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 »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1972Volume XVIIIEdition 7Issue HighlightsRow boat rentals were available from Capt. William Bunting & Son on Talbot Street.Weekly rentals for $175 were being offered at Three Cheers condominium on Baltimore Ave. at 31st Street.Jolly Roger was offering a coupon for free gas at any BP dealer in the country. With each BP fill-up, the… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1978Volume XXIVEdition 3Issue Highlights• This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Terry Wooten.• An ad featuring Ames Discount Department Stores promoted two stores – one on Route 50 in Berlin and another on Route 1 in Rehoboth.• Among the features being advertised at the Hurricane on 71st Street was a Best Looking Bathing Suit contest, Best… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1972Volume XVIIIEdition No. 4Issue Highlights•The Resorter cover girl this week was Beth Lauden of Parkersburg, W.Va.•Caliban Corporation announced the selling of High Point North on 112th Street and the beach with one- and two-bedroom units starting at $40,000.•BP was running a coupon for two free gallons of gas with each 10-gallon fill-up.•Pictured in the… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1971Volume XVIEdition No. 13Issue HighlightsThis week’s “Resorter Girl” was Ann Nugent (the boy was not identified).The Aqua Thrill Circus was about to begin its nightly run at Ocean City Convention Hall. Two shows each night were being offered from July 30-Aug. 26.The Hurricane Nite Club and Lounge on 71st Street was featuring Tommy… Read more »