Sunfest 40th Anniversary-This Weekend!

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Sunfest Weekend September 18-21. The 40th anniversary of the Sunfest is finally here! Join us this weekend in Ocean City, MD and enjoy fun filled and joyful days that Ocean city has to offer. Sunfest offers arts and crafts, delicious foods, hayrides, kids activities and musical entertainment by Rick Springfield and country rock band Parmalee featuring Eric Paslay. A special fireworks show will display on Thursday night, opening day September 18, at 10:05 p.m. in the area of North Division St. Then on Saturday, enjoy OC Beach Lights, the exciting laser light show lighting … Continue reading

Tall Ship Event in Ocean City, MD

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This will be the 2nd year that our visitors can admire the El Galeón Andalucía- the only galeón class vessel in the world sailing today. She is featured in the upcoming new NBC series Crossbones that stars John Malkovich as the legendary pirate Blackbeard!  Crossbones premieres Friday, May 30th at 10:00p EDT!  The galeon class vessel was an ocean going ship type that evolved from the carrack in the second half of 16th century.  El Galeón Andalucía will be docked at 3rd Street in Ocean City, MD, from August 1, 2014 till … Continue reading

Beach is FREE

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The summer is finally here, and the warmer temperatures are finally sticking around! In the spirit of “what I love about OC”, here are some things that our staff members wrote: THE BEACH, evening walk on the Boardwalk, sunrise on the beach with a cup of coffee, Sunsets at the Lazy Lizzard, cycling to the Assateague Island, tacos of Mother’s Cantina, buy one, get one free happy hour drink specials throughout the town, Deck Party on Monday nights at Fager’s Island, Fish Tales bar on the bay… Come on down … Continue reading

Board Walkin’ with Pets for a Cause

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Worcester county Humane Society organizes this great annual event. Join us on Saturday April 26th at 9am, rain or shine, at the Ocean City Boardwalk Inlet. Enjoy refreshments provided by Harrison’s Harbor Watch Restaurant & Layton’s 16th St. Family Restaurant. Enter contests at 9:30am & win prizes with The Wave 97.1! Walk the 2.5 mile or 5 mile course & enjoy refreshments at the Inlet and along your walk. All pet fees collected for reservations in pet friendly condos for 4/25-27, will be donated to Worcester County Humane Society.   … Continue reading

Need a vacation?

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Need a vacation? …Plan one! It’s no longer looked upon as a “luxury”, it’s a MUST do! The concept of taking a vacation is a recent invention, and has developed through the last two centuries. Historically, the idea of travel for recreation was a luxury that only wealthy people could afford. In the Puritan culture of early America, taking a break from work for reasons other than weekly observance of the Sabbath was frowned upon. However, the modern concept of vacation was led by a later religious movement encouraging spiritual retreat and recreation. The notion … Continue reading

Does the cold weather make you dream of the summer vacation?

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Hooray! It’s yet another snow day! Here are some few simple tips of how to stay warm and safe while you’re dreaming of a sunny & hot get-away just a few months away.. Layer up! Dressing in layers is the best way to stay warm and toasty in the cold, because you can start out with lots of clothes to keep you warm and then peel them off once you start to heat up. Top it off! You’re all bundled up and ready to go, but are you forgetting something? … Continue reading

The Rising Fame of Vacation Rentals

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Many travel experts predict that 2014 will be a year of the breakout for the vacation rental industry.  Vacation Rentals have been hotelified over the last 5-7 years, and as the technology and vacation rental owners and managers catch up with the public’s demands, the idea of vacationing in the “home away from home” becomes more common among all of us. Most people imagine beach houses when they think of vacation rentals, but these are just one segment of an ever-growing industry. You can rent an apartment, house, townhouse or … Continue reading

Playing it Safe while planning your Senior Week in Ocean City, MD

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This is the time of the year when we are flooded by numerous phone calls and emails by anxious soon-to-be graduates and their apprehensive parents looking for advice, reassurance of legitimacy of the rental units, safe accommodations, and the best deals available.  Many seniors and parents have heard the stories of past graduates about the landlords that collect their monies and then look for any minuscule reason to evict them soon after the arrival or even private owners who collect the money, and then are nowhere to be found on … Continue reading