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A 900-acre ‘destination resort’ at Red River Gorge?
« on: October 02, 2020, 11:30:27 AM »

https://www.kentucky.com/opinion/linda-blackford/article236318058.html
Saw a news article on local TV last night talking about this.
Sad for the gorge.  Sounds like it's probably gonna happen.
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Re: A 900-acre ‘destination resort’ at Red River Gorge?
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2020, 08:24:43 PM »

Who in their right mind would put a casino and convention center "in" the Gorge?!
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Re: A 900-acre ‘destination resort’ at Red River Gorge?
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2020, 09:41:29 AM »

A more recent article, https://www.kentucky.com/opinion/linda-blackford/article246087745.html

From the article, "a $135 million luxury resort with a spa, distillery, restaurant and $350-a-night, 180-room lodge"

Someone is going to need to pony up $135 million, I don't see that happening very quickly given the economy.

An article from August shows where this is proposed, not really in the "middle of the gorge"
https://www.kentucky.com/opinion/linda-blackford/article244682792.html

In the end, it is private property and I don't have a problem with it as long as tax dollars are not paying for this. Maybe it will lead to more law enforcement and fewer idiots with spray paint and unattended fires.
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