Coney Island Bialys and Bagels on Coney Island Ave closed a couple months ago, breaking my heart.
But the place will be saved by a couple of cab drivers - Muslim guys who're keeping things kosher, and who seem to have the sort of good karma/inertia that may result in some really freaking good bagels (and bialies). Maybe even better than before.
Read all about it: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11...
(thanks to Barry Strugatz for the link)
Coney Island Bagels & Bialys
2359 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223