Inn Takes Down Tongue-In-Cheek Post

The Union Street Guest House had a policy posted online saying guests would be fine $500 for posting negative views, according to the New York Post. The inn says it wasn't serious.

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. In New York's Hudson River Valley, you can hike the nearby Catskills. You can take a winery tour, go antiquing. You might enjoy it. But if you're staying at the Union Street Guest House for a wedding, you must enjoy it. The New York Post reported that the inn had a policy posted online saying guests would be fined $500 for posting negative reviews of the place. The inn claims the policy was tongue-in-cheek. It's now been taken down, but not before a flood of more negative reviews. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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