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MAP & PLAN: Purchase Street Closure Starts Tuesday, June 23rd

The downtown section of Rye's Purchase Street and Second Street (the street between Purdy and the train station) will be closed starting this Tuesday,...

Will Downtown Purchase Street Become a Pedestrian Plaza?

Will Purchase Street be closed to car traffic and turned into a pedestrian plaza with outdoor dining? (PHOTO: An empty Purchase Street may be closed...

Rye Grill & Bar to Re-Open Thursday

A bit of good news. The Rye Grill & Bar is set to re-open on Thursday, May 14th for takeout and curbside pickup. The Rye...

Chamber of Commerce & Mayor Launch Help for Local Rye Businesses

On Monday the Rye Chamber of Commerce will launch a new initiative, in collaboration with Mayor Josh Cohn’s new Committee to aid Rye Businesses,...

Mannequins Standing Sentry on Purchase Street

Thursday morning, when this writer went for a long, solitary eight mile walk across Rye, there were more mannequins than people on Purchase Street. It...

Byrne-ing Up Takeout Scene, School Boss Eats Out

Rye school boss Eric Byrne is doing his part to sustain the local takeout scene by carefully eating his way through town. It takes a...

In Wake of COVID-19, Rye Bar & Grill Lays Off 70, Closes for Now

In the wake of COVID-19, Rye Bar & Grill has let go its 70 employees and - at least for now - closed its...

Blue Tulip Chocolates, a 7-Year Staple on Purchase Street, Closes

Blue Tulip Chocolates, at 137 Purchase Street, has closed. In a note to patrons, owner Diane A. Holland did not provide a reason for the...

Papyrus: Don’t Have a Card for This One – Purchase Store is Closing in Wake of Bankruptcy

Papyrus, the greeting card and stationery chain on Purchase Street, will close at the end of this month. The Rye location, at the corner of...

Rye’s Serendipity Labs Plots Additional Expansion

Serendipity Labs, a co-working / shared office company founded and based in Rye, recently announced it will continue its expansion. The firm intends to...