05/23/16 6:10am
Chefs Brian Burner and Dominick Scotto of JoeÕs Garage and Grill in downtown Riverhead prepare pork buns for Rotary Uncorked 2014. (Credit: Sonja Reinholt Derr)

Chefs Brian Burner and Dominick Scotto of Joe’s Garage and Grill in downtown Riverhead prepare pork buns for Rotary Uncorked 2014. (Credit: Sonja Reinholt Derr)

The Rotary Club of Riverhead will hold its 10th annual “Rotary Uncorked” benefit at Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead this Wednesday, May 25, from 6 to 9 p.m.

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12/27/15 6:01am
PeraBell Food Bar East in Riverhead . (Credit: Vera Chinese)

PeraBell Food Bar East in Riverhead . (Credit: Vera Chinese)

We’re counting down the top coolest stories of 2015 on northforker.com. We will publish one story on our list per day, every day, until Jan. 1.

Coming in at number 6 is the opening of PeraBell Food Bar, Mazi and Sonoma Grill East in downtown Riverhead. (more…)

11/17/15 6:10am

Revelers dressed as Santa filled downtown Riverhead Saturday. (Credit: Paul Squire)

You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry, you’d better not pout, I’m telling you why, SantaCon is coming to town  — again.

That’s right: Mark your calendars because Riverhead’s second annual SantaCon Pub Crawl is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5.

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08/27/15 5:24pm
Sonoma Grill opens in downtown Riverhead (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Sonoma Grill opens in downtown Riverhead.
(Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

The resurgence of Riverhead continues with the opening of the latest downtown restaurant, Sonoma Grill.

The new eatery is located at 300 E. Main St., which is the former home of The Riverhead Project. Owners Matt Demar and John Cestare also own a restaurant by the same name in Holtsville. (more…)