RUTH LA FERLA

September 19, 2017

Chasing Fashion’s Cutting Edge

Dustin Pittman’s gaze roamed the bustling back office of Century 21 on Cortlandt Street, where Kim Shui was prepping her fashion show. In an instant, he […]
August 16, 2017

The Rebranding of the Bronx

In the late 1980s, Bruckner Boulevard was a forbidding stretch of asphalt strung with disused factories, dim tattoo parlors and fast-food depots. The thoroughfare, blisteringly sketched […]
August 5, 2017

At Home With: Jeannette Walls Settles Down Far From the Noise of New York

ORANGE, Va. — Early in the “The Glass Castle,” the movie based on Jeannette Walls’s memoir of growing up destitute, Rex Walls sidles up to his […]
May 5, 2017

Encounters: Debra Winger Comes to Terms With Fame and Age

Encounters By RUTH LA FERLA The gaggle of diners glanced up from their table at Locanda Verde in TriBeCa, their eyes out on stalks as they […]
April 5, 2017

Add Festival Season to the Fashion Calendar

Barbie Ferreira is 20 — not too young, it would seem, to feel nostalgia for a time when Coachella, the California music festival that for many […]