A Little Ceremony at the South Street Seaport

About six months ago, I moved down to Wall Street, in the Financial District in Manhattan.  I had decidedly mixed feelings about the move, but tried to look on the bright side—it would be a chance to learn more about a new (to me) New York neighborhood.  FiDi, as some call it, is one of the oldest neighborhoods in town.  …

Mindful Elopements

To plan and execute a beautiful, thoughtful wedding takes a great deal of energy.  And even when all of the details have been organized to perfection, it takes a mindfulness to fully appreciate not just the planning of the day, but the intention of choices made, related to location, decoration, dress, ceremony, and more.  Destination or micro-weddings come with additional …

Pebble Beach, Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn has become the hottest borough in New York, of late.  Many of my couples are eager to capture not only the uniqueness of this location, while also capitalizing on the skyline of Manhattan. The Brooklyn Bridge Park is a perfect choice for so many eloping couples.  With the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges as the anchors of the area, the …

Fort Tryon Park

There is no doubt that the majority of my eloping couples have their wedding at Central Park, the crown jewel of Manhattan.  Featured in oh-so-many movies, landmark locations in Central Park (Bow Bridge, Cop Cot Gazebo, Shakespeare Garden, and Bethesda Foundation, to name a few) are ideal spots for nuptials, for my international brides and grooms, as well as those …