Eckerd Corporation

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    CVS Buying Navarro Discount Pharmacy

    America's largest Hispanic-owned pharmacy chain is set to become a subsidy of a Fortune 500 company. CVS Pharmacy is set to buy Miami-based Navarro Discount Pharmacy. The chain will continue to operate under its original name and will mostly focus on Hispanic customers.

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    Florida Ruins Everything, Including My Favorite Magazine

    In 2003 I picked up the very first issue of Radar on an Eckerd drugstore shelf. Things have changed since then. Eckerd in Florida is now CVS, and as of this Friday, Radar (after three different incarnations) exists only as a crappy celeb gossip site owned by Boca Raton-based American Media Incorpora ... More >>

  • News

    January 19, 2006

    A Fish Farmer's Tale

    Could this be the next salmon?

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    The Hialeah 3

    They're young, they're idealistic, they're in for a wild ride

  • News

    December 19, 2002

    Is David Caruso Too Good to be True?

    That red-haired guy and CSI: Miami put us back on the media map

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    New Face, Old Connections

    Miami mayoral candidate Manny Diaz may look like an outsider, but his political history places him squarely on the inside

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Swimming with the Sharks

    An eight-year-old's severed arm and a broker's chewed-off leg aren't enough to convince Florida to ban interactive diving

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    The Last Pony Show

    Owner John Brunetti is determined to save Hialeah Park, but market pressures may spell doom after 76 years of racing

  • News

    March 1, 2001

    A Moveable Feast of Lawsuits

    In his crusade to force compliance with federal law, Martin Marcus isn't winning many friends, but he is influencing people

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    The Dealmaker

    Possibly the most influential person in Miami's ongoing facelift is a Paris-born, Toronto-raised workaholic named Edie Laquer

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    A River Runs Near It

    Just across the way from Miami city offices, the coming attraction is a palace of pleasure

  • News

    February 12, 1998

    A Double-Wide Life

    With county officials and neighbors determined to squeeze them out, mobile home owners have become an endangered species

  • News

    February 6, 1997

    Life Sentences

    Forget Hiaasen, Balmaseda, and Steinback -- the Herald's weird, wacky "Police Report" is the prose by the pros

  • News

    January 30, 1997

    The Everglades' Sweet Light

    For photographer Joel McEachern, the chill of a winter dawn is prime time for traipsing through the saw grass in pursuit of The Everglades' Sweet Light

  • News

    October 12, 1995

    A Less Than Perfect 10

    Hard times for the one and only union at Miami's one and only Channel 10

  • News

    September 28, 1994

    You Can't Always Get What You Want

    Spend a Saturday morning standing in line to buy Stones tix at Eckerd? Wild horses couldn't drag us away!

  • Dining

    January 12, 1994
  • News

    June 2, 1993


    Two brave men take an afternoon stroll down Calle Ocho -- with a coffee break at every single cafe cubano joint along the way

  • News

    January 2, 1991