Councilman Van Bramer to marry next summer

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31 Responses to Councilman Van Bramer to marry next summer

  1. local

    Wow, how wonderful! And a beautifully done article. Best of luck to both of them.

    Thanks to JVB for continuing to fight for your constituents no matter their backgrounds, and for demonstrating that Queens can be a welcoming place for everybody.

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  2. Rick Duro

    Congrats to both of you, Sunnyside is lucky to have you!

    Rick Duro
    SUDS

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  3. Casey

    Wonderful news! Congratulations!

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  4. mike

    I thought he was already married.
    Congratulations and good luck.

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  5. chichi

    Congratulation jimmy hope the best in this newsstep in your life

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  6. Marilyn

    Great photo! Mazel Tov!

    Marilyn S.

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  7. 43rd@43rd

    Congratulations! Party at Molly Blooms?

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  8. jenny

    Congratulations, I highly recommend Moss+Isaac wedding photographers. They live there in Sunnyside and have a great web site.

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  9. Oppressed Masses

    God Bless!

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  10. Melisa Pellot

    Congratulations to both of you!

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  11. Krissi

    Congratulations!!!!! XXX OOO

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  12. Sunnyside blue

    Nice.

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  13. Michael Cairl

    Congratulations Dan & Jimmy! Way to go!

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  14. Ted

    If Mr. Hendrick had wanted to make the whole thing more Sunnyside-esque he would have proposed in a Dollar Store.

    But seriously, congrats to the happy couple.

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  15. Rob MacKay

    The guy on the left is kind of cute. Actually, I kind of like the one on the right, too. What a couple!

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  16. Randall

    I commend Dan who was in the navy. He is a good guy. Jimmy too.

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  17. sunnysider

    Congratulation to the happy couple. Congrats to the Sunnyside Post for the scoop on this great news item.

    I do not think that Molly Blooms can hold 200 people!

    You might need the crab house down by the water in lic for this wedding.

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  18. simon donikian

    Good look to them!

    jimmy is a good guy, I want him to be the next mayor of NY

    Simon Donikian

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  19. Dorothy Morehead

    Congratulations! I’m so happy for you.

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  20. Roxy

    Which one will be the bride and the mother of any children that they adopt?

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  21. R.Thomas

    Apparently yesterday was some sort of holiday in the bigot community, because it took a whole day of this article being up before the homophobes showed up.

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  22. njenkins

    Congrats!

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  23. Janet

    All the best. You guys deserve it.

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  24. Just Looking

    All the best!

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  25. nice

    Cool! 12 years is a good amount of time to figure out if love is true. I wish you both a lifetime of happiness

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  26. pomme

    Congratulations, and continued happiness!

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  27. Dr. Larry

    Hearty Congratulations to Dan & Jimmy!
    My partner and I wish you all the best!

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  28. allow_me _to_retort

    May you make beautiful babies together. Oh wait, you can’t. Human biology must be homophobic.

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  29. Kathy

    Congrats!

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  30. Stephen Johnson

    I wish them all the luck in the world.

    I also wish VB would get serious about the surfeit of drug stores, pawn shops and 99 cent stores bringing down the tone of the neighborhood.

    If you drive by Sunnyside you would assume that mostly poor geriatrics who are regularly forced to hock the family heirlooms.

    And as for Sunnyside’s entrepreneurs. What’s the matter with you guys? Why would you pursue another Duane Rede or Dunkin’ Donuts or 99 Cent store franchise when the neighborhoods already lousy with them?

    I’m genuinely asking because I’m puzzled by the group think, herd mentality that seems to be operating here.

    On the Boulevard only Salt and Fat and Molly Blooms have even dared to break the mold and in doing so they have become the two bright spots on a forgettable canvas.

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  31. John K. Wilson

    In the Opra Channel’s made-for-TV-movie, these two can be played by Peter Scolari and Jimmy Sommerville (from Bronski Beat).
    I take great pride in this casting coup.

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