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CVS will open Hunters Point location at end of August, company says

CVS at 1-50 50th Ave

Aug. 14, 2017 by Nathaly Pesantez

The CVS at Hunters Point is nearing completion, and will open its doors at the end of August, according to a spokesperson for the company.

The drugstore, located at 1-50 50th Avenue on the ground floor of the Hunters Point South Commons tower, will occupy over 11,000 square-feet.

The new CVS pharmacy, close to the waterfront, is an addition to the local and national chain drug stores nearby, including a Duane Reade three blocks away, the Vernon Boulevard Pharmacy on 49th Avenue, and Nature’s Prescriptions one block away from the CVS location.

News of the pharmacy’s Hunters Point location first came in 2016.

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As someone who lives on the Northern edge of Center Blvd., I wish Duane Reade would bring Chase ATM’s back. Getting some cash now takes me a half hour round trip.

Don't help this poor soul

Don’t try to help, for a person complaining about getting cash at ATM that short distance, probably not the type of person to look up how to save money.


You would not believe how lazy folks can be – (case in point, the Center Blvd moms often complain that the playground behind Dunkin is too far!!!!)

That said, good to have another spot, Duane’s lines get realllly long during prime times – will be great to see their lines shorten as customers who are closer to CVS stop shopping at duane


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