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A New Startup Called Bodega Wants To Keep You Out Of Bodegas

A New Startup Called Bodega Wants To Keep You Out Of Bodegas

via Flickr user Miss April NYC When you look around at the things in New York that you think need some big changes, what do you think of? A solution to our absurd rent crisis? An...

NYPD: This Guy Used A Stolen Milk Crate To Attack Bodega Worker

NYPD: This Guy Used A Stolen Milk Crate To Attack Bodega Workervideo

The police are looking for a suspect in an East New York assault that appeared to stem from a milk crate theft. On July 15, around 5:45 p.m., the NYPD says that a suspect "removed an empty...

Arrest Made In Avocado Attackvideo

Arrest Made In Avocado Attack

(NYPD) The bodega worker who was viciously pelted with avocados and bananas in the Bronx last month posted to Instagram yesterday that he is "doing well," despite suffering lacerations and a broken jaw. Meanwhile, police say...

NYC Deli Owners Poised To Close At Noon To Protest Trump's Travel Bangallery

NYC Deli Owners Poised To Close At Noon To Protest Trump's Travel Ban

Around 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, a man walked into Pacific Supermarket on the corner of Pacific Street and Nostrand Avenue in Crown Heights, and dropped two posters on the counter. One had an image of a Yemeni...

Family Of Bodega Worker Fatally Shot By Panhandler With A Cop's Gun To Sue NYPD

Family Of Bodega Worker Fatally Shot By Panhandler With A Cop's Gun To Sue NYPD

(litherland/Flickr) The family of the Bronx bodega worker killed in August by a man who grabbed a cop's gun from its holster is planning to sue the city and the officer for $20 million, according to...

Driver High On PCP Who Crashed Into Bodega Employee In East Village Sentenced To 20 Years To Life

Driver High On PCP Who Crashed Into Bodega Employee In East Village Sentenced To 20 Years To Life

(Scott Lynch) The driver who killed an East Village bodega worker in 2013 while drunk and high was sentenced by a judge yesterday to 20 years to life. Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Melissa Jackson reportedly chastised...

Alleged Shoplifter Slaps Elderly Queens Woman, Causing Brain Hemorrhage

Alleged Shoplifter Slaps Elderly Queens Woman, Causing Brain Hemorrhage

Police are looking for the man who slapped an elderly woman so hard he knocked her out and sent her to the hospital in Jamaica on Saturday morning. Video obtained by NBC4 shows a man who...

Drunk, High Driver Convicted Of Murder For Crash That Killed East Village Bodega Worker

Drunk, High Driver Convicted Of Murder For Crash That Killed East Village Bodega Worker

(Scott Lynch) The driver who killed an East Village bodega worker in 2013 was convicted of murder by a judge today. Shaun Martin, 35, killed Mohammed Akkas Ali, 62, and injured two other workers at East...

Bronx Bodega Bump Sparks Shopping Cart Attackvideo

Bronx Bodega Bump Sparks Shopping Cart Attack

Police are searching for a suspect in a Christmas Eve assault at a Bronx bodega—surveillance shows the victim being attacked with his own folding shopping cart. According to the NYPD, the incident occurred at 7 p.m....

Midtown Bodega Worker Sucker-Punched In Lottery Ticket Robbery

Midtown Bodega Worker Sucker-Punched In Lottery Ticket Robbery

An employee at a bodega in Midtown was punched in the face yesterday by a man who stole lottery tickets from him. The NYPD says that at around 12:18 p.m. yesterday, a man entered the Printon 56...

Bodega Worker Allegedly Faked Being Federal Agent To Hook Up With The Ladies

Bodega Worker Allegedly Faked Being Federal Agent To Hook Up With The Ladies

Joseph Figueroa There are myriad questionable ways to woo women—sending unsolicited dick picks, for instance, making insulting remarks about their race, or posting flyers all over town asking ladies to be Yours. Then, there's the dashing...

Woman Arrested For Punching 10-Year-Old In Bronx Bodega

Woman Arrested For Punching 10-Year-Old In Bronx Bodega

(via DCPI) A woman turned herself in to police in the Bronx yesterday to face charges that she punched a 10-year-old in the face inside a bodega back in August. East New York resident Jathiyah Richards,...

Queens Man Faces Hate Crime Charges After Allegedly Attacking First Gay Couple Married At West Point

Queens Man Faces Hate Crime Charges After Allegedly Attacking First Gay Couple Married At West Point

Daniel Lennox-Choate and Larry Lennox-Choate (Via Larry Lennox-Choate's Facebook) Police have arrested a Queens man who allegedly attacked a gay couple earlier this month in SoHo. Suspect in bias assault Thomas Clabough, 57, is awaiting arraignment...

Still Got It: Cafe Tibet In Ditmas Park

Still Got It: Cafe Tibet In Ditmas Park

The phing sha, not mentioned below, is a dish of glass noodles with potatoes and coriander with beef or chicken. It's also excellent. (Yelp) In this city, restaurants come and go faster than you can say...

NYC Still A Great Place For Underage Drinkers To Buy Beer

NYC Still A Great Place For Underage Drinkers To Buy Beer

This lad is not accused of any wrongdoing, but he is in the beer aisle of a bodega. (Kevin Cong-King/Flickr) For reasons politicians have rarely bothered elucidating since the 1980s, it is illegal for merchants to...

