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The Griffing Hotel

The Griffing Hotel

Griffing Hotel, Riverhead

Described as Riverhead’s “first hostelry” in a 1972 pamphlet celebrating the town’s bicentennial, Griffing Hotel was founded around 1748 by the Griffing family, which maintains a downtown presence with Griffing Hardware. The inn stood on Main Street near Griffing Avenue, opposite the former Riverhead Theater. (more…)

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KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Sparkling Pointe will once again feature wine and cupcakes this Valentine's Day weekend.

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Sparkling Pointe will once again feature wine and cupcakes this Valentine’s Day weekend.

Yeah, yeah, we know. Valentine’s Day is still a month away.

You’ll hit up the Hallmark store on your way home from work that day, grab a card and a box of chocolates, and she’ll be happy.

Trust us though, there are much better ways to impress the Mrs. on the North Fork this Valentine’s Day week. There’s also awesome packages to put a smile on the face of the man in your life — and the kiddies, too — this Feb. 10-17. (more…)