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kernel Feb 24, 2009 08:37 PM

When I was growing up on Coney and J in Brooklyn, the bagel store on Coney near Avenue K had 2 choices-egg or water bagels. I remember what the water bagels were like but can't find any place thus far with their multitude of choices that has this simple creation. Can you help?

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    Potrezebie Mar 17, 2009 11:32 AM

    Dear former neighbor (having grown up in the 50s and 60s on E. 13 between K & L)...they are hard to find, but a good replacement is the bagel store in Quakerbridge, NJ on Flock, just off Quakerbridge Road. I used to get them also when I lived in Canarsie on Flatlands at 79th (Bell Bagels), but alas, time marches on. These in Jersey were very close to what I remember.

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