Like most things in life, this weekend contained moments of strange tragedy and joyous celebration. With the heat at all time highs, the sudden death of Amy Winehouse (and subsequent reactions via Facebook and Twitter!) and New York State's legalization of gay marriage, we've been on an emotional roller coaster since Friday. Here are just some of the things that have kept us in the loop since we chatted last:
Singer Amy Winehouse was found dead at her London apartment this weekend. The musician had notoriously dealt with a very public battle with drug addiction, though no cause of death has been determined at this time. She was 27-years-old.
Fashionista surveyed Winehouse's impact on fashion.
Already, many are wondering what her legacy will be: as influential musician or cautionary tale of the dangers of drug.
New York City, and much of the East Coast, has been enveloped by a sweltering heat wave.
In more joyous news, gay couples in New York state were married, legally, starting at 12:00am yesterday, Sunday the 24th 2011.
Simon Doonantells of his modest nuptials in San Francisco.
Party planners are reaping in the dough from the newest community given the chance to celebrate their love in a legal manner.Ka-ching.
Gay couples aren't the only ones celebrating New York state legalizing gay marriage: pushy moms are now pressuring their kids to get married.
A few etiquette questions regarding gay couples and their marriages.