Scoping out the beach
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Scoping out the beach

One thing you’ll notice at the beach is that the scopes guys – and girls, too – are all young, friendly and extremely tan.  Ethan Quinn, like Ferris…

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If you’re looking for a condo, it’s a renter’s market
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If you’re looking for a condo, it’s a renter’s market

Historically, Ocean city condo rentals have been profitable and therefore have been considered sound financial investments. Over the past 30-plus years of this writer’s experience, the properties have…

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Ocean City of Years Past
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Ocean City of Years Past

For many families, visiting Ocean City is a summer tradition. Some of the older folks who have been vacationing here for decades can still remember when the boardwalk…

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Don’t drink alcohol on OC beach
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Don’t drink alcohol on OC beach

The beach may seem like a great place to relax and enjoy alcoholic beverages, however, it is both illegal and unsafe to do so. Compounded by the heat,…

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The perfect Fourth of July
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The perfect Fourth of July

I’m new at the whole Fourth-of-July-in-Ocean-City thing. My parents might have taken me here for the holidays as a child, but that was so long ago that I…

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Why is the water so cold?
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Why is the water so cold?

It’s July. Or maybe, as you’re reading this, it’s June or August. The point is, it’s hot outside. Sweltering, even. You’ve been soaking up the sun for a…

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Thrill-seekers and chill-seekers welcome at Bayside Boat Rentals
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Thrill-seekers and chill-seekers welcome at Bayside Boat Rentals

For eighteen years, Bayside Boat Rentals has been a staple of Ocean City and a must-visit business for anyone who enjoys being in the water.  Walk into their…

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July 4, morning, Ocean City
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July 4, morning, Ocean City

It was so quiet on the beach this morning that it was easy to forget other people were there doing their thing. The hazy, salty air diffused the…

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Delaware Sales Market Recovering
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Delaware Sales Market Recovering

While their neighbors to the South, in Maryland,  seem to be in the midst of a robust climb towards a strong seller’s market, the statistics for sales in…

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10 free events in Ocean City
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10 free events in Ocean City

You already know that vacations can break the bank. Luckily, the Town of Ocean City knows this, too, and that’s why, in addition to the miles of free…

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