Comedian Michael Rapaport goes off on suspected shoplifter in closing UES Rite Aid/Upper East Site, Michael Rappaport SEE IT: Comedian Michael Rapaport Goes Off on Suspected Shoplifter in Closing UES Rite Aid by Upper East Site Staff January 26, 2022, 7:40 am 2 Comments MANHATTAN - In just a couple of weeks, the Upper East Side is losing yet another business— this time the Rite Aid store on Second Avenue is closing its doors for good— and famous comedian and fellow Upper East Sider Michael Rapaport says he knowsAlready a subscriber? Log in here. Continue reading with an Upper East Site subscription. Read More Comments are closed. 2 Comments Expand All Collapse All Sort by Newest Oldest The lease had been up not too long ago and they took short term renewals shoplifting wasn’t the only deal breaker. The politicos will be outraged when they finally realize that the UES has become a retail store wasteland with very few places for their actual tax-paying constituents to purchase necessities at reasonable prices. I suppose Amazon will get the last laugh at the AOC crowd when it becomes the primary means of shopping for New Yorkers as the move to online shopping accelerates.