.• Apartments in “The Unmistakable Antiqua” on 85th Street were priced starting in the $40,000 range…. Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

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… Read more »