The former Toys R Us location on Route 58 in Riverhead will be taken over by a Raymour & Flanigan furniture store, and the new building under construction at Brixmor/The Shops at Riverhead will be occupied by a Sleep Number store and a T-Mobile cellular store, according to town officials.
The Riverhead Town Board is seeking members for a new downtown revitalization committee that will be tasked with creating a long-term plan to attract new businesses and find solutions for vacant buildings. READ
When Tim Stevens first bought land for his business, Island International, at the 2,900-acre Enterprise Park at Calverton around 1999, he assumed additional land would be available there in the future if he ever wanted to expand. The company currently employs about 300 people at its engineering and manufacturing facility in Calverton. READ
Some downtown Riverhead restaurant owners expressed frustration about losing business during last month’s annual Halloween Fest, and organizers said changes will be made next year to ensure that more parking is available for businesses. READ