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Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Grossinger's Resort in the town of Liberty in New York's Catskills was famous back in its heyday.

The resort was part of the so-called "Borscht Belt," where primarily Jewish families from New York City vacationed starting in the 1920s. Grossinger's gained increasing fame in 1952, when it became the first resort to use artificial snow for its ski-fanatic patrons.

When we went to check it out on a recent weekend, we were sufficiently freaked out by the former resort's eeriness.
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