First Waldbaum’s. Now King Kullen.
The Riverhead Town Board is planning to call a Sept. 16 public hearing to discuss a one-year moratorium on “the establishment, location, construction, use or operation” of a medical marijuana dispensary anywhere in town. READ
A man armed with a handgun robbed a gas station near Route 58 Wednesday night, getting away with an “undetermined amount” of cash, Riverhead police said. READ
The Waldbaum’s on Route 58 will be closing after the grocery chain’s parent company announced that it has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. READ
Some developers along Route 58 have been looking to put development in the parking lots of existing development.
The latest example is the Applebee’s shopping center, where the property owners are seeking site plan approval to locate a new 7,200-square-foot retail center on a grass “pad” in the eastern parking lot of Applebee’s, the 5,400-square-foot restaurant which was built in 1999.
The site plan approval for Applebee’s in 1999 actually designated the pad, which is surrounded by parking, for additional stores. (more…)
A Route 58 building is proposed to go from selling Japanese cars to Mexican food.
An existing one-story, 2,796-square foot auto showroom adjacent to Riverhead Bay Motors and just west of the Lowe’s parking lot is proposed to be converted to a Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant, according to a site plan application submitted to the town this week.