“Bodega” is the Spanish word for a small neighborhood store — a small store that plays a very LARGE role in many communities. Here’s our newest “Sunday Morning” contributor, Maria Hinojosa:
From the outside, this place looks like a nothing-special corner grocery. But a bodega — a real New York City bodega — is so much more…
“Buen dia, carina, como esta?”
“When you walk into a bodega, you feel like you’re at home,” said Diana Rodriguez.
GALLERY: Bodegas of New York City