Rausch and Long Island Community Foundations Partner to Expand Tourism in Riverhead
In recent years, a consistent theme has emerged in Riverhead: marketing the town as a destination for shoppers and vacationers.
To reach that goal, community members have partnered with Sustainable Long Island, a non-profit economic development organization, and Long Island Arts Alliance, a network of art organizations. Their focus is on expanding tourism — which includes drawing visitors from New York City and promoting Riverhead as a place people plan their vacations around — and emphasizing the town’s arts and culture services.
The organizations, along with representatives from local stakeholders such as Tanger Outlets, Hampton Jitney and the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce, gathered in April at Hotel Indigo East End to discuss the current state of the town, as well as its goals...