Jason and Samantha Nagorski see opportunity in downtown Wading River.
The couple recently opened R.E.N. Design Company in the long vacant Wading River Garage. The arrival of R.E.N — along with North Tavern, soon to open in the former Amarelle restaurant space — marks the first time in nearly two decades that all storefronts in the historic business district are occupied. READ
After experiencing an emotional and spiritual transformation over the past seven years, Riverhead native Jessica Milligan decided to come back to her roots to share her passion for yoga with her community.
Love Life Yoga and Wellness Center will open May 5 in Calverton Commons. Ms. Milligan transformed the space with welcoming yellows and blues, and, most importantly, incorporated her spirit animal in a large mural of a colorful peacock.
“I feel as if it is a very welcoming, uplifting space for people,” she said. — READ
Riverhead diners reacted with shock and disappointment this week to the sudden news that Spicy’s BBQ in Riverhead had been seized by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance for alleged non-payment of sales taxes. READ
The proposed expansion of Eagle Auto Mall’s Route 58 dealership was unanimously approved by the Riverhead Town Planning Board last Thursday.
The dealership, which occupies 10 acres at the northeast corner of Route 58 and Osborn Avenue, received permission to build a 20,800-square-foot single-story warehouse with an attached 1,800-square-foot office building. — READ
A retail delivery service that uses personal shoppers to hand-pick groceries and other items is now available to some North Fork residents. READ
A Riverhead native brought his passion home when he decided to open a local showroom for his 20-year-old business.
Reel2Reel, a new store located at 121 Griffing Ave. in Riverhead, is filled with hand-designed clothing and accessories from designer Rashad Lawson. — READ
For the fifth consecutive year, Times Review Media Group — publishers of the Riverhead News-Review, The Suffolk Times and Shelter Island Reporter — took home more awards than any other newspaper group in the New York Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. The papers won 48 awards and combined to earn 465 points in the contest, which was 165 more than the second-best newspaper chain. READ
Bridgehampton National Bank officially opened its newest Riverhead branch at 209 Main St., Wednesday morning during a ribbon cutting ceremony. READ