08/05/18 6:00am
08/05/2018 6:00 AM

Ready your duct tape!

The Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race on the Peconic Riverfront is setting sail again on Saturday, Aug. 11. The free event hosted by the Riverhead Business Improvement District attracts hundreds to the dock to cheer on the duct-taped vessels. READ

06/29/18 5:45am
06/29/2018 5:45 AM

ANDREW LEPRE PHOTO Downtown Riverhead looking south.

The Riverhead Business Improvement District’s Management Association is planning to hire someone to help clean up downtown Riverhead.

At its meeting last Wednesday, the BIDMA voted to spend up to $2,000 to hire a part-time person to work seven days a week for 2.5 hours per day, according to BIDMA executive director Diane Tucci. Those hours could also be split between two part-timers. READ

01/18/18 12:00pm
01/18/2018 12:00 PM

Two of downtown Riverhead’s most popular events may be merged into one this summer.

The annual Fourth of July fireworks show may be combined with the first installation of the popular Alive on 25 event, according to a recommendation from the Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association. READ

11/26/17 6:00am
11/26/2017 6:00 AM

Each winter both the Riverhead Business Improvement District and the Lions Club host holiday events that bring hundreds of visitors to downtown Riverhead. This year, in an effort to make both events even bigger, the groups have scheduled them to coincide on Saturday, Dec. 9.

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