I just heard today that Clinton Apothecary, a local pharmacy that has been around for 80 years, is closing its doors as of Tuesday night because the landlord is raising the rent to a point they could no longer afford! If you have patronized Clinton Apothecary and have your prescriptions there, all your records will be transferred to Rite Aid on Smith and President. I'm truly saddened by this news and just wanted to pass it along in case you have not heard. The neighborhood is pricing out its long time residents. It's just not right!I wonder what comes next.
Monday, December 8, 2014
Sad news as we lose another local small business to rising commercial rents. From a local listserve last night, which generated a flurry of comments: