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New York Botanical Garden Question
Christina, on September 5, 2019 at 11:22 PM

Hi all,We sent our check and contract to NYBG several weeks ago, and it’s been like pulling teeth to hear back from them. I feel like we were being rushed to book our date (May 31, 2020), and now that...

Christina, Sep 5, 2019 23
Accommodation nyc
Kandice, on September 4, 2019 at 10:19 AM

Is anybody hiring accommodation for getting ready. A suite or something, could really use some inspiration.

Sinéad, Sep 5, 2019 2 12
Madison Square Park... ceremony
Kandice, on September 4, 2019 at 9:30 AM

Hi wedding buddies,Im really trying to look into having a ceremony at Madison Square Park as it’s important to my fiancé and I. We’re planning a destination wedding in NYC with approx 40 guests. I...

Sinéad, Sep 5, 2019 2 15
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...

Catherine, Sep 2, 2019 5 1 92
Couples getting married on September 4, 2020 in New York
Wendy, on February 28, 2019 at 2:49 PM

Hi, my name is Wendy and also a September 4, 2020 bride.

Charlene, Aug 31, 2019 3 37
Seamstress in New York? Preferably in Queens
Megha, on July 19, 2019 at 2:35 PM

Hi Ladies Finally got my wedding dress from Paisley bridal queens from recommendations at wedding wire. Amazing store and amazing staff. Off to find a seamstress, do you have any great ones in nyc?...

Concetta, Aug 30, 2019 5 36
Getting married in nyc
Emma, on August 26, 2019 at 4:35 AM

Hi all I am coming from London next May to get married in NYC originally it was just the 2 of us now it’s 20 of us! I was going to marry in Central Park but a bit put off by the walk/no seating. Does...

Sinéad, Aug 28, 2019 3 29
Bridesmaid Dresses nyc under $100
Crystal, on August 24, 2019 at 10:38 AM

I have 3 bridesmaids and I'm looking for simple bridesmaids dresses in the new York area for under $100. The color I want is like a Tiffany blue / Robins eggs color. Attached is one of my picks but...

Jenny, Aug 28, 2019 3 63
Nigerian/american Wedding in nyc
Uni, on November 10, 2018 at 8:35 PM

Where are my NYC Nigerian brides at?!So I’m Nigerian and my fiancé is a Korean adoptee, raised by Caucasian parents. We are looking to incorporate elements of Nigerian and American culture into our...

Folake, Aug 27, 2019 7 123
Cheap and beautiful Brooklyn venues???
Denise, on August 15, 2019 at 7:54 AM

Long story short- I live in Boston and have looked and reached out to at least 20 venues at this point to only find out their either booked for 2020, price range is over budget, or it was not a good...

Denise, Aug 25, 2019 4 41
Rules on Officiants?
Lisa, on August 19, 2019 at 12:31 PM

Hi All!My fiance and I would love to have our friend marry us and become ordained through the Universal Life Church. I am getting conflicting answers on if this is possible in upstate NY (Dutchess,...

Rebecca, Aug 22, 2019 2 49
Sea Cliff Manor brides?
Megha, on August 18, 2019 at 11:03 PM

Anyone getting married or recently got married at sea cliff manor in long island? Would love to hear your vendor recommendations or your pics for design Inspo. The venue is gorgeous that I dont want...

Cliodhna, Aug 19, 2019 1 16
Indian Bridal Lehenga - Help?
Anisa, on July 25, 2019 at 10:46 AM

Hello my fellow ladies! My FH and I are both West Indian and are getting married in July 2020. We both live in NYC.. I have a few questions re my bridal lehenga..1. Is it too early to start looking?...

Megha, Aug 18, 2019 2 43
Looking for a venue
Neisha, on August 13, 2019 at 1:26 PM

Trying to find a venue for August 2020 where I can have both ceremony and reception that’s not so expensive couldn’t find any boats any suggestions in Rochester, Ny

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Vendor recommendations??
Kristie, on August 12, 2019 at 9:14 PM

Hi all! My fiancé and I got engaged two weeks ago. We just started looking for venues. We are planning for a date next July or August and are flexible. We have been so shell shocked at all of the...

Kirstin, Aug 17, 2019 2 42
Long Island hair and make up help!
Christina, on May 1, 2019 at 8:58 PM

So I’ve been browsing wedding wire for hair and makeup places for my wedding and for my bridesmaids. So far I’ve reached out to two, one had my date already booked, and the other just seemed too...

Breanna, Aug 15, 2019 5 61
David's bridal alterations
Debbie, on July 26, 2019 at 4:36 PM

I bought my dress from David's bridal is LIC, Ny. Curious to see everyone's experiences with their alteration department. After reading a lot of DB reviews online I'm leaning more towards my own...

Breanna, Aug 15, 2019 3 42
Central Park wedding?
Wendy, on March 6, 2019 at 12:51 PM

has anyone had a central park wedding? I'm thinking of having a small ceremony in the conservatory garden and having the reception at a Cuban restaurant in Harlem. - Have any of you done this? -Any...

Breanna, Aug 15, 2019 2 40
nyc elopement
Shannon, on August 11, 2019 at 5:42 PM

We're eloping in NYC next May, just the two of us while on vacation. Going to the marriage bureau then getting pictures done in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Does anyone have tips for eloping in NYC? I'm...

Shannon, Aug 14, 2019 11 47
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...

Susan, Aug 14, 2019 25 335