May 9, 2019

Sara & Mitch: A Romantic Summer Fête At The Foundry

Sara & Mitch Wedding - Bride Groom - The Foundry - Craig Paulson Studio

Sara & Mitch Wedding – Bride Groom – The Foundry – Craig Paulson Studio

 

Even with the help of social apps, navigating the dating scene in New York City is daunting. Finding a match takes a lot of time and effort. But there are moments when someone, for some reason stands out from the rest. Just ask Sara and Mitch. “He had a lyric from one of my favorite bands on his Tinder bio,” Sara says. “I saw it and decided to say ‘Hello’ through the messenger feature.” Shared interests rank high on the list of qualities one seeks in a partner. With a similar taste in music, they were already off to a great start, even before having the first date.
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May 7, 2019

6 Amazing Venues For An Outdoor Garden Wedding In NYC

Jennifer & Sean Wedding - Bride Groom - Brooklyn Botanic Garden - by Andrew Henderson

Jennifer & Sean Wedding – Bride Groom – Brooklyn Botanic Garden – by Andrew Henderson

 

One of the best things about getting married in New York City is all of the amazing venue options that are available. As spring comes to full bloom, couples take advantage of the warm weather, sun-kissed blue skies, and natural backdrops and move their weddings outdoors. Peppered throughout the five boroughs are breathtaking gardens perfect for saying “I Do.” From lush, majestic grounds to intimate, flower-filled gems, here’s where to have a garden wedding in New York City.

New York Botanical Garden (2900 Southern Boulevard)
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April 29, 2019

Ashley & Joe Celebrate With An Unforgettable White & Green Reception

Ashley & Joe Wedding - Centerpiece - Wave Hill - Heather Waraksa Photography

Ashley & Joe Wedding – Centerpiece – Wave Hill – Heather Waraksa Photography

 

From start to finish, a wedding at Wave Hill unfolds into a surprising experience at every turn. After making it official, Ashley and Joe joined guests for cocktail hour to enjoy hors d’oeuvres and kick off a first round of toasts. Then everyone headed to Wave Hill House to enjoy a beautiful and joyous evening of celebrations. Here, Featured Bride Ashley shares the final chapter in her Real BB Wedding story.

 

Ashley & Joe Wedding - Appetizers - Wave Hill - Heather Waraksa Photography

Ashley & Joe Wedding – Appetizers – Wave Hill – Heather Waraksa Photography


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April 23, 2019

Ashley & Joe Say “I Do” In A Lush Garden Ceremony

Ashley & Joe Wedding - Ceremony - Wave Hill - Heather Waraksa Photography

Ashley & Joe Wedding – Ceremony – Wave Hill – Heather Waraksa Photography

 

An open garden wedding is hard to come by in New York City, but not entirely out of the realm of possibility. “Wave Hill was just perfect,” recalls Bride & Blossom Featured Bride Ashley. “The gardens, the views of the Hudson River, the history of the property… it was all just perfect and very representative of us.” Here, Ashley shares all the meaningful details about her picturesque outdoor ceremony.

Part 3: Ceremony

A breathtaking scene awaited guests as they took their seats for Ashley and Joe’s wedding. The ceremony was set to take place at the Pergola on the Great Lawn, which over looks the Hudson River. Though the afternoon was overcast, the atmospheric grey skies seemed to only highlight Wave Hill’s lush, natural setting.
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April 9, 2019

Ashley & Joe: A Timeless Garden Wedding At Wave Hill

Ashley & Joe Wedding - Bride Groom Bouquet - Wave Hill - Heather Waraksa Photography

Ashley & Joe Wedding – Bride Groom Bouquet – Wave Hill – Heather Waraksa Photography 

 

In an age when people are meeting through dating apps and social media, the beginning of Ashley and Joe’s love story maybe considered old-fashioned by some. “We met at work,” Ashley recalls. “I had recently joined the company and a co-worker introduced us in the hallway.” At that moment, a seed had been planted with the perfect conditions for them to get know each other and eventually fall in love.

We are excited to introduce Ashley, our Bride & Blossom Featured Bride for April. Ashley & Joe exchanged vows on a lovely day at Wave Hill. Here, she shares the first chapter in their Real BB Wedding story.
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January 5, 2018

Alternative NYC Wedding Venues Perfect for Saying “I do”

Once the ring went on your finger, you knew your wedding would take place in New York City. The city is peppered with numerous venues ranging in size, style, and atmosphere. While the selection is great, the plethora of choices makes finding the perfect spot to exchange vows a stressful endeavor. And as the vision for your big day takes shape, you may start to realize that a huge hotel affair just isn’t for you. Perhaps, a cool loft space or quaint garden setting is more your style. Well your in luck! More and more couples are choosing to get married at alternative NYC wedding venues. We’ve had the pleasure of doing weddings at all the venues discussed below and can say with confidence, they exude unforgettable character, beauty, and ambiance. Added bonus: they cost less (for the most part) and are more flexible when it comes to availability, creative styling, and presentation.
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