‘Dirty Dancing’ premiered 30 years ago today — I visited the hotel where it was filmed and found a depressing tourist trap

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First, I have to confess that I am a huge “Dirty Dancing” fan. Despite being born seven years after the movie’s premiere on this day in 1987, I have loved the movie for as long as I can remember.

Thanks to my mom, I know most of the classic lines (“I carried a watermelon”), can sing all of the songs (“She’s Like the Wind” and “Hungry Eyes”) and have even re-enacted the iconic lift.

On a recent road trip through Virginia with my family, my mom and I decided to stop at the Mountain Lake Lodge, the Pembroke hotel read more >>>

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