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Your local mega-drugmart all out of hand sanitizer? Neighborhood bodegas to the rescue

Egleston Square Main Street went on a sanitizer quest and found several local neighborhood stores stocked with sanitizer and other essentials, such as Tylenol and tissues.

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Drugstores are still getting shipments of hand sanitizer, but because that's where everyone goes to look for the stuff, it sells out quickly.

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that’s the subtext here. nobody goes to bodegas for various reasons, yet they have and have always had everything the big stores have.

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Inspired by this thread, I went to a tiny little store that sells ices, along with a scant supply of groceries. They did have two bottles of hand sanitizer, one a Walmart store brand, the other the brand that Dollar Tree sells. Two bucks for each. They do not have 'everything the big stores have,' but it's OK.

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The shop owners must be making a killing!

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In a related story this week: I went to Whole Foods for regular groceries but also figured I'd get a few cans of beans and discovered they were totally cleaned out. The bodega right down Centre St? Fully stocked.

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and are of better quality.

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