By Heather Rolland on Friday, Jun. 17, 2016 - 11:36 am
Above: The ruins of the Overlook Mountain House. Photo by Alan Via. Trees growing in the ballroom? Porcupine teeth marks on the fuselage? In addition to scenic views and cascading waterfalls, many Catskills trails and roadways boast abandoned ruins and... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jun. 23, 2015 - 2:14 pm
Above: The groundbreaking of the Z Living/Veria Nature Cure & Ayurvedic Wellness Center. From left to right: Mike McCormack, LMV Architecture, LLP; Chrissy Schiff, representative for Congressman Chris Gibson; Sullivan County Legislative Chairman Scott... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:21 am
Above: Cold Spring House in 2008. Photo by Erika Karl via Flickr.   The Tannersville village board has decided to demolish the mouldering ruins of the historic Cold Spring House, a once opulent 200-room wooden hotel that catered to Jewish guests during... Read more
By Jenna Scherer on Saturday, May. 24, 2014 - 4:44 pm
History has a way of revealing itself by accident. In the 1990s, antique-furniture dealer Robert Swope was browsing a flea market in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood when he stumbled upon a treasure trove—a collection of photographs taken in the ’50s and... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 - 2:14 pm
Oh, who am I kidding? I love Dirty Dancing, that glorious 1987 dance-romance flick set in the fading glory of the 1960s Catskills, as much as anybody. News broke yesterday that Kenny Ortega, the man responsible for High School Musical, has been tapped to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 - 2:36 pm
Photographer Rusty Tagliareni is coming out with a book, he writes on LiveJournal, that will include some photographs of abandoned Catskills resorts. Yesterday, he posted a some images of one of the resorts, along with some tantalizing commentary: The... Read more
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