The iconic BJ's on the Water restaurant at 75th and the bay in Ocean City might very well be closing for good, and will possibly be replaced by a multi-story bayfront eatery.
Opened in '79 by Maddy and Billy Carder, BJ's has been a longtime go-to spot for locals and visitors alike. The ritual ‘feeding of the ducks' was a must-do while noshing on wings, burgers and a brew or two. Or 3. Always loved the aroma of fresh popcorn from the brightly lit machine by the front door
Ropewalk owner Chris Reda tells me that negotiations and planning are still in progress to create a new facility called Windward OC. T's still need to be crossed, and I's still need to be dotted. So we'll see! I'll keep you posted.
Onward and upward, I guess….