December 30, 2018

Lorenza & Pete Celebrate Saying ‘I Do’ With A Festive Reception

After exchanging vows at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle, newlyweds Lorenza and Pete jumped into a vintage Rolls Royce and were whisked away to their reception at the New York Botanical Garden. Here, featured bride Lorenza shares the final chapter in her Real BB Wedding story.


Lorenza & Pete Wedding – Candelabras with Christmas Trees – NYBG – by the Hons


Part 4: Reception, Card Table and Holiday Tablescape

“Since I was a little girl, I dreamed of waking up on my wedding day to snow,” recalls Lorenza. Sure enough, when she opened her eyes on December 9th, the season’s first snowfall was blanketing New York City. The magical outdoor setting was the perfect complement to her and Pete’s winter themed reception.
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Categories: Blog, Bride & Blossom Weddings, Featured Venue, Your Inspiration Fix


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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Categories: Blog, Featured Venue, Luxury Wedding Expertise


August 11, 2016

Interview with Lisa Elias, Senior Catering Sales Manager at Le Parker Meridien

Meet Lisa Elias, the Senior Catering Sales Manager one of our favorite venues, Le Parker Meridien, in Midtown Manhattan.

Lisa Elias, Senior Catering Sales Manager, Le Parker Meridien


Located blocks from Central Park, this impeccably stylish space features breathtaking views of the city, chic minimalist decor, and an incredible staff.  We caught up with Lisa about how she started working in events, the day-to-day operations of this one-of-a-kind venue, and her best advice for brides to be.

Wedding Reception / Joyce and Patrick / Le Parker Meridien / Photo by Susan Stripling Photography

How did you get into events? Is it something you were always drawn to?

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Categories: Blog, Bride & Blossom Weddings, Featured Venue, Industry Insider, Luxury Wedding Expertise