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A Bald Eagle In Flight

December 8, 2012


Originally posted on almost a photographer:
How often do you see a bald eagle in flight? In Maryland? Apparently, eagles have made an amazing comeback, and are no longer rare in Maryland. — John Related articles Bald eagles on the beach (SLIDESHOW) ( I went for the eagle, I stayed for the cranes ( Count the Eagles Contest ( almost a […]

Sand Dunes & Sea Wall Protect Ocean City

November 18, 2012


Much of the Ocean City, Maryland, boardwalk would have been damaged — if not destroyed — by Hurricane Sandy in early November, if not for the solid sea wall. What if the waves had been significantly higher . . . ?   I believe that much of the New Jersey shoreline damaged in the hurricane […]

Summer 2012 Flying By In Ocean City (Photos)

July 10, 2012


Images of Summer 2012 in Ocean City, Maryland Photos by John Hayden. Maybe it just seems like summer is flying by because I’m working full-time in the hospitality business.  Is this safe? Is this safe? We’ve seen more and more of these rented motor scooters on the roads in Ocean City the past couple seasons. […]

The Wonder of Ordinary Places (via Notes from Near and Far)

May 13, 2011


Below is a beautiful post, by  Julian Hoffman, that made me stop and think about the ordinary places I know in Maryland. Good reading for anyone interested in our environment. Irreplaceable environment is not just spectacular vistas, like the dunes, beaches and ocean at Assateague Island. It’s also the miles and miles of flat farmland […]

Ocean City Warms Up For Summer With Springfest (Plus Slideshow)

May 1, 2011


Ocean City Season, 2011 Many years ago, in the 1970s, we opened the Boardwalk 5 & 10 for Easter weekend, but rarely saw much business in Ocean City before Memorial Day weekend. In those days, the season began on the Friday before Memorial Day, and ended promptly at noon on Labor Day. These days, the […]

Ocean City Landmark To Be Auctioned April 29

April 15, 2011


The Cropper Concrete plant, which has greeted residents and visitors to Ocean City, Maryland, for as long as I can remember, will be sold at auction on Friday, April 29, at 11 a.m. Bring a $400,000 deposit. The property is owned by the estate of George Bert Cropper. The 3.8-acre, bay-front property will be sold as-is, no […]

Maryland’s Changing Seasons (Photo Slide Show)

April 10, 2011


There’s not many things you can be sure of in this life, but depend on this: The seasons are always changing in Maryland. It’s only a few weeks since our last, wet, spring snow on the Eastern Shore. In a few weeks more, summer will be upon us. While we still have time to think […]

How To Tell When It’s Spring In Ocean City

March 9, 2011


January is history. February is finished. Today, March 9, 2011, is Ash Wednesday. Only 40 days to Easter. That means only 33 days to Palm Sunday, right? Please check my arithmetic. How can you tell it’s Spring in Ocean City? The annual St. Patrick’s Parade is Saturday, March 12, 2011. The parade steps off at 12 […]

Ocean City 2011 Summer Job Fair Is March 12

January 29, 2011


For more great David Baus photos, see David Baus Photography. More contact information below. The 26th annual job fair in Ocean City, Maryland, is scheduled for Saturday, March 12, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the OC Convention Center, 40th St. on the Coastal Highway. The majority of jobs to be filled are […]

New Year’s Ocean City, plus Winterfest Slide Show

December 30, 2010


Herewith, a slide show of the 2010 Winterfest of Llights in Ocean City, Maryland. For photos of 2009 Winterfest,  click here, and here. For Winterfest 2008 photos, click here. and here. (Have I mentioned that we are accumulating quite a lot of CONTENT here at the Ocean City Blog?) Come visit Ocean City for the […]