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Upper West Side »

You Told Us: Is Lowe's Opening Good or 'Gross'?

Residents voiced their opinions on the store's first Manhattan location. 

East Village »

Use Zoning to Limit Chain Stores in the East Village, Report Says

The report, released Tuesday, recommends turning the neighborhood into a "special purpose district."

Clinton Hill »

Chipotle Coming to Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill

Chipotle will open next to Starbucks at 394 Myrtle Ave.

Downtown Brooklyn »

NYC Chain Stores See Biggest Influx in Past 4 Years, Report Says

Fast-food chains, coffee shops and mobile dealers are some of the city's largest national retailers.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Chain Stores Surge into Downtown Brooklyn

Nearly 20 chain stores have recently opened or are set to open in the Downtown Brooklyn area.

Cobble Hill »

'First Class' Retail Complex Planned for Met Foodmarket on Smith Street

Investment companies signed at $18.5 million contract for the property at 205 Smith St.

Chelsea »

Vacant Storefronts Line Eighth Ave. as High Rents Force Out Businesses

More than a dozen spots in Chelsea closed over the past year. Many have yet to be replaced.

Greenwich Village »

Papaya Dog and Porn Shop on Sixth Ave. to Be Replaced by Trendy Retail

Local leaders said they welcome an upgrade to the seedy stretch around the West 4th Street subway stop.

Meatpacking District »

National Chains Expected to Flood Meatpacking District as Rents Triple

Retail rents could spike to as much as $600 per square foot once the new Whitney Museum opens. 

East Village »

Anti-7-Eleven Activists Hosting Bodega Tour to Support Local Shops

A walking tour in the East Village this Saturday will highlight the area's one-of-a-kind stores.

New York City »

Bronx Sees Biggest Influx of Chain Stores Amid Citywide Rise, Report Shows

The growth of chain stores in New York accelerated in 2012, according to a new report.

Upper West Side »

Plan to Protect Mom-and-Pop Shops on Upper West Side Passed by City Council

The City Council approved new zoning regulations it hopes will stave off the demise of mom and pop shops.

Upper West Side »

Beloved Goodrich Pharmacy Closes Its Doors as Another Duane Reade Opens

Goodrich Pharmacy is forced out as insurance reimbursement drops and mega pharmacies open. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Upper West Side Mourns Loss of H&H Bagels

H&H Bagels is closing after 39 years in business, ending a key part of many morning routines.