Winnie the Pooh at the Charging Bull

The office building I work in is at Bowling Green. According to the New York City Parks website, “Bowling Green is New York City’s oldest park. According to tradition, this spot served as the council ground for Native American tribes and was the site of the legendary sale of Manhattan to Peter Minuit in 1626.”Continue reading “Winnie the Pooh at the Charging Bull”

Attempted Break-in by a Criminally Stupid Criminal

This morning I woke up to the sound of banging. I went to check the door because I was expecting a package today (another book for my MA Arab-Israeli Conflict course), but no one was there. I figured it must have been the people downstairs that are renovating the apartment below ours. When I walkedContinue reading “Attempted Break-in by a Criminally Stupid Criminal”

Why Such A Light Sentence For Vicky Herman Quek Bee Lan?

Vicky Herman Quek Bee Lan, a 44 year old woman, was recently arrested for spiking the drinks of male targets and then robbing them, racking up a total of over 21k in stolen goods and cash between August and December of last year. This woman has a long criminal record, having been arrested for theftContinue reading “Why Such A Light Sentence For Vicky Herman Quek Bee Lan?”