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.
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.
Thanks again @Ossurynot for an amazing, touching article! @bryanrusso check it out! https://t.co/SgOqMaRhw8
— Whiskey (@ClarkBeatty) November 3, 2015
Street performers will have their day in court, or at least continue to try and undermine the busker registration act.
Buskers headed to court. https://t.co/vwoCh9jKwi
— Tony Russo (@Ossurynot) November 6, 2015
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.
Underage nightclub H20 in #ocmd set to become a #hauntedhouse https://t.co/335cIBdqyz pic.twitter.com/KPWVlUDChq
— The Dispatch (@thedispatchocmd) November 4, 2015
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…
Assateague Alternative Approach Worries Ocean City – The Dispatch: Assateague Alternative Approach Worries Oce… https://t.co/6Ywjddeorg
— Ocean City MD News (@oceancitymdnews) November 6, 2015
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.
Baltimore Sun – All five Maryland casinos report revenue gains, reflecting market strength https://t.co/GVFGsmmD7h
— Maryland News (@newsmaryland) November 5, 2015
Without doing too much back-patting, the parent company of OceanCity.com was cited for its work with Shore Craft Beer.
Shore Craft Beer Fest recognized 35th Annual Maryland Tourism and Travel Summit! https://t.co/Aeslf1upx6 pic.twitter.com/LfcWrpzKYo
— OceanCity.com (@OCFun) November 6, 2015
We weren’t the only ones, though, plenty of local tourism partnerships were recognized, including Eat, Drink and Buy Art.
The Ocean City Maryland News Daily is out! https://t.co/N6J04xyGLL Stories via @beachandbeyond @TomRisen @donelkins
— Ocean City MD News (@oceancitymdnews) November 5, 2015
And everyone got to wear kooky hats…
This is what a #Maryland Tourism conference looks like! #TourismWorks4MD @ochmra @OCFun @ocmdhotels pic.twitter.com/NnO9FLjsDa
— lisa challenger (@touristgal) October 30, 2015
Food and Drink
Ocean City Brewing Company move passes another hurdle.
A new brewery is open in Bel Air: https://t.co/GGEdt21Bzr And a brewpub is on its way to Abingdon: https://t.co/4EC5hpQLY0
— The Baltimore Sun (@baltimoresun) November 3, 2015
Evo’s Rise up Stout was named one of the best Stouts in the country.
It’s always cool to see a local brewery in a national poll. Congrats @EvolutionTom https://t.co/wK2b6toIs0 via @PasteMagazine
— Tony Russo (@Ossurynot) November 5, 2015