The Kingpin in Heels Returns

Teresa Mendoza of “La Reina del Sur” is not an average telenovela character. She drinks, swears and smokes weed. She sleeps with multiple men and fights back when they try to dominate her. And throughout the course of the show’s wildly successful first season, which aired on the Spanish-language network Telemundo in 2011, Teresa goes…

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Laura Parker, Brandon Holtzclaw

Laura Ann Parker and Brandon Michael Holtzclaw were married April 20 at the Stave Room at American Spirit Works, an events space in Atlanta. Mrs. Holtzclaw, 35, is a senior director of business transformation in the Atlanta office of Apttus, a software company based in San Mateo, Calif. She graduated from the Georgia Institute of…

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Matthew Asada, Bilal Qureshi

Matthew Kazuaki Asada and Bilal Ahsan Qureshi were married April 17 at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington. The Rev. Roger Gench, a Presbyterian minister, performed a ceremony with Christian and Muslim traditions, with the Rev. Alice Tewell, also a Presbyterian minister, taking part. On April 20, the couple exchanged rings in another…

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Christina Ziccarelli, Brian Rideout

Christina Marie Ziccarelli and Brian Gerald Rideout were married April 20. Amy Szerlong, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated at the Metropolitan Building in Long Island City, Queens. Ms. Ziccarelli, 31, is the director of education at Girls Who Code, an organization in Manhattan that offers…

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