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Insatiable Eats Creative Kitchen to open in former Michelangelo’s location

Insatiable Eats Chef Marco Barrila will run his catering and events business and a new eatery in the former Michelangelo's restaurant on East Main Street.

Sunny’s, Michelangelo buildings have sold

A Manhattan-based real estate investment group has purchased the Sunny's diner and Michelangelo's buildings. The same group also purchased the PeraBell and HyTing buildings. New restaurants will open in all locations, the broker who handled the sales said.

Suffolk Theater will require COVID vaccination or negative test to attend events

Guests at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead will need to provide their vaccination card, Excelsior Pass or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the event to enter the venue. The first two shows of the theater’s reopening are scheduled for next weekend.

Local restaurant helps relieve stress on LI power grid — and gets paid to do it

The Cooperage Inn generates its own power when PSEG-LI needs to reduce energy load in times of stress on the electric grid. "I'm like a mini power plant," restaurant owner Jonathan Perkins said.

First National Bank LI opens first branch on the East End in downtown Riverhead

First National Bank of Long Island has opened its first East End branch in downtown Riverhead at 140 East Main Street at the corner of East Avenue.

Long Island’s last independent hospital inks affiliation agreement with NYU Langone

Long Island Community Hospital in East Patchogue, Long Island's last independent community hospital, will become part of NYU Langone's health system under an agreement announced this week.

All-vegan brewery Übergeek enters Riverhead’s tasting room scene with fresh brews and fresh ideas

Übergeek Brewing Company opened its tasting room doors in April at 400 Hallett Riverhead, the former Moustache Brewing Company location.

PeraBell Food Bar closes Riverhead location

PeraBell Food Bar has closed its Riverhead location. The building has been sold to an investor and the closing took place on Tuesday, according to Isaac Israel of Richmond Realty, who said he is seeking a tenant for the "turnkey" restaurant property.

Outdoor dining to continue in downtown Riverhead this summer

Outdoor dining in downtown Riverhead will continue through at least Sept. 30 — and town officials are discussing allowing it permanently.

Lidl opens its doors in Riverhead with music, giveaways and a grand-opening celebration

It’s not too often ribbon-cuttings and grand openings are this much fun. Lidl, the deep-discount German grocer that’s been rapidly expanding in the U.S. since 2017, opened its doors on Route 58 in Riverhead this morning with great fanfare. Here's a peek inside.