Volume 80, Number 21 | October 21 - 27, 2010
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933

Photos by Milo Hess

‘Hua Mei Idol’: Songbirds wow the crowd in S.D.R.
A man listened to a Hua Mei bird trill its entrancing song in the Hua Mei Bird Garden in Sara Delano Park on the Lower East Side. Many of the Hua Mei Club members are said to be former restaurant waiters who saved up their earnings to purchase the golden-throated songbirds.

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