The 16-year-old structure is being torn down this April to make room for 75 units of budget-friendly residential properties, which will be built by The D&F Development Crew and expected to be ready for use by May 2020.
Instead of luxury villas, guests were housed in flimsy tents with soaking wet mattresses from rain the night before. Along with having insufficient hygiene facilities there was a lack of running water.
89 North, a bar in Patchogue, is typically a music venue built for a fun night out. But on Tuesday evenings and Sunday mornings, its dance floor and black wooden stage transform into the unlikely location of mass, held by a Christian-based group called The Harbor Church.