Grapes and Greens
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.
In My Opinion
Guest column by Larry Simms questions propriety of town's settlement with Grapes and Greens/Cider House owner.
A new hard cidery on Sound Avenue with a tasting room and production facility got the green light from Riverhead Planning Board yesterday, ending months of contentious negotiations between the town and the owners of the ciderhouse.
Two new stores approved for Applebee’s site; Sound Avenue cidery plan poised for approval later this month
Two new stores will be built in the parking lot of the Applebee’s restaurant, following the Riverhead Planning Board’s approval last week of a revised version of a site plan originally approved in 1999.
Town Hall Notebook
A hearing that wasn’t, sort of: Residents, applicant turn out for second round on Riverhead Ciderhouse site plan
The hearing on the controversial Riverhead Ciderhouse site plan application was held open on April 1. Residents and the application showed up for round two of the hearing yesterday. It wasn't officially opened for comment, but everyone spoke anyway.
Baiting Hollow residents are worried that the proposed hard cider production/bottling facility and tasting room at the Grapes and Greens warehouse on Sound Avenue will be a "tourist magnet"