Could better lighting in alleyways downtown lead to better walkability?
As town officials consider code amendments to the DC-1 zoning district downtown, building and planning administrator Jeff Murphree proposed that revisions include enhancements to pedestrian infrastructure. READ
After two Riverhead “opportunity zones” were approved by the U.S. Department of the Treasury in June, the town Industrial Development Agency and Community Development Agency hosted a workshop Wednesday at Hotel Indigo to share more information on how the program works. READ
New York’s lieutenant governor and the Suffolk County executive joined local officials Monday for a “ribbon cutting” to celebrate the opening of Peconic Crossing, a 45-unit affordable rental project in downtown Riverhead. (more…)
As town officials draft code amendments that would limit the maximum height allowed for buildings on Main Street, they are seeking input from the Downtown Revitalization Committee. READ
Officials are considering zoning changes in downtown Riverhead that will reduce the maximum height allowed for buildings.
The proposal, still in draft stage, comes in light of a recent rush of five-story buildings in the downtown area, something allowed by zoning the town adopted in the 2003 master plan update. (more…)
River Walk Bar and Grille has opened its doors in the former Joe’s Garage and Grill space.
John Molesi, head chef and co-owner, brings more than 25 years of restaurant experience to downtown Riverhead. He was the chef manager at the Triangle Pub in Eastport before venturing out on his own. READ
The first nor’easter of the season brought moderate flooding to coastal areas across the North Fork Saturday. READ
In recent years, many apartment buildings have been under construction or already built in downtown Riverhead.
And more may be coming. READ