Food and retail shops will become — technically — the main attractions at the Long Island Aquarium, where the tanks and exhibits will be offered as something for members and paying guests to enjoy on their way to the aquarium's outdoor dining areas and outdoor retail shops.
The international Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums has granted accreditation to the L.I. Aquarium, which has been found to meet standards covering a dozen different areas, such as animal husbandry, training, water and environmental quality, education, scientific research, breeding and transportation.
The L.I. Aquarium is hosting the 17th Annual Oceans of Hope Las Vegas night dinner gala on Friday, July 14.
Riverhead Town Board yesterday unanimously approved a site plan to convert an East Main Street property into a restaurant and hotel.
L.I. Aquarium offers free admission to veterans, half-price for their families on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11
Veterans will be admitted free to the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11. Families accompanying veterans will receive half-price admission.
Owners of Riverhead aquarium and hotel tell Riverhead IDA the aquarium would close without further tax breaks. They seek a 10-year extension of tax abatement, which sunsets in four years, and also more tax breaks on a new 'boutique' hotel they hope to build across the street from their complex.