Movers and Shakers: Businesses That Opened, Closed or Moved in 2012

A look back at some of the changes that businesses made in 2012.

Take A Walk Elsewhere For Comfortable Shoes (Empty in Port Jeff)

Long Island Comfort Shoes moves uptown.

New Store Bringing Olive Oil and Spices to Port Jefferson

Will replace The Pink Grasshopper boutique at 230 East Main Street.

Crepe and Rice Pudding Bar Planned to Replace Eat Piada

Opening November, 2012, owners plan to serve crepes and rice pudding.

New Owner Unwraps The Red Sled Christmas Shoppe

After the previous owner retired, Kathy Fahy’s love of Christmas inspired her to keep the tradition alive in Port Jefferson village.

Bench Warmer's Looking Beyond Location's Troubled History

Famed location now under new ownership focusing on its extensive menu and friendly atmosphere.

After more than a year of prep, Turkish cafe opens for business.

White Castle Closes Mt. Sinai Location; Chain Considers Returning to Area

Restaurant chain open to new location in the area.

Imagine Gallery Moves From Chandler Square to East Main Street

Owner John Diaz envisions his new location as a part of an emerging “cultural corner” across from Long Island Music Hall of Fame.

Engagement Not Economy is Reason For Closing of Chantilly Lace on Main Street

Owner Jodi Mooney, of Mt. Sinai, is getting married and moving to Philadelphia.

Dunkin' Donuts Replacing White Castle in Mt. Sinai

New drive-thru Dunkin' opening shortly.

Lavender Fields reopened in a smaller studio with a parking lot on Main Street.

Retro Restaurant is Newest Eatery to Open in Harbor Square Mall

After several others failed to make a go of it, new owners think they have the right formula for success with Twilight Cafe.

Tangerine Chinese and Japanese Cuisine was open for 26 years at its location in Port Jefferson Commons, though left after its lease expired. What would you like to see take its place?

Builder: Old Hi-Lite Diner Site Will Be Best Looking Corner in Port Jeff Station

Saying it will go from one of the worst corners in Port Jefferson Station to one of the best, developer Jim Tsunis addressed the Port Jefferson-Terryville Civic Association at their monthly meeting to update members on work at the southeast intersection of Old Town Road and Route 347.

Owner saw a niche to fill for tourists and residents. 

Costa de Espana Announces on Facebook it's Closing its Doors

After more than 28 years in the village, restaurant says it's closing in March.

Kinkade Still A Bright Light For Port Jeff’s Retail Art Business

New owners see gallery as a destination for many coming to the village.

Deli Owner Trades Corporate Chain For Cozy Café

Custom Café on West Broadway brings traditional deli to Port Jefferson.

Shabby Chic Boutique Owner Leaving On A Jet Plane [Empty in Port Jefferson]

Chandler Square boutique leaves an opening in popular outdoor walking mall.

David Waters March 14, 2013 at 02:34 PM
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