02/13/15 8:00am
02/13/2015 8:00 AM
The former Riverhead Project on West Main Street in Riverhead. (Credit: file photo)

The former Riverhead Project on West Main Street in Riverhead. (Credit: file photo)

A new restaurant located at the site that most recently housed The Riverhead Project could open by the end of March.

Owners Matt Demar and John Cestare, who updated the Riverhead Town Board on their plans for the building at at meeting Thursday, said they plan to feature live music as well as food at the location, which will likely be called Sonoma Grill.

Read more about the new restaurant on northforker.com

02/12/15 2:02pm
02/12/2015 2:02 PM
Assorted chocolates at North Fork Chocolate Company. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Assorted chocolates at North Fork Chocolate Company. (Credit: Vera Chinese photos)

While nobody has been able to grow cocoa beans on the East End — at least yet — North Fork Chocolate Company makes products that will surely pass the test for even the strictest locavores.

The honey in their fleur de lis-shaped treats came from Southampton, the peanut butter in their truffles came from organic peanuts grown at Mar-Gene Farms in Mattituck and the strawberries used to make the heart-shaped “Amores” comes from Sep’s Farm in East Marion.

Read more and see more photos on northforker.com.

02/08/15 2:00pm
02/08/2015 2:00 PM
Looking for work? Check out the Times/Review classified section.

Looking for work? Check out the Times/Review classified section.

Looking for work, or know someone who is?

Times/Review classifieds offers local companies a place to advertise their job openings each week, and this week close to 40 positions are available from a staff writer with the News-Review, to a marine technician, to a teacher on Shelter Island. (more…)

02/07/15 11:05am
02/07/2015 11:05 AM
Jack’s Waterfall performs Friday night at The Suffolk Theater. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Jack’s Waterfall performs Friday night at The Suffolk Theater. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Organizers for the 2015 Winterfest are expecting to event to draw at least 10,000 additional people to the East End this season, up from about 7,500 last year. The six-weekend festival features live music and more at North Fork vineyards, restaurants and concert venues.

On Friday night at The Suffolk Theater, Winterfest officially kicked off. Read more about the event and see photos at northforker.com.

02/04/15 11:00am
02/04/2015 11:00 AM
The staff at J&L's. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

The staff at J&L’s. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

It’s been nearly three weeks since business partners Joe Clarke and Leroy Hines opened the doors to J&L’s Chicken, Fish and Ribs at 1020 E. Main St. in the former Kratoville’s Luncheonette. And there were big smiles on their faces as they waited with general manager Caprice Crippen and kitchen manager Mattie Johnson for the official ribbon cutting, featuring customary giant scissors, Tuesday afternoon. (more…)

01/26/15 8:00am
01/26/2015 8:00 AM
The Riverhead Flower Shop will move into the former Woolworth building the week after Valentine's Day, owner Peggy Kneski said. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

The Riverhead Flower Shop will move into the former Woolworth building the week after Valentine’s Day, owner Peggy Kneski said. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

A longtime downtown Riverhead business is moving up the street and into a newly renovated building.

Peggy Kneski, owner of Riverhead Flower Shop on East Main Street, said her store is moving into a presently vacant 1,100-square-foot space next-door to Goldberg’s Famous Bagels the week after Valentine’s Day. The shop will be located in the former Woolworth building, which also houses Ultimate Fitness. (more…)