Inside Going Out
Spring in Ocean City appears to be staying.
I love this time of year because bars and restaurants continue to open, outdoor seating is available and frozen drinks taste much better. This is also the time of year several fundraisers take place for various organizations around town.
Friday, April 21, mark your calendars for the Worcester County Humane Society dinner at Adolfo’s, located on the Boardwalk at 15th Street. Tickets cost $25 in advance and $30 at the door. The dinner includes a non-alcoholic beverage, house salad and baked roles, spaghetti and meatballs, chicken parmesan, eggplant parmesan and dessert with coffee. For more information, call 410-213-0146.
Come out and raise money to support 14-year-old Kylie Boston at the Showell Volunteer Fire Department, located at 11620 Worcester Hwy. in Showell. She was recently diagnosed with brain cancer and has extensive therapy and treatment ahead of her. Tickets for the event cost $15 for adults, $5 children 6-12, kids under 5 are free. For more information, call 410-726-1441.
Guido’s Burritos, 33rd Street, will host “Taco Wars,” from 12-5 p.m. on Saturday. Come out and raise money for Worcester County Youth and Family Services. Tickets cost $15 at the door. Participating restaurants include Guido’s Burritos, Hooked OC, Papa Grande’s, Barn 34, Pickles Pub and Waterman’s.
For more information, call Guidos Burritos at 410-524-3663.
The Big Easy on 60, 60th Street, is open Monday, Thursday and Friday at 11 a.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m. for breakfast.
Come to The Big Easy on 60 for happy hour this week, noon to 6 p.m. Drink specials include $5 frozen drinks, crushes and import beers, $3.50 rails/house wines, $3 domestic beer and $2 off specialty cocktails. Food specials include $6 appetizers. Visit, www.thebigeasyon60.com.
BJ’s on the Water, 75th Street, happy hour is 4-7 p.m. at the bar. Drink specials include $2.25 Miller Lite, Coors Light and Natural Light cans, $1.75 domestic draft mugs, $3 domestic draft pints, $3.25 domestic bottles, $3.50 happy hour premium beers and $4.50 imports. Food specials include a pretzel dog and fries for $4.99, hot fingers and fries, $5.99, and $7.99 pork barbecue sliders.
Friday, hear local favorite Full Circle playing at 9 p.m., and Saturday, catch Chest Pains, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Sunday, April 23, don’t miss the Relay for Life fundraiser at BJ’s in honor of Sandy Troese and Nancy Gruber, starting at 2 p.m. Live entertainment will be provided by the house band, Teenage Rust and the Fabulous Rustettes. There will be a 50/50 $10,000 raffle. Only 100 tickets will be sold. For more, visit www.bjsonthewater.com.
Coins Restaurant and Pub, 28th Street, offers happy hour daily, 3-6 p.m. Drink specials include domestic drafts, $2; domestic bottles, $2.75; and rail drinks/chardonnay/cabernet for $3.50. Food specials include a quarter-pound hot dog, $2; 12 steamed clams/wings, $6; and mussels, $7.
Enjoy half-price entrées Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, 5-9 p.m. For more, visit www.coinspuboc.com.
The Cove at Ocean Pines, 1 Mumford’s Landing Road, is closed Monday through Wednesday and reopens at 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday.
Friday, April 21, hear Tranzfusion at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 22, catch Full Circle playing 8 p.m. to midnight. Thursday, trivia night begins at 6 p.m. Register beginning at 5:30 p.m. For more, visit www.oceanpines.org.
Crab Bag, 130th Street, is open seven days a week at 11 a.m. Weekly takeout specials include fried chicken deals with an eight-piece chicken, half-pint baked beans, half-pint cole slaw and four-piece corn bread for $19.95; deal two, is a 12-piece chicken, half-pint baked beans, half-pint cole slaw and four-piece corn bread, $24.95; deal three, get a 16-piece chicken, one pint beans, one pint cole slaw and six-piece corn bread, $29.95. To order, call 410-250-3337.
Fager’s Island, 60th Street, offers daily lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Enjoy “Island Time,” Tuesday through Sunday, 3-6 p.m. Drink specials include $5 crushes, martinis and Fager’s Island wines, two-for-one rail drinks, domestic beers and Coronas.
Friday, DJ RobCee will spin on stage at 9 p.m., and the Loop will be playing at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, listen to Nelly’s Echo at 1 p.m. Later on, catch DJ Groove at 9 p.m., and Jumper at 9:30 p.m.
For more, visit www.fagers.com.
Fish Tales, 21st Street, opens at 11 a.m. daily.
Fish Tales happy hour is 3-6 p.m. Drink specials include $5 orange crushes, margaritas and bloody Mary’s, $4.50 house wine, $3 domestic cans, $3.50 premium cans, mixed well drinks starting at $3.50 and premium drinks, $5.50.
Happy hour food specials include $6.99 mussels and wings, $7.99 half-pound steamed shrimp and $4.99 chips and salsa.
