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Astoria Characters: The Fencing Beekeeper

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

As Mike Barrett fearlessly approaches, a bunch of bees surrounds him. Although these guys are a little agitated, they're not up in arms -- yet. "I'm not afraid of the bees," Mike says.

Behind the Beekeeping Buzz

Vera Haller | Posted 08.17.2011 | New York
Vera Haller

Where would you find NYC's most in-demand beekeeper on a day he's not rescuing a swarm of wayward bees and fielding a news media inquiries about the finer points of the urban apiary?