Taken from YAMA’s video about their mission.BAY RIDGE – The Yemeni American Merchants Association (YAMA) launched its #NYCMaskMission campaign to provide bodega owners and essential workers with masks, gloves, and hand sanitizers. “… Our hearts were breaking to see the number of bodega owners and clerks getting infected with COVID19,
709 Flatbush via Google StreetviewUPDATE: 18-year-old suspect, Joshua Louis of East New York, has been arrested in regard to this incident and charged with murder and weapon possession for fatally shooting Dwayne Smith inside the deli, police announced Thursday. A man was found with multiple gunshot wounds in a Prospect
BUSHWICK – In bodegas across Bushwick this holiday season, neighbors and shoppers will find something new among the quick-stop staples they shop for: art. The Bodega Advent Project, a joint undertaking between Bushwick Abbey and Iglesia de la Santa Cruz, will be creating a living advent calendar in 24 shops across
Police are searching for two individuals wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Bed-Stuy bodega. The incident occurred at approximately 5:49pm at 488 Jefferson Ave, Wednesday, August 2, when two unidentified males entered the corner store wearing masks, police said. The first jumped the counter and began
Workers replace the Eleven-7 sign at 560 Coney Island Avenue at Beverley Road. (Photo by Gordon Rothman)What’s in a name? Apparently, for a neighborhood bodega fighting against an incoming corporate giant, a name means a lot. After a protracted, legal trademark battle, Coney Island Avenue’s longstanding Eleven
This photo, by Retrofresh! via Flickr, is timeless and just about perfect in its depiction of what could be one of dozens of random corner stores in Bensonhurst. Got any interesting images of Bensonhurst? Send them to jteutonico [at] BensonhurstBean [dot] com, or simply tag your Flickr photos Bensonhurst Bean.