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Michelangelo of Riverhead closes its doors

The restaurant, which opened less than six months before the pandemic struck, is "a victim of this pandemic," the restaurant posted on its Facebook page. The site. where three restaurants have opened and closed in the past decade, is being sold, a source close to the property owner said.

Suffolk Theater scrambling to book acts, aiming for September reopening

With the governor's announcement this week that most businesses, including theaters, will be allowed to operate at 100% capacity as of May 19, the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead got busy trying to book acts in a hurry. "Coordinating the dates has been like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube," theater owner Bob Castaldi said.

Board authorizes nearly $726,000 in borrowing to fix and repave downtown parking lots

The town board this week approved the necessary financing to complete more than $820,000 worth of improvements to six downtown Riverhead parking lots.

Riverhead approves bike-share program, which will likely launch in May

The town board yesterday approved an agreement to bring the PedalShare bike-share program to Riverhead. PedalShare has already acquired...

Riverhead launches community engagement website, seeking input for town square

The town is asking for input in an online survey and on an interactive map. It is also hosting its first Zoom meeting about the town square on April 1 at 6 p.m.

Full slate of events planned in downtown Riverhead this year (fingers crossed)

Downtown Riverhead is ready to host the full array of popular events that draw thousands of visitors to the riverfront business district each year — if pandemic restrictions on social gatherings allow them to take place.

Bike-share program back on track for downtown Riverhead and Veterans Memorial Park

A bike share program is coming to Riverhead after all. Riverhead signed onto Suffolk County’s fledgling bike...

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.