Downtown Riverhead business owners concerned that a proposal to extend a three-hour parking limit would affect their customers spoke out at a public hearing Tuesday night at Riverhead Town Hall.
Parking in parts of the Riverfront parking lot in downtown Riverhead will have tighter parking restrictions under a proposal that will now face a public hearing. 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.
The Riverhead Town Board is considering a slew of changes to fix downtown’s parking problem — including making new developments that don’t meet the parking codes pay a fee. READ
A proposed art gallery with artist lofts in downtown Riverhead that has been in the works since 2001 is finally making moves toward construction. READ
Local residents expressed frustration Tuesday over changes to how Congressman Lee Zeldin’s staff meets with constituents at his office in Riverhead.
Downtown Riverhead is getting a half-million dollar boost from New York State by way of a grant to revitalize the area.
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on West Main Street in Riverhead Thursday night and sustained a serious head injury, according to New York State police. READ