The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1979 Volume XXV Edition 6 Issue Highlights Jean 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… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1962 Volume VIII Edition 6 Issue Highlights The 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… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisted

Summer of 1968 Volume XIV Edition 7 Issue Highlights Those 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… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1971 Volume XVII Edition 1 This 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,… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1978 Volume XXIV Edition 4 Issue 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… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1968 Volume XIV Edition 1 Issue 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 “Theive’s Holiday,” read, “Visit 9th Street any evening and bands of… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition 7 Issue Highlights Row 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… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1978 Volume XXIV Edition 3 Issue 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… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1972 Volume XVIII Edition No. 4 Issue 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… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1971 Volume XVI Edition No. 13 Issue Highlights This 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… Read more »