In this preview from the November issue of The Blue and White, contributor Tamsin Pargiter, BC ’16, takes a look at Absolute’s hold on the Morningside bagel market. There are certain paradoxical elements to the continuing success of Absolute Bagels. How can they make such delicious bagels and yet serve such horribly burnt coffee? How did a […]
Tired of trekking to Absolute Bagels for some mouthwatering pumpernickel bagels? Blackjet now offers private jet-pooling for those with deep pockets. You still need an invite code to join, but a cross-country round trip flight will set you back $7,000. (Wired) Bwog would like to remind classy people and hipsters alike that the iPad mini comes in […]
On Monday, the scintillatingly entitled talk Opium Trade in Afghanistan: Implications for Human Rights, Security and Public Health was held in IAB 501. Bwog’s resident lotus-eater Clava Brodsky couldn’t help but delay her return to her suite and stop by. “Let’s face it, we’re not going to turn Kabul, Afghanistan into Des Moines, Iowa.” –Colonel Louis H. […]
Another stumbly Sunday “morning” at Columbia University! Now, what carbtastic breakfast can make the pounding, hallucinatory headache go away while simultaneously reaffirming your identity as a legit New York transplant? A bagel. Good luck securing that legendary panacea, however. We were confronted at every turn by two of the worst things in the world: other […]
The summer has been anything but dull in Morningside Heights. Perhaps the biggest news of all was the closing of H&H bagels, just downriver at 80th St. H&H was frequently cited as the top rival to our clearly superior Absolute for the best bagels on the Upper West Side, if not the entire city. Perhaps […]
Compared to last week’s serious upheavals in Boringside, the latest dispatches from the ‘hood are somewhat less traumatizing. However, please do not underestimate the significance of these minute changes. Last but not least, Absolute Bagels, in typical Boringside style, raised their cream cheese prices by 30 cents to $2.25.