>> INTERVIEW: Helen Kutsher - Kutsherís Country Club
It was never the biggest of the Catskill resorts, nor did it have the international acclaim. And it wasn’t Jerry Lewis’ favorite place.

>> INTERVIEW: Fred Gasthalter - Paramount Hotel, Parksville
The Paramount Hotel in Parksville survived the demise of the Borscht Belt, but an early-morning fire in October 2000 devoured the then 96-year-old resort.

>> INTERVIEW: Elaine Grossinger Etess - Grossingerís Resort Hotel
There are few people around who can tell the real story of those Classic Catskill days better than Elaine Grossinger Etess. She followed her mother, Jennie, as the face of the famous Sullivan County resort. In 2013 she shared her memories:

>> INTERVIEW: Harold Friehling - Stevensville Country Club
Harold Friehling was one of the driving forces in the expansion of the Stevensville Country Club into a yearround resort. Located on the banks of Swan Lake in the Town of Liberty, the resort originally was run by Harry Dinnerstein

>> Memories, they're what made the Catskills classic
I’m dancing around the cabana area that surrounds the outdoor pool of the Shady Nook Country Club in Loch Sheldrake.

>> Glitz, Glamor and Gefilte Fish
Once upon a time that seems so very long ago, Tarzan – or the movie star who played him – taught a young Monticello ...

>> Preservation Hall: Finding ways to preserve the heritage of the Catskills
Vegas. Atlantic City. The Catskills. In the ’50s and early ’60s, the Catskills were one of America’s top entertainment hot ...

>> Seeking the Heiden, star of the Catskills
I often drive by the old Heiden Hotel, past the gabled Tudor-style, three-story structure that is covered in worn ...

>> The great Passover strike of '77
I hear that all the time. Right after I tell someone I live in Sullivan County. It doesn’t matter - big-time politicians ...

>> Mannie's hotel was a tight ship
I was on line in the kitchen, grabbing some two-dozen soups for my lunchtime guests at the Raleigh Hotel.  

>> Summer molasses in Sullivan
It's summer in Sullivan, and I've spent the last 20 mid-morning minutes inching my car a quarter-mile up Route 42.    

>> Perfect rolls, topped off with some traffic jam
All this traffic for challah and onion rolls.   What's going to happen when we serve up slots?   At not one, but possibly three casinos.

>> Hooray for rugelach; summer's no bummer when Izzy's in town

 Izzy's back.  Mitzi's back.  And soon they'll be rolling rugelach at Fialkoff's. As faithful to the county as newlyweds ...
 
>> Jennie G. still means quality
She sits on the shelves, amid the litewhite, natural oat and country wheat. She attracts the eye of choosy shoppers ...

>> Servin' up summer - in servitude style
"Why don't you waiter this summer?"   My son shot me a look as if I had asked him to pay for a full tank of gas.  

>> A cherry cheese or pizza knish?
"Don't tell me you're out of pizza knishes," warned the woman towing her two children. She tightened her sweaty grip ...

>> All you can eat in the Catskills
Frankie Abreu is down to serving his last three plates of sautéed mushroom caps with onions, a couple of small orders ...

>> My laptop for a cream puff
If only I could have found a chocolate cream puff. There had to be one extra in the kitchen or at another station.

>> Eat something, you'll feel better
Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss, a summer resident of Fallsburg, said it takes 20 minutes to drive through Fallsburg...



           


 


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