Jackie Wilsberg, Love Lane Sweet Shop owner, ties up a gift on Thursday. Barbaraellen Koch photo.
The 24 hours preceding Valentine’s Day: for most retailers it’s a frenzied time, with a mad dash of last-minute shoppers picking up gifts for their sweetheart.
But what changes when, like Thursday morning on the North Fork, heavy snowfall makes it hazardous to venture outdoors, let alone go shopping?
As it turns out, most local retailers said, not much.
The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce’s “Lunch and Learn” session has been postponed in anticipation of Thursday’s snowstorm, the organization announced Wednesday. (more…)
RACHEL YOUNG PHOTO | Bean and Bagel co-owner Joanne Leibold at the Calverton restaurant Wednesday morning.
Warning: don’t be fooled by the name ‘Bean N’ Bagel Café.’
Though the eatery on Route 25 in Calverton currently offers a variety of foods well beyond those in the restaurant’s title, the Bean N’ Bagel will soon be offering even more: specifically, pizza.
North Fork Chocolate Company owner Ann Corley, right, with executive chef Steve Amaral at their Tanger Outlets location Tuesday. (Rachel Young photo)
North Fork Chocolate Company’s temporary lease at the Tanger Outlets food court in Riverhead expires this month, owner Ann Corley said Tuesday, but the Calverton-based artisanal sweets manufacturer has no plans to leave the mall altogether. (more…)
RACHEL YOUNG PHOTO | Maryann’s in Wading River is closed while its owner waits for the restaurant to receive its liquor license.
Maryann’s in Wading River is temporarily closed while its owner waits for the restaurant to receive its liquor license — and for the region’s recent deluge of blustery winter weather to ease up. (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Buffalo Wild Wings will open on Friday.
Nearly two months after it was originally slated to open on Route 58, Buffalo Wild Wings will get to open its doors once and for all on Friday.
The following North Fork businesses and organizations have delayed openings or closings due to the snow. Keep checking back for more updates. Send your closures to email@example.com. (more…)
Java lovers, your wait is nearly up: Starbucks will open its doors on Route 58 in late March, a company spokesperson has confirmed. (more…)