ye ole' bodega...they're around but you need to hunt them down.

Ahhh…they’re getting increasingly harder to find. Your local corner deli (the notourious bodega). case n’ point: my old Spring Street block boasted two (that’s two) between Bowery and Lafayette.  this is now down to one.  from your toilet paper  to a 6-pack of Corono to your smokes to a candy bar and of course, New York Post…what better than a bodega.  plus the register guys ringing you up…the $4.00 charge on the ATM machines and the strange smells which inhabit the place.  it’s a true immigrant experience to which I hope doesn’t go the way of the dinosaurs. If so, we’re all extinct.