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Business

STR owners seek softened regulations in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — A coalition of around 40 short-term vacation rental owners in Lake Placid is reemerging with a new name and a goal to loosen village officials’ restrictions on day limits and unhosted STR permits in their newly proposed STR regulations. Members of the coalition, formerly ...

ROOST releases 2021 leisure travel study results

LAKE PLACID — The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism has released the results of its 2021 Leisure Travel Study, which analyzes non-business travel to Lake Placid, Essex and Hamilton counties, along with the adjacent communities of Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake. The leisure travel study ...

EYE ON BUSINESS: Passing of the torch at Adirondack Awards

LAKE PLACID — New business owners Tyler Merriam and Nick Prechel are continuing the decades-long legacy of a community shop in Lake Placid, an opportunity they say was made possible by the support of the local community. Merriam and Prechel are now the third owners of Adirondack ...

The Good Bite Kitchen moves from Main Street to Sentinel Road

LAKE PLACID — The Good Bite Kitchen recently moved from its former location at 2501 Main St., next to Little Blue House, where owner Kayte Billerman operated the business for 10 years. The Good Bite is now in the space formerly occupied by the Kreature Butcher Shop at 6115 Sentinel Road, ...

Wedding bells abound after pandemic disruption

Angela and Derrik Martin had everything planned out. After five years of sharing their lives together, the Lake Placid couple planned to get married in Lake Placid at the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort on July 18, 2020. The pandemic changed that. Like many other couples who planned to be ...