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Downtown Riverhead rolls out new digital gift card program in time for holiday giving

“Downtown Dollars” digital gift cards are a great way to spread holiday cheer and support local businesses and the local community, the Riverhead BID says,

Downtown pattern book is unveiled

The pattern book, written by the Pittsburgh-based planning firm Urban Design Associates, examines existing land uses, architectural design and public spaces in Downtown Riverhead and makes recommendations for the size, scale and character of future development.

Riverhead gun shop gains approval for indoor firearms testing range

The firearms testing container allows Baits & Barrels to test guns sold or repaired at the shop.

Che Argentinian Steakhouse, downtown’s newest restaurant, overcomes pandemic hurdles to find success

Che Argentinian Steakhouse, which opened in downtown's former Mazi space this spring, serves traditional Argentinian food in an upscale, trendy environment.

Riverhead police investigate reported armed robbery at West Main Street store

A man armed with a knife robbed the Stop & Go Mini Mart on West Main Street early this morning, Riverhead Town Police said.

‘Dine on 25’ event draws visitors downtown

The first 'Dine on 25' event drew visitors to downtown Riverhead for outdoor dining at restaurants along Main Street and the Peconic Riverfront.

A vision for the future of Main Street: what the planned town square might look like

Check out these 19 architect's renderings showing possible versions of a town square connecting Main Street to the riverfront.

Riverhead Town strikes deal to buy three Main Street buildings for $4.85 million

The town has negotiated the purchase of 117 East Main Street, and 121 East Main Street and a six-month option to purchase 127 East Main Street, according to a resolution to be taken up at Tuesday's Community Development Agency meeting.

Owners of Bagel Lovers, a Riverhead staple closed by COVID crisis, to retire after more than 30 years

After being shut down by the COVID crisis in March, Ro and Frank Murphy, who've operated the popular Bagel Lovers & Deli in Riverhead since 1990, have decided to retire rather than gear up to reopen. They've put their business up for sale. "It’s time to pass the baton to younger people,” Frank said.

Here’s your second chance to weigh in on the future of downtown Riverhead

Topics include the design and location of a town square to enhanced pedestrian safety, building heights and architectural styles. The anonymous survey takes about 10 minutes and will be open until June 15 at 5 p.m.
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