Back in March, a woman named Anna Gristina was arrested for allegedly running a whorehouse out of an East 78th Street apartment, with plans to go global. In that time, we’ve learned a good bit about Gristina (who goes by Anna Scotland professionally), who currently remains incarcerated on Riker’s Island. For instance, at the time of her arrest, she was meeting with a friend and broker who was supposedly helping her line up financing to expand the venture (which she maintains was an upscale dating site), she paid her hookers well, and she was an animal lover. Emphasis on the past tense because apparently anyone can be an animal lover until push comes to shove and mommy needs money for legal fees. Then it’s good-bye lush accommodations upstate, hello slaughterhouse. Read more »
First, it was the house on Mustique. Now, it’s being whispered that one of Fairfield Greenwich founder Walter Noel’s daughters and son-in-law (a FFG partner, natch) are mulling over vacating their place at 12 East 78th Street. It’s really too much to bear, unless of course you’re in the market for a $13.5 million townhouse with a “pale gleaming Indiana limestone facade” in which case, get in touch.