Ocean City Gazette | Business

New Port-O-Call restaurant, Adelene, a hit

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Written by Ann Richardson Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 am

Guests enjoy a taste of the menu at the new Adelene inside the Port-O-Call earlier this summer. Guests enjoy a taste of the menu at the new Adelene inside the Port-O-Call earlier this summer.

OCEAN CITY — Offering upscale dining with a view of the Atlantic Ocean and Ocean City Boardwalk, Adelene, which opened this summer at the Port-O-Call, has been an overwhelming success, management says.

It’s where the landmark hotel’s family-friendly environment meets sophistication, according to Deneen White, the hotel’s director of sales. 

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Sneaker Shop, Glazed Over are back open downtown

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, July 22, 2014 09:44 pm

The Sneaker Shop and neighboring Glazed Over are sharing space at 704 Asbury Avenue. Pictured are Greg Merritt, Maureen Kelly, Janet Schlitz and Bridget Fairburn at the Sneaker Shop. The Sneaker Shop and neighboring Glazed Over are sharing space at 704 Asbury Avenue. Pictured are Greg Merritt, Maureen Kelly, Janet Schlitz and Bridget Fairburn at the Sneaker Shop. OCEAN CITY — With their new downtown store open after a six month hiatus, co-owners Janet Schlitz and Maureen Kelly couldn’t contain their excitement. 

The Sneaker Shop was back in business and life was good; on a cool, overcast summer afternoon, the customers kept on coming.

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Merchants: Early rain doesn’t dampen holiday weekend

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, July 08, 2014 01:30 pm

OCEAN CITY – Mother Nature rained on the city’s Independence Day parades, but the Fourth of July weekend was far from a washout.

After Friday’s rain, sunny skies returned for Saturday and Sunday and visitors arrived in droves, business owners said this week. The fireworks show, postponed from Friday to Saturday, went off under clear skies without a hitch. A bike parade in the south end was canceled and one in the Gardens was held on Saturday.

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Ike's expands on Ocean City Boardwalk

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 02, 2014 02:45 pm

OCEAN CITY — Frank and Alec Palmieri spent the summers of their youth in Ocean City.  The Palmieris were just kids in the early 1990s when they first tasted the food at Ike’s Famous Crab Cakes.

As teenagers, both took summer jobs working in the kitchen at Ike’s.   As young adults, Frank and Alec decided to enter the restaurant business in 2013 and it seemed only natural to buy the Ike’s brand, made famous by Ike Cossaboom and his family.  

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New business will wait for you

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, July 02, 2014 09:54 am

Call waiting OCEAN CITY —When creating her fledgling service business, Jane Custer thought long and hard about what people in a seashore resort might need most. It all came together one afternoon on a bike ride; people need time.

“I am the answer to the question, ‘when will someone be home,’” said Custer, the owner of “Call Waiting,” a company founded on the premise of service first.

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Sundaes officially opened

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 01, 2014 12:00 am

Sundaes, on Eighth Street just off the boardwalk, officially opened its doors recently at a ribbon cutting attended by Mayor Jay Gillian. Sundaes offers “make your own” sundaes which include frozen yogurt, soft serve ice cream, hand dipped ice cream, gelato, Italian water ice and toppings, according to the business owners. Sundaes, on Eighth Street just off the boardwalk, officially opened its doors recently at a ribbon cutting attended by Mayor Jay Gillian. Sundaes offers “make your own” sundaes which include frozen yogurt, soft serve ice cream, hand dipped ice cream, gelato, Italian water ice and toppings, according to the business owners.

OCEAN CITY - Sundaes, on Eighth Street just off the boardwalk, officially opened its doors recently at a ribbon cutting attended by Mayor Jay Gillian. Sundaes offers “make your own” sundaes which include frozen yogurt, soft serve ice cream, hand dipped ice cream, gelato, Italian water ice and toppings, according to the business owners.

   

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