The building at 1948 Hempstead Turnpike that once housed WorkNWear, a retailer that specializes in work apparel and footwear, has remained vacant for more than three years.
The empty space, that is located in East Meadow Plaza, sits between Payless and North Shore Fitness.
Larry Samuels, owner of North Shore Fitness, said that he would like to see any type of business open.
"Anything that would be positive to East Meadow would be good because anything is better than a vacant store," he said. "I wanted to see the Sonic open in the plaza because I thought that would benefit East Meadow also, but that did not happen."
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Ruthie Spencer, an employee at the nearby Beach Bum Tanning Salon, said that she would like to see a Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts in the vacant space.
"We have so many places to eat and the convenience of a coffee store would be nice since we open at 7 a.m., when none of the other businesses are open," she said.
Peter Bruce, manager of said that he believes that a specialty store could do well in the plaza.
"There is a pretty wide range of stuff here, so a specialty store that sells name brands could work," he said.
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