11 Business Stories in Miller Place-Rocky Point from 2012

We review some of the business news from the past year.

Moe's Southwest Grill to Take Over Old Taco Bell in Rocky Point

After the old Taco Bell building was left vacant for years, the community was excited to hear in January that Moe's Southwest Grill would be taking over.

Moe's Southwest Grill Targets Early Summer Opening

After Patch announced that Moe's Southwest Grill was on its way, Moe's told Patch on Twitter (@Moes_HQ) that they were hoping to open in the early summer. Once the restaurant opened, lines were out the door.

Rocky Point Artisan Brewers Now Licensed

Popular local beer nuts, the Rocky Point Artisan Brewers, were finally licensed over the Summer and began selling their crafts to local restaurants and distributors.

After the Beanberry Caffe in Miller Place officially closed down, it was announced that the owners were looking to sell...

...and it was sold and became Crazy Beans Coffee Shop and Bar, which opened in late October.

Property Owner's Appeal of Rocky Point Drive-In Decision Denied

Almost three months after it was announced that the Town of Brookhaven won it's litigation with the Rocky Point Drive-In owner to retain recreational zoning, it was announced that an appeal by the owner has been denied by the New York State Supreme Court.

Would You Support a Target in Rocky Point?

Later in the Summer, the developers for the owner of the vacant Drive-In/Driving Range on 25A in Rocky Point held an information session at Majestic Gardens Monday for proposed development of a Target store.

Miller Place Verizon Latest Dead Zone

The Verizon Wireless location in Miller Place shut down and became reportedly one of many Verizon franchises now closed on Long Island following a contract dispute.

When Play N Trade in Miller Place closed down, the vacant space led to two businesses relocating. Dee Jo's More Than Pet Supplies moved into the vacant Play N Trade location next door in the Friendly's Shopping Center, and the Rocky Point Sprint store moved from it's location on the corner of Route 25A and Rocky Point-Yaphank Road into the Dee Jo's location.

Capital One Closing One of its Rocky Point Branches

The Capital One west branch at 75 Route 25A in Rocky Point closed down for good on Oct. 5 and the branch consolidated with the eastern branch located at 366 Route 25A.

Ging's Nursery Set to Reopen in March

After being closed for years, Ging's Nursery reopened for the 2011 holiday season and then announced at the beginning of 2012 that it would reopened for good in March.


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