Locks of Love

Sarah Ritchie Real Stories, Your Ceremony

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 des Arts, Passerelle Leopold-Sear-Senghor, and …

A View Like No Other

Sarah Ritchie Elopement

Far and away, the most popular spot for small elopement ceremonies is Central Park….and with good reason.  There are innumerable locations that are well-suited to a little wedding.  But for a real city wedding, consider the Brooklyn Bridge Park.  Sam & Colin (natives of Scotland and New Zealand, who now live in Brazil!) came to New York and wanted to …

Love Will Find A Way

Sarah Ritchie Real Stories, Wedding Ideas

With Hurricane Irene arriving in the middle of “high wedding season,” I am certain that many couples are facing disappointment this weekend.  However for some with steely resolve and just a little bit of luck, the show is going on. This morning, I made my way to the iconic Brooklyn Bridge for a 25th wedding anniversary vow renewal of Britons …