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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Bodega Market Coming to Trinidad


Sorry for the cell phone photo, but we finally have new signage at the former site of Darby's Market at Florida & Montello Ave. No word yet on when it will open.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

The building the shady Trinidad Market is in is for sale, which is great news.


Oct 10, 2013, 2:17:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Soooooo what will it have? Who's behind it? And why are they calling it Bodega Market when a bodega is a market?

Oct 10, 2013, 5:04:00 PM

Blogger inked said...

Thanks for the reminder to post that news. Really should have gone up earlier.

I too thought bodega just meant market. The internet informed me that the term has a much broader meaning. I think it's likely that this will just be a corner store given its location.

Oct 10, 2013, 5:09:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hopefully it will not be a generic Latino grocer with Inca cola, Red Bull tallboys, and pork rinds.

Oct 11, 2013, 7:16:00 AM

Blogger inked said...

I'm just looking forward to a basic corner store where I can pick up some eggs, bread, juice, or milk if I run out.

Brother's Liquor has largely eliminated their non-liquor store offerings, so the absence of Darby's has been noticeable.

Oct 11, 2013, 7:50:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

This would become my go-to place if they could just put a couple of organic staples on the shelves, in between the pork rinds and the bubble gum. Organic milk and cage-free eggs. Please.

This, in no way, prevents you from also selling cheap, hormone-laden milk and aging Big Agro eggs. Just give me a couple of organic staples since the new Giant is totally uninterested in tapping into that market.

Oct 11, 2013, 11:01:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

is this at the site of the former store called the "black supermarket"?

Oct 11, 2013, 5:37:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just give me a couple of organic staples since the new Giant is totally uninterested in tapping into that market.

You clearly haven't been to the new Giant. And do yourself a favor and read some Joel Salatin books before standing by assumptions about "cage free" eggs.

Oct 11, 2013, 8:42:00 PM

Blogger inked said...

No, this is the former Darby's site.

Oct 11, 2013, 9:15:00 PM


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