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East End Business Book: Peconic Y on the Horizon

See what business news you missed on the East End this past week.

For the past few weeks we've been running our , a wrap-up of the week's news from Greenport to Riverhead to Montauk, with each Patch site's most compelling story. We thought it might interest our readers if we added in a weekly business wrap-up, so you're in the know on which businesses are coming and going in the area. In doing so, we'll reserve the East End Report for anything from big decisions in town halls to interesting profiles of people on the East End.

Let us know if you have any news tips you'd like to see reported by emailing your local Patch editor. And for the small business owners out there, one way to market your small business is by

RIVERHEAD

After an arduous 15-year search for the right piece of land on which to build a YMCA, members of the Peconic Y said this week they've found a willing seller on an 8.8-acre plot of land on Route 25 in Aquebogue, and a piece of land they believe would be a great fit. The next step is getting the project through Town Hall.

SOUTHAMPTON

Despite a Jan. 31 deadline to move out of its spot in the Shopping Cove in the heart of Sag Harbor village, café and coffee roaster Java Nation had not budged as of Wednesday, Feb. 1.

According to manager Carolina Perez, Java Nation is “squatting” at the moment, but the café owners are in talks to move to the  building on Washington Steet. Perez said while the Shopping Cove landlord, Bruce Slovin, is not happy about Java Nation still being there, the café owners have a good lawyer.  Slovin could not be reached for comment.

WESTHAMPTON-HAMPTON BAYS

After a soft opening for mostly friends and family this past weekend,expanded its , opening its doors on Monday at the former location in the Waldbaum’s shopping center in Mattituck, 

EAST HAMPTON

, a decades-old East Hampton Village staple, is closing its doors on Feb. 24.

According to , owner Everett Griffiths had been thinking about closing for sometime. Signs behind the counter let customers know he had made up his mind.

NORTH FORK

, currently of Southold and Southampton, is planning on adding a third retail location in downtown Riverhead by the summer. Owner Keith Kouris said he's been looking in Riverhead for about a year and was hoping to get a bigger space to include a production facility, but is still looking forward to opening up a bakery on Main Street, across from . He hopes to be open by mid-June.

Karin Immerman February 07, 2012 at 12:14 AM
too bad Southampton doesnt have a facikity with a competitin length pool.

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