Spring Love: Alex + Chris

Sarah Ritchie Elopement, NYC Insiders Tips, NYC Wedding Pros

Back in April, I married the lovely Alex and Chris, Aussies who were making a new home in New York. He was as handsome as she was beautiful, on that crisp spring day in Central Park. Everyone shined, basking in the glow of the love between the bride and groom—and their obvious affection for the guests. The couple exude an ease and …

A Springtime Stroll in Our Park

Sarah Ritchie NYC Insiders Tips

Just like London has Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens and the Jardin du Luxembourg graces Paris, New York boasts of a most fabulous public garden in Central Park. History buffs will now that the park opened before the Civil War in 1857.  Designed by Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux, it now expands nearly 850 acres in the nation’s busiest …

Wagner Cove: A Sweet Central Park Secret

Sarah Ritchie NYC Insiders Tips, Real Stories, wedding venue

By far the most popular spot in New York for elopements or small ceremonies is Central Park. It is a treasured public garden among New Yorkers and familiar to those from other states and countries. The Park is filled with seemingly limitless areas for ceremonies meeting the preferences of any couple. Favorite wedding landmarks include the Gapstow Bridge, Ladies Pavilion, …