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Leaders in luxury

October 19, 2013

We’re no great judge of the high life — our tastes run pretty simple — but we do know New York is a big state with some pretty fancy vacation spots: Manhattan, Saratoga Springs and the Hamptons, for......

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Oct-20-13 1:15 AM

"Few local residents will ever get to stay at a hotel that charges as much as these do....." After reading this statement, which may very well be true, I couldn't decide if I should laugh or cry. The people who live in such a spectacular place should be thriving, thus able to afford such luxury from time to time. Yet, the per capita income in the Adirondack Park is one of the lowest in the state, and with the exception of the Deep South, perhaps the entire country. We should all be asking ourselves, "Why?"

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Oct-21-13 8:02 AM

I concur with you Lifeisgood. the economy in this "park" is the worst anywhere. LIke I said before, this is the rich man's playground with pittances left over for the ADK country folks. No wonder. Celebration of Lake Placid and the Oh-so-affluent is better than celebrating the hard working low life ADK struggling home owners. God forbid that someone that has to fix their own plumbing to the septic tank is celebrated.

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Oct-21-13 8:51 AM

I sort of a agree with you prober but I would take it further. The whole planet has become the playground for a relatively few very rich who are more than willing to ruin life for everyone else so they can live in ultra-luxury.

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