01/17/17 10:58am
01/17/2017 10:58 AM

Ina Visich Baiting Hollow

Ina Pollifrone-Visich discovered hot yoga while researching treatments for fibromyalgia, a chronic disorder she was diagnosed with two and a half years ago. The 27-year-old native of Belarus found that stretching under steamy conditions alleviated her symptoms, including headaches and fatigue.

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01/13/17 6:00am
01/13/2017 6:00 AM

Tricia Scotti

It takes passion, discipline and respect to make it as a performer. Part-time North Fork resident Tricia Scotti has learned this in her nearly three-decade career as a vocalist and guitarist. Now, she wants to share her professional knowledge with her latest undertaking: the vocal lesson service Sing Sessions, which will begin operating from a Mattituck storefront later this month.

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01/12/17 5:18pm
01/12/2017 5:18 PM

The entranceway to The Vineyards in Aquebogue. (Credit: Nicole Smith)

The Great River-based hospitality firm Lessings has taken over operations at Vineyard Caterers in Aquebogue.

Lessings, which operates a dozen catering halls and several restaurants across Long Island, entered a “long-term lease” with the property owners effective Jan. 3, according to COO Michael Lessings. READ

01/06/17 5:42am
01/06/2017 5:42 AM

Jim Klein and John Peragine

PeraBell Food Bar East co-owner John Peragine has said he thinks downtown Riverhead is on the brink of “something awesome.” And since its June 2015 opening, the restaurant has become an integral part of the area’s mission to re-establish itself as a destination.

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01/03/17 5:55am
01/03/2017 5:55 AM

Riverhead parking

Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association officials are hoping to recommend 30-minute parking limits for certain spaces downtown.

The BIDMA discussed the issue of two-hour parking, and how that adversely impacts certain local businesses, at its Dec. 21 meeting.

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12/21/16 6:00am
12/21/2016 6:00 AM

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As the warm weather retreats, so do many of the customers of East End businesses that offer locally made products. But sales for some of these companies may taper off less than usual this season with the addition of the new Long Island Welcome Center in Dix Hills, where a Taste NY market is selling local food and goods in an effort to promote tourism.

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