Sheriff and The Deputy

Thompson Chemists: A Pharmacy Where ‘Mama J’ And ‘The Medicine Man’ Prescribe Music, Magic, And Community

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Sheriff and The Deputy Kat Minogue
Sheriff and the Deputy at the Thompson Street Medicine Show (credit: CBS2) The show is just one of the unusual offerings at the shop, opened in 1994 by pharmacist Gary Alony. He and his wife Jolie have built their health store into a neighborhood hangout, where visitors greet them by name—Gary is called the “Medicine Man,” and Jolie is “Mama J.”

Sheriff and The Deputy  

plays music at Thompson Chemists every 2nd, 4th, and 5th Tuesday of every month. It’s at 132 Thompson Street between Houston and Prince. Yes, it’s a complicated schedule. The postcards we give out have the dates on the back, so take one home with ya and never miss a show! Next one is on Tuesday July 9, 7-9pm! In the meantime, stop by the pharmacy and say hi to Gary and Jolie and all the fine folks there! It’s a magical place!

Recently, Thompson Alchemists and the Thompson Street Medicine Show were featured on CBS’s The Dig! Check out this lovely piece about ‘Mama J’ and ‘The Medicine Man’ – names taken from Kat’s Theme Song for the show!: Sheriff and The Deputy at the Thompson Street Medicine Show in the news!


Every Monday at EVS (126 st marks place @Ave A) 9-11pm!
This is our weekly show in the East Village. Every week The Sheriff of Goodtimes and Country City (Kat’s band) play some tunes and invite a special guest to do a set! It’s always a good time! Free. Live. Real. Music. Come by and hang!

Sheriff Bob’s Gaslight Revival is now the main youtube page for all Goodtimes! We’ve been working hard to document and share bits and pieces of all our events and celebrate all the talented people we get to play with! Check it out!!

Digg US “The Dig” – C.B.S. News

Live Music at the Local Drugstore: CBS2’s Elle McLogan visits Thompson Chemists, where ‘Mama J’ and ‘The Medicine Man’ prescribe music, magic, and community.


CBS’s The Dig and their Emmy-nominated host Elle McLogan visits us here at Thompson Alchemists to talk to Gary and Jolie about our 25 years of being part of the SoHo community and what being a neighborhood pharmacy means to us.

Thompson Alchemists
CBS2’s Elle McLogan introduces you to a Lower Manhattan drugstore that’s full of surprises in the latest episode of The Dig.

Thompson Alchemists: Natural White Tea Body Wash

An herbal infusion of cucumber, ginseng, and green tea with moisturizing avocado and shea.

Leonor Greyl is one of our favorite haircare lines

This is my lovely customer Who comes here whenever he needs a Leonore Greyl fix! What are some of your favorite products? He has used the same products for 14 years. serum de Soir, Eclat Naturelle and Creme Moselle de Bambou

a botanical hair care line created in1968 by Leonor Greyl & her husband. She was working as a beautician in Paris and he had knowledge of botanicals; together they created one of the first botanical hair care lines at time when many popular styles, such as the “bleach blonde” look, required a slew of harsh chemicals.

we stock nearly the full range of Leonor Greyl hair products. If you don’t see a product that you enjoy from Leonor Greyl on our site or in our stores please inform one of our helpful staff members and they will contact you when it arrives.

Thompson Alchemists is The Original General Wellness Store

No matter the situation, light our #thompsonalchemists candles and calm the f**k down!