Browsing: duane reade

News
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Lea Shimunov, a 47-year-0ld Sheepshead Bay housewife, broke her teeth when she was scarfing down some peanut M&Ms, and is filing a suit against the monolithic Mars candy corporation in Brooklyn Supreme Court, according to a report in the New York Post. After purchasing a medium-sized bag of peanut M&Ms at the Duane Reade located…

Business
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We previously covered Walgreens’ purchase of Duane Reade and the closure of some locations in our area. Commenters speculated how this would affect the community and what would replace them, and now we know for at least one location. The Duane Reade that was previously on Kings Highway and Coney Island Avenue will soon be inhabited by…

Business
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Looks like our prediction about Walgreens and Duane Reade closings around Southern Brooklyn is coming true even faster than we thought it would. A Kings Highway Duane Reade store closed just two weeks ago, and a reader then told us that the Duane Reade location on Avenue J and East 16th Street also closed. Now…

Business
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When Walgreens bought up the New York City-based Duane Reade chain in February, the growing corporate giant said there were no immediate plans to close any of the branches. But we knew better, and publicly worried that the number of stores that competed with their new sister branches would cause the company to shutter locations.…

Real Estate
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The square-block sized shopping center housing Waldbaums and other retailers on Ocean Avenue between Voorhies Avenue and Shore Parkway has been sold for an even $10 million to Norse Realty, LLC. The 47,320 square feet of building at 3078 Ocean Avenue (3090 Ocean Avenue) sold for $211 per square foot. It sits on an irregular…

Business
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When Walgreens opened its 7,000th storefront right here in Sheepshead Bay, many residents were elated to see the national chain making a push into our area. Similar anticipation surrounds the opening of their Bragg Street and Avenue U location, slated for March. But few would’ve guessed that just months later a business deal might lead…