From 1951 to 1987, city dwellers seeking relief from sultry summer days and nights might have taken a bus to a little-known part of the Catskills where they could listen to the blues and watch legendary performers take the stage to sing and dance.
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Summer may be here, but many of the places that recall summer in the Hudson Valley are long gone. Fortunately, we have pictures. Have a look and feel free to share your memories of summer in the HV.
Also known as the “Jewish Alps,” the area commonly called the “Borscht Belt” comprised parts of Ulster, Sullivan and Orange counties and was home to more than 1,000 hotels, resorts, summer camps and bungalow colonies in the 1940s, 1950s an 1960s. Resorts such as the Concord, Nevele, Laurels and Kutscher’s attracted some of the biggest […]