11/14/17 6:03am

Matthew Forrest wants to spread his philosophy on health and wellness to the Riverhead community

The Riverhead resident opened Feelin O2 Good, a Riverside oxygen bar and wellness center, at the beginning of October with the hope of helping anyone who walks through its doors live a healthier, happier life.

“The four pillars of wellness I primarily focus on through this venue are alkalinity, oxygenation, supplementation and detoxification,” Forrest said. “[With] these four pillars incorporated into somebody’s personal life, you’re guaranteed to have a degree of wellness.” (more…)

11/11/17 6:00am


Editor’s note: Sunday Records is expected to open this Sunday, November 12. This story was originally published in the Riverhead News-Review in August.

An East Moriches couple’s love of records is culminating in a plan to bring a new record store to downtown Riverhead.

“A good old fashioned record store like you used to walk into back in the ’70s and early ’80s,” said Brian Volkman of his plans. “Just records. There aren’t any CDs or anything else.” (more…)

11/01/17 6:06am
North Fork Trolley Polar Express

The North Fork Trolley’s Polar Express. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Put on your pajamas and grab your golden ticket — The Polar Express is chugging back into town.

The North Fork Trolley’s Polar Express tour, which takes participants on a 75-minute round-trip journey to a fictional version of the North Pole, will once again depart Riverhead’s The All Star bowling alley on multiple dates this season. Due to its popularity, the tour has added a second pickup location at The Omni on County Road 39A in Southampton. (more…)

10/19/17 6:01am

Moustache Brewing Co. owners Matt and Lauri Spitz inside the new brewery space. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Moustache Brewing Co., the tiny Riverhead craft beer producer with a large loyal following, is about to grow fourfold.

Co-owners Lauri and Matt Spitz announced earlier this week that they have signed a lease to take over the rest of the building that houses their Hallet Avenue operation, increasing their footprint from 1,400- to roughly 5,600-square-feet.

“We have been cramped in our space since a year after we opened,” Ms. Spitz said. “I have an office now, which is really exciting. I used to work on a pile of boxes.” (more…)