The current Peconic Paddler site. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Construction for a renovated Peconic Paddler could begin this fall after the Southampton Town Planning Board approved a pre-submission map for the first phase of the project last Thursday. Co-owner Tom Fredette said the next step is filing construction plans, which are expected to take around two months to review. (more…)
The new owners of Peconic Paddler say they have greatly reduced the size of a proposed project that originally featured a hotel, restaurant and bar. READ
The new owners of the Peconic Paddler property on Peconic Avenue are hoping to build a four-and-one-half story hotel with a restaurant and bar on the top floor, along with 100 hotel rooms and 43 parking spaces below the building.
It’s being called the Grangebel Hotel. READ
Jim Dreeben has been saying he’s going to retire for “probably 20 years,” but every summer, he returns to his Riverside business, Peconic Paddler, to rent kayaks and canoes.
This year, though, he means it. Well, mostly. READ
To the Editor:
To all politicians: mud slinging is childish and annoying to listen to. It’s like tattle-taling on the playground. You are mature men and women, please act your age in 2013.
Jim Dreeben, Riverhead
owner, Peconic Paddler
Read more Letters to the Editor in this week’s Riverhead News-Review available on newsstands or by clicking for the E-Paper.