People have been dropping by Lupita’s corner for years.
¡Hola mija! they often shout as they walk past the front door.
Qué hay de bueno? What’s new?
For 27 years, the little market at West 3rd Street and Lucas Avenue in L.A.’s Westlake neighborhood has been far more than just a store.
“It’s a place that feels like home — like it belongs to us,” said Josefina Reynoso, 72.
Before the pandemic struck, sealing off much of the world around us, Lupita’s Corner Market was on the verge of a rare transformation. Lupita Olague, 67, the single