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Business Beat: Eateries Shaking and Moving; Salon Expanding

Catch up on some of the biggest business headlines from the past week in northern and central Suffolk.

MILLER PLACE

Scorpion Grill Owner Hopes to Deliver Something for Everyone

Entering a location with a lot of turnover in the past few years, with the latest casualty  Rocky Point native John Henry hopes his first foray into the restaurant business, Scorpion Grill, can bring some stability to the Marshall's shopping center in Miller Place.

Henry, a former physical therapist who now lives in Port Jefferson, jokes that his first restaurant is a result of a mid-life crisis, which he even considered naming the restaurant.

COMMACK

Taco Bell Redesign Raises Issues for Smithtown Zoning Board

A proposal to revamp the design of Taco Bell in Commack is awaiting approval as Smithtown zoning board fears it could create traffic and parking problems.

HAUPPAUGE

Houlilhan’s Knocked Down to Become Miller’s Ale House

Miller's Ale House is under construction in Lake Grove at the former site of Houlihan's, which was recently knocked down to make room for the popular bar and grill chain.

SMITHTOWN

Construction is underway at Sivana Salon, with the hopes to have its new addition ready to cater to its expanding clientele by mid February.

Owner Steven Melito, who owns not only the salon but also the building where its located, said Sivana’s neighbor St. James Natural Food was looking to downsize roughly one year ago, prompting him to take the third store in the strip.

“As a businessman and someone who sets goals for myself I’m always looking to expand and to grow,” he said.

Edbo December 24, 2012 at 01:24 PM
Any news who is movng into the former Balley Gym location in Lake Grove?
Jim Bohleber December 24, 2012 at 01:32 PM
Does anybody know what happened to La Casa in Miller Place?

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