Planning a Halloween Wedding

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Boo! I know you are all busy getting your costumes ready for tomorrow, so what better time than today to share a spooktacular, Halloween-themed wedding reception? Please meet Alyssa and Mohan, who share a love of Halloween and each other.  They wanted to do something completely different for their wedding, and I can officially say — mission accomplished!  In today’s blog I have all the details of how Alyssa and Mohan’s Halloween wedding reception came to be, from idea to execution.

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How to Get Married at City Hall in Any NYC Borough

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If you are a New Yorker ready to get married and you want to show your love for a particular borough, then today’s blog is for you. Just about everyone is familiar with how to get married at the City Clerk’s Office, a.k.a. the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. But did you also know you can have an official ‘City Hall’ wedding in any of the five New York City boroughs? From where to go, to what to bring with you — here are all the details of how to get married at City Hall in any NYC borough.

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How to Find a Venue for Your Event

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Got a family event to plan that does not involve vows or the exchanging of rings? If you have no idea where to start the planning process for your family event, then you have hit the jackpot with today’s blog. In this article you will find out how to find a venue along with a list of things you should consider before ever laying down a deposit.

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Danielle and Jon’s 26 Bridge Wedding

First dance at a 26 Bridge wedding

From the getting ready photos at the William Vale Hotel to the industrial ambiance of the Williamsburg waterfront, Danielle and Jon’s wedding at 26 Bridge had everything Brooklyn brides adore. Are you starting to plan your own hipster wedding? Then follow along in today’s blog for all the 26 Bridge wedding details.

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Nancy and Jeff’s Bear Mountain Carousel Wedding

Bridal party portrait at a Bear Mountain Carousel wedding

It’s October, and I bet you are starting to plan your Halloween costume. How about wearing it to your wedding like Nancy and Jeff? This anime-loving couple went the full ComicCon at their Bear Mountain carousel wedding, and I have all the details in today’s blog.

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Elopement Tips: 11 Do’s and Don’ts

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To ‘elope’ originally meant ‘to run away secretly with the intention of getting married, usually without parental consent.’ The definition today, however, has changed to mean simply a small wedding with a guest count of 30 people or less. If you are not planning a splashy wedding and instead want a more intimate ceremony, then perhaps an elopement is for you. In today’s blog, I list eleven do’s and don’ts to consider before you start planning your unique wedding. Be it a small civil ceremony or a more elaborate destination wedding for just the two of you, these elopement tips will get you prepared to say ‘I do.’

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Stephanie & Shane’s Gallow Green Wedding

Bride and groom kissing at a Gallow Green wedding

High atop the McKittrick Hotel, the site of the popular ‘Sleep No More’ play, sits the Gallow Green restaurant. It was here that Stephanie and Shane hosted a fabulous wedding full of love, laughter, friends, and family. Take a walk on the chic side with Stephanie and Shane — from the High Line Hotel where the couple got ready for their big day, to the Heath night club where they had their after hours party – and find out all the details of their Gallow Green wedding in today’s blog.

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11 Details Your Wedding Photographer Needs to Know

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Everyone knows you need to tell your wedding photographer when to arrive for the ceremony, but did you know there are a number of smaller details that may affect your photos? In today’s blog, filled with photos from Stephanie and Shane’s rehearsal dinner at the Smith, I give you a list of the 11 details your wedding photographer needs to know — but that you might have overlooked.

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10 Wedding Officiant Tips: An Audience Perspective

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One of my most popular blogs is an article entitled, ‘How to Become a Wedding Officiant in NYC.’ With seven years of wedding photography under my belt, I thought I might share a few tips from my side of the aisle with all of you DIY officiants. So without further ‘I do,’ let’s count down my 10 wedding officiant tips to ensure you don’t face excommunication after a poorly run ceremony.

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DIY Flowers Bloom at a Brooklyn Historical Society Wedding

Paper flower centerpiece at a Brooklyn Historical Society wedding

Think you need a florist for your upcoming Brooklyn Historical Society wedding? Not so, says bride Sasha, whose crafting skills were in abundance at her beautiful wedding to Jonathan. Get all the details on their slow blooming love affair in today’s blog.

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