2013: Happy Holidays + Happy Couples!

Sarah Ritchie NYC Insiders Tips, NYC Wedding Pros, Real Stories

The end of the year finds all of us, I think, in a wistful and sentimental mood…thinking about special moments, those we’ve loved, hopes and dreams and more. Retrospectives and lists of all sorts dot publications, television programs, and social media. For me, it is a time, to think in sweeping terms about my celebrancy work. The weddings have come, …

Sky-High Love: Wedding on Top of the World

Sarah Ritchie Real Stories

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, 70 floors (850 feet) above …

On Cloud 9: Wedding at the Top of the Rock

Sarah Ritchie Real Stories

I had the rare treat last week to officiate my first wedding at the “Top of the Rock” observatory in the beautiful Rockefeller center on 6th avenue between 49th and 50th this week. Sweethearts Lara and Michael were keen to feature the breathtaking views in Manhattan as the exchanged vows with a few loved ones. Our small bridal party, including my …