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Creature Feature: Red fox sightings abound

Posted by Ocean City | Wednesday, January 31, 2018
It seems like red foxes have been everywhere this winter. I saw a few for myself in Assateague this January, where they were out playing and leaping around in the marshes. The small, orange-y red mammals are pretty cute, especially when you’re able to watch from a safe distance (though binoculars would have come in […] The post Creature Feature: Red fox sightings abound appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

It’s FeBREWary: the best month to eat and drink on the Shore

Posted by Ocean City | Tuesday, January 30, 2018
We’ve been posting about it plenty on our sister site Shore Craft Beer, but we wanted to let all you Ocean City lovers know about the Shore’s best-kept secret. Well, maybe it’s not a secret exactly, but the month of February (which we lovingly refer to as FeBREWary) is probably the best time of year […] The post It’s FeBREWary: the best month to eat and drink on the Shore appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

Shacking up at Shotti’s Point

Posted by Ocean City | Monday, January 29, 2018
Welcome to Ocean City! Now get out.  That’s not exactly how an Ocean City newcomer might feel when they step foot into Shotti’s Point, but one might want to keep in mind that this is definitely a locals-oriented joint. Even in the early afternoon on a Thursday in late January, the bar was lined with couples, […] The post Shacking up at Shotti’s Point appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

Summer photos from the vault

Posted by Ocean City | Thursday, January 25, 2018
I know, I know–we do this every January. Sometimes in December and February, too. But those are always the most difficult months to get through. At least in March the sun starts to shine just a little bit brighter (it comes in like a lion and out like a lamb, after all), and then we’ve […] The post Summer photos from the vault appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

Delmarva Birding Weekend is almost here

Posted by Ocean City | Wednesday, January 24, 2018
For the third year, Delmarva goes to the birds  2018’s Winter Delmarva Birding Weekend will be held Jan. 26 – 28, signaling for local birders to dust off their binoculars and zoom lenses and prepare for a peaceful weekend watching for waterfowl, shorebirds, seals and more.  The fowl-centric weekend includes various field trips Friday through […] The post Delmarva Birding Weekend is almost here appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

Fighting to be the Best of Ocean City: Restaurants Edition

Posted by Ocean City | Monday, January 22, 2018
In case you missed it, the annual Best of Ocean City voting is well underway. Over the rest of the year, we’ll be picking out some of out favorite races and asking you whether it is fair. If it isn’t, feel free to vote until you believe that right has prevailed. This week, we look […] The post Fighting to be the Best of Ocean City: Restaurants Edition appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

Fighting to be the Best of Ocean City: Bars Edition

Posted by Ocean City | Monday, January 22, 2018
In case you missed it, the annual Best of Ocean City voting is well underway. Over the rest of the year, we’ll be picking out some of out favorite races and asking you whether it is fair. If it isn’t, feel free to vote until you believe that right has prevailed. This week, we look […] The post Fighting to be the Best of Ocean City: Bars Edition appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

Valentine’s Weekend getaways

Posted by Ocean City | Monday, January 22, 2018
If you’ve got the Valentine’s weekend off, or are waiting to make sure the weather won’t fail you, don’t worry–there are plenty of places to stay in Ocean City for Valentine’s Day. Many of the hotels have getaway packages that include dinner and other Valentine’s Weekend-themed amenities. One of the best things about celebrating the […] The post Valentine’s Weekend getaways appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

Real Estate Sales: 2017 Year in Review

Posted by Ocean City | Sunday, January 21, 2018
Properties sold in Worcester County  Single Family Homes 959 Single Family Homes traded hands.  The sold prices ranged from $8,000 to $2,300,000. Statistics show the total volume of sales completed in 2017 totaled $274,645,811 in the county.  Average sold price was $286,388.  Most notably, these properties were only on the market for an average of […] The post Real Estate Sales: 2017 Year in Review appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

Commissioners recognize staff for service during snow storm

Posted by Ocean City | Friday, January 19, 2018
At their January 16, 2018 meeting, the Commissioners extended their sincere appreciation to County employees involved in snow removal to clear County roads and properties of ice and snow during the recent winter storm. Those in attendance at the meeting included Public Works Deputy Director John Ross (front row from left), and Emergency Services Director […] The post Commissioners recognize staff for service during snow storm appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

