Bodegas: The life blood of New York City neighborhoods

“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