Tuesday is for Torada. Enjoy $4 Torada shots and $5 bombs. Wednesday is locals night from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Enjoy 75-cent Natty Light drafts and $2.75 well beverages. Sunday, indulge in the Bloody Mary and mimosa bar, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For more, visit www.ocfishtales.com.
Fox’s Pizza Den, located in the Harris Teeter Shopping Plaza, Route 54, offers locals dine-in only specials.
Monday starting at 4 p.m., enjoy a prime rib dinner for $13. Tuesday, stop in for half-price pizza, and Wednesday, get your taste buds ready for $10 parmesan night. Thursday is “Lucky Burger” night for $7.77, which includes a half-pound Angus burger. Friday, have fish and chips for $10.
Come in for happy hour with drink specials until 6 p.m., which include $3 domestic drafts and rails, $4 house wines and $5 orange crushes. For more, call 302-436-FOXS (3697).
Frog Bar and Grill, Inlet Village, will be open Friday through Sunday at 11 a.m. Drink specials include six pony bottle buckets of Corona, Bud, Bud Light and Miller Lite for $9.99. Frog shooters will be available all day for $3. To hear what else is new, call 410-289-3764.
Harrison’s Harbor Watch, located at the Inlet, is open Thursday through Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., and 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday. Call 410-289-5121 to make reservations.
At Higgins, 31st and Coastal Highway, enjoy its all-you-can eat crab and corn for $29.99. Customers can select all-you-can-eat shrimp and ribs for $25.99 per person.
While at Higgins try a couple popular appetizers including the scallops and oyster casino. For more specials, call 410-289-2581.
Hooters, West Ocean City on Route 50, offers happy hour every day from 3-6 p.m. with drink specials including $2.50 domestic drafts/bottles, $3 wells, $3.50 house wine and $4 calls.
If you’re in the service, enjoy Military Mondays with 10 percent off for active or retired military. Celebrate wingfest Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. with 50-cent traditional or boneless wings. For more, call 410-213-1841.
Johnny’s Pizza, 56th Street, is open daily at 11 a.m. Monday is half-priced pizza night. To order, call 410-723-5600.
KY West, 54th Street, offers fine dining and casual fare, open daily at 4 p.m. Take advantage of a two-for-$25 and two-for-$45 dinner menu. The kitchen is open until 10 p.m. To make a reservation, call 443-664-2836.
Happy hour is 4-7 p.m. daily. Food specials include $8 steamed shrimp and wings, $9 calamari and $10 burgers with hand-cut fries. Drink specials include $3 domestic bottles and Miller Lite drafts, $4 rail drinks and $5 house wine. To view the menu, visit www.kywestoceancity.com.
Longboard, 67th Street, is open Monday through Saturday at 11 a.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m. Happy hour happens daily, 5-6 p.m.
Happy food includes daily chef’s specials prepared fresh. For today’s special, call 443-664-5639.
Macky’s Bayside Bar and Grill, 54th Street, will open for the season on Thursday, April 27 at 3 p.m. Catch DJ Vybe spinning at 10 p.m.
Happy hour is 3-6 p.m. Drink specials include $3 traditional drafts, $3.75 Bud/Bud Light 16-ounce bottles, $3.75 Coors Light and Miller Lite bottles, $3.75 rail drinks, $4.25 house wine and premium drafts and $4.50 call drinks.
Weekly specials include Monday pizza and beer night starting at 10 p.m. Cheese pizza is $5 and have a traditional draft for $2.50 or premium for $3.50. Tuesday is theme night starting at 10 p.m. Drink specials include $1.50 Natural Light, $2 cranberry spiked seltzer, $2.75 16-ounce Bud and Bud Light aluminum bottles and $4 grape, cherry and orange bombs.
Wednesday is wing night starting at 10 p.m. For $5 get one pound of wings (hot, BBQ, hybrid, honey Old Bay, garlic parmesan, General Tso’s). Thursday is little black dress night for the ladies. Drink specials will be offered to ladies who wear black dresses, including half-price cocktails (excludes shots, buckets and tubes). For more, visit www.mackys.com.
M.R. Ducks, Talbot Street, has live entertainment this weekend. Catch DJ Batman at 3 p.m. on Friday. Then Saturday, listen to Tranzfusion.
Happy hour is Monday through Friday, 3-6 p.m., excluding days with entertainment. Drink specials include $1.75 Natural Light, $2.50 domestic beer, $3 rail drinks, $4 craft and import beer. Food specials include $3 bar dog, $5 clams/old bay wings and $6 steamed shrimp.
I highly suggest trying a “duck call” beverage made with light and coconut rum with pineapple juice and an order of old bay wings. For more, visit www.mrducks.com.
Nick’s House of Ribs, 145th Street, is open Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. to midnight, and noon to midnight Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy happy hour 3-5:30 p.m. at the bar. Drink specials include half-priced beer, $4 house wines and $1.99 rail cocktails. For more, visit www.nickshouseofribs.com.
