There were no comments or opposition from the public last Thursday at a public hearing on a proposal from Riverhead Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram to build a new two-story dealership building on just under an acre on Route 58. READ
Diana Restrepo comes from humble beginnings, having worked in substandard conditions in Colombia for nominal pay. She came to the United States 18 years ago with her son, Sebastian Mesa, and now they are opening the doors to their second independent pharmacy. (more…)
Another shopping center is headed for Route 58 — and more could be coming in the future.(more…)
The Town of Riverhead is considering issuing a request for proposals to update its comprehensive master plan for the first time since 2003. READ
The Riverhead Planning Board approved a new traffic signal on Route 58 last Thursday.
The new signal will benefit the Hilton Garden Inn and Marriott Residence Inn, both of which are owned by developer Lee Browning. The hotels share an entrance and exit. READ
Several more big box retailers announced closures in 2018, including Toys R Us in March and Kmart, which closed its doors Nov. 25.
The stores, once beacons for shoppers seeking blue light specials or the season’s hottest toy, have now joined the likes of Riverhead’s former Walmart, Sports Authority and Radio Shack franchises. READ
The era of the big box store has faded, as store owners are now proposing to establish several smaller stores in large retail buildings that once held single tenants. READ
Modell’s Sporting Goods is closing its Riverhead store.
Signs hung in the window advertise “drastic markdowns,” on merchandise, including clothing and athletic equipment.
The sports outfitter is located in the same block of retailers including Best Buy and Bed Bath & Beyond. READ