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The One That Got Away

Village Voice Shelter columnist Toni Schlesinger marches to her own drummer, but in this week's column, she inexplicably cuts away from an exchange that had the makings of a Williamsburg folk tale for the ages. Key Q&A snippet:

Q: Satmars are building the largest synagogue in the world here, for 15,000 worshippers. Their families are huge, eight, 10 children?57,000 Satmars reportedly live in South Williamsburg.
A: The other day there were thousands of chickens in crates. They were waving the chickens. Then they . . .
Q: Satmars ran out of housing space years ago.
Waving chickens, blah blah blah. Tell me more about these Satmars!
· Mushroom Bite [Village Voice]