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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Our big gay wedding photo spread!

Downtown: Dozens of same-sex couples got married as gay marriage finally became legal. Here’s a photo spread celebrating the love. Comments (14)

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Want to buy Hank’s bar? It’s being auctioned tomorrow

Downtown: One of the last real dives in Brownstone Brooklyn will be sold at a foreclosure auction on Thursday — and regulars are crying in their beer. Comments (18)

Tough mama breaks a nail beating up crook

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Take his wife, please! Marty fined $20K for Jamie’s tagalong junkets

Downtown: Borough President Markowitz abused his government position by scoring three free overseas trips for his wife, a city ethics panel ruled on Monday, but the Beep defiantly denied the allegation. Comments (28)

Monday, July 25, 2011

V-Gay Day! Boro hosts scores of same-sex marriages on Sunday

Downtown: Dozens of gay couples tied the knot in Brooklyn on Sunday — on the very first day they could legally wed in the state — prompting a heartfelt celebration, tears of joy, and, a few protesters who hauled fire-and-brimstone-threatening signs all the way from Kansas. Comments (24)

History is a whim for first legal gay couple

Downtown: A Windsor Terrace pair entered the annals of history by becoming the first gay couple to legally wed in Brooklyn — but, to them, getting hitched was never a priority. Comment

A wedding party? Not without Marty!

Downtown: Gay wedding party? Not without Marty! Comments (3)

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