Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Newlyweds Dean Altenhofen, center, and Dr. Sydney Crackower, holding umbrella, from Lafayette chose Saturday to tie the knot because it's Southern Decadence weekend, the first time same-sex marriage has been legal during the festival, and the two and their families second lined from the French Quarter Wedding Chapel on Burgundy St. to Brennan's on Royal St. in New Orleans, La. Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015. The Rev. Tony Talavera officiated the ceremony for the couple who previously held a promise ceremony in 2001. Talavera has performed close to 14,000 weddings and around 500 same sex marriages however the marriages weren't legal recognized till the recent Supreme Court decision.