Many longtime residents likely had once purchased floral arrangements at the former West Islip Florist. But the property on Higbie Lane where the flower shop stood for many years remains empty.
The structure left vacant after West Islip Florist closed its doors was later destroyed in a fire, and the property’s owner removed the charred remains.
Not long after the flower shop closed, there was talk in the community that Starbucks was possibly interested in opening a coffee shop at the location. But those rumors never came to fruition.
In the latest installment of , West Islip Patch would like your input on the type of business you would like to see on this empty parcel of land.