Living The Local Life Has Its Perks

Posted on: June 26th, 2015 by No Comments

What’s in it for you? Living in a Local community has its perks. Your friends from school or work live nearby, everything is close to home so you spend less money on gas, but the best part, of course, is the shopping. Shopping at Local business certainly has its perks:   Great discounts if your local. Shopping at local businesses can help to increase job openings for students in the area that are looking for work. It also helps fund neighborhood development. You can take part in local events that help support the community itself. Spending your money at local >>More

Shop Local Businesses…For Your Business!

Posted on: May 5th, 2015 by No Comments

There’s a lot to do when you own your own business. The last thing you want to think about is where your products and supplies come from. Finding high quality (and affordable) items for your business can be a hassle, at best! Before you go online and browse the virtual shopping mall looking for which site has what, and how much this site charges for shipping over that site, walk to any one of the locally owned businesses right here in the Adirondacks! You’ll find everything you need right in your own backyard from signs, business cards, and embroidery, to >>More

Cabin Fever?

Posted on: February 27th, 2015 by No Comments

We did it! Another frigid February has come and gone, and you can now be grateful for the spring sunshine that seems to have decided to return. We aren’t out of the woods yet though, and there are still tons of cold weather activities to be a part of! Friday and Saturday March 20th and 21st  The Olympic Center in Lake Placid will be hosting The ECAC Men’s Hockey Championship. These are some the most skilled young men in the country, many of whom you may see in the NHL in the future, don’t miss this incredible opportunity! If you >>More

Local Is Special

Posted on: February 4th, 2015 by No Comments

Winter has come in full force and the Tri-Lakes Region is booming with activity! Whether you ski, skate, or snowmobile, get out there and enjoy the gifts that Mother Nature has provided for us! We live in a truly exceptional place. The mountains, lakes, businesses, and people all contribute to the many reasons why this area has become a tourist hot spot. As we go about our day-to-day lives, we should never forget to be thankful for all that we have around us. You have to be made of tough stuff to brave this weather, and the same goes for those >>More

Local Holiday Shopping

Posted on: November 26th, 2014 by No Comments

It’s that time of year again. That time where we start considering what we want to get for our friends and family for the holidays. Whether you are somebody who likes to plan their holiday shopping far in advance, or wait until the last minute, consider shopping at your local businesses for the holidays. We all know that shopping online or shopping at the big chain stores can offer you great deals. However, something consumers tend to forget is that holiday shopping is supposed to be fun. Holiday shopping is just as much about the experience as it is about >>More

Protecting Our Identity

Posted on: November 21st, 2014 by No Comments

Adirondack Local First is about locals supporting their local businesses. When you decide to shop at your local businesses you are making a decision that has a larger impact than you may realize. The benefits are abundant and they have an impact that is spread throughout your entire community. In addition, our local businesses are great contributors in maintaining and further developing our community’s specific character and personality. Our identity is helped preserved by supporting our local businesses. There is a lengthy list on the perks of shopping locally. When shopping locally you are keeping more dollars in your community. >>More