Last weekend, , infusing local dollars to local businesses on a cold, lightly snowy Saturday morning.
The group met in a parking lot downtown, took a photo with their $20 bills, and hit up Main Street shops from to to
Nancy Swett, founder of iloveriverhead, said she read about a Jan. 28 Bellport cash mob and wanted to hold another before Valentine's Day. The quick turnaround - less than two weeks - left some commenters saying they would have attended, had they known about it in advance.
Swett said in a Tuesday interview that she may organize another one on National Cash Mob Day, reported to be March 24 - though she said she hadn't thought too much about it.
Cash mobs have taken flight nationwide, and a few have hit Long Island as of late. Following Bellport's and Riverhead's, The Huntington Chamber of Commerce is .
We're curious: would you attend another cash mob downtown? Let us know in the comments.