Plans converting the “mini-mall” at 20 and 22 Hampton Road into a market—with Citarella poised to take over the space—are being considered by the Southampton Village Planning Board. A public hearing for the site plan is scheduled for Monday, March 4.
Having a new market downtown could have a direct effect on several business owners. Those who currently rent space in the mini-mall would have to move out, and surrounding delis and markets could face direct competition from a popular store that has locations in East Hampton, Bridgehampton and Manhattan.
If the plans gets the green light, the applicant, Elka LLC., which is owned by Arturo Quiros, will be able... more