09/25/18 6:00am
09/25/2018 6:00 AM

The Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association is bringing back the popular coffin races for the second straight year at its annual Halloween Festival Oct. 27.

The Halloween Parade will also take place that night, and there will be trick-or-treating in the afternoon.  READ

08/27/18 8:20am
08/27/2018 8:20 AM

Hundreds  gathered Sunday in downtown Riverhead to watch paddlers compete against each other in the Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race on the Peconic Riverfront.

Due to the threat of rain the event was rescheduled from August 11.

The popular event was organized by the Riverhead Business Improvement District.

See photos from photographer Elizabeth Wagner below: READ

08/05/18 6:00am
08/05/2018 6:00 AM

Ready your duct tape!

The Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race on the Peconic Riverfront is setting sail again on Saturday, Aug. 11. The free event hosted by the Riverhead Business Improvement District attracts hundreds to the dock to cheer on the duct-taped vessels. READ

06/29/18 5:45am
06/29/2018 5:45 AM

ANDREW LEPRE PHOTO Downtown Riverhead looking south.

The Riverhead Business Improvement District’s Management Association is planning to hire someone to help clean up downtown Riverhead.

At its meeting last Wednesday, the BIDMA voted to spend up to $2,000 to hire a part-time person to work seven days a week for 2.5 hours per day, according to BIDMA executive director Diane Tucci. Those hours could also be split between two part-timers. READ

01/18/18 12:00pm
01/18/2018 12:00 PM

Two of downtown Riverhead’s most popular events may be merged into one this summer.

The annual Fourth of July fireworks show may be combined with the first installation of the popular Alive on 25 event, according to a recommendation from the Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association. READ