Less than a year after Jill Schroeder opened a second JABS fitness center on Route 58 in Riverhead, she has closed it. Its last day of operation was Saturday, May 12.
Ms. Schroeder, mother of a 3-year-old, said she jumped at the opportunity to expand the business, but found it difficult to balance her time between two locations and a young family. The Riverhead JABS (Joining Active Bodies Studio) opened in September. READ
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The smell of fried chicken filled the air during Spicy’s BBQ grand reopening Thursday as dozens lined up for the meal they’ve been missing since the landmark West Main Street restaurant suddenly closed April 24. READ
Nancy Kouris, founder of Blue Duck Bakery, is being honored by the East End Women’s Network with its Woman of the Year award.
Since she and her husband, Keith, opened their bakery in Southampton 19 years ago, it has expanded to three additional locations, in Greenport, Southold and Riverhead. She now serves as president of the company; Kouris is the master baker. READ
The wait is over.
Spicy’s BBQ in Riverhead announced on Facebook Wednesday night it will hold a “grand re-opening” at 11 a.m. Thursday. READ
Jason and Samantha Nagorski see opportunity in downtown Wading River.
The couple recently opened R.E.N. Design Company in the long vacant Wading River Garage. The arrival of R.E.N — along with North Tavern, soon to open in the former Amarelle restaurant space — marks the first time in nearly two decades that all storefronts in the historic business district are occupied. READ
After experiencing an emotional and spiritual transformation over the past seven years, Riverhead native Jessica Milligan decided to come back to her roots to share her passion for yoga with her community.
Love Life Yoga and Wellness Center will open May 5 in Calverton Commons. Ms. Milligan transformed the space with welcoming yellows and blues, and, most importantly, incorporated her spirit animal in a large mural of a colorful peacock.
“I feel as if it is a very welcoming, uplifting space for people,” she said. — READ
Riverhead diners reacted with shock and disappointment this week to the sudden news that Spicy’s BBQ in Riverhead had been seized by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance for alleged non-payment of sales taxes. READ