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Riverhead needs a movie theater and Riverhead will continue to push for one

by Jun 24, 2019
Supervisor: Theater company representatives have said Riverhead's demographics don't yet support development of a movie theater in Riverhead. But we are not giving up.

So close and yet so far: Movie theater plan at former Walmart site on the skids

by Jun 21, 2018
The owner of the property was not able to negotiate a deal with Regal Cinemas, according to an attorney for the owner.

Officials get first look at design concepts for multiplex theater and plaza makeover

by Apr 21, 2017
Riverhead Town officials got a first look at conceptual designs for a proposed multiplex movie theater and a makeover of Riverhead Plaza, former site of Walmart.

Movie theater coming to Route 58? Board to set hearing on code change to allow it

by Apr 28, 2016
Code amendments to allow movie theaters in the shopping center zoning use district will be up for a public hearing before the Riverhead Town Board on June 7.

Multi-screen movie theater plans taking shape for old Walmart site on Route 58

by Feb 11, 2016
Route 58 shopping center owner has drawn plans to build a new, freestanding multiscreen theater on eastern portion of shopping center site vacated by Walmart in December 2013, Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter says. Two freestanding restaurant pads are also proposed. A large portion of the existing plaza would be demolished.

Owner of former Wal-Mart site tells town officials two movie theater chains are interested in locating there

by Apr 7, 2015
The property owner met with Riverhead planning department officials today about code changes needed to allow a multi-screen movie theater to be built at the former Wal-Mart site on Route 58, Councilwoman Jodi Giglio said.

After a decade, Riverhead officials consider code change to allow movie theaters on Route 58 again

by Nov 18, 2014
Getting a movie theater built in Riverhead has proved to be an elusive goal, despite five town board permits being issued for proposed theaters since 1996 and behind-the-scenes negotiations by town officials with movie company executives and developers.