Suketu Mehta spent months embedded with them at their headquarters and out on their delivery routes to see where this great experiment in American entrepreneurship might lead.
Lonely securities trader Larry Greenfield, 47, has plunked down more than ,000 on high-end matchmaking services — all in the hopes of finding his ideal wife.
Honey is not her real name; it’s a pseudonym she chose for this article. Patrick Demarchelier took photos of her when she was a teenager. Now that she’s pregnant, I tell her, she should do maternity modeling. When she began dealing, she would get an ounce from a guy in Union Square, then take it to her apartment and divide it into smaller quantities for sale.
She bought a vacuum sealer from Bed Bath & Beyond to make the little bags her product came in airtight.
The first time we speak, in the spring of 2015, she comes to my house in Greenwich Village and we talk for six hours. Her belly is showing, a little, under her black top and over her black patterned stockings.
But her face is still as fresh as hay, sunlight, the idea the rest of the world has about the American West, where she was born—she’s an excommunicated Mormon from the Rocky Mountains.