Before he went into politics, Republican state senator Marty Golden spent his days running one of South Brooklyn's most popular catering halls. He was good at it, too. The Bay Ridge Manor on 76th Street near Fifth Avenue offers fine food, classy ballrooms, and a nice neighborhood feel—the perfect place for weddings or political fundraisers, of which Golden, an ex-cop, hosted many. And even though the silver-haired legislator has moved on to become a pillar of the state senate, his campaign-finance records suggest that he... More >>>