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nyc brides - where to get dress
Anonnn, on February 13, 2019 at 2:02 PM

Where did you get your wedding dress?I want something beautiful but Kleinfelds is out of my budget

Leaves232, Sep 24, 2019 17 1 294
New York State of Mind: Calling all New York Couples!!
Neffe, on July 27, 2018 at 9:05 AM

With a host of family members residing in the Big Apple and throughout the entire state, my personal connection to New York is really special to me! I still rave with excitement when I visit! Whether...

Elizabethy, Jun 4, 2019 33 1 645
Seamstress in Long Island / nyc
Sully, on May 30, 2018 at 4:30 PM

Anyone know a good seamstress that wouldn't be insanely expensive to have my dress altered at? The store I bought my dress wants a flat $850 no matter how much or how little is done to the dress. I...

Diana, 7 hours ago 14 143
Name Change After Marriage - New York
Marissa, on October 15, 2019 at 9:13 PM

I am moving to NY, and want to get everything done at once (name change and address change). Does anyone know if you can change your name in NY prior to getting a new social security card? Just asking...

Marissa, 9 hours ago 2 41
Robes or pajamas in manhattan
Kaylyn, Yesterday at 4:12 PM

Anyone find a good store in Chinatown, NYC? Have a feeling there must be something cheap there

Michelle, Yesterday at 5:10 PM 1 20
Help choosing venue!
Melissa, on September 30, 2019 at 3:59 PM

Hi all!!i need help choosing which venue to hold my reception at. I am completely torn between Westbury manor and the riviera waterfront mansion! Any insight on making this big decision easier would...

Diana, Oct 16, 2019 3 54
Long Island Venue for 100 people minimum??
Sarah, on September 10, 2019 at 10:53 PM

Hi Brides!! We have looked at almost every place there is on LI for a wedding venue. My fiance and I are looking to get married on a Saturday afternoon in September / October 2020, but with "only"...

Diana, Oct 16, 2019 5 51
Bridal shower activities
Yana, on October 1, 2019 at 10:03 PM

Hi, What are some original bridal shower activities you have come across? About how long do you think they should take?

Yana, Oct 13, 2019 2 32
Where to have my ceremony
Rosa, on October 7, 2019 at 5:22 PM

Hey everyone!! So my wedding is Saturday 6/13/2020 in Yonkers, NY (Lower Westchester County). We have a small budget of $5000, so we are having our reception at a local VFW Hall. Our guest list is 85....

Concetta, Oct 10, 2019 2 36
Can we get Real about catering for a min!?!?
Samantha, on October 6, 2019 at 1:44 AM

When the hell did catering get so freakin expensive?! Ive been busting my butt looking for a caterer who charges less than $80pp in hudson valley NY area and ummm....I dont think there are any! And...

Samantha, Oct 8, 2019 3 33
Winter wedding
Stefanie, on October 5, 2019 at 10:46 AM

Hey!We are at the beginning stages of our wedding planning and am pretty sure we are going to have a winter wedding! Any recommendations of really good indoor venues with lots of photo...

Sinéad, Oct 8, 2019 1 17
Budget question - Fall/winter 2020 in the East coast
Patricia-Tracy, on August 28, 2019 at 2:20 AM

Hi, I am looking for recommendations on budget for Fall/Winter in the East coast, preferably NY or CT area. We’re from NY. Also want a barn/vineyard type of venue for 150 people. How much should we...

Patricia-Tracy, Oct 7, 2019 6 1 135
Hispanic dj
Glori, on October 3, 2019 at 7:50 PM

Help i am looking for a great hispanic dj or any dj familiar with Dominican music , perico ripiao, bachata etc that will make my guests and i dance till we drop lol. Thanks in advance!

Cliodhna, Oct 7, 2019 4 34
Help! Registering in nyc for ordained person
Kaytee, on October 4, 2019 at 8:49 AM

Hello! My step father got ordained in order perform the marriage ceremony for us. In NYC they have to register but we don’t understand how to fully do that. He doesn’t live here but not too far away.

Cliodhna, Oct 7, 2019 3 48
Kosher catering in Nyc/westchester
Jasmine Edwards, on September 27, 2019 at 5:42 AM

Kosher catering in NYC/WestchesterHello all, I'm looking for some advice. We just got engaged and are starting to think of the most important aspects of our wedding. For my fiance, kosher catering is...

Jasmine Edwards, Oct 5, 2019 4 49
central park in November?!
Desire, on September 28, 2019 at 2:00 AM

Hey Ladies my fiance and I want to elope in New York. We have 20 guests max. We definitely wanted to get married at the Bethesda location but how cold is New York in November? Also does anyone know...

Leaves232, Oct 5, 2019 6 24
Electric violinist in New York area.
Niki, on October 2, 2019 at 11:54 AM

Anyone know of any electric violinists they would recommend for New York area? Having engagement party in late October and I wanted something different- the few I found on google were extremely...

Sinéad, Oct 4, 2019 1 11
Staten Island Wedding Venue Question
2021 Bride, on September 26, 2019 at 4:33 PM

Has anyone been to a wedding at Nicotra's Ballroom recently? If so, how was the food?

2021 Bride, Oct 2, 2019 2 18
Wedding venues in New York!
Paige, on September 9, 2019 at 10:04 PM

Help! I live in Florida but 98% of my family lives in New York /New Jersey. My fiancé and I like the idea of a New Year’s Eve wedding in 2020 but the flights for people to fly down here during that...

Kirstin, Oct 2, 2019 9 83
Where in New York are you getting married?
Vanessasaurus, on February 25, 2019 at 6:29 PM

While there’s 300+ of us New Yorkers on here, New York is a huge state! I’d love to see how spread out we all are so post below with your wedding location! I’m getting married in Smithtown on Long...

Kirstin, Oct 2, 2019 27 394