Dishonesty at the Dispensary

The now-shuttered New York Pharmacy, at 131 Walker Street, was the headquarters for a Medicaid swindle that defrauded the State out of millions of dollars, prosecutors allege.

A Lower Manhattan pharmacist has been convicted of a multi-million dollar Medicaid fraud scheme involving drugs prescribed to treat HIV and AIDS. On Friday, State Attorney General Leticia James announced that Hin Wong, who operated the New York Pharmacy (located at 131 Walker Street, in Tribeca) had entered a guilty plea to a single count […]

Sophisticated Launch


On February 13th, Valentines Day eve, more than 800 guests joined Lower Manhattanites Samantha and Steve Sendor for the 2019 release party of their annual Sophisticated Weddings magazine. This year’s cover features “S.W.A.T.” star David Lim, and his (model)fiance Marketa Kazdova Sophisticated Weddings, born in 2012, has become the premier resource for those planning to […]

Today in History February 26

West Street after the 1993 bombing

1616 – Spanish Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo 1815 – Napoleon leaves Elba to start 100-day re-conquest of France 1848 – Marx and Engels publish “Communist Manifesto“ 1893 – 2 Clydesdale horses set record by pulling 48 tons on a sledge in Michigan 1907 – Royal Oil & Shell merge to form British Petroleum (BP) […]