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 »

The Resorter … Revisited – August 5, 2016

The Resorter … Revisited – August 5, 2016

Summer of 1977Vol. 23Edition 7Issue HighlightsThe Hurricane Nightclub on 71st Street offered midweek drink specials to its patrons. Ladies’ Nites on Tuesdays and Thursdays featured 75 cent drinks. Ladies’ and Men’s Nite, Wednesdays, introduced drinks for $1.25.The 138th Street Fenwick Inn hosted Ernie Fields & Cockroach in their Rooftop Lounge & Restaurant. Blood Sweat &… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – July 22, 2016

The Resorter … Revisited – July 22, 2016

Summer of 1961Vol. 7Edition 4Issue HighlightsThis edition’s editorial attacked the Sunday ban on the sale of alcohol, citing it as an ineffective, inconvenient hindrance on both law-abiding citizens and Ocean City’s economy.In its seventh summer season, The Resorter catered to approximately 280,000 tourists throughout Ocean City, Fenwick Island, and Rehoboth Beach.The “We Get Letters” section… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited – July 15, 2016

The Resorter … Revisited – July 15, 2016

Summer of 1977Vol. 23Edition 7Issue HighlightsThe Hurricane Nightclub on 71st street offered midweek drink specials to its patrons. Ladies’ Nites on Tuesdays and Thursdays featured 75 cent drinks. Ladies’ and Men’s Nite, Wednesdays, introduced drinks for $1.25.The 138th Street Fenwick Inn hosted Ernie Fields & Cockroach in their Rooftop Lounge & Restaurant. Blood Sweat &… Read more »