The Jewish Alps. The Sour Cream Sierra’s. Disneyland with knishes. Welcome to the podcast that celebrates the iconic vacationland that touched the lives of so many people. We may not see these once famous resorts and bungalow colonies again, but you can be sure we're going to kvetch (and kvell) about it here.
From 1986-2007, Sam Ash was the minister of entertainment and advertising at the Homowack Lodge. Sam joines us this week on Episode 105 of The Borscht Belt Tattler Podcast. Support the show
Scott Eckers is our guest this week on Episode 104 of The Borscht Belt Tattler Podcast.
We are chatting about many fun things, including Stage Door Manor, the iconic Kutsher's sign and why it is so important to maintain the history and culture behind the Borscht Belt.
Learn more about Scott HERE.
Episode 103 is here and Robert Miller shares his memories of The Fieldston, Gilbert's and Olympic Hotel in Fallsburg, New York.
Don't forget to check out Robert's podcast, the Follow Your Dream Podcast.
Listen and learn now at https://www.followyourdreampodcast.com/.
Grossingers might have closed in 1986 but that’s not where Joe Lehman's story ended.
In 1986, Joe and his family moved from West Palm Beach Florida to live at Grossinger’s after it closed. His father was Robert Lehman, the Vice President of Servico, a company that attempted to reopen the hotel.
Today you will hear about Grossinger’s from a very new perspective. Joe chats about what is was like to live at this leg...
Fact: The Borscht Belt was a training ground Jewish Comic Book Heroes.
Our special guest today is Danny Fingeroth, a prominent figure in the world of comics, known for his extensive contributions as a writer, editor and historian. With a career spanning several decades, Danny has worked for major comic book publishers like Marvel Comics, where he played a key role in the development of iconic characters and storylines.
I'm thrilled to finally feature Anna E. Jordan and her beautiful book, Shira & Esther's Double Dream Debut, which is now available wherever books are sold.
Anna E. Jordan has an MFA from the Writing for Children and Young Adults program at Vermont College of Fine Arts and was the recipient of the 2013 PEN New England Susan P. Bloom Children's Book Discovery award. She teaches in the DC area with her c...
Get ready to explore #grossingers like never before.
Return To The G3D Resort is a Roblox reimagining of Grossinger's Resort & Country Club, one of the most popular borscht belt resorts.
Bruce Goldstein is a native New Yorker from The Bronx. He began his career as a professional show drummer at an early age. In 1977, after graduating from the High School of Performing Arts in New York City, Bruce spent ...
Welcome back to the Borscht Belt! Sarene Leeds (@sareneleedswrites) is a a seasoned journalist who built her career covering TV, pop culture, health, wellness, parenting and general lifestyle subjects. She has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Glamour, Vulture and countless other outlets.
On today's show she shares how her parents met at the Raleigh in 1967 and how she s...
Welcome to episode 97 of The BBT! In this installment, we are in conversation with Allen Frishman, the Archival Officer for the Catskills Borscht Belt Museum. Allen has lived his entire life in Sullivan County where both his grandparents owned bungalow colonies. He ran a business creating architectural scale models for developers and builders, and for 24 years, he was the Code Enforcement Officer for the town of Fallsburg.
Join us in this captivating episode as we dive into the world of the Borscht Belt with a true bank of knowledge, Dr. Peter Alan Chester. Peter has spent much of his life working in public education, but his affiliation with the Borscht Belt began in 1958, when his family spent their first summer at The Grand Mountain Hotel in Greenfield Park. At 9, he was the hotel’s newspaper boy; at 11 a busboy in the children’s dining room and a...
Today we're chatting with Dr. Samantha Pickette, professor and author of “Peak TV’s Unapologetic Jewish Woman: Exploring Jewish Female Representation in Contemporary Television Comedy”.
Samantha is an Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and the Assistant Director of the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She specializes in American Jewish literature, film, and popular cultur...
Welcome to a BBT Minisode!
As we continue to grow and evolve, The Borscht Belt Tattler is excited to share conversations with our favorite comedians, content creators and entertainers who best exemplify the values of the Borscht Belt.
Get ready for this fun, entertaining, and psychedelic minisode featuring Shaina Silver-Baird and Michael Goldlist, writer and creators of Less Than Kosher which recently made its wo...
Get ready for Borscht Belt royalty with Patti Greco Sunshine.
To find out where Patti is performing next head to pattigrecosunshine.com
Shop for one of a kind bohemian fashions at The Funky Hippy Chic Boutique. Located at 679 Resorts World Drive in Monticello, NY.
From ice shows at the Fallsview to Top Shelf on Canal Street, please enjoy this interview with Barbara Hoff.
To shop the Top Shelf Jewelry Collention, click HERE.
Spotlight on the Stevensville Country Club in Swan Lake, NY.
It was a summer of firsts: first boyfriends, first jobs. A perfect mix of young and old, American and International guests and staff. The Stevensville for Rachel Cunningham was a sense of community with family by blood and by choice and friendships that lasted a lifetime.
See you at Borscht Belt Fest!
Wanna know what really happens in the Borscht Belt after Shabbos?
Let the laughter light your way here. ❤️
Join me in conversation with special guest, comedian Talia Reese as we look back on her favorite memories of Kutsher's Country Club. Follow and support Talia HERE.
📢 AND CALLING ALL #COMEDY FANS: Catch Talia in the opening night of The Chosen Comedy Festival which is taking place where Jewish humor ...
Swimming lessons with Buster Crabbe. The Coed Concord Mafia. A little hanky panky. And friendships to last a lifetime. It could be made for Hollywood but it was all very real. Riva White and Darcy Hammerman share their memories of the Concord Hotel.Support the show
The Borscht Belt Tattler is officially open for the summer season. Episode 89 is taking you on a journey to Woodland Bungalow Colony in Woodbourne, New York. Get a taste of the Bungalow life with Robin and Heidi!
Meet me at Borscht Belt Fest this summer!
In this captivating episode of The Borscht Belt Tattler, joinGerri Winchell Findley as she takes us on a mesmerizing journey through her time in the Borscht Belt. Geri shares stories about her parents, Danny and Judy Winchell.
Danny had an extensive background in the entertainment Industry. He was a music manager, promoter, song plugger, tunesmith, crooner and self proclaimed minstrel. He was married to the love of his l...
In this episode, we sit down with Laura Shapiro, who witnessed the bustling heart of Liberty in its heyday. Sullivan’s was a department store that that was owned and operated by Laura’s father and uncle, Irving and Sidney Shapiro. What started as an Army and Navy surplus store turned into a local institution that boomed with Sullivan County’s hotel industry.
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