Hear the one about a Borscht Belt museum? Coming soon to Catskills

Tens of thousands of vacationers - mostly Jewish - flocked to resorts like Kutsher's Hotel and Country Club.

The Catskill Mountains are having their moment, thanks to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, a Dirty Dancing sequel, and a combination of Baby Boom nostalgia and newfound interest among Millennials and Gen X hipsters.

Here’s my latest deep dive into the gone-but-not-forgotten Borscht Belt.


Published by Robert Brum

Writer/editor/storyteller, bicyclist and hiker roaming the Hudson Valley on two feet and two wheels. Brum as in drum; not Blum or Broom.

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