CVS

CVS will Open in Hell Square on August 25

Posted August 13, 2019 at 5:05 am

CVS is less than two weeks from opening another location on the Lower East Side. And, as such, Hell Square is now bookended by corporate pharmacies. The illuminated store signage made its way to the southeast corner of Orchard and East Houston Streets. You know, the chi-chi eleven-story condoplex developed by controversial landlord Ben Shaoul. […]

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CVS Coming to Ben Shaoul’s Hell Square Condoplex

Posted April 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

Six months after Marshalls planted a flag on the northern perimeter of Hell Square, another big-box tenant is coming. CVS pharmacy just announced itself to the neighborhood with store signage in the last remaining commercial space. For months, we’ve heard rumors to that effect, and now it’s proven true. This completes the big-boxification of Ben […]

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Report: Grand Street CVS Infested with Rats and Roaches

Posted November 20, 2014 at 9:22 am

The mainstream news networks always seem to go apeshit over stories of chain stores and their vermin infestation problems. Periodically each year, we read news or see photos of the lone rat on a binge in these establishments. Kinda gives added meaning to the phrase “click bait.” Anyhoo, we’ll take a brief ride on the […]

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CVS Will Debut Its New Location on East Houston July 5

Posted July 1, 2014 at 6:11 am

CVS is finally ready to unveil its new block-long pharmacy at 42-56 East Houston Street. The plywood curtain was lifted yesterday to reveal a fresh brick facade, and new window scheme. Their token illuminated signage is also bolted to the marquee in four different places. You know, just in case you forget where you are. […]

Progress Report: CVS Adds Plywood Shed, Spends $20k on Signage

Posted March 5, 2014 at 6:08 am

It was last May when we first broke news that CVS was moving into 42-56 East Houston, former home of Soho Billiards. Terms of the lease include annual rent at roughly $1.55 million. Since that time, however, there hasn’t really been much in the way of public confirmation of their arrival. Until the last week […]

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CVS Invading NoHo; Subway & Ranjha Cleaners Booted

Posted August 6, 2013 at 6:00 am

CVS just flexed its muscle, and like that, an entire block of East Houston is theirs. Both Subway and Ranjha Cleaners vacated the premises over the weekend; Soho Billiards was evicted back in December. The closures happened super swiftly, and with little notice to the community. Those customers of Ranjha are instructed via printout to […]

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CVS Moving Into Soho Billiards Space on East Houston

Posted May 20, 2013 at 5:27 am

Chains, chains, chains. A corporate pharmacy is coming to the fringe of the Lower East Side, but not the one you might think.

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