Drugstore Cowgirl

March 3, 2013

in los angeles area interests, store

The other day I wandered into the brand new Walgreens at Sunset and Vine.

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Came in to get some soda and look at the Seasonal Candy…

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…and was BLOWN AWAY by the selection.

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Aside from the obvious drugstore items, they have their own line of snacks…

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…nifty home products…

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…a coffee bar…

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…to-go items that actually look tasty…

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…and SELF SERVE FROYO!!!!

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This is Walgreen’s flagship Los Angeles store; I grew up with them on the east coast but have never experienced one like this – it kinda reminded me of my favorite place in the UK – Marks and Spencer. Since it’s open 24 hours, this will be my new go-to spot pre/post Arclight!

{ 9 comments }

1 Cindy March 3, 2013 at 3:35 pm

I have never seen such a Walgreens. I might have gone nuts in there.

2 Chanté March 3, 2013 at 4:25 pm

I never knew there were 24 hr Walgreens until I learned of the one in Burbank!

3 emily (a nutritionist eats) March 3, 2013 at 6:45 pm

I wandered in after the farmer’s market one day and surprisingly found this amazing cheese from Wisconsin that I haven’t seen anywhere else. I’ll go back for cheese. :)

4 Gerry @ Foodness Gracious March 3, 2013 at 10:12 pm

Wow, not the typical Walgreens I know! This looks pretty good..

5 Selma March 3, 2013 at 10:51 pm

This is one fancy Walgreens. Gotta leave OC just for that. ;)

6 erin @WELLinLA March 4, 2013 at 10:39 am

THANK YOU. Can we please have a more fun experience when going to the drugstore? I will go out of my way to go to Target over CVS/Walgreens/Rite Aid here in LA because I want a bright, more fun shopping experience. C’mon drugstores, let’s acknowledge the experience is as important as the products you carry!

7 Joy Osmanski March 4, 2013 at 7:39 pm

oh. oh my. that looks wonderful.

8 Miki Yamashita March 4, 2013 at 7:46 pm

This place is tha bomb. I already devoted a FB status to it. Dreamland.

9 Lez March 5, 2013 at 8:50 am

Drugstores are really amping up their game! Duane Reade all over NYC are renovating to look bright and hip, too! O_O;;

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