Ocean City News Roundup for November 7

Ocean City News Roundup for November 7

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It’s been a quiet-ish week in Ocean City on the news front, but there still were some cool and interesting stories worth reading. Here’s your Ocean City News Roundup for Novemeber 7. Make sure to reach out of there’s something we missed that you wanted to see, or stories that you’d like to see us cover.

Lifestyle news

We have lots of great people come her to do wonderful things. Here’s a story about a woman skating from Ocean City to Rehoboth to support her friend.

Street performers will have their day in court, or at least continue to try and undermine the busker registration act.

Development news

The Ocean City Town Council expanded the amusement district in a move that would allow the former H20 nightclub to be converted into a haunted house. The change also may signal the refocus of the Boardwalk to include the downtown as part of the Ocean City experience by making it less isolated (at least in attitude) from the boards.

The Assateague Management plan includes a “Do Nothing” clause, which worried Ocean City officials. It probably shouldn’t because the rules for every management plan require that one of the possibilities is to do nothing. What is interesting is the potential cost of rebuilding the island every time a storm destroys the infrastructure…

Tourism News

Casinos are still making money for the region. Earnings are up at Ocean Downs by 13 percent as the casino brings in $4.6 million.

Without doing too much back-patting, the parent company of OceanCity.com was cited for its work with Shore Craft Beer.

We weren’t the only ones, though, plenty of local tourism partnerships were recognized, including Eat, Drink and Buy Art.

And everyone got to wear kooky hats…

Food and Drink

Ocean City Brewing Company move passes another hurdle.

Evo’s Rise up Stout was named one of the best Stouts in the country.

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