It’s not uncommon for Georgia Malone to preface something she’s about to say with, “This is going to sound so weird, but …” or “This sounds nutty, but …”
Weird. Nutty. Outside the box. Eccentric. Call it what you want, but Ms. Malone’s property at 30 W. Main St. in downtown Riverhead — a commercial real estate enterprise that’s an extension of her own personal style — is at capacity.
The downtown Riverhead summer street festival based on Patchogue’s Alive After Five series finally has a name: Alive on 25. READ
A proposed 45-unit affordable apartment building on West Main Street received final site plan approval from the Riverhead Town Planning Board Thursday night. READ
A few times a year, the riverfront parking lot in downtown Riverhead floods during high tide. Sometimes it happens during hurricane season. Other times, it occurs in the middle of winter.
The impact of that flooding can range from the closure of part of Heidi Behr Way, which runs alongside the riverwalk, to the forced evacuation of the entire parking lot.
“It’s part of living on a riverfront,” said Supervisor Sean Walter.
But 13 years after the town’s comprehensive plan called for finding solutions to the flooding, no major effort has been made to address the issue. READ
The Riverhead Industrial Development Agency unanimously approved a measure Monday allowing Robert James Salon to move into a new, smaller, location in the former Woolworth building on the north side of downtown Main Street. READ
How do you help solve downtown Riverhead parking and traffic issues? By limiting how high its buildings can be, according to Supervisor Sean Walter. READ
Visitors gathered around the annual holiday bonfire in downtown Riverhead Saturday evening. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
The Town of Riverhead hosted its annual bonfire and holiday celebration on the riverfront Saturday. READ
The Riverhead Lions Club presented its annual Christmas parade along Main Street Sunday. READ