Duane Reade Takes On Stumptown

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Duane Reade has announced it’s riding the premium-coffee trend by releasing four blends of packaged grounds made from Arabica beans: Morning Rush (a Brazilian breakfast blend), Five Points Imperial (a medium-bodied Ethiopian/Sumatran), Fire Fighter’s Joe (a dark-roast Guatemalan), and Polo Grounds Blend (a decaffeinated Colombian offering). Twelve-ounce bags are $5.99.