Outdoor Weddings

Jefferson Market Garden Wedding

During warm months, garden weddings and waterfront weddings are my two favorites.  If the space is private, I confess that I feel relieved.  Most of my couples planning informal ceremonies opt for public spaces.  And I cherish public parks. At the same time, having officiated so many park marriage ceremonies with strangers taking photos as […]

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An intimate wedding becomes an elopement

S+S first contacted me with plans to invite family and friends to their June marriage ceremony in the Shakespeare Garden.  A few e-mails later, they booked formally.  Weeks rolled by.  Then the groom sent an e-mail canceling: they were having a really hard time coordinating schedules with family and friends. A few weeks later, he […]

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Wedding Ceremony at 5 Pointz

A+N planned their NYC elopement months in advance, and their hearts were set on marrying surrounded by the playful, constantly changing graffiti at 5 Pointz in Long Island City.   When we arrived, we all encountered a booth selling advertising for 5 Pointz and new artists preparing their redecorating plans.  Fortunately, a basic fee ($100) paid […]

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Cop Cot Wedding Ceremony

Just over one year ago, the lovely and low-key E+W traveled from Ireland to marry in the Ladies Pavilion. This May, I married their wonderful friends (G+E), who also traveled from Ireland!  These two couples are among the nicest, cutest, and gentlest couples I’ve ever met.  In fact, both pairs were together for years and […]

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