Business Wrap Up: New Tea Bar, Storefront Closing

Plus, a popular eatery in West Babylon shutting down.

Coastal Island Treasures has been a mainstay along the business district for many years. Credit: Joan Hitz.
Coastal Island Treasures has been a mainstay along the business district for many years. Credit: Joan Hitz.

Here’s a look at some of the top business stories in your community and nearby communities this week.


Floor Plans, Starting Rent Price Announced For New Village

The recently unveiled New Village at Patchogue website has added the floor plans for studio through three bedroom apartments coming to the former Swezey’s Department store location. However, what really has readers abuzz is the starting rent price of $2,050 announced on the property’s Facebook Page. 

Tritec Real Estate Company’s Chief Operating Officer Rob Loscalzoclarified to Patch Friday that rents will actually range from $1,350 or $2,900+ with several price levels in between, and that he will be speaking with his team to fix the previous announcement.


Business Spotlight: New Tea Bar Arrives in West Sayville

West Sayville is home to a new business, The Pleasures of Tea & Infuse Tea Bar, which will open its doors this weekend for a soft launch and hold a grand opening the last weekend in August.

The tea store opens in former location of American Cheese on Montauk Highway.

Babylon Village

Coastal Island Treasures Closing Up DPA Storefront

Coastal Island Treasures, a gifts and stationary store that sells various gifts with nautical themes, will close up the Deer Park Avenue storefront by the end of the season, according to the owner.

Wally Levins, the owner of the business, announced the imminent departure from a physical storefront on the shop’s Facebook page on Friday.


Classic American Restaurant Closed, Up for Sale

The popular Classic American Restaurant in West Babylon has closed down and been put up for sale, owners confirmed via Facebook this week.

“Yes it's true,” noted co-owner Colleen Gaertner on the business’ Facebook page. “I would like to thank all of our employees, friends, family and loyal customers for [their] support and patronage for the last 13 years. It has been our pleasure to serve you! Thank You!”


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