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
The former West Marine building in downtown in April. The building is vacant. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Riverhead Town may soon borrow a page from East Hampton Village in requiring owners of vacant stores in the downtown area to spruce up their windows with attractive displays, rather than just having an empty building or a window covered with newspapers.