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This week, Shopping Confidential morphs into Bodega Confidential, in which some beloved local designers tell us about their favorite convenience stores around the city.
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Betsey Johnson might be best associated with downtown New York because of her punky aesthetic, and because she first sold her eponymous collection out of a store in Soho. But in 1969, years before she founded her label, Johnson launched a boutique called Betsey Bunky Nini on the Upper East Side. And when asked for a bodega recommendation, she went right back to the old neighborhood:
My bodega always saves me with no-fat milk or Equal. On Madison Avenue between 83rd and 84th and always open!· Lauren Moffatt's Favorite Bodega Is Known as the "Chip Window" [Racked NY]
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