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09/23/16 9:00am
09/23/2016 9:00 AM

Alive on 25

Alive on 25 turned a nearly $15,000 profit this summer and plans are already in the works to hold the event again next year, according to Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association president Steve Shauger.

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08/24/15 6:00am
08/24/2015 6:00 AM

A scary moment for the crew aboard the "Hammer of the Gods."  Luckily, the vessel was able to sail on. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The mighty Peconic River proved too much of a beast for a group of Scandinavian warriors searching for victory in Riverhead Sunday. Nearly a dozen men had to pull the remains of their sinking Viking vessel, Hammer of the Gods, from the water after it began to flounder. READ

07/04/15 7:50am
07/04/2015 7:50 AM

The Riverhead Business Improvement District sponsored an Independence Day celebration last night, capped off with a fireworks show.

Music filled the air before the show as Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could and Misspent Youth entertained the crowd. Face painters, a stilt walker, balloon artists and jugglers kept the kids plenty busy. (more…)

05/22/14 10:53am
05/22/2014 10:53 AM
A barbecue festival is headed for Riverhead in August. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)

A barbecue competition is headed for Riverhead in August. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)

Think you have what it takes to be crowned the best barbecuer in Riverhead? This summer, locals will have a chance to find out.  (more…)