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By adamg - 12/23/21 - 2:59 pm

Finagle A Bagel has quietly closed its Test Kitchen on Rowe Street in Newton's Auburndale neighborhood, leaving it with just two nosheries - on Boylston Street in Copley Square and at Mass. General. Read more.

By adamg - 11/24/21 - 1:45 pm

The Chelsea Record interviews Richard Katz, owner of the eponymous bagel place in Chelsea, who recounts his youth, his shop and where his customers come from:

I see people from Indiana, Michigan, coming down to take bagels down to Florida because the bagels from Florida suck.

By adamg - 11/5/21 - 11:11 pm

Local 338 Bagels and Coffee, 1727 Centre Street in West Roxbury, has closed, Neal Doyle reports.

"Hopefully there will be new details soon" on a possible new owner, a sign in the store's door says. Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/21 - 10:45 am

Exodus Bagels announced today it will not be reopening its Jamaica Plain outlet, which it had shut during the pandemic last year - but that that means it could be expanding its Roslindale take-out window outside its bagel bakery into something larger. Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/21 - 9:19 am

Boston Bagel Reviews is exactly what it sounds like (with a few detours to exotic places like Providence and Brooklyn).

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By adamg - 3/26/21 - 11:01 am

RadRebe asks:

Need to help a New Jersey transplant: best bagels in Boston. Go.

By adamg - 11/25/20 - 11:34 am
Raven eating a bagel

Mary Ellen spotted a raven eating a bagel in West Roxbury yesterday. No word where the bagel's from, but since it's West Roxbury, Local 138 would be a good caw.

By adamg - 9/14/20 - 12:49 pm

Exodus Bagels reports its outpost at Washington and Green streets in Jamaica Plain might remain shut for a year, so it's started selling the sandwiches and coffee and other drinks it used to sell there out of its kitchen off Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale, at least Thursdays through Sundays. Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/19 - 9:35 am
Big bag of bagels

A puzzled citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning about the situation at Commonwealth Avenue and Clarendon Street:

Someone left their huge bag of bagels here.

By adamg - 7/30/19 - 7:40 am

WCVB reports a four-alarm fire that broke out early this morning destroyed the Bagel Bin on Shirley Avenue.

By adamg - 8/13/18 - 10:08 am

Julio Salado reports the Beacon Street Bruegger's has baked its last bagel, another of the victim's of the impending redevelopment of the block that includes the Citgo sign and the bookstore.

By adamg - 6/15/18 - 1:01 pm
Squirrel eating a bagel in Newton

Is that a Rosenfeld's bagel this squirrel is enjoying? Welcome to Dot found himself in Newton this lunchtime, watching a squirrel with a nosh.

Earlier:
Squirrels also enjoy a slice.

By adamg - 1/31/18 - 8:41 pm

Darren Rovell reports a Philadelphia bagel shop has come up with a creation to spur the Eagles onto victory: A prezel bagel with mint-chocolate-chip spread - and lettuce.

H/t Drew Starr.

By adamg - 1/25/18 - 6:01 pm
You can't make everyone happy: You're not a bagel

A sign at the new Bagel Table in the lower Chestnut Hill Mall the Street, where Rosie's used to be.

By adamg - 11/13/17 - 10:02 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Rosie's in the lower Chestnut Hill Mall the Street is closing and will be replaced by something called the Bagel Table, which promises not just bagels but "locally-smoked fishes" and "New York-style deli sandwiches" (so pastrami-on-rye sandwiches bigger than your head?).

By adamg - 10/3/17 - 11:49 am

State Rep. Ed Coppinger reports that Local 338 - named for the union that represented New York bagel makers - opened for business this morning. It's sort of a hybrid place: The bagels are made in New York, frozen, then trucked to West Roxbury.

By adamg - 9/24/17 - 12:06 pm

Daniel Guzman reports that Bagelville, where the Arby's used to be on VFW Parkway inbound, just past the McDonald's, is open for its last day today.

By adamg - 9/10/17 - 6:51 pm

Exodus Bagels announced today it's moving into the old Canto 6 location at 3346 Washington St., across from the E-13 police station. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/17 - 12:28 pm

The Boston Licensing Board on Wednesday hears from Better Bagels, seeking a license to bring "New York style" bagels to 83 Seaport Blvd., across from District Hall.

The board's hearings start at 10 a.m. in Rm. 809 in City Hall.

By adamg - 9/2/17 - 10:35 am
Waiting for bagels in Porter Square

Karene Hines shows us a typical Saturday-morning scene at Bagelsaurus in Porter Square.

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