Content about Midwood, Brooklyn

April 25, 2011

Before Walgreens bought out Duane Reade, the intersection of Avenue J and East 15th Street in Brooklyn was home to a Walgreens and a Duane Reade store. Shortly after the purchase, Walgreens shut down the Duane Reade store, an older store that had a less visible location under elevated railway tracks. Now, independent pharmacies along Avenue J are trying to attract the business of former Duane Reade customers.


November 7, 2010

The Walgreens on Avenue J in Brooklyn’s Midwood neighborhood has a display of decorations for...

NEW YORK — The Walgreens on Avenue J in Brooklyn’s Midwood neighborhood has a display of decorations for Hanukkah, which starts at sundown on Dec. 1. The store, in one of the largest Jewish neighborhoods in New York, has made a huge effort to attract business from local residents, even including bilingual signage in English and Hebrew at the entrance.