Post Tagged with: "bodegas"

Dekay 177 creates designs on hats, shirts and jackets. (Photo by Zaira Cortes/EDLP)

Apartment Bodegas and Padlock Vendors: Creative Ways to Make a Buck

Business, Latino July 26, 2012 at 5:33 pm

From an apartment bodega to a rigged-up food cart to a handmade belt and sandal stall, El Diario La Prensa reports on some ingenious and unconventional ways that Latinos make extra money in New York City.

Los bodegueros Altagracia Aristy y Pablo Ureña muestran la orden de desalojo que los obligará a cerrar su negocio en Tremont, tras 18 años de trabajo. (Photo by Jose Acosta / EDLP)

Faced With Rent Increase, Yet Another Bodega to Close

Business, Latino July 25, 2012 at 3:03 pm

With two to three bodegas closing every day in New York, the Spanish America Grocery in Tremont is yet another bodega that has fallen victim to high rent, El Diario reported. The store owners relied on a Dominican credit system to keep their business going in the low-income neighborhood.

There are currently 450 7-Elevens in New York, but the company has its sights set on opening more than 40 this year and 350 more in the next seven years.(Photo by Juan Matossian/EDLP)

With 7-Eleven Set to Expand, Bodega Owners Prepare for Slurpee Invasion

Business, Latino May 16, 2012 at 2:52 pm

In New York City, the colorful array of Latino bodegas, Korean groceries and corner stores of every culture display goods that defy corporate standardization. But with 7-Eleven planning to nearly double its stores in the city over the next decade, these small businesses are at risk, along with their owners, El Diario reports.

The Mexican contraception Perlutal is one of the medications available without prescription in a bodega in El Barrio.

Bodega ‘Pharmacies’ a Risky Business, Experts Warn

Crime, Featured Posts, Health February 29, 2012 at 4:26 pm

For those without health insurance, bodegas that sell under-the-counter drugs are sometimes the only option. But experts warn that taking unapproved medicines can be dangerous.

Call for limit on cigarette ads in city bodegas

Call for limit on cigarette ads in city bodegas

Bronx, Education, In the News, Politics January 22, 2012 at 2:27 pm

A Bronx advocacy group is pushing for legislation to limit cigarette ads that target teen shoppers in city bodegas. The group argues that cigarette companies prey on communities of color and low income neighborhoods.

Cabbage, green peppers, apples and kale are just some of the seasonal fruits and vegetables Lenox Finest Food Market will sell as part of the Fresh Bodegas initiative.

Rounding-up food in NY

Culture, Education, Featured Posts, Health, Immigration, New York November 2, 2011 at 3:45 pm

A sample of articles from the ethnic and local press that cover various angles on food.