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Bodegas are a lifeline in NYC ... and many are in trouble

Jan 12, 2021
These small convenience stores are often focal points for neighborhoods, and not only for the food and other supplies they sell.
Francisco Marte's bodega is a lifeline for many in his Bronx community.
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In some NY communities hard hit by COVID-19, bodegas are lifelines

Apr 24, 2020
Some neighborhoods depend on them as main suppliers of essential goods. Hundreds have had to close because of the coronavirus.
One of hundreds of bodegas in New York City closed by COVID-19.
Photo courtesy Francisco Marte

How two New York bodegas explain a glut of shopfronts for rent

Nov 16, 2018
One couldn't afford rent in a hip neighborhood; the other survives on pricey specialties.
American Deli Market in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn recently closed after about 20 years in business.
Janet Babin/Marketplace