St. Marks Place, only three blocks long, has a big history

Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Early on a mild September morning, an elderly man on a bicycle meanders along the paths of Tompkins Square Park in New York's East Village. A cassette tape player balanced on the bicycle crossbar plays tinny Asian music that grows louder as he approaches and then fainter as he pedals away. The only other sound is birdsong.