The Cherry Blossoms in Queens

Cherry blossoms in Queens

It may still feel like winter in New York, but believe it or not, the cherry blossoms are beginning to bloom. I visited Flushing Meadows Corona Park today for a venue visit, and here is my report on the cherry blossoms in Queens.

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Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation: Terrorists and Tourists Have Ruined This Event

Balloon being inflated at the NYC Thanksgiving Parade Inflation Celebration

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  I have been swamped with work as the wedding season comes to a close, so my apologies for not blogging recently.  I’ll be back online soon, but in the meantime, I thought you all might enjoy photos from last night’s ‘Inflation Celebration.’  Enjoy the photos, as well as my review.

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Greenwich Village Halloween Parade Photography Tips

People in costume at the 44th annual Greenwich Village Halloween Parade

Last night I went into Duane Reade and – I kid you not – they were already selling Christmas wreaths at the front of the store. So, to avoid the jump straight into the holiday season I am hereby extending Halloween by one more blog post and am sharing with you my photos from last night’s Greenwich Village Halloween Parade. Check out all the great costumes, and get a few photography tips along the way.

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Planning a Halloween Wedding

Guests dancing in costume for an article on planning a Halloween wedding

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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Comic Con Engagement Shoot Tips

Couple in a mirror dressed as Spiderman and Supergirl for a Comic Con engagement shoot

Time is ticking down for my favorite holiday of the year to arrive… Halloween! To get everyone in a spooktacular mood, I thought I would share photos from Nancy and Jeff’s engagement shoot at this year’s Comic Con. For those of you who don’t know, Comic Con is the preeminent conference for anime, sci-fi, superheroes, and other caped crusaders of all sorts. Nancy and Jeff’s shoot went off without a hitch, and I have compiled a few tips if you were planning your own Comic Con engagement shoot or any other type of similar adventure at a big event.

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How to Get Married at City Hall in Any NYC Borough

Bride and groom portrait for an article on How to Get Married at City Hall in Any NYC Borough

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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News Round Up: Holiday Cards, Dates to Remember, Places I’ll Be Visiting Soon

I’m using today’s blog as a news roundup to let everyone know about some important upcoming calendar dates.

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How to Find a Venue for Your Event

Band performing at a bat mitzvah for an article on ‘How to Find a Venue’

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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