Ravaged by flood waters during Hurricane Sandy just over a month ago, Tre Palms, the Babylon restaurant owned by West Islip resident Danny O'Donnell, celebrated its reopening on Thursday.
Despite suffering severe damage, O'Donnell said the business was able to bounce back through the kindness of volunteers.
A limited menu will be available for the first few weeks, but will expand as new equipment arrives.
Read more here: Tres Palms Reopening on Thursday Night
Some good news for local business owners: Earlier this week, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced the County Department of Health Services will waive permit and application fees for locals whose businesses were destroyed or damaged during Sandy.
Read more here: Suffolk Waives Rebuilding Fees for Sandy Victims
The Bohlsen Group recently donated a portion of the proceeds from their special "Think Pink" menu to the West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition. The menus, which featured antioxidant-rich ingredients, are offered each year at all six of the group's restaurants.
Read more: Bohlsen Group Donates "Think Pink" Proceeds to WIBCC
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