Open, Closed, Closed – Walgreens Closes Sheepshead Location, Petland Discounts To Close All Locations


BIG REUSE reopens in old Pathmark spot by Lowes in Gowanus – two blocks from old spot –  open 7 days a week (1 12th Street, Brooklyn). To celebrate the reopening (and a new 10 year lease) they are having a party this Saturday, February 2nd from 4:00-8:00 P.M. There will be Hungry March Band, Pumpkin’s Soul Food, Raffles, Big Reuse Bag giveaways and Dj Bobby Johnston!

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You can officially drop off your #FoodScraps at the New #BigReuse warehouse just across the street from the old (by the Lowe’s store). Come on by and #DropOff and shop sustainably!

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PETLAND DISCOUNTS is shutting down following the death of its owner. The chain started in 1965 by Queens born Neil Padron. He died earlier this year, aged 74.

Petland Discounts has 69 locations in New York and all of them are expected to close by April 18, leaving 367 people unemployed. Reasons cited to the sate are “economic”.

In Brooklyn the following 18 stores are closing:

  • 18TH AVENUE – 6608 18th Avenue Between 66th and 67th Street, (718) 837-8959
  • BAY RIDGE – 8403 5th Avenue Between 84th And 85th Street, (718) 745-7673
  • E 98TH STREET – 144 E 98th Street Between Rutland And Winthrop, (718) 636-0141
  • GRAHAM AVENUE – 92 Graham Avenue Between Moore And Siegel, (718) 783-3700
  • KNICKERBOCKER – 365 Knickerbocker Avenue Between Stockholm St. & Stanhope St. (718) 443-4785
  • SHEEPSHEAD BAY – 3815 Nostrand Ave Pathmark Shopping Center Between Avenue Y & Z, (718) 769-9582
  • AVENUE U – 5704 Avenue U Between E. 56th and 57th, (718) 951-8571
  • BRIGHTON BEACH – 416 Brighton Beach Ave Between 4th and 5th, (718) 891-3955
  • FLATBUSH – 968 Flatbush Ave. Between Albermale And Snyder, (718) 284-8806
  • GREENPOINT – 846 Manhattan Avenue, (718) 349-8370
  • PARK SLOPE- 510 5th Avenue Between 12th And 13th, (718) 369-1786
  • SUNSET PARK – 5015 5th Avenue Between 50th And 51st Street, (718) 871-7699
  • BAY PARKWAY – 2205 86th St. Between Bay Pkwy and 23rd, (718) 837-7780
  • CITY LINE – 1127 Liberty Avenue Between Lincoln And Sheridan, (718) 235-0814
  • FULTON STREET – 1216 Fulton Street Between Nostrand And Bedford, (718) 783-3700
  • KINGS HIGHWAY – 1618 Kings Highway Between E. 16th and 17th Street, (718) 376-0157
  • PITKIN AVENUE – 1689 Pitkin Avenue Between Rockway And Chester, (718) 342-3507
  • WILLOUGHBY – 72 Willoughby Street Between Bridge And Lawrence, (718) 834-0769

WALGREENS, at the corner of Voorhies and Ocean Avenue, closed on January 28th. If you depended on them for prescriptions, those records are available at the Walgreens at 713 Brighton Beach Avenue, and you can fill prescriptions at any other Duane Reade or Walgreens store. We have so far not been able to confirm what is taking over the large space next to Capital One Bank and NetCostMarket.

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  1. at least we had parking for free now all your other stores we have to look for parking. Why are u closing stores that has free parking. The store that u just build few year ago is gone on Stillwell and 86th street. Now this one. I don’t understand


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