Riverside Rediscovered community organizer Siris Barrios, who has worked for five years on Riverside revitalization efforts is leaving her post at the end of this month.
Construction is underway of a mixed-use building on the Riverside traffic circle site where the long-vacant Riverboat Diner stood.
Though the subject of the public hearing was a generic environmental impact statement on a revitalization plan, Riverside-Flanders residents, bearing posters depicting derelict buildings and complaining of drugs, prostitution and crime, pleaded with the Southampton Town Board for action.
In Riverside, imagining a place for community: art, poetry, music and games at first outdoor event in memory
Riverside threw itself a little party yesterday. It was the first outdoor event held in the struggling hamlet in a very long time — maybe even the first one ever. Story and photos.
Meet Riverside, revitalized: shops, restaurants, a riverfront promenade – building blocks of a vibrant community
This is where the rubber meets the road. The ambitious revitalization plan known as Riverside Rediscovered, more than a year in the making, must now be incorporated into law so that the vision laid out by planners and embraced by the community can become reality.