A Guide to the 17 Parks in Ocean City
Permalink

A Guide to the 17 Parks in Ocean City

Because Ocean City sits on such a narrow strip of land, surrounded by water on either side and made up mostly of sand, pavement, Boardwalk and highrise condos,…

Continue Reading →

Ocean City Oddities: The iconic Ocean Gallery (“It’s Astounding!”)
Permalink

Ocean City Oddities: The iconic Ocean Gallery (“It’s Astounding!”)

Ocean Gallery is one of Ocean City’s original oddities, and it’s not just odd because it’s an art gallery — It’s odd because it’s Ocean Gallery.  It needs no…

Continue Reading →

All You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About the Jolly Roger Ferris Wheel
Permalink

All You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About the Jolly Roger Ferris Wheel

As of last weekend, the Jolly Roger Ferris Wheel on the Ocean City Pier is back and better than ever — seriously.  Jolly Roger reinvented the wheel this…

Continue Reading →

Join the Flock, Migrate to the Beach for Delmarva Birding Weekend
Permalink

Join the Flock, Migrate to the Beach for Delmarva Birding Weekend

This article was originally published on 4/16/15 and was updated on 4/25/18 –ed.  Grab your binoculars, guide books, and checklists — Delmarva Birding Weekend returns for its 23rd year…

Continue Reading →

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

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…

Continue Reading →

Top 10 Activities for Senior Week in Ocean City
Permalink

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…

Continue Reading →

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

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…

Continue Reading →

From Birmingham, Alabama to Ocean City, Maryland
Permalink

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…

Continue Reading →

Ocean City Oddities: Boardwalk Fire of 2008
Permalink

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…

Continue Reading →

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

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…

Continue Reading →