Pizza Tugos, Route 50 in West Ocean City, has happy hour Monday through Friday, 3-6 p.m. Drink specials include $1.75 Miller Lite and Yuengling drafts, $2.99 craft beer drafts and $1.99 rail drinks. Get $1 cheese pizza slices during happy hour. Order your pizza online at www.pizzatugos.com.
Ropewalk, 82nd Street, is open every day. Happy hour is available all day and all night. Drink specials include $2 off drafts as well as $2.50 select domestics, $4 Slushies, wines and rails and $5.50 crushes. Happy hour food specials include half-price bada bada bing shrimp and wings.
Nightly dinner specials include half-price steam pots on Wednesday, crab cakes on Thursday, prime rib on Friday, buy-one-get-one-free desserts on Saturday, and half-price entrées on Sunday.
Enjoy weekend brunch at Ropewalk, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 410-524-1009.
Seacrets, 49th Street, is open every day for the 2017 season at 11 a.m. Enjoy happy hour specials including half-price jerk chicken, Jamaican fries and onion rings, and $5 off wings/raw bar prices, 4-7 p.m. Saturday, raw bar happy hour specials are 2-5 p.m.
Monday through Friday happy hour drink specials include $6 frozen rum runner, pina colada, orange crush and electric lemonade; $5 Seacrets spirits: gin, vodka, orange, lemon and grapefruit vodkas, white, spiced and coconut rums, light-whiskey and bourbon-whiskey.
Sunday, enjoy $5 Seacrets spirits rum beverages all day/night. Beer specials include $3 domestic cans, $4 import cans and $4.50 craft drafts. Sunday through Thursday, enjoy half-priced entrees, 5-10 p.m.
Visit, www.seacrets.com for more specials.
Seacrets Distillery tours are available every Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. Tours cost $10 and can be booked online. Participants must be at least 21 years of age. Enjoy a few tastings with your choice of lemon, orange and grapefruit vodka, gin, white, spiced and coconut rum, bourbon-whiskey or light-whiskey.
Seacrets is looking for hostesses and experienced servers for the 2017 summer season. Call Christine Komlos at 410-524-4900 for more information, or come in and fill out an application.
Friday, catch the John McNutt band, 5-9 p.m., followed by Victoria Watts at 9 p.m. In Morley Hall, DJ Tuff spins at 9 p.m. and Blue Label is on at 10 p.m.
Saturday, catch the 19th Street Band at 5 p.m., followed by Nowhere Slow at 9 p.m. In Morley Hall, DJ Cruz will be spinning your favorite club music, and The Benderz will be on at 10 p.m.
Ocean 98’s Best of Bloody Mary Contest is Sunday, April 23 in Morley Hall from noon to 3 p.m. A $20 donation is required for admission and proceeds benefit the Cash for College fund.
Skye Bar, 66th Street, is open Friday through Sunday. Happy hour is 3-6 p.m. with food and drink specials. Have $1 oysters and quarter-pound lobsters for $15. Drink specials include $1 off drafts, $3.50 rails, $4 house wines and $5 orange crushes.
Friday, April 21, hear Test Kitchen at 4 p.m. Saturday, listen to the Breakers at 4 p.m. For more, call 410-723-6762.
Sunset Grille, West Ocean City, offers two-for-one happy hour 3-7 p.m. daily.
To make a reservation, call 410-213-8110.
Touch of Italy, 67th Street, offers a New York-style deli and Italian marketplace with specialties straight from the Bronx. Walk around and you are in a quaint Italian restaurant with bar and fire brick oven.
Touch of Italy features specials Sunday through Thursday. Sunday, buy one pizza, get one half off, and indulge in Nonna’s $39 dinner special (feeds two to four people). Monday, try the manicotti for only $10 and save on wine with select bottles half-price.
Ladies, Tuesday is for you. With the purchase of one entrée, take half off another. Savor your palate in seasonal ravioli for $11, while enjoying beverages offered at happy hour prices all day and night. Wednesday, have chicken parmigiana for $12, and Thursday, eat classic spaghetti and meatballs for $11.
Happy hour is available every day at the bar and bar tables from 3-6 p.m. Drink specials include $3 domestic beer and $5 rail drinks/house wine. Food specials include $7 Italian nachos and sausage and pepper sliders (yum), and $8 meatball lollipops and chicken parmesan fingers. For more information or reservations, call 410-524-5252.
Whisker’s Bar and Grill, located in the Ocean Pines Plaza, has karaoke with DJ Donnie Berkey at 9 p.m., Friday, April 21. Saturday, listen to Greg White, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Whisker’s offers food specials weekly including half-price burgers with purchase of beverage on Monday. Get fried chicken or meatloaf with mashed potatoes and vegetables on Tuesday for $9.99. Wednesday, have a half-price hot dog with purchase of beverage. Thursday, try a chicken sandwich for $5.99 all day and night. Friday, enjoy an assortment of seafood specials. To hear more, call 410-208-3922.
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