Business News Nearby: Southampton Company Enters Martha Stewart Contest

Plus, Dick's Sporting Goods soon to open in Riverhead.

A groundbreaking for Dick's Sporting Goods was held in July. Photo Credit: Saber Real Estate Advisers
A groundbreaking for Dick's Sporting Goods was held in July. Photo Credit: Saber Real Estate Advisers
Here's a look at the past week's business news that made headlines in and around your community.

Westhampton Beach

New Year-Round Grille Opens In Hampton Bays

There is a new place to grab some grub in Hampton Bays — Backbar Grille, 78 Foster Ave. The new 90-seat eatery, which opened about two weeks ago, is owned by Tim Burke, also the owner of the Lobster Grill in Southampton and 230 Elm in Southampton Village.


Southampton Soap Looks for Votes in Martha Stewart Contest

With the help of clicks from fans, the owners of the two-year-old Southampton Soap Company hopes to win $10,000 to help their business grow through a Martha Stewart Living Contest.

East Hampton

Donations Needed for Columbus Day Wekeend Fireworks Show in Montauk

After one of the most successful fireworks fundraising seasons in recent memory, the Montauk Chamber of Commerce has decided to move forward with its fall fireworks display. Laraine Creegan, the executive director, asked for donations in a letter to members on Monday.

North Fork

Chefs Come Together For North Fork Table Owner Battling ALS

In times of adversity, North Fork chefs and farmers come together in a resounding show of love. And that's just what they're doing to help Gerry Hayden, chef and co-founder of Southold's North Fork Table, known for its culinary excellence, in his fight against ALS.


Dick's Sporting Goods Opening Soon In Riverhead

Dick's Sporting Goods is coming soon to Route 58 in Riverhead, expected to open this fall. The store will feature Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour, athletic and outdoor footwear and the latest gear for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting and fishing.


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