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RackedWire: 34th Street Banana Republic On Its Last Legs, Walgreens Takes on Duane Reade in Times Square

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MIDTOWN WEST—Sadly, one of the few stores we don't mind setting foot in on 34th Street is biting the dust. Word comes via the comments section that the Banana Republic store up for lease on 34th Street will close its doors for good by the end of the year. [Racked Staff]

MIDTOWN WEST—According to a tipster, the Walgreens going in at 1 Times Square will be opening directly across the street from a large Duane Reade. Aggressive! We're going to have to take their word for it, because we really don't feel like braving Times Square right now. [RackedWire Inbox]