Sonic Restaurant tried to open in Nesconset, a move contested by residents that was ultimately denied by the Town of Smithtown. Here are all the stories on the issue posted by Patch.
Smithtown BZA Votes Down Sonic's Plans for Nesconset
Fast-food drive-in Sonic will not be one of several restaurants opening in near Smith Haven Mall.
Nesconset Residents Call Town Board to Take Action in Sonic Battle
Nesconset residents are demanding action from Smithtown Town officials in a renewed pledge to fight Sonic's application to open a restaurant off Alexander Avenue.
POLL: Is Sonic's Possible Nesconset Site Ideal? [PHOTOS]
More than 250 Nesconset residents showed their opposition to proposed plans to build a Sonic on the corner of Middle County Road and Alexander Avenue in June to express concerns that the site location would generate heavy traffic, noise, smell and litter in their neighborhood.
Sonic Owner Tries to Reassure Nesconset Residents
Among a crowd of outraged Nesconset residents, Sonic franchiser owner took to the podium in efforts to alleviate local concerns and fears.
Nesconset Residents Outraged Over Sonic Proposal
Nesconset residents’ opposition to plans to bring a Sonic restaurant to the area quickly turned into outrage as residents felt their complaints fell on deaf ears at June 26 town meeting.
Nesconset Taxpayers Association Blasts Sonic Proposal
A proposal to bring a Sonic restaurant is being met with opposition by the Nesconset Taxpayers Association, a local civic.
Smithtown ZBA to Hold Public Hearing on Sonic Plans [POLL]
Town of Smithtown residents have an opportunity to share their thoughts on whether Nesconset should become the second town on Long Island to have a Sonic restaurant.
Town Mulls Sonic Proposal for Nesconset
A public hearing for a 2,100 square-foot Sonic restaurant in Nesconset, at the southeast corner of Middle Country Road and Alexander Avenue, was scheduled for June in front of the town's Zoning Board of Appeals.