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  • n. Plural form of bodega.


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  • Regarded as only suitable for sale in bodegas and grocery stores and primarily worn by pimply adolescents on middle-school dates, the carnation is a flower that is almost universally scorned.

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  • Wal-Mart plans to open small stores in big cities similar to Wal-Mart’s Latin American bodegas that stock coffee, food, laundry detergents, toilet paper, and other staples, the Wall Street Journal reported today.

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  • But from a local perspective, big supermarkets are dropping like fleas throughout Brooklyn and Queens, and in low-income neighborhoods especially, quickie convenience stores aka bodegas are the only places to buy food for several blocks.

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  • In Latino communities, Goya products are widely available in neighborhood stores commonly known as bodegas, and in supermarkets they are often found in the ethnic foods aisle.

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  • A report released by Physicians for Social Responsibility points out that the bodegas and corner stores that often supplement the lack of supermarkets in many urban centers can be problematic as well.

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  • Other properties on the block include bodegas and a shoe-repair shop.

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  • Then the pair clashed over an ordinance supported by the mayor that legalized devices that resembled slot machines in cafes and bodegas.

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  • It's so shocking simply because the area is a chunk of Flatbush turned into plantation-style homes, each at least 3,500 square feet large, surrounded by aisles of bodegas and hair supply stores and the virtual parking lot otherwise known as West Indian Flatbush Ave.

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  • Puerto Rican neighborhood — chain-linked, an asphalt jumble, besmirched housing projects, bodegas.

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