The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1970Volume XVIEdition 3Oceanfront apartments were renting from $125 to $400 per week at the Caliban at 67th StreetJohn Rolfe, Lloyd Lewis, Dave Hazzard and Bernie Rodden were manning the phones and the sales at Resort Realty on 26th Street.Mr. and Mrs. R. Marbury Stamp were serving as hosts at the North Wind Motel,… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1956Volume IIEdition 9Issue Highlights• The New George Washington Hotel was under the “Personal Supervision of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin S. Hastings, Owners.” The phone number was 270 as well as 271.• Fifty dollars down and $10 a month “buys a homesite in beautiful Cape Isle of Wight,” according to a local real estate… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1967 Volume XIX Edition VIIIIssue Highlights• Among those featured in Fran Huntt’s After Dark were Jim and Marty Gordan at Murray’s Restaurant and Yacht Basin in Ocean View, Del.; Amanda and Newt Cropper at the Samoa; Martha Bunting at the Angler; Peggy Miller, Glenda Owens and Barbara Schneider at Mario’s; Crickett Gibson, Denise… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1969 Volume XVII Edition 2Issue Highlights• Hastings Real Estate Inc. listed an one-bedroom oceanfront condominium for sale for $19,950, including “wall to wall carpet” and “paneled walls.”• A free coupon for the Sky Monorail was included in the bayfront Playland Amusement Park’s ad on 65th Street.• In his After Dark column, which spotlighted… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1967 Volume XIII Edition 4Issue Highlights• This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Margaret Norman, who was also featured in Hess Apparel’s ad marketing its 9th Street store.• Frontier Town, at this time, was featuring a dinner theatre featuring New York cast members called The Drunkard.• In “Typewriter Editorials,” Editor Dick Lohmeyer wrote, “It’s called Philadelphia Avenue… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1978 Volume XXIV Edition 8Issue Highlights• This issue’s “Resorter Girl” was April Dalrymple.• Located in the 45th Street Village, Jill Higgings Tennis Unlimited was holding its 1st Annual End of Season Closing Sale this month.• Sound Waves in the Gold Coast Mall was offering LP’s, 8-Tracks and cassettes.• With locations in Ocean City on 15th and… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1971 Volune XVII Edition 5Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Anita Smith.John, Tommy and Nicholas Arrington were inviting guests to their Ocean Park Motel.Tapped to perform at Ocean City Convention Hall for the remainder of 1971 and early 1972 were Woody Herman, Tex Beneke, Ray McKinley, Guy Lombardo, Les Elgart, Warren Covington,… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Season of 1977Volume XXIIIEdition 5Issue Highlights• This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Kim Seibert, 21, of Devon, Pa., who was spending her summer working at the Sheraton in Ocean City.• Two hours of free parking was being offered at the Paul Revere Smorgasbord to customers. At this time, the price was $4.95 for all-you-can-eat.• Chubby Checker… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Season of 1977Volume XXIIIEdition 6Issue Highlights• This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Balti-more resident Dottie Caldwell, who was 21 years old when pictured.• Herb Reed of the Original Platters was stopping in Ocean City at the Hurricane for two shows over the weekend.• All that was required for two-bedroom, two-bath condominiums at The Quay was 5%… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Season of 1973Volume XIXEdition 9Issue HighlightsTom Ward’s Designer’s Showcase at 1816 Philadelphia Avenue offered furniture, carpeting, draperies, lighting and accessories.An article reported, “The town council was down in Virginia the other week, watching the construction of an underwater sand fence. The sand fence is constructed of steel and shaped like a triangle. It is made… Read more »