Drugstore shoppers in Sunnyside are seeing double these days - and it's not because they're feeling woozy or sick.
Two Rite Aid pharmacies have set up shop right next to one another at 46-12 and 46-02 Greenpoint Ave., with a third store just three blocks away.
Two Rite Aid pharmacies set up shop next to one another
At first glance, the two adjacent stores appear to be one large Rite Aid, but they are in fact two independent stores separated by a concrete wall.
While there's nothing new about the phenomenon of rival chains setting up shop close to one another, some customers and local business leaders said this kind of redundancy isn't necessarily a good thing for the neighborhood.