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Botanicas refocus from love to money

Posted on 08. Dec, 2009 by .


By Almudena Toral Botanicas may be some of the few businesses in East Harlem that are thriving during the economic recession while other stores around the neighborhood face financial concerns. But those who run the shops, which sell religious items to Catholics and Santeria practitioners, say the downturn has shifted their costumers’ focus from romance […]

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