Ocean City Oddities: Playland Amusement Park on 65th Street
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Ocean City Oddities: Playland Amusement Park on 65th Street

In 1965, construction was completed on Ocean Playland Amusement Park on 65th street bayside, on a large peninsula-type lot that protruded out into the bay at a price…

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Top 10 Activities for Senior Week in Ocean City
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Top 10 Activities for Senior Week in Ocean City

This article was originally published on 5/10/13 and was updated 4/11/18 –ed.  Are you’re finished with high school and ready to kick off an amazing summer before heading…

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Ocean City Oddities: A Photo Journey of OC’s South End Through the Decades
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Ocean City Oddities: A Photo Journey of OC’s South End Through the Decades

Often referred to as the heart and hub of town, Ocean City’s “South End” at the Inlet has been hosting families and making memories for well over a…

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Top 10 free things to do in Ocean City this spring
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Top 10 free things to do in Ocean City this spring

There’s no better way to whet your whistle for summer than to plan a trip to Ocean City while the crowds still are small. Whether you’re making a…

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Ocean City gets its second medical cannabis dispensary
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Ocean City gets its second medical cannabis dispensary

Riding the Wave to the Eastern Shore Slated to open either by the end of March or the beginning of April, Hi-Tide in West Ocean City is the…

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From Birmingham, Alabama to Ocean City, Maryland
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From Birmingham, Alabama to Ocean City, Maryland

The story of an Alabamian’s first trip to OC.   On January 31, 2018, I received an email from FilmFreeway informing me that my small animated short, Two by…

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Ocean City Oddities: Boardwalk Fire of 2008
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Ocean City Oddities: Boardwalk Fire of 2008

March 30, 2018 marks the 10-year anniversary of a nine-alarm fire that spread down Ocean City’s famous Boardwalk destroying the Dough Roller restaurant and severely damaging Marty’s Playland…

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Made in Ocean City: A motion picture-perfect backdrop
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Made in Ocean City: A motion picture-perfect backdrop

The Ocean City Film Festival is happening this weekend. For three days, in venues around north Ocean City including the Clarion, the Princess Royale and the Fox Gold…

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The Best of the Best of OC: Behind the scenes at the spring OCHMRA trade show
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The Best of the Best of OC: Behind the scenes at the spring OCHMRA trade show

We’re getting ready for your vacation, again. Now that it’s March, it’s about time for all the local businesses, from restaurants and breweries to hoteliers to amusement parks,…

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Ocean City Oddities: Bill Tracy, OC’s Original Dark Ride Bat Boy
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Ocean City Oddities: Bill Tracy, OC’s Original Dark Ride Bat Boy

Bill Tracy, legendary dark ride designer and industry leader for his time, was a mysterious man with a passion  for unique artistry. It’s not widely known that Tracy…

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