There was an excruciating monthlong wait for the last of the state's announcements of Downtown Revitalization Initiative grants. Today, Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin announced Riverhead has won a $10 million grant to help the town move forward with plans for a town square on the riverfront and other revitalization measures.
Riverhead Town has been awarded a $10 million grant from New York State’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative program, which will go toward major town-sponsored improvement projects like the town square and transit-oriented development near the railroad station.
The Riverhead Lions Club 69th Santa Parade and and the town's 21st annual holiday bonfire are set to take place Saturday, Dec. 11.
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.
Downtown Riverhead’s “Holiday Hop” pub crawl will take place at several Riverhead restaurants and craft beverage locations on Friday.
Downtown Riverhead’s Halloween themed pub crawl, aptly named “Crawloween”, will take place at several Riverhead restaurants and craft beverage locations tomorrow night.
Community residents, business owners and government officials turned out to watch a heavy equipment operator begin demolition a long-vacant, blighted building on Main Street in Riverhead Monday, where the town plans to create a town square in the hope of spurring downtown revitalization.