Bodegas: the Woolworth’s of the 21st century?

Woolworth’s stores used to be all over the city, carrying all kinds of five-and-dime oddities and tchochkas other discount stores wouldn’t bother with because they defied categorizing. 

It now appears that some bodegas are filling that miscellaneous stuff gap and advertising their stock of uncategorizable “things.”

As well as “odds & ends” as this Chelsea bodega sign in the upper 20s indicates.

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