Downtown tenant


Downtown tenant One of the residents at Atlantis Marine World on East Main Street enjoyed an early morning swim Sunday morning. The aquarium, which draws more than half a million visitors a year, is an anchor business in downtown Riverhead, Supervisor Sean Walter told the crowd at Friday’s downtown summit. (See story below.) Atlantis has begun site preparation for its expansion, including a new 101-room hotel east of the current site, overlooking the Peconic River. Photo by Peter Blasl.

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Denise is a veteran local reporter, editor, attorney and former Riverhead Town councilwoman. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including investigative reporting and writer of the year awards from the N.Y. Press Association. She is a founder, owner and co-publisher of this website.Email Denise.