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Alive on 25 will move to Friday nights this summer, in schedule of downtown events that includes fireworks, art,...

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Moving the popular summer street festival to Friday nights will make it a great way to kick off the weekend for visitors and locals alike, Riverhead BID President Steve Shauger said.

Riverhead’s first Oktoberfest fills Grangebel Park

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Downtown Riverhead's first Oktoberfest was a big hit Saturday evening in Grangebel Park. Expect more downtown events tailored to showcase Riverhead's craft breweries, including a Halloween brewery crawl, the return of SantaCon and in 2022 the debut of the "Riverhead Ale Trail."

BID eyes space in town-owned building on Main Street

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The Riverhead BID Management Association is interested in the vacant storefront next to Craft'd in a building the town recently acquired.

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

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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.

Riverhead BID & PBMC launch new ‘Downtown Double’ fundraiser to aid health care heroes

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Tax-deductible donations will fund the purchase of gift cards health care workers can use at participating downtown businesses.
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Riverhead plans New Year’s Eve fireworks display downtown

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The Riverhead BID is planning a New Year's Eve fireworks display on the Peconic Riverfront this year.

Riverhead will honor its veterans with tribute banners on Main Street

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Riverhead Veterans Advisory Committee and the Riverhead BID are seeking applications for the Veterans Tribute Banner project. Honor a veteran with a banner to be displayed on Main Street in honor of Memorial Day or Veterans Day, beginning next year.

BID looks to help downtown restaurants survive cold weather with grants for tents & heaters

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Restaurants, still operating under 50% indoor capacity limits established by the governor’s executive order in response to the coronavirus pandemic, need outdoor dining to help them survive.

Dine on 25 debuts in downtown Riverhead Thursday evening

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Downtown Riverhead's first “Dine on 25” event takes place Thursday evening. Main Street will be closed to traffic from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Riverhead loses a champion of downtown revitalization: Raymond Pickersgill, 71

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Raymond Pickersgill, former Riverhead Business Improvement District president, died this morning at Stony Brook University Hospital, where he had been hospitalized with coronavirus.
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