170 Elizabeth Street

Burned Out Black Seed Bagels Returns to Elizabeth Street on Thursday

Posted August 20, 2019 at 5:00 am

Black Seed Bagels is finally ready to reopen its five-year-old flagship Elizabeth Street shop. The return comes five months after an early-morning fire tore through the establishment. The bagel outpost will resume hours at 170 Elizabeth on Thursday morning at 7am. On March 7, a fire sparked on-premise and knocked out the whole bagel operation. […]

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Black Seed Bagels will Reopen on Elizabeth Street Next Month

Posted April 25, 2019 at 5:09 am

One month after an early-morning fire ripped through the original Black Seed Bagels in Little Italy, the business is on the mend. And might reopen sooner than initially expected. As in next month. On March 7, a fire sparked on-premise and knocked out the whole bagel operation. Firefighters were successful in extinguishing the blaze and […]

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Following Fire, Black Seed Bagels in Little Italy is Closed Until Further Notice

Posted March 8, 2019 at 5:09 am

The flagship Black Seed Bagels – serving Little Italy for the last five years – was hollowed out by fire early yesterday morning. A computer printout taped to the vestibule confirms the obvious – the specialty bagel joint is closed until further notice. Still no word on the exact cause of the fire, but firemen […]

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Early Morning Fire Knocks out Black Seed Bagels on Elizabeth Street

Last modified March 7, 2019 at 8:57 am

Daybreak today saw a fire erupt at Black Seed Bagels on Elizabeth Street. The blaze started just before 6:30am – the morning breakfast rush – and smoke was seen billowing out of the storefront. The Fire Department responded to 170 Elizabeth Street immediately – an all hands call – and worked to extinguish the flames. […]

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Black Seed Bagels’ Fiery Exhaust Killing Quality of Life for Residents on Elizabeth Street

Last modified March 7, 2019 at 10:22 pm

Black Seed Bagels remains a critical darling on the foodie circuit a year into its tenure at 170 Elizabeth Street (we may have disagreed). In fact, the popular shop was so successful in its first nine months that it announced expansion plans to include a second location in the former De Robertis pastry shop on First Avenue. […]

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Black Seed Bagels Will Open New Location in the Old De Robertis Space

Posted February 4, 2015 at 5:15 am

In the ground only a couple months, De Robertis Pasticceria now has its commercial replacement. It’s not a bar. Instead, the upscale, albeit polarizing, Black Seed Bagels is set to take over the First Avenue bakery in a few months. According to Flo Fab at the New York Times, co-owners Noah Bernamoff (Mile End) and […]

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Don’t Believe the Hype: Black Seed Bagels Are Just So … Ordinary

Last modified July 21, 2014 at 1:25 pm

The world of bagels is not unlike the world of pizza – even a bad bagel is still a good bagel. From Lenders to Pain d’Avignon – I’ve never met a bagel I didn’t devour. Give me an “as is,” toasted, grilled, sandwiched, buttered, cheesed – I draw the line at loxed, unless I’m in the mood to […]

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Black Seed Bagel Shop Opens Tomorrow Morning

Last modified April 22, 2014 at 8:17 am

For those craving bagels after a week of matzo, this news might be appealing. The Black Seed bagel shop is set to launch in Little Italy tomorrow morning, just in time for the expiration of Passover. A handwritten sign on the front door of 170 Elizabeth Street announces this to the community. Black Seed is […]

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Noah Bernamoff and Matt Kliegman Opening ‘Black Seed’ Bagel Shop at 170 Elizabeth Street

Posted March 19, 2014 at 5:34 am

There is currently an under-the-radar transformation happening on the ground floor of 170 Elizabeth Street. The business here is undergoing a radical shift from boutique to bagels, a switch that comes as somewhat of a surprise in this liquor-saturated neck of the woods. Build-out onsite has been a constant for the last couple months. Planned […]

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