I didn't know Wrightsville Beach was Italian
When I lived in Greensboro, we mainly went to Oak Island. When we lived in the D.C. Area way before that, we mainly went to Whalehead, just south of Corolla and north of Duck. "
"Thanks, kosh, for the perspective. It's interesting how these things evolve. We rented a condo at Wrightsville Beach near Wilmington, NC and almost every car in the parking lot belonged to an Italian family from New Jersey. Not the…"
"If you're a certain age and you're in comedy, you worked the Borscht Belt. Same with singers..A lot of guys get their start there, like Danny Kaye. Even Sinatra played it. Like you said about a few degrees cooler, a whole lot of the New…"
"Rodney - there are stories & photos of the remains of these hotels on-line - but, I like to think of them "The Way They Were" in their heyday. I have comedy favorites from every decade - Laurel & Hardy, Moms Mabley, Red…"
"Marilyn, what was the fate of all of those hotels? There were a LOT according to this link:
In the days before air conditioning motels and hotels drew visitors in the Ozarks and Ouachitas in Arkansas. It was only a few degrees cooler,…"
"Yes, Kosh - I went to the Nevele too - row boating on the lake, Tummlers at the pool playing games & dance lessons. Kuchalein is a word my late husband used as that's what his Jersey family did. Families would stay a week &…"