Lidl Grand Opening Set Wednesday in East Northport

The grocery store chain Lidl has scheduled the grand opening of its East Northport store for Wednesday. The ribbon-cutting for the new store, at 560 Larkfield Road, is set for 7:40 a.m. Lidl is partnering with the John Theissen Children’s Foundation to raise money for Read More …

Long Island Restaurant Week to Start Sunday

Several Huntington restaurants are participating in Long Island Restaurant Week, which starts Sunday and extends through the following Sunday. Amid the pandemic, organizers have made a few changes to the popular tri-annual promotion to give restaurants more flexibility. In the past, all participating restaurants offered Read More …

Huntington Chamber of Commerce Member Spotlight: Tommy Tacos

Tommy Tacos, located at 821 New York Avenue in the Big H, is not your typical fast-casual taco restaurant. When you walk in, you’re immediately greeted with a creative, fun, expression of self. Owners Elisa and Tommy Stein visualized a space that spoke to their Read More …

Restaurants Adding Heat, Tent Sides to Extend Outdoor Dining Season

Outdoor seating has been a lifeline for those restaurants lucky enough to have an ample parking lot, a courtyard or sidewalk space nearby. The Town of Huntington relaxed its rules for outdoor seating, the weather has been largely dry and pleasant, and any restaurant that Read More …

Gourmet Coffee Roaster to Expand to Northport

Southdown Coffee is coming to Northport. The specialty coffee roaster, which launched its first shop in Huntington in 2014, expects to open in Northport in mid-October, according to owner Mark Boccard. The company is renovating the retail space at 72 Main St., formerly occupied by Read More …

Food Truck Market Coming to Whitman Mall

Walt Whitman Shops will begin hosting a food truck market, featuring foods ranging from jerk chicken to ice cream, zeppoles and funnel cakes.   The event will run for six weeks, Thursdays through Sundays.   “We decided the best method to keep all of our Read More …

Cafe to Debut With Menu Focusing on Healthful Food Choices

A new cafe, this one featuring a mostly vegetarian menu, is getting ready to debut in Huntington Village.   Roots Juice Bar and Cafe, at 392 New York Ave., is owned by Seth Sloan, who said he saw a need in the village for healthy Read More …