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Top 3: Blue Point breaks into most-shared-ever list

Blue Point Brewery expansion

Below are our Top 3 shared stories from last week based on social media figures — followed by the most all-time.

This past week saw our story about the Blue Point Brewing Company’s planned expansion pushing its way into the most-shared ever list. That story displaces our piece about the Painters’ Restaurant rebuild, which was #3 since early August.

1. Blue Point Brewery eyes 2016 for big Patchogue expansion

1,810 Facebook / 13 Twitter / 4 LinkedIn / 4 Reddit (1,831)

2. Her hard work and volunteerism has gone noticed

198 Facebook / 2 Twitter / 13 LinkedIn (213)

3. New Sunoco, Dunkin’ Donuts headed to North Bellport

189 Facebook (189) * the numbers are actually higher but we had to repair a flawed link

Most All-Time:

1. The Tap Room in Patchogue is expanding upstairs

3,380 Facebook / 6 Twitter (3,386)

2. Blue Point Brewery eyes 2016 for big Patchogue expansion

1,810 Facebook / 13 Twitter / 4 LinkedIn / 4 Reddit (1,831)

2. New York Bully Crew finds a home in East Patchogue

1,620 Facebook / 4 Twitter (1,624)

Note: To qualify for the top three, a story must be on the site for at least 12 hours, so stories published later on a Sunday will be counted in the following week’s tally.

Photo: An artist’s rending of the envisioned Blue Point expansion. (Courtesy)

About the author: Michael White

Michael White is a Bellport resident, longtime newspaper reporter and editor, and the owner of greaterpatchogue.com. Email him your story ideas or tips: mike@greaterpatchogue.com