Uptown Video: Why Do Dominicans Own So Many New York Corner Stores?

The bodega is an NYC institution. It’s where you get anything from eggs and milk to hot sandwiches and plátanos. And for decades, the Dominican-American community has run so many of them, turning them from corner stores to something extra special. The good folks at AJ+ explain why?


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