Tax officials shut down famed bagel shop

May 30, 2009 10:32:51 AM PDT
A famous New York City bagel emporium was shut down for not coming up with enough dough. State tax officials shut two H&H Bagels facilities on Friday - a shop on Manhattan's Upper West Side and its factory near the Hudson River in midtown - for not paying taxes. Manhattan residents - some ordering dozens of bagels to ship to relatives - lined up outside the closed store Friday.

State officials say the bagel shop's owner, First Toro Family Limited Partnership, owed more than $100,000 in back taxes. First Toro paid back over $25,000 on Friday to reopen the Upper West Side store, but the bagel-making plant by the river remained shut.

A store spokesman called the matter a misunderstanding and declined further comment.


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