Month: November 2013

Wishing Stones: A Dreamy Wedding at de Seversky Mansion

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I had the wonderful opportunity to officiate Mathew & Marissa’s wedding at the beautiful de Seversky Mansion, on the campus of New York Institute of Technology.  I’d married another couple there in 2011, but it was a summer wedding so it had a much different feel.  This is a truly stunning …

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Locks of Love on the Brooklyn Bridge

Over the last dozen years, “love locks” have begun to appear on important bridges around the world.  To express their undying devotion, lovers attach padlocks, often personalized with inscriptions or other decorations, to bridges of note. I first became familiar with this endearing custom in Paris, where they appear on several bridges including the Pont …

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Sky-High Love: Wedding on Top of the World

I recently had the pleasure of marry an off-beat couple from Idaho.  From start to finish, their unique elopement expressed their distinctive style and joie de vivre.  Their love story started on Friday, September 13, 2001.  Twelve years later (also a Friday the 13th), they were making lifetime promises at the Top of the Rock, …

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11-12-13: A Wedding Anniversary Like No Other

Call it what you will—superstition, sentimentality, or a “geekiness” about numbers—many couples place a high degree of importance on the date (and occasionally time) that they exchange vows.  And today, 11-12-13, saw its share of number-centric couples, marrying on a …Tuesday in November. Historically, many Asian cultures place great significance on the lucky (and unlucky) …

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