This was just too remarkable, not to seed.
Cote said Chen's real estate agent contacted him a few weeks ago and told him that Chen, who only speaks Mandarin, had "four or five hives" that he wanted to sell.
When Cote arrived at the home, he was shocked to find it was actually 45.
"That's something like 3 million bees, which is more bees than there are people in Queens," Cote said Thursday from his honey stand at a farmer's market outside Manhattan's Rockefeller Center.
Between the presence of peregrine falcons in Washington Heights, "Pale Male" perched over 5th Avenue, and wading bird colonies in New York Harbor, it really is true. There is a rich biodiversity in the New York metro area. Even in the NYC Borough of Queens, NY.