Ocean City Oddities: The Bearded Salesman
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Ocean City Oddities: The Bearded Salesman

One salesman still stands Step back in time with this 1964 advertisement from the International Fiberglass Company out of Venice, California that featured many large figures produced by the company,…

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Ocean City love stories
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Ocean City love stories

I asked, you answered…Kind of.  While I didn’t get to read as many tales of romance taking place in Ocean City as I’d hoped (with the exception of…

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Ocean City Oddities: The Genie is Out of the Bottle
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Ocean City Oddities: The Genie is Out of the Bottle

After over four decades, the giant genie down at Trimper’s Rides and Amusements has finally been let out of the bottle. One of the park’s iconic funhouses –…

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Ocean City Oddities: Boardwalk Memories in Wax
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Ocean City Oddities: Boardwalk Memories in Wax

Happy New Year! My name is Brandon and I am a longtime enthusiast, chronicler, and author of Ocean City’s amusement and boardwalk history. I have been collecting and…

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Ocean City Year in Review
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Ocean City Year in Review

We did it. We have — almost — made it through 2017.  For the country, and rest of the world, 2017 was tumultuous, to say the least. But…

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Hello from OceanCity.com’s new editor
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Hello from OceanCity.com’s new editor

Hi! My name is Kristin and, as you’ve already garnered, I’m your new editor here at OceanCity.com.  I know this introduction will be a little gratuitous to most…

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Sacramento is *how* many miles from Ocean City?
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Sacramento is *how* many miles from Ocean City?

It’s not quite the distance that’s listed on the sign.  The “Sacramento Ca 3073” sign that hangs over the Harry W. Kelley drawbridge was originally conceptualized by Ed…

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It’s never too late to start your Ocean City traditions
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It’s never too late to start your Ocean City traditions

Your family has probably created their own traditions without even realizing it, but if you’re an OC newbie, it’s never too late–in the year, in life, or in…

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Fall Festival Season Picks Up As Summer Winds Down
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Fall Festival Season Picks Up As Summer Winds Down

There was once a time when Labor Day weekend marked the death knell of the summer season in Ocean City, Maryland. It marked the transformation from bustling tourist…

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Creature Feature: Egrets vs. Herons
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Creature Feature: Egrets vs. Herons

The marshes on Delmarva are known for their picturesque landscape, that low-tide smell you get as you’re driving by with your windows down, and wildlife.  Lots of wetland-dwelling…

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