The Resorter … Revisited

Winter of 1972 Issue Highlights Granny’s Pub on 16th Street was proud to be open seven days all winter with three brands of draft beer and 10 pizza varieties. Among the men’s fashion lines being carried at Alice Krick’s La Riviera, located in the new Fountainhead Towers on 117th Street, were Damon International, Geoffrey Beene… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1975 Volume XXI Edition 3 Issue Highlights At the Longhorn Steak House on the Boardwalk at 15th Street, an eight-ounce Filet Mignon dinner was going for $4.95. At this time, A&P had three stores in the area — Rehoboth Beach and Millsboro, Del. and Berlin. Ocean City was celebrated its 100th birthday this… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 48 Issue Highlights The Caliban Corporation announced the sale of one- and two-bedroom apartments in the High Point North building starting at $40,000 on 112th Street and the ocean. Ocean City Mayor Harry Kelley fired off a letter of opposition to the Federal Maritime Association on its proposal to… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1977 Volume XIII Edition 7 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was 17-year-old Nancy Machado, an Oxen Hill resident who worked at South Moon Under • In Donaway Furniture’s ad, the motto was “We Just Look Expensive …” It also read “Master Charge & Bank Americard Honored.” • Among stores included at Shantytown in West… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1967 Volume XIII Edition 5 Issue Highlights • The new Royal Palm Court on the bay at 12th Street was unveiled in an advertisement. • Courtesy of Herbert Berger Ltd. Sportswear of Ocean City, the Lifeguard of the Week was Bill Marshall Jr. • Bailey’s Drug Store on 8th Street was featuring Russell… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1961 Volume VII Edition 5 Issue Highlights In his column, “The Boardwalk Parade,” Editor Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “Mr. Dan Trimper gets as much pleasure out of watching the youngsters ride the amusements as the youngsters do themselves. And much to the chagrin of others interested in the business, Dan still continues to give… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1961 Volume VII Edition 6 Issue Highlights •New this year at Frontier Town was the Longhorn Saloon & Beef House. •The Diplomat Motor Hotel on 26th Street billed itself as “Ocean City’s Smartest Holiday Address.” You could reach them at “Atlantic 97148.” •In an editorial, Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “Cullens Jenkins is dead. And… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Season of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 12 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Sally Lester. Photo by Dale Timmons • Weekly rentals at the Three Cheers Condominium on 31st Street and Balti-more Avenue were being offered for      $175 per week. • Wockenfuss Home Made Candies had one location in Ocean City at… Read more »

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Season of 1959 Volume V Edition 7 Issue Highlights Manager Bob Harman welcomed guests to the Sea Scape Motel, “The Finest Ocean City has to offer,” according to its advertisement. The ad copy read, “Long a favorite of discriminating vacationers, The Seascape Motel this year brings to Ocean City a newer, bigger, more modern motel… Read more »