The First Name in Ocean City Popcorn: Fisher’s Popcorn
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The First Name in Ocean City Popcorn: Fisher’s Popcorn

Okay, technically it’s a surname, but once you taste Fisher’s, you’ll know why it’s the only name in local popcorn. The Fisher family has been cooking in kettles,…

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Peek inside West Ocean City’s new Hampton Inn & Suites
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Peek inside West Ocean City’s new Hampton Inn & Suites

West Ocean City’s business boom continues with the brand new Hampton Inn & Suites, which will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 14. The…

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Inside Casita Linda, Ocean City’s New Mexican Bakery and Café
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Inside Casita Linda, Ocean City’s New Mexican Bakery and Café

Casita Linda, a bakery and café serving traditional Mexican baked goods, breakfast foods, coffee and espresso, opened to a steady stream of customers on Thursday, April 25. Located…

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Life is Good: Macky’s opens for another summer on April 25
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Life is Good: Macky’s opens for another summer on April 25

It was 1978 when Pam and Macky Stansell opened a restaurant on 53rd Street bayside, where Macky’s Bayside Bar & Grill stands today. But their first restaurant wasn’t…

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Harpoon Hanna’s is a culinary institution on the Eastern Shore
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Harpoon Hanna’s is a culinary institution on the Eastern Shore

I grew up spending summers in Ocean City, and at least one evening out of every vacation was spent eating outside, gaze toward the Little Assawoman Bay at…

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The Cork Bar is a locals’ favorite all year round
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The Cork Bar is a locals’ favorite all year round

We published our “Top 10 Year-Round Bars in Ocean City” based on Best of Ocean City voting, the comments we’ve received from the people (mostly on our Facebook…

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Ocean City native’s documentary “The Biggest Little Farm” hits the festival circuit
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Ocean City native’s documentary “The Biggest Little Farm” hits the festival circuit

John Chester is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, television director, cinematographer, and farmer, whose short films for OWN’s Super Soul Sunday alone have garnered him five Emmy awards for outstanding…

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What do you want to see in the 94th Street Plaza?
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What do you want to see in the 94th Street Plaza?

Demolition of the long-abandoned Ocean Plaza Mall, formerly sandwiched between Rose’s and ACME in the 94th Street bayside shopping plaza, began around this time last year. Now the…

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Ocean City native Emmi Shockley brings short films to the big screen
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Ocean City native Emmi Shockley brings short films to the big screen

Emmi Shockley, an Ocean City native and undergrad at  New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, draws on her experiences growing up on the East Coast — from…

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Ocean City Oddities: The Only Grave in Town, and the Mystery of Captain Carhart
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Ocean City Oddities: The Only Grave in Town, and the Mystery of Captain Carhart

There is only one known marked grave in Ocean City, located just before the terminus of the Route 50 bridge in West OC. The grave resides within the…

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