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Business Beat: Blink Fitness and Roots Bistro Gourmand Open

Two new businesses breathe new life into the West Islip business scene.

West Islip has two new businesses this week, as both Blink Fitness and Roots Bistro Gourmand open their doors to eager patrons.

, located in the South Bay Commons, will open for previews on Saturday. New and potential members can tour the sleek, modern fitness complex and commit to the gym if they choose. Stay tuned for Patch's annoucenment on Blink's grand opening in the near future.

In the culinary world, made its mark on the West Islip scene when they fired up the kitchen earlier this week. They're currently serving up modern French cuisine for dinner Tuesday through Sunday.

Another business rumoured to be moving into West Islip is Dunkin' Donuts. We were offered a tip that the mega-chain might be moving just a few doors down from Blink Fitness. If it does, would you get your morning coffee fix there?

Each week Patch offers up gossip, tidbits of news and sightings in the West Islip community. Heard something that’s between a rumor and fact, let us know and we’ll check it out. Is there a community issue you’d like help solving? Let us know by emailing kaitlyn.piccoli@patch.

Marianne Bowden August 25, 2012 at 11:18 PM
Hmmm Dunkin Donuts next to a gym, who planned that one? BTW is Roots the old Parkwood Cafe which was the old Herman's Captree House?
Chris F August 26, 2012 at 12:38 PM
The Dunkin Donuts will be located where the Blink Fitness early signup location is currently located. It used to be a nail salon.
Pat Rich August 26, 2012 at 11:08 PM
Isn't there a Dunkin Donuts in the King Kullen shopping center?

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