Sunnyside Celebrates, With a Toast From John Liu

On Sunday evening, shortly after the city’s clerks brought the first day of same-sex marriages to a close, Queens City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and his partner Dan Hendrick organized a celebration at the Claret Wine Bar, a block from their home in Sunnyside, Queens.

“I’d like to answer a question that is on the minds of many today, and the answer is no,” said Mr. Hendrick. “Not until I see the ring, and it better be a very big rock.” Read More