It’s funny, because I JUST finished a G.chat conversation with my friend about this. Brouwerij Lane has a great tasting room where you can drink pints, or refill your growler in a lovely atmosphere. Beats the hell out of buying beer out of a sterile drug store. I would love to know how the DR executives define hipster btw…Lastly, if DR knows we don’t like chains (which is one thing the article got right) why does DR insist on going ahead and opening up 2 stores in very close proximity to each other? And why is NYT Business doing coverage on this and not on the far more interesting business/culinary/brewing happenings all over the BK Borough?
I’m full of questions.
From the NY Times article about the Duane Reade in Williamsburg:
When Duane Reade opened a new store a few months ago in Brooklyn, it faced opposition from residents loyal to a local pharmacy. So it decided to include something in the store that the neighborhood did not have: a bar that…