Mayor Bloomberg Officiates Big Fat Gay Wedding

Matt Cherette · 07/24/11 09:55PM

Following today's official legalization of same-sex marriage in New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg opened up Gracie Mansion to serve as both host and officiator of longtime staffers John Feinblatt and Jonathan Mintz's gay wedding. The couple's two daughters shared flower girl responsibilities during the short ceremony, which ended with a double dose of the traditional Jewish glass-breaking ritual. A video of the wedding's highlights is above.

Mayor Bloomberg's $20 Million Hamptons Hideaway

Max Read · 07/20/11 11:23PM

Billionaire New York Philosopher-King Mike Bloomberg has decided to purchase a Hamptons estate for $20 million, because, well, when you have that much money, why not?

Mayor Bloomberg to Gay-Marry His Longtime Adviser Companions

Seth Abramovitch · 07/07/11 09:10PM

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is totally down with the gays. (The "R" is for "RAWR!") And what better way to put his money where his mouth is than to dance shirtless on a speaker at the Once Upon a Pines Party? But he isn't doing that. But he is marrying two of his top gay advisers on July 24. It's the same-sex marriage equivalent of throwing the ceremonial first pitch on opening day!

Come Tour the Newest Section of the High Line

Brian Moylan · 06/07/11 03:40PM

The newest expanse of Manhattan's hippest walkway, the High Line park, will open to the public tomorrow. Everyone is dying to check it out, but it's hot outside and the crowds will be awful. Let's take a virtual tour, shall we?

Snitches Will Enforce Bloomberg's Latest Smoking Ban

Jeff Neumann · 02/12/11 12:47PM

Mayor Mike said yesterday that the NYPD won't be used to enforce the city's new ban on smoking at public beaches and in parks. So who will be monitoring the air quality of New York's public spaces? The concerned citizens of New York, that's who!