from the editor

Mike Levine
Barry Lewis
"My family used to go there." "I worked up there." "We spent every summer there." I hear that all the time. Right after I tell someone I live in Sullivan County. It doesn’t matter - big-time politicians, hot-shot developers or the person I just happened to bump into while touring another state. Read more


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Do you have photos, postcards of memorabilia from those classic Catskills years? If you do, click the links in the box above to submit yours and see a small collection of related photos and images from the period.



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A new & improved Classic Catskills

Full Size Video Archive
:: Part 1: Loomis Sanitorium
:: Part 2: The Flagler Hotel
:: Part 3: Hotel Row
:: Part 4: Borscht and the Dead Body
:: Part 5: Kutsher' s Country Club
:: Part 6: Laurels Country Club

Image Galleries
photo galleries :: Resort Postcards
:: General Postcards
:: Celebrity Photos
:: Catskills Memorabilia

Serving the stars in Hudson Valley Celebrity Photos
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Catskills catered to the top celebrities of the era? Lena Horne frequented the area and the grandfather of Wallkill's Stuart Berg knew her - and other stars like Jayne Mansfield, Buddy Hackett and baseball's Jackie Robinson. Walter Berg was a waiter at Grossinger's during its heydays in the '40s and '50s. He served those stars. Read more.