Rite Aid

Rite-Aid to Shutter Chinatown Store this Month

Last modified May 5, 2022 at 7:37 am

One day after news broke that Rite-Aid on Grand Street is closing, another outpost crosstown in Chinatown is suffering the same fate. The Rite-Aid store at 7 Madison Street is next to close. Final day in business is May 18. The closure comes shortly after Rite-Aid corporate announced earlier this year cost-cutting measures resulting in […]

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Grand Street Rite-Aid to Close in 2 Weeks

Last modified May 5, 2022 at 7:37 am

The Rite-Aid store on Grand Street, often frequented by the late Sheldon Silver, is set to close for good in two weeks. We’re told that, after decades at 408 Grand, the final day in business is May 16. Apparently, all prescription records were transferred to the Duane Reade on Delancey Street. Customers are urged to […]

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LES Ice Cream Bandit Hits 3 Stores in 2 Weeks

Posted October 30, 2017 at 5:00 am

There’s apparently an ice cream bandit on the loose. The 7th Precinct confirms that the perp struck twice on the same day earlier this month (October 13), stealing frozen flavors from both Rite Aid on Grand Street and the Big Apple Grocery at 219 East Broadway. The suspected thief is a 25-year-old African American male, police […]

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Sheldon Silver’s Choice Rite Aid on Grand Street Gets Fancy Gourmet Makeover

Last modified April 7, 2016 at 12:50 pm

The Rite Aid on Grand Street – where disgraced former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver buys Raisin Bran – is undergoing a total facelift. From top to bottom. On the outside, the token red illuminated lettering was pried from the marquee, and new paint swatches added to the facade. The shopping experience within the pharmacy is also […]

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Convicted Crook Sheldon Silver Stocks up on Raisin Bran at LES Rite Aid

Posted February 18, 2016 at 5:18 am

Conviction on federal corruption charges isn’t stopping the disgraced former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver from purchasing the essentials. Local Lower East Sider Steve Hernandez spotted the crooked politician shopping inside Rite Aid yesterday afternoon, notably stocking up on four boxes of Raisin Bran (Kellogg’s, not Post). Waiting on line with the best of ’em. Silver is headed […]

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