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January 4, 2012 Poll Results

Saratoga Springs officials are considering closing bars earlier. What are your thoughts on closing time in Saratoga?

Keep it at 4 a.m. 17% 53 votes
Close at 3 a.m. year-round 8% 25 votes
Close at 3 a.m., but keep it at 4 a.m. during summer 5% 17 votes
Close at 2 a.m. year-round 52% 161 votes
Close at 2 a.m., but keep it at 4 a.m. during summer 16% 51 votes
Total: 307 Votes

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


January 7, 2012
11:22 a.m.

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2AM is late enough for a bar to be open. If you want to drink later then that do it at home. If you work until midnight that still gives you time to have a couple of drinks before going home. If you want to socialize, there are restraunts etc. But 2AM is plenty late enough. If you are a bar owner up the prices too make up for the cupole hours loss of business.

January 7, 2012
12:52 p.m.

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Either change the state law or leave it alone.
And why make Spa bar owners suffer, not to mention their customer either going to clubs in other communities all together, or driving their half in the bag at 2 am to get another drink.
Drinkers will drink, no matter what time you close the bars. Prohibition proved that to be an axiom.

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