What Kind of Store Does Huntington Station Need?

Some changes are already happening but what kind of retail does the area need?

With a organized to oppose a request for another such store, the going upscale and looking at the old Huntington Townhouse site for a store, we wonder:

What kind of retail establishment should be encouraged for Huntington Station or nearby neighborhoods? Or other kind of business? What would you like to see developed here?

Please tell us in the comments.

Stacey P August 15, 2012 at 09:57 PM
We need a toy store. Getting rid of Toys R Us has left a large gap, as well as getting rid of Barnes and Nobel, when it comes to getting a birthday gift for a child.
Jessi10 August 15, 2012 at 11:37 PM
Affordable stores please! Target is good, but I would like to see a Forever 21 and other similar stores in the mall instead of all these expensive places I could never shop at.
Jessi10 August 15, 2012 at 11:37 PM
Yes, I miss Barnes and Noble :(
Kristine McNally August 16, 2012 at 03:31 AM
Scott August 16, 2012 at 03:44 AM
Agreed, Barnes & Noble needs to come back. Stores aimed at area residents instead of catering to this mystical upscale.
Shannon August 16, 2012 at 03:53 AM
Def bring back toys r us my kids are so upset!!! But if they did it again they really need to step it up a notch for sure! I would love to see a FRESH shop for me o course!!
Jenny August 16, 2012 at 04:05 AM
An Aldi would be great. Drove to smith haven today and the price difference for bAsic groceries was fantastic .
AS Huntington August 16, 2012 at 10:45 AM
Trader Joes, Meat Farms, Uncle Guiseppe's and a decent pizza place please!
Lauren La Franca August 16, 2012 at 01:58 PM
Walmart, or I definitely second an Uncle Giuseppe's!
Huntington August 16, 2012 at 03:15 PM
I wonder who, in such a terrible economy they think is going to spend money in all these upscale stores. Between the cost of living and maintaining a home on long island, and food and gas prices always on the rise, who has all this spare cash to parade around in $100 jeans and $200 shoes?? I agree we could use a toy store and and a good bookstore! With all these iPads, iPhones.. ithis and ithat, my kids aren't going to know how to read a real book or play with a real toy! Let the Range Rover/Porsche/Mercedes crowd head down to the Woodbury Commons for their over priced "must show off" items. Huntington could use real stores for real people.
Josie August 16, 2012 at 09:08 PM
ctabacco August 16, 2012 at 10:27 PM
Toys 'r Us, Burlington Coat Factory Century 21 Uncle Guiseppe's
ctabacco August 16, 2012 at 10:29 PM
While Barnes & Nobel was nice Book Revue is my bookstore of choice!
June M. August 18, 2012 at 03:26 PM
Agreed! I found a great pizza place in Huntington Station, though - DaVinci's on Depot Road next to 7-11.
June M. August 18, 2012 at 03:38 PM
Bring TOYS R US back!! PLEASE!!! (Updated, of course) I also miss a good book store as well. Whole Foods Market, Fairway or Trader Joe's (store with a big selection of reasonably priced natural and organic foods). I'd like to check out a Burlington or Century 21 too. Christmas Tree Shoppe or Home Goods would be awesome too. I agree - more stores that give a greater value for your dollar are needed in this area...not these upscale unattainable stores coming to the mall.


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