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Therein Lies the Rubber

Joseph P. Farrell | Posted 06.03.2015 | Comedy
Joseph P. Farrell

How sad would an open box of 35 condoms look in my sock drawer until I met someone else? How long would that be? And why do I keep my condoms in the sock drawer? I have two nightstands, for crying out loud.

Faithful Shopper: In My Beach Bag

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.13.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We're in the heart of beach season, and it's time to replenish our stock of essentials, from sunglasses to sunscreen, books to laptops and everything in between.

Cleanup on Aisle 4: Katherine Heigl and Duane Reade Capture PR Magic

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 07.13.2014 | Celebrity
Stacy Slotnick

The actress filed a $6 million lawsuit in Manhattan federal court against Duane Reade Inc. on April 9. The complaint alleges the company improperly used the star's name and likeness on Twitter and Facebook, without authorization, to promote their brand.

Half Marathon Moxie

Lee-En Chung | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Lee-En Chung

"Women Run the World" flyer caught my eyes at a New York Sports Club on the Upper West Side in late February. Here's my non-traditional "training"...

WATCH: Katherine Heigl Sues Duane Reade Over Tweet

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 04.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

A quick trip to the local pharmacy has turned into a massive headache for Katherine Heigl. The actress is suing Duane Reade for $6 million after the p...

24 States Pressure Walmart, Walgreens To Stop Selling Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

Attorneys General from 24 states, Washington D.C., and three U.S. territories sent letters to the country's biggest pharmaceutical retailers Monday, i...

Mom Stealing Candy From Duane Reade Leaves Baby Behind | Posted 10.16.2013 | New York

FINANCIAL DISTRICT — So much for no child left behind. A stroller-toting mom who used her 1-year-old son as cover during a massive candy shoplift...

Penélope: New York City, August 2005

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

In line with my items, I feel good energy from behind the register. This bright-eyed young woman is the source. While making change for the person in front of me, she breaks into song.

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Gets A Big Boost | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business

Walgreens and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association are joining forces to promote enrollment in health coverage under President Barack Obama's he...

25 Lessons I Learned From My Bout With The Flu

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 03.16.2013 | Women
Joanne Tombrakos

You see, I got hit. Hard. For the better part of the last week I was forced to remove myself from normal, daily life. I am one of those left flat out by this year's so-called "epidemic." I had a lot of time to think while I lay in a fetal position in my darkened bedroom.

Jeffrey Young

Drugstores Struggle To Fill Prescriptions In Areas Hard-Hit By Hurricane Sandy | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.01.2012 | Business

Hundreds of drugstores across New York and New Jersey remain closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as pharmacists, corporate chains, independent ...

A Tale of Three CEOs: Romney, Bain, and a Crooked Executive's Overlooked Story

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

When the story of Duane Reade's Anthony Cuti is put together with the better-known story of Bain's relationship with a Medicare-defrauding lab testing company, it becomes a tale of two criminal CEOs -- and of the presidential candidate who was involved in choosing them both.

Face Off

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 04.03.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

If Pat Benatar is right, and "Love is a Battlefield," then makeup is my war paint. And my artillery is as follows: concealer by Scott Barnes, foundati...

Ex-Duane Reade CEO Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 10.22.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The former chief executive of Duane Reade Inc. was sentenced Monday to three years in prison for exaggerating the New York City drugs...

You're On Hidden Camera! Employees Suing Duane Reade For $110M

| Sun Kersor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sixteen Duane Reade workers are suing their employer for placing surveillance cameras in the bathroom of the company's Maspeth, Queens warehouse. Why ...

A Duane Reade With Beer On Tap

Daily Intel | By: | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sometimes Brooklyn can just be so...Brooklyn. A Duane Reade on Kent Ave. in Williamsburg didn't want to compete with homegrown pharmacies, so it chose...

Duane Reade To Further Ruin Williamsburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

According to the "I'm Boycotting Duane Reade to Save Williamsburg" facebook group, a Duane Reade will be opened on Bedford, directly across from Kings...

John Starks Autograph Signing Interrupted By Drunk

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An inebriated customer tried to steal the spotlight from former Knicks player John Starks. According to Page Six, The point guard hosted a meet-and-g...

7 Independent Pharmacies Still Surviving In NYC

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For years now New York has been rapidly taken over by the big chain pharmacies. While they're great for a Tide stick and the occasional bottle of wat...

Trial Shines Light On Duane Reade's Shady Dealings

The Real Deal | Adam Pincus | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The defense in the federal trial of two former Duane Reade executives is painting a murky picture of two of the city's leading retail brokers as the t...

Head-Shaving Brand Eschews Dead Relative Voiceover Trend in Sports Marketing

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Hollander

Do these guys understand the risks of using only living beings to sell their products while others are diving headfirst into twitter-licious, set-the-blogosphere-on-fire afterlife marketing?


AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The former chief executive and chief financial officer of the New York City drugstore chain Duane Read Inc. have been convicted of se...

Central Park Sex Attack: Three Men Assault, Rob Woman Inside Park

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Cops are hunting three men for the sexual attack and robbery of a woman in Central Park early Sunday morning. Police say a 23-year-old woman was wait...

Walgreens To Buy Duane Reade

AP | MARLEY SEAMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Walgreen Co. is looking to make itself an instant success in New York City – where the nation's largest drug store chain has un...

Duane Reade Starts Selling Sushi

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As part of its efforts to rebrand itself, Duane Reade has started offering sushi at at least one location. The ubiquitous drug store chain is now sel...