Ocean City gets its first craft beer challenge

Posted by Ocean City | Friday, January 19, 2018
We usually delegate news relating to craft beer challenges and trails to our sister site Shore Craft Beer, but this piece directly relates to Ocean City. In fact, Shore Craft Beer teamed up with the Town of Ocean City to create the first craft beer challenge on the Shore Craft Beer app not just for […] The post Ocean City gets its first craft beer challenge appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

My Place in OC

Posted by Ocean City | Friday, January 19, 2018
Memories from vacations past Leaving Ocean City at the end of my vacations has always been heartbreaking for me. As a child I spent many a  summer in Ocean City enjoying the beach, boardwalk and rides with family and friends. In those days the high rise condominiums did not yet exist and my family stayed […] The post My Place in OC appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

Ocean City being sued over its rule banning topless women

Posted by The OC Blog | Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Ocean City's ordinance prohibiting topless women in public is being challenged by a lawsuit. The Daily Times reports the suit filed Tuesday by five women in federal court includes Ocean City and several officials as defendants. Officials had unanimously passed the ordinance during an emergency... ...READ POST.

Summer sunrises over Ocean City

Posted by Ocean City | Wednesday, January 17, 2018
While we are in the bitter cold winter days of January, we can’t help but day dream about summer days laying on the beach, soaking up the warm sunshine. The best way to start those summer days is by waking up early to watch the sunrise. While sunrises are beautiful no matter where you are, […] The post Summer sunrises over Ocean City appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

Ocean City Oddities: The Genie is Out of the Bottle

Posted by Ocean City | Friday, January 12, 2018
After over four decades, the giant genie down at Trimper’s Rides and Amusements has finally been let out of the bottle. One of the park’s iconic funhouses – Aladdin’s Lamp (Salem Aleikum) – has been permanently retired. The decision was made due to increased costs to maintain and reduced ridership. For generations, the colorful Arabian Nights-themed […] The post Ocean City Oddities: The Genie is Out of the Bottle appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

Annual Komen Maryland Ocean City Race for the Cure on April 14

Posted by Ocean City | Wednesday, January 10, 2018
OCEAN CITY, MD – Susan G. Komen® has announced that the 7th Annual Ocean City Race for the Cure will be held on April 14, 2018 on Ocean City’s iconic boardwalk beginning at the inlet. Registration and fundraising for the event is now open. Since its inception in 2012, Race for the Cure is the […] The post Annual Komen Maryland Ocean City Race for the Cure on April 14 appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

24th annual Penguin Swim: We braved the cold!

Posted by Ocean City | Monday, January 08, 2018
Berlin, Md. – With a forecast of freezing cold temperatures on New Years’ Day, AGH associates, volunteers, and participants were not sure what to expect for the 2018 Penguin Swim. However, the event proved to be successful yet again, with the participation of more than 400 penguins. “This was by far the coldest weather in the […] The post 24th annual Penguin Swim: We braved the cold! appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

FeBREWary Love on Tap Sweepstakes

Posted by Ocean City | Monday, January 08, 2018
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Photos from Winter Storm Grayson

Posted by Ocean City | Monday, January 08, 2018
Life in Ocean City, Maryland — and most of the East Coast, for that matter — came to a sudden halt on the night of Wednesday, Jan. 3, when the blizzard began. The blizzard, which The Weather Channel named Grayson, was more than your run-of-the-mill snowstorm: it was a bombogenesis. The “bomb cyclone” left many […] The post Photos from Winter Storm Grayson appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.

Ocean City Oddities: Boardwalk Memories in Wax

Posted by Ocean City | Friday, January 05, 2018
Happy New Year! My name is Brandon and I am a longtime enthusiast, chronicler, and author of Ocean City’s amusement and boardwalk history. I have been collecting and archiving Ocean City memorabilia for over 20 years and am excited to share some of my unique findings and knowledge in the form of a collection called […] The post Ocean City Oddities: Boardwalk Memories in Wax appeared first on OceanCity.com. ...READ POST.
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