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Here’s a sneak peak inside Chef Marco Barrila’s Insatiable Eats Creative Kitchen

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Chef Marco Barrila is putting the finishing touches on his new Insatiable Eats Creative Kitchen on East Main Street and plans a grand opening celebration the middle of this month.

Riverhead farmers market pulls in a crowd on successful opening day: photos

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Over a thousand people came through the doors at the new location of the indoor farmers market in Riverhead on opening day today. Business was brisk from start to finish and the atmosphere was electric, with shoppers and vendors alike upbeat and excited to be back. Photo slideshow.

Black Friday got off to a quiet start in Riverhead

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Despite stores being closed on Thanksgiving this year, Black Friday did not draw shoppers out early this morning in Riverhead. The National Retail Federation says consumer habits have been changing over the years and 2020 was a turning point.

Most stores will stay closed on Thanksgiving and open early Black Friday morning

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Most retail stores in Riverhead will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, and open on Black Friday beginning at 5 a.m.

Riverhead farmers market to reopen Saturday in its new Main Road location

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East End Food Institute’s indoor farmers market will reopen Saturday in its new location, the former Homeside Florist and Greenhouses site on Main Road and Route 105 in Riverhead.

North Fork vineyard workers make history as first farm laborers union in the state

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Workers at Pindar Vineyards in Peconic this fall became the first farm workers to organize and form a union under the 2019 Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act. Workers, the Long Island Farm Bureau and the union weigh in on what this will mean for farm workers and farm owners in the local region.

Riverhead IDA approves financial assistance for Island Water Park

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Island Water Park, a proposed "extreme water sports park" on a 46-acre site in Calverton adjacent to Riverhead’s Veterans Memorial Park, gained approval from the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency yesterday of its application for financial assistance, including a 10-year property tax abatement, and mortgage recording and sales tax exemptions.

Business suites hosting mostly beauty professionals opens its doors downtown

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Supervisor Yvette Aguiar and members of the town board joined the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the the grand opening of Meraki Creative Suites in the former post office building on West Second Street.

Apple Honda raises $6,100 for North Fork Breast Health Coalition during annual fundraiser

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Apple Honda has now raised a total of $71,642 for the North Fork Breast Health Coalition since 2013 through the dealership's month-long October fundraising campaign.

Sound Avenue vineyard’s expansion plans shot down by planning board in split vote

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After hearing opposition from residents and civic associations, the Riverhead Planning Board voted 3-2 to deny Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyards' site plan application last week, over concerns about noise from outdoor music.
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