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Lake George considers ban on covering store windows

Window coverings, whether it's to hide interior renovations, mask an empty storefront or hide merchandise in the off-season, may soon be all but prohibited in Lake George — if a proposal by the Lake George Village Board is enacted.

Window coverings, whether it's to hide interior renovations, mask an empty storefront or hide merchandise in the off-season, may soon be all but prohibited in Lake George — if a proposal by the Lake George Village Board is enacted. Photo by Thom Randall.

— Board members also noted that there was widespread abuse of handicapped parking privileges by able-bodied citizens of all ages driving cars bearing handicapped stickers and parking them in spaces designated for disabled drivers.

The board also approved a request from Christina Solimanto to place velvet ropes, stanchions and a reddish carpet in front of her Purse Party store at 211 Canada St.

“It enhances the pedestrian experience,” Solimanto said.

Also, the board approved placement of a 7-feet-tall carved bear outside Pablo’s Burrito Cantina at 275 Canada St. as long as it was fastened down. The enterprise is owned by by Perry, who abstained from the otherwise unanimous vote.

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