Celebrating 125 years of Trimper’s Rides
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Celebrating 125 years of Trimper’s Rides

On Friday, the indoor area of Trimper’s Rides was the site of celebration for the amusement park and the fourth- and fifth-generation family members that keep the rides…

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Ocean City Oddities: Final Days at 65th Street Slide ‘N Ride
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Ocean City Oddities: Final Days at 65th Street Slide ‘N Ride

It has been nearly a decade since the 65th Street Slide ‘N Ride witnessed its last smile or heard its last laugh after closing its doors for good in…

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A Guide to the 17 Parks in Ocean City
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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,…

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

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

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

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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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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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