Revel in New York

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In the 80's the Pigeon Wars amongst the mafia elite were at their peak, but when the crime families started to decline so did the pigeon fanciers. Today, look at the rooftops of the Bronx and Queens and you'll still catch a few old men flying their stock, but in the East Village, one woman is proving its not just a made-man's sport. The East Village Pigeon Lady breaks down the history of the New York pigeon scene and tells us why some sociopaths will spend thousands of dollars at the the Bronx's pigeon auctions for just a single bird.moreless

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