One Montauk resident noted, "There is a Boardy Barn mentality that's literally
spilling into the main streets of Montauk."
But, some Hampton Bays community members argue that Montauk residents should stop complaining.
Hampton Bays resident Donna Thiele wrote on Patch recently, "I wish someone with a large amount of money would come into this town and
re-vitalize it. People just pass through Hampton Bays to get to another place in the
Hamptons. Everyone in Montauk should stop complaining. "
We all live in the Hamptons....we have to
deal with the good and the bad. But, I would rather the economy in Hampton Bays
Patch watch to know: Would you like to see Hampton Bays reborn as a more upscale tourist destination, with less of a rowdy beach bar crowd? Or do you think the summer fun in the sun image is one Hampton Bays should nurture? Please post your thoughts in the comment section below.