Two of downtown Riverhead’s most popular events may be merged into one this summer.
The annual Fourth of July fireworks show may be combined with the first installation of the popular Alive on 25 event, according to a recommendation from the Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association. READ
Irwin Garsten was more than just a notable businessman in the Riverhead community. He wore many hats. His main role was running his car empire, Apple Honda on Route 58. His business was his passion but it was also important for him to give back to the community. READ
Jan. 3: Lessings enters a long-term lease and takes over operations at Vineyard Caterers in Aquebogue.
Jan. 10: Boom Burger opens in Mattituck. READ
Southampton Town is seeking a $1 million grant from New York State to help two projects at sites in Riverside, one at the former Riverboat Diner and the other at Peconic Paddler. (more…)
A small restaurant proposed for Main Road in Aquebogue received final site plan approval from the Riverhead Town Planning Board Thursday evening. (more…)
The Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead received a $500,000 grant as part the $84.3 million awarded to 98 projects by the Long Island Regional Economic Development Council. READ
It’s not the outright ban on plastic bags that some officials had sought in the past, but come Jan. 1, a bill that Suffolk County passed in 2016 will take effect — and you’ll pay a nickel for every non-reusable paper or plastic shopping bag provided by a store. Shoppers can avoid the fee by bringing their own reusable bags. READ
Visitors and residents looking for antiques and fine art on the East End now have a new location to check out.
Golden Age Antiques & Fine Art opened Dec. 2 at the Shoppes at East Wind in Wading River. READ