SoHo folk pharmacy: Not your average mom and pop shop

It may not be the most conventional venue for the band Sheriff and the Deputy, but lead singer Sheriff Bob says this gem in his SoHo neighborhood means the most.  

“This is unique. It’s a drug store and this has become a stage, so if that isn’t about community I don’t know,” Sheriff Bob said.

The band performs just about every other Tuesday at the mom and pop pharmacy Thompson Alchemist, which has been serving the neighborhood for over 25 years.  

Pharmacist Gary Alony owns the store. He considers music in the aisle a prescription for good community health.

“I always had the idea of a corner

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