The Resorter … Revisited – October 20, 2017

The Resorter … Revisited – October 20, 2017

Summer of 1977Volume XXIIIEdition 7Issue HighlightsThis week’s “Resorter Girl” was Linda Dilks from Wilmington, Del. She was 22 years old and spending her summer working as a waitress at the Bonfire.The newest oceanfront condominium selling units was The Quay on 107th Street. An advertisement suggested 5% down was all that was needed.Ames Discount Department Stores was… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – October 13, 2017

The Resorter … Revisited – October 13, 2017

Summer of 1972Volume XVIEdition 2Issue HighlightsAt this time, Ames Discount Department Stores were advertising specials at three locations — Seaford, Del., Salisbury and Pocomoke City.Among Dick Lohmeyer’s “Things I Like” were cream chipped beef on French fried potatoes, afternoon naps, picnics anytime, anywhere, peanut chews at the movies and fried Maryland tomatoes.The Ocean City Convention… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – September 22, 2017

The Resorter … Revisited – September 22, 2017

Summer of 1972Volume XVIIIEdition 7Issue HighlightsInitial offering prices for two-bedroom, two-bath units in the new Oceana Oceanfront Condominiums were advertised at $44,000. Spring 1973 occupancy was expected for the new development between 82nd and 83rd streets.At this time, the Bank of Ocean City only had two locations — 59th Street and Dorchester Street.Maryland Governor Marvin… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – September 15, 2017

The Resorter … Revisited – September 15, 2017

Summer of 1972 Volume XXIII Edition 5Issue Highlights• The Caliban Corporation was advertising its latest oceanfront condominium, High Point North, on 112th Street. Prices for one- and two-bedroom units began at under $40,000.• Featured in the “Many Faces of Ocean City” were Mary Gunion, South Moon Under; Ronnie Bassett, Parker Real Estate; Bruce Esender, Sand… Read more »

The Resorter Revisited – September 1, 2017

The Resorter Revisited – September 1, 2017

Summer of 1967Volume XIIIEdition 2Issue Highlights“The newest, most modern lanes on the shore” was marketing the new Ocean Lanes on 71st Street.In Dick Lohmeyer’s Salty Spray column were a number of tidbits, including this: “pity poor Halcolm Bailey. Since the remodeling of the beautiful new 8th Street Bailey’s Drug Store, Halcolm, like us other natives, can’t find… Read more »