In the 1970s, the Bali Hai was a popular Polynesian showplace, complete with bamboo mugs and native dancers.
The Cow Harbor Inn took over in the 80s and prospered – until competition from newer restaurants became insurmountable. Finally, the Cow Harbor Inn was shuttered and the space fell into dis-repair.
The building site included a two-story house built around 1790, according to information from the Northport Historical Society, and some residents expressed opposition to tearing it down, but eventually, that's what happened.
Currently, as of 2021, this location is home to a new modern building -- the TD Bank.