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Bohemian rhapsody

Only 3 blocks long, St. Marks Place is a short street in NYC with a long, funky history

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

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