What Do You Think of the Push to Bring BYOB to Ocean City?
See video of five Boardwalk visitors responding to the question.
We went to the Boardwalk early on Friday evening to pose the question to visitors in town for the holiday weekend: What do you think of the push to bring BYOB to Ocean City?
Visitors won't have a say in the issue (the petition and a potential vote are limited to registered Ocean City voters), but they are at the center of arguments for and against BYOB.
Supporters of the status quo say visitors know Ocean City as a family resort and like it that way. Supporters of BYOB say visitors would be attracted to Ocean City restaurants (and neighboring retailers) by the dining experience that BYOB could create.
Click on the video thumbnails at the right to see what visitors had to say. Our sampling of five was random and unscientific. We added the five new videos of visitors to five of Ocean City residents filmed in March.
The more than 90 comments attached to this story offer a sampling of opinion on each side of the issue (feel free to add your own voice to this story). For a sampling of more views on the issue, see also:
- Restaurants Launch BYOB Petition Drive in Ocean City (34 comments)
- BYOB Petitioner Calls It Quits After Weekend Confrontations (40 comments)
- Community Association Testily Discusses BYOB Proposal (25 comments)
- Restaurant Owners Working on Petition to Bring BYOB to a Vote in November (25 comments)
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