The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1961Volume VIIEdition 6Issue 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 with his passing Ocean City loses… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Season of 1972Volume XVIIIEdition 12Issue 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 this time on the Boardwalk near… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Season of 1959Volume VEdition 7Issue HighlightsManager 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 where the accent is… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1973Volume XIXEdition 3Issue Highlights• Featured in Fran Huntt’s After Dark were Mary Jane Nelson and Dennis Swin-del, Paddock nite club; Fred Musiani, The Embers; Moe Galante, Pelican            Grille; Brent Woodall and Rob Greenberg, the Pier; and Bobby Plegert and Ed Bradley, the Hurricane.• The Sandpiper Restaurant was offering… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1968Volume XIIIIEdition 4Issue HighlightsThis week’s Resorter Girl was Linda Stamp, who was also featured in Hess Apparel’s full-page ad.Anglers box lunches were available starting at 5 in the morning from the Angler Restaurant on Talbot Street.Oceanfront one bedroom apartments at the Caliban were being rented for $125 and $225 a week.The live racing… Read more »

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The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1973Volume XIXEdition 5Issue HighlightsIn a Resort Realty Corp. ad for the new 80 East Condominiums, estimated weekly rental income for the summer weeks for the 3-bedroom, 2-bath unit was $300 per week.Seafood platters and a famous pancake variety were advertised in the space occupied by Libby’s Restaurant in Fenwick Island.Barney’s Britches on 15th… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1979Volume XXIVEdition 7Issue HighlightsThis week’s “Resorter Girl” was 21-year-old Kim Waters, who was a waitress at the Hayloft this summer and was planning to travel to New York City to pursue a modeling career. She was photographed in Fenwick Island by Mark Bernard.Jarvis Real Estate was advertising “only five lots left” on Mallard… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1962Volume VIIIEdition 8Issue HighlightsThis week’s “Resorter Girl” was Sandra Glee Miller (Jones).An Editorial, “Pride In A Job,” read, “Perhaps the dullless, most unrewarding job in Ocean City is that of trash collector, and yet the men who perform this thankless task go about their business as proudly and efficiently as if there’s was… Read more »

The Resorter …. Revisited

The Resorter …. Revisited

Summer of 1955Volume 1Edition 1Issue Highlights• This was the first issue ever of The Resorter.• The covers in the early days of The Resorter were quite different than the later years. At this time, it was published by Wm. A. Dryden and owned by the Eastern Shore Times.• Miss Ocean City 1955 was Lolita “Teensy” Hall,… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1979Volume XXIVEdition 11Issue Highlights• This week’s “Resorter Girl” was 19-year-old Jean McVeigh, an Arnold, Md., resident who took part in the Miss Maryland-USA Beauty Pageant held in Ocean City in March of 1979.• An article on real estate in Ocean City included Mallard Island, which “consists of homes in the $150,000 to $300,000” range.•… Read more »