The Resorter … Revisited – March 24, 2017

The Resorter … Revisited – March 24, 2017

Summer of 1965Volume XIEdition 2Issue HighlightsBobby Baker’s Carousel was calling itself the “most luxurious year around resort motel on the coast.”Welsh Pharmacy on 28th Street was happy to announce it was now an “authorized Kodak dealer.”In his customary blunt ways, Editor Dick Lohmeyer’s After Dark began, “So summer has arrived. The cobwebs of winter have… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – March 17, 2017

The Resorter … Revisited – March 17, 2017

Summer of 1963Volume VIIIIEdition 7Issue HighlightsThe Adventure Floating Homes company was marketing heavily in Ocean City, offering a sample house that was open daily at Ship Café. An ad read, “A real honest-to-goodness year-around house that actually floats. Priced much lower than the average summer home.”The new Americana Motel on 55th Street was enjoying its first… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – September 23, 2016

The Resorter … Revisited – September 23, 2016

Summer of 1979Volume XXVEdition 9Issue Highlights• This week’s Resorter Girl was Margaret Mulholland, 22, an Easton native who was working at Phillips North this summer before returning to her studies at the University of Colorado.• Topping the “After Dark” entertainment pages were Dick Reihl, Sandbar Lounge; Dale Britt, Phillips by the Sea; Mac Arthur Park, The… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – September 16, 2016

The Resorter … Revisited – September 16, 2016

Summer of 1968Volume XIVEdition 1Issue Highlights• This 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 “Thieve’s Holiday,” read, “Visit 9th Street any evening and bands of police are there… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – September 9, 2016

The Resorter … Revisited – September 9, 2016

Summer of 1968Volume XIVEdition 2Issue Highlights• This week’s Resorter girl was Marlene Dryden, who was also featured in Hess Apparel’s full-page ad donning a bathing suit by Elisabeth Stewart Swimwear.• Hosts Oliver and Dorothy Robinson invited guests to their Beach Plaza on 13th Street – “An Oceanfront Adventure.”• At this time, Bailey’s had three locations… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – September 2, 2016

The Resorter … Revisited – September 2, 2016

Summer of 1965Volume XIEdition 2Issue HighlightsFrontier Town introduced “U-Drive-Em Goat Carts” and a “prairie dog colony” new for the summer.Every day at the Atlantic Hotel Boardwalk Artist Colony, glass blowers would create delicate pieces of art in front of a crowd.Schertle Galleries Inc. celebrated its tenth year in Ocean City that summer.Captain William Bunting added… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – August 26, 2016

The Resorter … Revisited – August 26, 2016

Summer of 1968Volume XIVEdition 6Issue Highlights• This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Mimi Trone, who was also featuerd in the Hess Apparel full-page advertisement.• An editorial headlined “High Rise Opens New Resort Era” documented the construction of the new Twenty-Twenty Boadwalk. It read, “The era of the sprawling, land-gobbling resort motel in Ocean City has been replaced with the… Read more »