Miscellaneous
This Is The End: H&H Bagels

This Is The End: H&H Bagels

2012 seems to be bringing a sea change in the bagel world: H&H Bagels has closed, as of Thursday, January 26th, after having been evicted from their last remaining location. Although their disappearance may seem sudden, it was, in fact, a somewhat predictable conclusion to an ongoing financial downward spiral. Summer 2011 brought the closure...
Bagels Throughout Time

Bagels Throughout Time

3200 BC ca.     The ancient Egyptians represent bagel-like snacks in hieroglyphics. 1264 AD     Poland, the bagel’s future birthplace, makes a move towards religious tolerance when Polish Prince Boleslaw the Pious issues a decree that allows Jews to buy, sell, and touch bread with the same freedom as Christians. His radicalism is...