Video: Man Opens Fire In Bronx Bodega During Filming Of Rap Video

Video: Man Opens Fire In Bronx Bodega During Filming Of Rap Videovideo

Police released video of the Bronx bodega shooting that occurred on early Saturday. The footage shows the gunman firing multiple times; the 37-year-old male victim was shot in the torso and legs. According to the NYPD,...

Driver Who Crashed Into Bodega Worker While High On PCP Charged With Murder

Driver Who Crashed Into Bodega Worker While High On PCP Charged With Murder

(Scott Lynch) The man accused of crashing into an East Village bodega and killing an employee while driving under the influence of PCP and meth last summer has been charged with murder, according to the Manhattan...

Video: Manhattan Newsstand Owner Accepts Bitcoins Instead Of Credit Cards

Video: Manhattan Newsstand Owner Accepts Bitcoins Instead Of Credit Cardsvideo

We're still a few weeks (or more) away from the city's first bitcoin ATM machine, but that doesn't mean that digital cash isn't slowly gaining popularity all over the city. If you've got some bitcoins burning...

Photos: An East Village Bodega Transformed Into Art

Photos: An East Village Bodega Transformed Into Artgallery

We live in a post-Banksy society now, but there's still plenty of incredible street art going on. At the top of our list right now is RAE's incredibly detailed "Word Of Mouth" piece in the East...

Photos: 8 Injured After Car Jumps East Village Curb, Crashes Into Bodega

Photos: 8 Injured After Car Jumps East Village Curb, Crashes Into Bodegagallery

Just before 7 a.m., a white Nissan Altima jumped a curb and then barreled into a bodega at 2nd Avenue and East 4th Street in Manhattan. Eight people were injured, three seriously. According to MyFoxNY, the car...

Increasingly Ubiquitous 7-Eleven Stores Hurting Independent Bodega Owners

Increasingly Ubiquitous 7-Eleven Stores Hurting Independent Bodega Owners

Courtesy jschumacher's flickr 7-Eleven has been successfully drenching the city in Cherry Coke Slurpee syrup one soul-sucking block at a time, and it looks like independent bodega owners are starting to take notice. Today, the Wall...

Bronx Bodega Standoff Leaves Store Employee Dead, Shot By Police

Bronx Bodega Standoff Leaves Store Employee Dead, Shot By Police

Via WCBS 2 [UPDATE: NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly answers questions about the "tragic" shooting.] Around 2 a.m. this morning, police responded to reports of a robbery at a Bronx bodega on East 168th Street. At least...

Video: Bodega Clerk Slashed Across Face For Not Accepting Food Stamps For Beervideo

Video: Bodega Clerk Slashed Across Face For Not Accepting Food Stamps For Beer

A Brooklyn bodega worker was slashed in the face yesterday by an allegedly drunk man after the clerk refused to accept food stamps for beer. The incident happened in the Express Deli in Bushwick about 7:35...

Photos: 21 Of Our New Favorite Bodega Cats (And Keep Your Photos Coming!)

Photos: 21 Of Our New Favorite Bodega Cats (And Keep Your Photos Coming!)gallery

Earlier this week we asked you to send in photos of your favorite bodega cats, and you delivered! Click through for some photos of the adorable guys and gals that keep our foodstuffs safe from evil rodents....

Love Your Local Bodega Cat? Share Photos With Us

Love Your Local Bodega Cat? Share Photos With Us

Photo by Jen Carlson/Gothamist Bodega cats are a New York City treasure—they guard our apples, our milk, and our Bud Lite Lime when we aren't around. They protect our corner bodega from the one thing that...

Bodega Guy Busted For Selling Booze To A Minor Has Video To Prove His Innocence

Bodega Guy Busted For Selling Booze To A Minor Has Video To Prove His Innocencevideo

Worked for McLovin... Earlier this month a Brooklyn bodega worker was arrested and pleaded guilty to selling booze to a minor. Funny thing is, he didn't do it. And now he wants the city to vacate...

10-Yr-Old Shot In Williamsburg Now Has Best (Or Worst) NYC Story To Tell His Norwegian Classmates

10-Yr-Old Shot In Williamsburg Now Has Best (Or Worst) NYC Story To Tell His Norwegian Classmates

Via Google Maps The 10-year-old victim of the Monday night shooting in South Williamsburg turns out to be a tourist from Norway who had gone into a bodega with his dad. Josef Partapouli was released from...

Video: Bronx Shooting Victim Released From Hospital With Bullet Still In Neckvideo

Video: Bronx Shooting Victim Released From Hospital With Bullet Still In Neck

On Thursday night, three innocent bystanders were injured when two gunmen fired at a Bronx bodega. Below, you can see the surveillance footage of the shooting, during which 46-year-old Ricardo Acevedo was shot in the back...

Video: 8-Year-Old Shot In Bodega Wants To Be A Cop

Video: 8-Year-Old Shot In Bodega Wants To Be A Copvideo

Armando Bigo loves Jeremy Lin (handout) The 8-year-old boy who was shot at a Bronx bodega by a gunman on a bike has been recuperating at home this week—Armando Bigo, who still has the bullet in...

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