Catch up on the latest business developments over the past week from around the East End:
Andrew Mendelson, a developer looking to bring a new supermarket to Westhampton Beach, was back before the Westhampton Beach Village Board last Thursday, asking the board to once again consider his petition to amend the village's zoning law to allow for a 40,000-square-foot supermarket on 4.2 acres that he owns on Old Riverhead Road.
Peconic Landing: $45 Million Expansion Construction Set For December
a high-end retirement community with assisted living for the elderly in Greenport, has announced that construction on a $45 million expansion project will begin this December.
The expansion will feature 16 new private skilled nursing accommodations, including a common area with country kitchen, dining area, great room and activity area. A 16-suite memory support assisted living wing for those with cognitive impairment will be set in a similar neighborhood style.
Interior Facelift Coming for Nick & Toni's
Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton is turning 25 years old this year, an incredible feat for a restaurant anywhere, and the owners are kicking off a celebration with an interior facelift.
The Mediterranean inspired restaurant will close on Monday to undergo interior renovations that the owners hope will modernize the dining area and bar, while still keeping in line with its classic, yet rustic menu.
Roman Roth Named Partner at Wölffer Estate Vineyard
Roman Roth, the winemaker and technical director of Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack, now has another title: partner.
Joey and Marc Wölffer, who assumed ownership of their late father's vineyard on Jan. 1, recently named Roth the sole partner.
Roth's independent Merlot and Riesling wines produced with his wife, Dr. Dushy Roth, under the label The Grapes of Roth, in Sag Harbor, will become part of the Wölffer brand.
Peconic Ballet Theatre Celebrates Grand Opening In Riverhead
The arts continue to flourish in downtown Riverhead.
The brand-new Peconic Ballet Theatre opened its doors at 71 East Main St.4 in January, offering a professional dance education to students of all ages.
According to Christiana Bitonti, artistic director of PBT, a grand opening celebration, complete with ribbon cutting, will be held on March 8 at 4:30 p.m. After the ceremony, a short performance will be given by the company and apprentice students; guests will have the opportunity to meet the company and teaching artists.