On Thursday, Nov. 12, community groups met to unveil the progress in creating a vibrant downtown in Port Washington. Residents for a More Beautiful Port Washington (Residents) hosted the event at the plaza in front of Ayhan’s Mediterranean Marketplace on lower Main Street. The event was attended by Town of North Hempstead politicians, members of the Port Washington Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Port Washington Business Improvement District (BID).
Several new business owners, Lisa Yeung-Ng of Sylvan Learning on Main Street and Helen Leib of the Blue Moon Project were there, as well as veteran business owner Ayhan Hassan, owner of Shish Kebab, Ayhan’s Mediterranean Market and the new f.i.s.h. on Main Street. Hassan’s f.i.s.h. benefited from the restoration project with the restoration of the original dentil moldings, addition of three planter benches and historic chain lighting with LED bulbs to the historic 100-plus-year-old building on Main Street that f.i.s.h. is located in. [Read more…]