“Basically, nothing much as changed in the last two years.”
That’s how Democratic supervisor candidate Laura Jens-Smith described downtown Riverhead after she and her running mates, Catherine Kent and Michele Lynch, led the media on a “walking tour” of the area last week. READ
Whether it’s restaurants, housing or parking, it would be wise for Riverhead to look south to Patchogue as an example of a downtown to emulate.
Town officials have already said Patchogue has the blueprint for what they hope Riverhead is on track to achieve: a vibrant downtown that attracts people from across the island for its food and nightlife scene along the waterfront.