The Vail lifestyle: Some things never change

By Melanie Wong

Vail has been my home for 24 years. But as a 24-year-old living in Vail, I’ve found it a difficult place to live, particularly in comparison to those that raised me here — my parents, Bill and Beth O’Neill. The O’Neills came to Vail when they were around my age, when the town was much younger. I grew up hearing the stories that made this town seem like a Neverland — a place where young people moved for a happy-go-lucky, easy-living and relaxed small-town lifestyle spiced up by great skiing.I found myself frustrated by my parents’ descriptions of early Vail, …

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