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Golfer beats 12,000-1 odds, sinks a hole-in-one and wins a new SUV from Riverhead GMC

In 20 years of offering a car as a hole-in-one prize at golf outings at least 10 times a year, Riverhead GMC never had a golfer sink the ball into the cup with one swing — until this summer.

Raymour & Flanigan buys former Toys ‘R’ Us site in Riverhead

The 3.8-acre site was sold for nearly $4.7 million to a subsidiary of the Liverpool, New York-based furniture retailer.
A majority of the Riverhead Town Board is agreeable to a builder's request to change the zoning of the former firehouse on Second Street to allow many more commercial uses. (Photo: Denise Civiletti)

Montauk Distilling Co. eyes production facility and tasting room at Second Street firehouse

The small-batch distillery will produce bourbon, vodka, gin and rum at the 3,800-square-foot space on Second Street, where it will also site a tasting room.

Grapes and Greens moves out of Baiting Hollow warehouse as J. Kings is sold to global food distributor Sysco

John King has relocated Grapes and Greens to Bohemia and sold his food service company. Riverhead Ciderhouse will continue in operation at its present site on Sound Avenue.

Planning board OKs site plan revision for Hobby Lobby store on Route 58

Plans for a Hobby Lobby store on Route 58 in Riverhead got a green light from the Riverhead Planning Board on Thursday, which agreed to amend the Garsten Retail site plan to shrink the building size by about 3,000 square feet, making way for occupancy by a single tenant.

Michelangelo’s opens with soft launch

The new Italian restaurant and pizzeria is conducting a soft opening this week, which the owners hope to keep low-key while they are training staff members.

Innovative program spans generations at Riverhead day care facility

The former Riverhead Country Day School building adjacent to Stotzky Park has taken on a new life — yes, it’s still a day care center but the hallway that connects the rooms in the north end of the building to those in the south end now bridges a generational gap that spans decades.

New brand, new focus: Riverhead Foundation becomes New York Marine Rescue Center with focus on sea turtles

The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research & Preservation today announced a name change and a new focus.

Riverhead auto dealership president named to lead state auto dealers association

Jane Millman, president of Riverhead Dodge, has been elected chairperson of the board of directors of the Greater New York Auto Dealership Association.

Popeyes to open in Riverhead Friday

Popeyes will open its doors in Riverhead tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. The 2,265-square-foot, 30-seat restaurant is located at 212 Old Country Road (Route 58), just west of DMV Plaza.
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