Hoss’s Country Corner, Long Lake Icon, Meet The Park

Hoss’s Country Corner has been in business for nearly 50 years.  Their biggest event of the year, Author’s Night has been a destination regional event featuring stories about the Adirondacks for 34 years.  History adorns the walls with murals by Frank Wenger who painted the walls in barter for previous owner Fred Freeman.  Original miniature carvings by Howard Huntley can be found on the second floor.  There’s even a tree growing out of the store and it is a must see.  Hoss’s offers gifts, and clothing ranging from iconic souvenir T-Shirts to everything you need to make your vacation more comfortable, including cozy fleeces, rain jackets, footwear, outerwear and more.  Look for camping supplies, fishing supplies, groceries, books, stuffed animals and their infamous, Block of Cheese! Hoss’s is the only place in town offering fishing licenses.  Across the street from Hoss’s is the new business, The Park. 

The Park takes over where Hoss’s Coner left off.  Offering specialty coffee drinks, espressos, lattes and more and now boasting a burger menu and fries, look for The Park to offer ice cream and other food items too. Proprietor Nate Hosley is excited to re-think and re-invent the business at the Coner.   Families will enjoy the new Park area featuring games for kids including a giant “Connect Four” game, bocce and other activities to keep the tots entertained. 

And let’s get real, The Park will be in it’s second season in 2018 and the burgers are addictive. For those of us that work right across the street from The Park, we can’t wait to enjoy the roasted smell of the wood-burning fire that infuses a unique smoky flavor into every cooked-to-order burger we bite into.  Checking in on this business in March when we only have a few more months to wait until the windows re-open, well we can’t wait.  Oh and new for 2018, some adult beverages will be available. Stay tuned for more on that.  

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