The Meeting House Creek Inn in Aquebogue is seeking to expand its second floor, although not to add more seats. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Update: The current tenant of the Meetinghouse Creek Inn in Aquebogue will be operating the restaurant through Labor Day, 2015.
Tom Drake said he and property owner Alex Galasso reached an agreement Wednesday to extend the lease. Mr. Drake has operated the restaurant, which is located on the Lighthouse Marina property, for 25 years.
Mr. Galasso told the Riverhead Town Board last week that he is seeking to renovate the property and find a new tenant.
Mr. Drake said he’ll be running the restaurant in the meantime, until Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015.
Original Story: The owner of the Meeting House Creek Inn building in Aquebogue is planning to close the restaurant in a few weeks to lift the structure and expand the second floor as a way to ease the impact of future flooding, according to owner Alex Galasso. (more…)
Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter volunteers (from left) Richie Cox, Fred McLaughlin, Denise Lucas and Lindsay Reeve at Stotzky Park’s Duke Dog Park Friday. They’re holding tickets to the group’s three-year anniversary benefit at Suffolk Theater planned for November. (Credit: Carrie Miller)
They want to move the Riverhead Town Animal Shelter — and they want to move it now.
Volunteers from the nonprofit organization Riverhead Move the Animal Shelter, which is led by front-woman Denise Lucas, are shifting their fundraising efforts into overdrive to renovate the future home of the town’s shelter — the Henry Pfeifer Community Center building in Calverton — as soon as possible. (more…)
The site of the former Grind Café and late Maryann’s will soon be home to mesquite Tex-Mex. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
One of Suffolk County’s standout taco joints will soon open a new Wading River location, northforker has learned.
The owner of Mesquite in Sound Beach, the hidden gem of a Tex-Mex eatery specializing in unique tacos, will open at the former Grind Café across from the Duck Ponds sometime in October.
Read more about it on northforker.com.
Supporters of Precious Pups donned this bracelets during Friday’s court date. (Cyndi Murray photo)
About a dozen supporters of the Calverton animal shelter accused of selling sick and aggressive dogs sat in court Friday as a judge held up a temporary restraining order against the business. (more…)
Dennis McDermott, owner of The Riverhead Project, said the downtown eatery is closed for good. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
The Riverhead Project, the downtown eatery widely heralded as a milestone in the revitalization of Riverhead, has gone out of business, according to the restaurant’s owner. (more…)
Out East Family Fun will be closing at the end of September. (Credit: Carrie Miller)
After more than a decade of amusement, Riverhead’s Out East Family Fun center is retiring its putters.
The center, which opened in 2001 on Route 58, is slated to close by the end of September, owner Ed Meier told the News-Review last week. (more…)
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The Riverhead Project in downtown Riverhead. (Credit: File Photo)
The Riverhead Project has temporarily closed its doors after hitting a legal snag that inadvertently rendered its tax ID number and liquor license invalid, according to the restaurant’s owner. (more…)