|Normally, I go out of my way to avoid the crowds|
at New York's Feast of San Gennaro (the patron saint
of Naples), held every September since 1926.
Originally, the newly arrived immigrant merchants
and cafe owners shared their wares and food with
passersby here along Mulberry Street in exchange for
a small offering for the poor. I'm pretty sure the
vendors aren't expected to give away all their
profits these days, when more than a million
people show up for the ambience and the zeppole.
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