Between Offbeat Bride readers, our archive of real weddings, and our Vendor Guide, we’ve seen a LOT of vendor recommendations. So we decided to start rounding up these nuggets of info sourced directly from our readers for a series of reader recommended vendor list posts. We’re continuing on to another one of our largest markets: venues in New York City and the greater New York area.
Kristen and Charlie threw their own kind of rock wedding including a live band, lots of tattoos, and a piñata at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY. Charlie’s band played, Kristen wore black, and everyone rocked out.
The Offbeat Bride: Alison, project manager (and OBT member “Alison“) Her Offbeat Partner: Jeremy, musician Location & date of wedding: Berkeley Church circa 1871 in Toronto, ON — November 14, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: I was engaged on Feb 3, 2008 (I proposed over the phone on the way to a movie) and […]
The Offbeat Bride: Emily, Graphic Designer & Studio Artist (and OBT member “TheSueb“) Her Offbeat Partner: Ian, Musician Location & date of wedding: The Loring Pasta Bar and Varsity Theater in Minneapolis, MN — 9/20/08 What made our wedding offbeat: Our ceremony was in a restaurant that was shut down for a few hours. My […]
The Offbeat Bride: Kendra Bentle, Branding and Design Writer and OBTer SheHim Her Offbeat Partner: Blake Rainey, Musician Location & date of wedding: The EARL, music venue and bar, Atlanta, GA — 1/11/09 What made our wedding offbeat: Blake and I met on-stage at an Atlanta music venue called The EARL during an event aptly […]
Our wedding was concert-themed, meaning we got married on stage, to music, in a show venue, distributed tickets, handbills, etc. So many things made this wedding *us*. From our garb (giant red dress & powder blue vintage tux) to the venue (an old warehouse converted into a show venue), to the homemade cupcakes and home-arranged flowers, we managed to get everything we wanted, for dirt cheap, and still made it all look relatively good.